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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcome to Landelsburg

Students at Landels Elementary School got a taste of colonial life last week, complete with blacksmiths, bonnets and debates...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by ??? 2009, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petitioners oppose hospital purchase

By buying the Community Hospital of Los Gatos, El Camino Hospital will put a strain on services and finances at its Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactionary Fringe, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

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The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by cole, on Mar 8, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

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Tomorrow's events (March 10)

Nature walk: Daylight Savings celebration at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoreline_Park,_Mountain_View Shoreline] Shoreline...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ricia, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1994 Views

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Owners seek shelter from 'CS' regulations

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by BULL DOZER, on Mar 14, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1895 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Possible solution in preschool dispute

Elementary school district administrators say they may have found a solution for half of the low-income families whose members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Mar 20, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art under the dome

Artwork by students from 15 local elementary and middle schools is currently on display under Mountain View City Hall's rotunda....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Parent, MV Whisman district, on Mar 21, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

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Tomorrow's events (March 24)

[http://www.mountainview.gov/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=5573 ==B Talk:== Helping Boys Behave] Jomary Hilliard,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Karin Bricker, Supervising Librarian, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

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High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash

High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash Rail authority looks for a state loan for 800-mile high-speed-train line by...

Original post made by HSR Bankrupt on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 24, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino launches unique genomic center

Patients at El Camino Hospital will have access to a powerful new medical tool this week after the hospital becomes the first...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Deniece, on Mar 25, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2041 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View tackles hate crimes, plans for proactive approach

After a spate of recent hate crimes in Mountain View, community leaders said Wednesday that the city needs to take a proactive...

Original post made by GSB on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

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Painted lady butterfly migration hits region

Thousands of painted lady butterflies have been passing over the Peninsula this month as they migrate north from desert areas...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Laurel, on Mar 31, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MV Whisman to discuss enrollment

Trustees of the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District will take up the issue of enrollment numbers -- which are...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Christy, on Apr 2, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running with a star

Logan Mang, a second grader at Bubb Elementary School, had been waiting all school year to meet professional lacrosse player...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marcia, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views

ELECTIONS

Plan for sustainable city whittled to 19 goals

After a year of work by dozens of local environmentalists, City Council members have narrowed down a long list of goals to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by jps, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President taps Martha Kanter for D.C. role

President Barack Obama has named Martha Kanter, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, as undersecretary...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2051 Views

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Life and death with the Spanglers

Spangler Mortuary is one of the city's oldest family-run businesses. And someday it could be run by a generation of Spanglers...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1969 Views

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TONIGHT: Council study session on budget cuts

Balancing Mountain View's budget may require some painful cuts this year, according to city manager Kevin Duggan. Tonight...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views
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