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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten'

Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Headache, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laptop stolen during Halloween party

A laptop and gold bracelet were stolen during a very large Halloween party thrown at a single-family home in the 1500 block...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by sparty, on Nov 1, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV Reads Together goes green

Mountain View Reads Together is going all out this year. Not only are participants asked to read Bill McKibben's book, "Eaarth,"...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 1, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2008 Views

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Back to its old haunt

After a brief hiatus the city's favorite front yard Halloween attraction will be back in action this weekend. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by lindaloo, on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 2430 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City barks up new tree for animal control

The city is taking a serious look at switching from Palo Alto Animal Services to a Santa Clara-based service in order to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 31, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 9 comments | 4176 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home Page

You need to update your home page with fresh articles more frequently. Some Community stories you do are there for ages!...

Original post made by Lynn on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 31, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

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Hospital union backs cap on executive pay

The union representing service workers at El Camino Hospital has announced plans to push for a legislative cap on executive...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 31, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 2152 Views

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Mountain View's Jenna Bayer of Jenna Bayer Garden Design Showcases Work at Holidays on a High Note Benefit

Jenna Bayer, owner of Jenna Bayer Garden Design in Mountain View, showcases her table design from this year's 'Holidays on...

Original post made by KC on Oct. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1700 Views

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Pacifica Quartet at CSMA in Stanford Lively Arts Informance

On Thursday, November 3, at 6:00 pm, join this Grammy-winning chamber ensemble for musical excerpts and conversation at the...

Original post made by csma on Oct. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1484 Views

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Students meet star of SF Ballet

A few weeks ago the students and families of Bayer Ballet Academy welcomed Gennadi Nedvigin, principal dancer of the San...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Caryn Coleman , on Oct 31, 2011 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 1945 Views

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Google pays $100 million for offices

If Google is aiming to use every property in North Bayshore it added a huge piece to the puzzle last week, paying $100 million...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1889 Views

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A civil debate on Google's impacts on city

In an unusually intimate public event last week, Mountain View residents, a Google executive and community leaders sat down...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Oct 29, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 1835 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Anonymous'

Back in 1976, when "Saturday Night Live" was still irreverent, Garrett Morris would do a bit called "News for the Hard of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by jen, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 4909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sexual assault in Whisman Park

Local law enforcement officials are asking for the community's help in tracking down two men accused of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 28, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 14 comments | 2391 Views

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Hubbub over fate of Bubb's 'peace tree'

A group of students at Bubb Elementary are gathering signatures from their classmates, parents and teachers in order to petition...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Truth be Told, on Oct 28, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 9 comments | 2041 Views

BOOKS

MV Reads Together goes green

Mountain View Reads Together is going all out this year. Not only are participants asked to read Bill McKibben's book, "Earth,"...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to its old haunt

After a brief hiatus the city's favorite front yard Halloween attraction will be back in action this weekend. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA is Bay Area's first district to go all-green

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is the first district in the Bay Area to have all of its campuses and facilities...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by A few facts, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 2328 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another quake strikes near Berkeley

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake centered near Berkeley shook the Bay Area Friday morning (Oct. 27), according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sarcastic Jane, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1866 Views

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Paver hit by truck in Fry's parking lot, dies

A paver working in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics at 340 Portage Ave. in Palo Alto Tuesday evening was struck and killed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 26, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1994 Views
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