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SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVLA to consider budget cuts

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District will convene at a special meeting this evening to discuss possible...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Apr 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1777 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Will millions flock to Moffett Field for World Expo?

From the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai on Sunday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger pitched Moffett Field as the site of the 2020...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Melissa, on Sep 21, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1975 Views

ELECTIONS

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New kids on the block

The transition from preschooler to kindergarten student can be a momentous one. For children in Erika Kao's class at Bubb...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bubb Parent, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Legal action forces toxic clean up in Permanente Creek

After being sued by the Sierra Club for dumping toxics from its mining operations into the upper reaches of Permanante Creek,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by rain, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 3931 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino's plans for old hospital on hold

El Camino Hospital's plan to for its old main hospital building have been set back by at least one year by the recession,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grateful Outlier, on Sep 17, 2010 at 6:38 am | 3 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Airship Ventures employee loved her work

Over the last few weeks, friends of former Airship Ventures employee Pamela Wright rallied to raise money for the cancer...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Janis King, on Feb 23, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought persists despite weekend storms

The parched Bay Area got a soaking over the weekend, but not enough to alleviate drought concerns, weather and state water...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 5912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Whisman housing discussed

A plan for up to 800 homes along Ferguson Drive came into clearer focus during a Tuesday night study session where the council...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 16, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 2674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local artist brings the ordinary to life

Haiying Yang says the simple brightness of a hand-painted silk scarf might be just the thing people are looking for in these...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by natalie, on May 23, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 3046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Imposter posing as CSMA fundraiser

The Community School of Music and Arts is warning locals to be aware that an imposter, falsely identifying himself (or herself)...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Donna, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS picks new assistant principal

Monday was a big day for local teacher Mike Mathiesen: His wife had a baby, and he was named the new assistant principal...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by john doe, on May 18, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 3732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2378 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 3796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minimally Qualifed Teachers at MVWSD Middle Schools

I encourage all parents to research the credentials of their children's teachers. Some results are shocking. One 8th grade...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 3, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2338 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Collect pension, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2047 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino to hold community forums

El Camino Hospital will hold two community forums next week -- one at each of its campuses -- that aim to familiarize the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1960 Views

ELECTIONS

Demonstrators mark 4,000 U.S. Iraq War deaths

What was billed as a lighted representation of America's war dead in Iraq turned into an auditory display Monday evening,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by also proud, on Mar 31, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google bridges will do no harm

We were happy to see the City Council's change of heart concerning Google's plan to build up to three small bridges across...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 1965 Views
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