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AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Cigarette tax hike

Do you support Proposition 29, which would raise the price of every pack of cigarettes in the state by $1? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tom Purcell, on May 21, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 8 comments | 1359 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One supporters all set for Obama visit

President Barack Obama and Air Force One are expected to land at Moffett Field Wednesday evening where he'll be greeted by...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Earth Air Space & Educational Foundation, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police use stun gun in brawl behind Zen Lounge

Police officers used a Taser-type stun gun on a man who allegedly violently resisted arrest during a massive brawl outside...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phoenix Storm Defense, on May 26, 2012 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft donates computers to Day Worker Center

Thanks to a donation of six laptops from Microsoft on Friday, Mountain View's Day Workers can access the world of cheap international...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on May 30, 2012 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 1866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek Trail extension opens

Wearing bicycle helmets and their walking shoes, several hundred residents waited patiently Saturday morning for city officials...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacy Yeng, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 1906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 1765 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

County honors local teachers

Cyndee Nguyen of Bubb Elementary School and Christa Wemmer of Los Altos High School are set to be named Teachers of the Year...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:43 am | 8 comments | 3154 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV pedestrian killed in Sunnyvale

A Mountain View woman was fatally struck by a car in Sunnyvale on Thursday evening, authorities said today. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Keith, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 2344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teachers Make the Difference, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 4687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs new garbage contract

While competitors were knocking on the city's door, the City Council gave long time garbage hauler Recology Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 2996 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council candidates discuss high cost of housing

In a Whisman neighborhood forum Monday night, City Council candidates had differing views on how to tackle what they all...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 3394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Clucking over books

Castro students are no chickens when it comes to books. They egged on Castro School Principal Judy Crates as she bucked convention...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Chick-fil-haay!!!, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 4178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Nob Hill workers go on strike

Workers picketing in front of Mountain View's Nob Hill grocery store were asking customers not to cross the picket line Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don't Cross!, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 7349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by @ Justin, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 5152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD calls for 'pause' in litigation with Bullis

The head of the Los Altos School District's board of has proposed halting all litigation between his district and Bullis...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by We'll Find Out, on Feb 19, 2013 at 9:34 am | 8 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furor erupts over sex, drug stories in school paper

For the second time in less than a month, high school district officials have come under fire from a group of parents upset...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michal Krupa, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 1715 Views
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