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Eshoo plans 'telephone town hall meetings'

As people across the country pack fiery "town hall meetings" on health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by J in Geneva, on Oct 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 18 comments | 3360 Views

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Students to rally over police killings

Student activists from Mountain View and Los Altos plan to hold a peaceful rally at Eagle Park on Wednesday in solidarity...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Soggy Bottom Ben, on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:04 am | 18 comments | 3114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 7889 Views

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City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 4604 Views

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Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by BRT Buses in service Now, on Jan 6, 2016 at 1:09 am | 18 comments | 3455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College facing 'unprecedented cuts'

Community colleges have not been immune to the state's slashes to educational funding, said Foothill College president Judy...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by vfree, on Nov 20, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 18 comments | 2992 Views

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Take a free ride

For the first time, Mountain View council members reviewed the numbers for the city's fledgling community shuttle system,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Nov 6, 2015 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 4281 Views

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Reps: High-speed rail should end in San Jose, link to speedy Caltrain

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Rodger, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:40 am | 18 comments | 3199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fix for high school stress

School officials at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District are in the midst of crafting a policy to lighten the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:01 am | 18 comments | 2873 Views

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EDITORIAL: Eshoo sidesteps health care noise

For Rep. Anna Eshoo, the low-tech telephone, coupled with a high-tech telephone network, proved to be the best way to filter...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:11 am | 18 comments | 3247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 3246 Views

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Police eying speed on California Street

If two recent pedestrian deaths haven't slowed down drivers on California Street, a ticket from Mountain View police might...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 18 comments | 2823 Views

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City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by This Plan Needs More Work, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:10 am | 18 comments | 1654 Views

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Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A boisterous crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday for the 14th Congressional District's first face-to-face town...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 18 comments | 2888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New schools and school leaders ahead

New faces and big changes greeted school districts in Mountain View this year after two superintendents called it quits and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Intelligent Legalities, on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 4490 Views

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MV Whisman trustees vote to raise their pay

In a split vote, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees voted last week to give themselves a raise. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1943 Views

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And finally, it's moving day

After 14 years of moving between temporary locations, it was a big day for the Day Worker Center of Mountain View on Wednesday....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by hmmmm, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 18 comments | 2392 Views

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Chick-Fil-A approved, with drive-through

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli on Wednesday evening approved a new Chick-Fil-A with a drive-through for 1962 El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by HighProof, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 18 comments | 3489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey shows support for new school bond

A new public opinion survey has local education officials feeling fairly confident that there is enough support from local...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:26 am | 18 comments | 3025 Views

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Hacker Dojo launches Kickstarter campaign

Mountain View's open community of computer programmers and engineers could very well be forced out of town if Hacker Dojo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:34 am | 18 comments | 3018 Views
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