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Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 14737 Views


New parent group forms to oppose Bullis

A group of parents and concerned citizens have formed a coalition to defend the Los Altos School District against what the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Heather Rose, on Aug 17, 2012 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 13320 Views


Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 11375 Views


VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 1356 Views


Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Los Altos store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Law, on Jun 30, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 34 comments | 8777 Views


Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 4179 Views


Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 2204 Views


Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 34 comments | 4908 Views


Crime brief: Attempted theft at Google

A 20-year-old Mountain View man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly attempted to make his way into a Google building...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sorry you feel that way, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 34 comments | 5268 Views


Six stabbed at Shoreline concert

Police ended a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert early on Saturday night after at least six people were stabbed in the lawn...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Jun 4, 2009 at 9:57 am | 33 comments | 3583 Views


The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 33 comments | 3678 Views


Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 3546 Views


Campaign pits sports leagues against owls

With the burrowing owl as its poster child, the Audubon Society has started a campaign to make Shoreline Park into an owl...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 3308 Views


Assault with a deadly lemon

Police say a 41-year-old Mountain View woman was injured when her neighbor and his friend hit her in the stomach with an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 33 comments | 3846 Views


Police, fire respond to fistfight over backpack at Graham

What started as a scuffle over a backpack between two boys at Graham Middle School turned into a fistfight, with Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 3161 Views


Jobs, classes, services cut in Foothill-De Anza budget

Courses have been discontinued, positions have been eliminated, pay packages have been downsized and faculty are overworked...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Numbers, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 2970 Views


Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 4563 Views


Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 4674 Views


LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 5209 Views


Crowd debates high school newspaper's sex articles

When Chloe Tarrasch, the Focus section editor for the Mountain View High School student newspaper, was putting together a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another Parent, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:14 am | 33 comments | 22888 Views
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