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Surprise pension costs for school districts

School districts got a surprise last month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan to pay for the state's pension shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by BIG SURPRISE, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3250 Views

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Broadreach tapped to develop Moffett Gateway

The City Council moved forward with plans for a large hotel and office development on city property Tuesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 3928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 3031 Views

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Council OKs eminent domain to secure alley rights

On Tuesday night, members of the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to get itself...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waiting4Congestion, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 6621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1464 Views

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VTA looks to improve service to Levi's Stadium

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is assessing ways to improve carrying fans to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by 9ers fan, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 2234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary options down to two

Both of the remaining two options for LASD's boundary changes would force 100 or more Mountain View students to change schools. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 19, 2007 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 4208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District makes the call on boundary change

After considering nearly 50 different proposed scenarios for boundary changes in the Los Altos School District, board members...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on Jun 28, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 6 comments | 4644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District makes the call on boundary change

After considering nearly 50 different proposed scenarios for boundary changes in the Los Altos School District, board members...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Wavemama, on Sep 7, 2007 at 10:13 am | 6 comments | 4452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Waitin' for a train

<B>EVERYONE LOVES</I></B> Caltrain, or wants to love it. Which is why we'd all like to see it straighten out some of it services....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 11, 2007 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 5636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary change's possible fallout

With the decision for Los Altos School District boundary changes now final, the district's hired demographer, Jeanne Gobalet,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jul 23, 2007 at 8:38 am | 6 comments | 5423 Views

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Home Depot story a goof

A series of misleading reports in several news outlets boil down to one big correction: Mountain View has never received,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lucius Gore, on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:45 am | 6 comments | 3738 Views

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Thursday Nite Live

Did anyone check out Thursday Nite live last night on Castro Stree? It was nice not having to worry about cars, walking...

Original post made by GSB on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 3822 Views

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El Camino enjoys record profits

El Camino Hospital saw its best fiscal performance in decades this year, chalking up a profit, or what it calls "net operating...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Dom, on Sep 28, 2007 at 9:28 pm | 6 comments | 3873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The challenge of Chekhov

Anton Chekhov is one of Russia's most human and accessible writers. Nonetheless, "Three Sisters," which debuted Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2007
Last comment by Chekhov enthusiast, on Sep 22, 2007 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 4101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plutocracy and the Santa Clara Board of Education

On November 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School (BCS) to amend its enrollment...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 4380 Views

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Nob Hill Shopping Center

Now that the Nob Hill Shopping Center has been undergoing a major makeover, does anyone have any idea what stores are going...

Original post made by frequent shopper on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Ago, on Apr 1, 2008 at 5:35 am | 6 comments | 3408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local districts ignore home school ruling

Urged on by the state's top education official, local schools are continuing to support families who teach their children...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jon T, on Aug 26, 2008 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 3222 Views

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Hetch Hetchy housing standoff

Next Tuesday the City Council will finally decide on a development that has been the source of contentious debate over the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by Lisa Burns, on Apr 19, 2008 at 6:45 pm | 6 comments | 2929 Views

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Suicide stuns engineering community

Frank Bauregger had a Ph.D. from Stanford, owned a Ford Mustang that could cover the quarter mile in 11 seconds, and was...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Kenneth Richardson, on May 15, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 6 comments | 3104 Views
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