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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis' charter renewed amid criticism

The Santa Clara County Board of Education renewed Bullis Charter School's charter for an additional five years last night...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by LASD Parent again, on Jan 31, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 23 comments | 3655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo sees progress on Hangar One deal

Google's $32 million offer to restore Hangar One's siding still hasn't been accepted, but there has been progress, said Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John Meyer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Mountain View 2011

They're more than one-hit wonders. These chart-toppers are the rock stars of Mountain View, chosen by their discerning fans...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by judy, on Jan 30, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 21 comments | 3305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A whole life in whole grain

Mountain View resident Monica Spiller has made it her life's mission to promote whole grains, a passion that has led her...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alyssa, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4240 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital workers vote to keep union

After a contentious vote, overshadowed by accusations of procedural lapses and questionable tactics, service workers at El...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by W, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 3350 Views

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Legal battle ends between Bullis, LASD

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 72 comments | 3858 Views

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Rose Market roof catches fire

Update: Investigators say that the fire on the roof of the Rose Market last week started as a grease fire in the kitchen. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by BE Shelton, on Jan 29, 2012 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 2226 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose district funds

Before the little-known Local Agency Formation Commission dissolves the El Camino Hospital District, we hope hospital officials...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2836 Views

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El Camino Hospital gets repairs

The El Camino Hospital board of directors recently approved about $1.55 million in renovations to the new main building,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Picks Jaw Off the Floor, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden to hold special education fair

A free education resource fair for parents of students with special needs -- from the mildly dyslexic to the severely autistic...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 3233 Views

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Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Jan 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 5 comments | 2774 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital board member stepping down

Uwe Kladde, who has served on El Camino Hospital's board of directors since 2008, has announced he will be stepping down...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Blane, on Jan 26, 2012 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 6215 Views

ELECTIONS

Cupertino Councilman Barry Chang to run for county supervisor

Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by disappointed, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 5160 Views

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Underwear thief arrested

A Mountain View man was arrested in the early hours of Jan. 24 after allegedly breaking into a garage for the second time...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 3 comments | 2684 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on Caltrain's fare increases

A public meeting on proposed increases to Caltrain ticket prices is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 3142 Views

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Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2831 Views

SPORTS

Crosstown Rival Basketball Transfer Examined

Last year, just about this time, Jabari Bird’s family and his head coach were scrambling to get the 6-5 Benicia High School...

Original post made by EBAL Fan on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by EBAL Fan, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supreme court will not hear LASD, Bullis case

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by mom of three, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 22 comments | 3524 Views

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Peninsula Bike Party Facebook History Tour

Peninsula Bike Party is a monthly night-time urban social bike ride that meets every 4th Friday of the month. It's free and...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jan. 25, 2012
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