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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro School, gang graffiti and apathy

There has been gang graffiti at Castro school all summer long. Still there. Unless there is some new MV program that is...

Original post made by Ignored on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino hires new COO

El Camino Hospital officials announced Tuesday that they have a new chief operating officer. Mick Zdeblick, most recently...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Media Watch, on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:27 am | 4 comments | 1485 Views

BOOKS

Love and Terror in Middle East

LOVE AND TERROR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 3rd Ed., by Dr. Frank Romano: author event Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 1-4 pm, Barnes &...

Original post made by Dr. Frank Romano on Sep. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks poet laureate applicants

Feeling literary? Santa Clara County is now accepting applications for the position of poet laureate, to be selected in March...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mitt, on Sep 6, 2012 at 6:13 am | 3 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman hospitalized after street fight

A Hollister woman was hospitalized after another woman reportedly knocked her down and repeatedly smashed her head into the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 2802 Views

ELECTIONS

Taxpayer group threatens to sue water district

The Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association is threatening to sue the Santa Clara Valley Water District for violating the Brown...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 5, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 1771 Views

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More residents say PG&E will strip their yards

A group of residents who live in a Rock Street condo complex are joining a chorus of complaints from Mountain View residents...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by OldGuy, on Sep 5, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 6 comments | 1760 Views

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Man dies in crash on Middlefield Road

A man was killed when his car drifted off of Middlefield Road in Palo Alto Monday morning and struck a tree, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Another car death on street, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mosquito fogging set for MV tonight

Fogging in Mountain View to combat mosquitoes that may be infected with West Nile virus is set for tonight, Sept. 4, at 11...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by dominick, on Sep 4, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 9 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 4, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 16 comments | 2408 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 2916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware — hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 —...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Linda Cantwell-Lum, on Sep 2, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

SPORTS

Children's Self Defense Program accepting new students

The Tandez Academy of Martial Arts has served the San Francisco Bay Area for over seven years, promoting personal safety,...

Original post made by HDTV on Sep. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 1974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 15 comments | 2772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS music teacher begins last year of long career

Longtime MVHS music teacher Robin Kramer (seen conducting in the attached video)will retire in June. She has taught at Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 2159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

transportation, maintenance yards, 1st priorities?

First MVWSD Bond spending: RFP Do you think "Create permanent office space and maximize yard for the transportation department"...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone Geier seeks permit for "intimidating" fence

San Antonio Shopping Center developer Merlone Geier has not given up on its controversial efforts to put up a fence that...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nick Shelton , on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 38 comments | 3828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More kids, new tech at elementary, middle schools

When Mountain View's elementary and middle school students start school on Monday, Aug. 20, they may notice some new faces,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:51 am | 27 comments | 3722 Views

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Wednesday, Aug. 29

[http://www.moah.org/events/index.html Presentation: A History of Candlestick Park] Attendees can join Ted Atlas as he talks...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1431 Views
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