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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 | 2580 Views

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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 | 2113 Views

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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 | 9326 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 | 1975 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 | 2424 Views

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Owners seek shelter from CS zone

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Mar 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 2221 Views

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City backs study of new rail stop

The City Council showed renewed interest in high speed rail Tuesday, voting 5-2 in favor of studying a station in downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens picket district over preschool eviction

Nearly a hundred protestors converged on the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District on Thursday, waving signs and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by hm, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 2226 Views

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Owners seek shelter from 'CS' regulations

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by BULL DOZER, on Mar 14, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA asks Navy for help with Hangar One

NASA Ames has backed away from a plan to re-skin Hangar One, instead asking the Navy to do it in exchange for the space agency...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 2170 Views

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Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 13, 2009 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1843 Views

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Last chance to see 'Pick Up Ax' at The Pear

Before it's too late, check out Anthony Clarvoe's "Pick Up Ax" at Mountain View's intimate Pear Avenue Theatre. The play's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 12, 2009 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views

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$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1876 Views

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Presence of TCE worries homebuyers

The level of toxics in the groundwater under a new Shea Homes development is low, by northeastern Mountain View standards....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2521 Views

SPORTS

MVHS boys volleyball wins spring fling

On March 7, 2009, the MVHS Boys Varsity Volleyball team led by head coach Erica Richardson and assistant coach Lev Girshfeld...

Original post made by Don Frances on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens, Drugs and Alcohol. Everybody is Not Doing It.

Tuesday,March 17th 7-9 PM Mountain View High School Theater Come, listen and learn about a strategy that shines the...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2136 Views

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Low income, high potential

Imagine you're one of the 28 million Americans who lack access to traditional financial services. For financial transactions,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin Brook, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2056 Views

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LASD to lay off 60 staffers

The Los Altos School District plans to send out 60 pink slips this March in an effort to reduce expenses as it faces nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult School teachers put on notice

Faced with necessary budget cuts of 20 percent, trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Margaret Poor, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: LASD trustees to pass budget

Los Altos School District trustees will vote on cuts to programs and certified staff during their meeting Tuesday in an effort...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brad, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1962 Views
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