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AROUND TOWN

Solar car wows local techies

Google employees are fairly technology-minded, but even they were amazed by the strange car that appeared at the company's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 3, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soccer coach's bail set at $2 million

A Palo Alto judge set bail at $2 million for Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View community leader and soccer coach who was...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Recommendation, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to send out 45 pink slips

Forty-five employees in the Los Altos School District will be let go this spring as the district tries to deal with over...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Barack, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 2562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens picket district over preschool eviction

Nearly a hundred protestors converged on the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District on Thursday, waving signs and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by hm, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community rallies behind Carbajal family

Dozens of friends and family members filled a Palo Alto courtroom last week for Pedro Carbajal's scheduled plea bargain,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Community Member, on Mar 20, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 7 comments | 2154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Men used bat, car in downtown assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by lp, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 7 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff teacher is out for the year

A fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School teacher who some accused of having an "abusive" teaching style will not...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 9, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fighting for the American dream

A senior at UC Santa Cruz majoring in earth sciences, Adriana expresses her passion for geology both through her enthusiastic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Child criminals - NOT!, on May 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View judge Leslie Nichols retires

The only Mountain View resident to ever become a Superior Court judge retired last week, and 400 friends, family and colleagues...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by V. Swan, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:57 am | 7 comments | 3599 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police department avoids cuts, this time

The Mountain View Police Department escaped the chopping block as the city's budget was carved out Tuesday. But like their...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 7 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMING UP: Stevens Creek Trail celebration

This Saturday, a crowd of trail-lovers will gather to celebrate two milestones in the expansion of Stevens Creek Trail: the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jean Pommier, on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 2088 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy's plan for Hangar One slammed

Frustration with the Navy's plan to leave Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One as a bare skeletal frame reached a boiling point...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 15, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 2217 Views

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Walgreens employee accused of stealing

Mountain View police arrested a Walgreens night manager last week for allegedly stealing around $1,200 worth of goods and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

City buys church property for $3.5 million

City Council members decided Tuesday that a church property for sale at 263 Escuela Ave. was a deal too good to pass up. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by carol wright, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Council could give final approval to 53-home project at former Grant Road farm

After several years of planning — and heated controversy over loss of open space — the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 2362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coffee shop helps in a job 'Well Done'

After Josh To saw the desperate need for clean drinking water among Ghana's rural villagers, he launched a project dedicated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Jul 24, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Hospital out of touch on raises

In a normal economy, the decision by the board of directors of El Camino Hospital to approve salary increases for its top...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Nic, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 2003 Views

ELECTIONS

Second 'telephone town hall' goes smoothly

A second "telephone town hall" held Monday evening by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo went smoothly and won praise from callers...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3235 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Hangar One now rests with White House

Unable to resolve their differences over how to pay for the restoration of historic Hangar One at Moffett Field, the Navy...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Aviator, on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 2179 Views
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