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AROUND TOWN

Sal Khan, teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Salman Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Charles Lai, on Jul 21, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 3172 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2058 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 15947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car that he...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting-while-driving bill gets legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jester, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anna Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities in the 18th...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiery crash closes University Avenue Sunday morning

A 32-year-old suspected drunk driver from Mountain View narrowly escaped with his life early Sunday morning after a high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by OR, on Sep 15, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 416 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against Saratoga's King

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs outsourcing golf course

Saying they were forced to do so by difficult circumstances, the City Council approved on Tuesday the outsourcing of Shoreline...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Arthur M., on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apartment burglarized on Alvin Street

An apartment in the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 9 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:39 am | 7 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 1639 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dentist will swap cash for Halloween candy

A Mountain View dentist is offering cash for children's candy this Halloween. Dr. Joseph Lee launched his anti-tooth decay...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finger-lickin' stick-up

Two men wielding handguns robbed a Mountain View location of Kentucky Fried Chicken yesterday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Carl Hagen, on Nov 25, 2011 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 1175 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Mountain View police have released a sketch of the man they believe burglarized the home of an elderly Mountain View woman...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 20, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA report: New Hangar One skin cheaper than demolition

Congress take note: a new NASA report says that demolishing Moffett Field icon Hangar One is more costly than replacing its...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Dec 24, 2011 at 11:04 am | 7 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives to local schools in 2011

Christmas came early and frequently this year for local schools, as Mountain View-based Google played Santa Claus -- donating...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 2383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Busy

The new Fresh & Easy grocery store at Rengstorff Avenue and Middlefield Road drew a huge crowd to its opening on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 16, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1721 Views
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