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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Observation preschool could close

It was standing room-only last night at the local high school district's board meeting, as supporters of a local preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto burglars ditch loot in Mountain View

An alert resident that witnessed a residential burglary in progress called 911 Thursday morning, enabling Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 23, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge halts challenge language to school district bond

A judge with the Santa Clara County Superior Court has stopped a local man's legal action against Mountain View's elementary-...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene, on May 9, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 1927 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tuesday: Council may OK dedication of post office to fallen soldier

The Mountain View City Council will decide Tuesday whether to dedicate the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 1629 Views

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Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 3786 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 2184 Views

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Media tracks down Chowchilla kidnapper

It didn't take long for local media outlets to figure the Mountain View address of paroled "Chowchilla" kidnapper, Richard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Kt, on Jun 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 1843 Views

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Foothill College cuts radio, work programs

Foothill College will discontinue several programs this fall quarter due to $2.3 million in budget cuts that took effect...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 15 comments | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 15 comments | 2521 Views

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Woman hospitalized after street fight

A Hollister woman was hospitalized after another woman reportedly knocked her down and repeatedly smashed her head into the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 2635 Views

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Public event set for space shuttle flyover

Update: Shuttle to flyover NASA Ames at 10:17 a.m., coming from San Francisco. The public has been invited to NASA Ames...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 2708 Views

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El Camino spends big bucks to defeat salary cap

A group opposing Measure M -- the upcoming initiative to cap executive pay at El Camino Hospital -- is greatly outspending...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:09 pm | 15 comments | 2032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors threaten to sue over McKelvey plan

A plan to turn McKelvey Park into a flood detention basin has drawn the ire of neighbors who say they may sue over plans...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ralph, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:12 am | 15 comments | 2265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempers tested at school board meeting

Newly elected school district trustee Steve Nelson is sticking to his campaign promise that he would not serve as a "rubber...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 3270 Views

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Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 6905 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kman, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 15 comments | 2205 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stevens Creek Trail options posted online, meeting Wednesday

Residents of cities along Stevens Creek will meet again on Wednesday to discus possible routes for the Stevens Creek Trail...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike T, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 15 comments | 1193 Views

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Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by flat-earth-is-flat, on Feb 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 975 Views

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Feds seek Hangar One tenant, Moffett airfield manager

In a move that could save Moffett Field's Hangar One, the federal government announced March 1 that it is seeking bids for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by nicole, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 4464 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian struck by car dies at hospital

Mountain View police are seeking witnesses to a fatal accident last night on Phyllis Avenue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phyllis Neighbor, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 15 comments | 1532 Views
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