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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the statewide average on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by JS, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

ZIP code trumps genetic code

The message of a city- and county-sponsored event at Google this week was quite clear: where you live plays a larger role...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ho Ho Ho, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 2199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Planning a 9/11 remembrance?

Is your church or organization planning a special remembrance on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001? Do you wish to share...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 1942 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Review: A sweet but spiceless 'Sense'

In spite of a talented cast and attractive production values, TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:17 am | 2 comments | 4140 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 5115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local student arrested in Woodside arson incidents

A St. Francis student was among seven teens rounded up following arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School. The incidents,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:50 pm | 10 comments | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Indecent exposure in Pioneer Park

A Mountain View man was arrested at Pioneer Park Aug. 29 after he allegedly beckoned for a woman's attention and then urinated...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Bubb mom, on Aug 31, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life under the big top

Heidi Scott, a Mountain View software engineer, joined her family as well as animal trainer Tabayara Maluenda, the Brothers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by pcuvie, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 2207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anna Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities in the 18th...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Offices OK'd for work furlough site

A Middlefield Road building that once housed over 100 convicts on work-furlough can soon be scraped to allow a three-story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nuts and Gum, on Aug 30, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More technology equals better students, teachers say

MERIT -- Making Education Relevant and Interactive Through Technology -- is a year-long course taught by Foothill faculty...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 30, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 3016 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 8014 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 4990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

Do you think Mountain View needs more affordable housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7136...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Don Bahl, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Affordable Housing

Do you think Mountain View needs more affordable housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4653...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple

Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday submitted his resignation to the company's board, saying he could no longer meet his "duties...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the rest of the state on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to expand into Sunnyvale, makes room for 2,900 workers

Having hit the limit for rapid expansion in Mountain View, Google has made its first move into Sunnyvale, leasing a large...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by AGo, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 2763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2298 Views
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