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Living Classroom's 'hands-on' program growing

Though some have trouble pronouncing the word, the students in Evelyn Wester's third-grade class at Landels Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views


Review: 'Anonymous'

Back in 1976, when "Saturday Night Live" was still irreverent, Garrett Morris would do a bit called "News for the Hard of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by jen, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 3140 Views


Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 15342 Views


Peninsula to elect new state senator

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4117 Views


Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Christine Wahl, on Nov 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 11801 Views


Review: 'Bullet to the Head'

Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and (to a lesser extent) Bruce Willis seem eager to prove they can spearhead gratuitous...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Done with comic book movies, on Feb 1, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 3768 Views


Review: 'Sex Tape'

There's a sequence early on in "Sex Tape" during which the married couple played by Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel try repeatedly...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 11078 Views


'Lost interview' with Jobs to screen in Palo Alto

A "lost interview" with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be screened in Palo Alto Nov. 16 through Nov. 22. Parts...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Al, on Nov 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views


Community Briefs

<B>Worker Center hosts Health Week event Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Oct 4, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 6233 Views


Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 9862 Views


Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 20607 Views


Run for your life

Though "McFarland, USA" tells an inspiring true story of underdog triumph, audiences of all ethnicities deserve far better...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments | 2895 Views


Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest

As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 7881 Views


Review: 'Knight and Day'

Tom Cruise returns to form in this entertaining action-comedy from director James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma"). Cruise and co-star...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 3680 Views


Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by paulie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 3267 Views


Free turkey dinners for Thanksgiving

Mountain View's downtown turkey day tradition continues. Ristorante Don Giovanni at 235 Castro St. will hold its 23rd annual...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Twinkies, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 4127 Views


Gia Coppola explores wide-eyed, wild, wasted youth in 'Palo Alto'

'Palo Alto,' Gia Coppola's dark, atmospheric coming-of-age tale, follows a group of listless teens as they meander from party...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 4465 Views


Review: 'Palo Alto'

The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by FM, on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 14207 Views


Review: 'The Debt'

The common moviegoing assumption that "art films" are medicinal and mainstream genre films are candy doesn't always hold...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 3052 Views


Review: 'Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2884 Views
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,771 views

Woodside Bakery is Closing?
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,265 views

New York College Tours - Part One
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 904 views

Neighborhood Retail, Customers and Parking
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 848 views