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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County Board of Education candidates discussed

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=5427 Palo Alto Weekly's Town Square have an interesting debate...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by not so hilarious, on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 14 comments | 4031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Segways banned on downtown sidewalks

Segway scooters are not allowed on sidewalks in the downtown business area, but they are allowed on other city sidewalks...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by QM, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:01 pm | 14 comments | 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents cry foul on enrollment

It may be up to Lady Luck this year whether some incoming kindergarteners get into their neighborhood schools or special...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 17, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 2394 Views

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Local soccer coach for at-risk youth arrested on charges of molestation

Mountain View police arrested a local community leader and coach -- one who helped run a police soccer camp for at-risk boys...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 14 comments | 2045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demographers tell MV Whisman board to act fast or face overcrowding

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2241 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County sees first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County, and state officials are urging...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kendra Jonsdottir, on May 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 14 comments | 1783 Views

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Caltrain promises to reduce horn volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by New to the area, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:32 am | 14 comments | 1830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Staring down the high speed train

A few weeks ago the contractor/developer for the proposed housing portion of Alma Plaza in Palo Alto announced that he had...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 1976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The NCLB hockey stick

Many educators were nervous nearly 10 years ago when President George W. Bush decided to add a huge federal presence to schools...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 14 comments | 2493 Views

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Three teens stabbed at Community Center birthday party

A possible gang fight erupted outside of the Rengstorff Community Center on Saturday after some uninvited guests arrived...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by wakeup, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:17 am | 14 comments | 1222 Views

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Woman tased in movie theater mugging

Police are looking for a group of teenagers who robbed two women at gunpoint Thursday night in the Shoreline movie theater...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sadie, on Oct 1, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 1730 Views

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Senior co-housing proposed for Calderon Avenue

A property adjacent to Landels School has been secured by investors with the intent of building a unique co-housing community...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ted Pearlman, on Oct 10, 2009 at 11:38 am | 14 comments | 1726 Views

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Moffett guards nearly killed by 'gate runner'

NASA has confirmed that a driver moving at high speed plowed through Moffett Field's main gate last Friday night, nearly...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by MoonGuy, on Aug 1, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 1419 Views

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Burglar strikes in Mountain View, Palo Alto

A burglar who has restrained and threatened female victims in their homes could strike again, say police, who are urging...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by NoGuns, on Oct 24, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 14 comments | 1414 Views

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Police release sketch in El Camino sex assault

Mountain View police are asking for help in catching the man who sexually assaulted a woman last month outside her home on...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 5, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 14 comments | 1349 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council fails to put temporary ban on pot clubs

A proposed temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View fizzled during Tuesday night's council meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by NonYa BeezWax, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 1416 Views

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EDITORIAL: Give Bayshore housing a look

The city's notion of not mixing housing and commercial development in the North Bayshore has run afoul of Google, its major...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 14 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, educators are again planning for a school year under severe budget constraints....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 2321 Views

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City considers 'retirement incentive program'

As an alternative to laying off 33 city employees, the city of Mountain View is hoping to encourage some to retire early....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 1154 Views
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