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ELECTIONS

New candidates emerge for high school board

What looked like a quiet election may turn out to be a tight race for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 3626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rim Fire reaches Hetch Hetchy reservoir

The massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has reached the area surrounding the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bobby Boucher, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 3625 Views

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County to resurface sections of Arastradero

Several sections of Arastradero Road near Palo Alto will be refurbished in the next month as part of a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad , on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 3625 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Phone tax upgrade justified

In Mountain View, home of Google and numerous high-tech firms, voters should easily understand the city's effort to broaden...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by nil, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Where the money goes, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:59 am | 18 comments | 3620 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs union wages for affordable housing

In what was called a "value judgment" by city staff, the City Council decided Tuesday that it was worth using affordable...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by left wing nut job, on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:18 pm | 23 comments | 3618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 3614 Views

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Thursday, Nov. 1

[http://foothill.edu/theatre/rosen/ ==B Theater:== 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'] Today, Nov. 1, is the first...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 3612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air restrictions continue Thursday

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by A Friend, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 3612 Views

MOVIES

Peninsula to elect new state senator

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3611 Views

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Crime briefs: robber pleads no contest and man found with fractured skull

Man charged with robbery in Mountain View and other cities pleads no contest and police find an uncooperative man with a...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Derp, on May 25, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 3609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 3608 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Muscles of iron, heart of gold

In January of 2005, Mountain View resident Christina Davis had the same New Year's resolutions many of us have — lose...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Cat, on Mar 17, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 3605 Views

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Council OKs master plan for Rengstorff Park

A plan to guide the redevelopment of Rengstorff Park was approved by the City Council March 4, and it includes a remodeled...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 3604 Views

BOOKS

Alta Vista student causes lockdown

A potentially dangerous situation was averted Monday when an enraged high school student shoved his mother, struck a police...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 17, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 3603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school, district draft five-year agreement

Litigation and disputes over facilities may be a thing of the past for Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim L., on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:24 am | 43 comments | 3602 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One for rent: no NASA ties needed

In an unprecedented move for NASA Ames Research Center, historic Hangar One at Moffett Field is being offered up for any...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on May 23, 2013 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 3600 Views

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Mountain View Rotary Community Service Grants Program

All Community Grant requests for this coming fiscal year (July 1 thru June 30) must be submitted by March 1, 2008. Awards...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3597 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zeppelin grounded: Airship Ventures ends operations

After floating its Zeppelin over the Bay Area for four years, Airship Ventures announced Thursday that it has grounded the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Auction HQ, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 3596 Views

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Magician's tale creates magic onstage

The winter season inspires dreams and the illusion of magic for many people. One Mountain View ballet director took her vision...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3595 Views
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