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Petitioners rally to save Hangar One

Signing their names and writing notes on a petition, hundreds of people around the country are making it clear that Hangar...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 5, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 3333 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Debt'

The common moviegoing assumption that "art films" are medicinal and mainstream genre films are candy doesn't always hold...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 4061 Views

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Town hall meeting on children's online privacy

Parents are invited to a community discussion with business leaders and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier tonight, Aug. 31, in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 3, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 8 comments | 2525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Wilkie, on Sep 3, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minimally Qualifed Teachers at MVWSD Middle Schools

I encourage all parents to research the credentials of their children's teachers. Some results are shocking. One 8th grade...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 3, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2632 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital selects new chief

El Camino Hospital announced Friday that it has a new president and chief executive officer. Tomi Ryba will take the helm...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 3778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New CBO for MV Whisman

Terese McNamee is set to start this week as Mountain View Whisman School District's new chief business officer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:21 am | 1 comment | 2797 Views

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Arrest in fire at U-Haul lot

Police have arrested a Palo Alto man they believe is responsible for setting fire to a number of rental trucks in a local...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 1993 Views

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Electronics reported stolen in burglary

An iPhone, iPad and purse were stolen from an apartment in the 1600 block of Villa Street sometime overnight between Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 1950 Views

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 | 2698 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 | 2473 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 | 2206 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 | 4532 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 | 5507 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 | 2664 Views

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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 | 1873 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 | 2466 Views

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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 | 2209 Views

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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 | 2262 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 | 3425 Views
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