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OTHER ISSUES

Hatred of policemen made official in Oakland

I was present (as a guest) at US Citizenship Naturalization Oath Ceremenony in Oakland on March 17, held in Paramount Theatre...

Original post made by Naturalized Citizen on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1958 Views

SPORTS

Run, learn and help Zimbabwe

It's been a fruitful decade for Ellen Clark's Sustainable Living Foundation, which puts on the now-famous Zimbabwe Run. But...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Mar 22, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 2906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission cracks down on council's free seats at Shoreline

Responding to complaints from other cities, the California Fair Political Practices Commission is regulating the use of free...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 22, 2009 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local man arrested on molestation charges

Police said they arrested a Mountain View resident Tuesday morning on charges of molestation after his alleged 11-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 22, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 1846 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A on eBay: Online Auction for M-A Bidding Begins Today!

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction; public bidding begins TODAY!!!...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher

Mountain View parents say they are fed up with a fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School who they claim is not being...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Opportunistic Activist, on Mar 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 114 comments | 4046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why only registered users?

Regarding the discussion about the Huff teacher and teaching practices in general in Mountain View, why would you close this...

Original post made by why on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art under the dome

Artwork by students from 15 local elementary and middle schools is currently on display under Mountain View City Hall's rotunda....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Parent, MV Whisman district, on Mar 21, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grant Road Farm - what happened to the yellow flowers?

I just noticed that they plowed the Grant Road field over the weekend. It was beautiful last week all covered with yellow...

Original post made by View_reader on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Mar 21, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 2781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 2188 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo explains vote for bailout bill

Calling it "as tough a vote I have ever taken in Congress," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said she voted for the financial...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by b, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 3244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials: 25 pinched in Rengstorff Park cleanup

Police arrested 25 people in Rengstorff Park for gambling and drinking last year, city officials say, in efforts to rid the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Enough!, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 6 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community rallies behind Carbajal family

Dozens of friends and family members filled a Palo Alto courtroom last week for Pedro Carbajal's scheduled plea bargain,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Community Member, on Mar 20, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 7 comments | 1992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Possible solution in preschool dispute

Elementary school district administrators say they may have found a solution for half of the low-income families whose members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Mar 20, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: School board to discuss enrollment

With enrollment numbers increasing faster than expected, the elementary school board is scheduled to hear a demographic analysis...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials unveil plans for billion-dollar research hub

In what was billed as a "defining moment" for Silicon Valley, leaders from NASA Ames, local colleges and U.S. Congress trumpeted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Otte, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google execs' new toy: a fighter jet?

According to Federal Aviation Administration records, Google executives have purchased a small fighter jet. Some witnesses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Good Shepherd, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 9299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 1973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View robotics heads to nationals

The Mountain View High School robotics team is heading to a national tournament in Atlanta after winning the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sheri Morrison, on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views
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