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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 2863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA adjusts to rough economy

Citing the rising cost of food and fuel, the Community Services Agency said last week that it is launching new projects to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Ned, on Aug 5, 2008 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek suspect in burglary spree

Mountain View police are looking for a man in his 50s who they believe is involved in a spree of 18 residential burglaries...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by suspicious, on Sep 28, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train Depot to sell wine, beer and delicacies

The six-year search for a business to take over the long-vacant Train Depot ended without a word Tuesday night, as an application...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Jun 27, 2008 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 2861 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung, Reeder win seats on Healthcare District board

Incumbent David Reeder and neurosurgeon Peter Fung won the two seats up for election on the El Camino Healthcare District...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by be smartn get informed, on Nov 16, 2014 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school test scores off slightly

Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Priorities, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 4 comments | 2859 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest four in drug sting at Phish show

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police arrested four people for allegedly selling hallucinogenic drugs at a psychedelic rock...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dope Man, on May 13, 2010 at 5:33 am | 28 comments | 2857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full STEAM ahead for art classes

School may be out for the summer, but some kids are back in class and taking a curious course at the Community School of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by happy camper, on Jun 25, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 2856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts to preschool program will have ripple effect

Preschool services for the children of some local adult school students will be significantly cut back next year, an official...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suggestion, on May 24, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 2854 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by paulie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 2854 Views

AROUND TOWN

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 2853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

52 teachers could lose jobs

A total of 52 teachers in the Los Altos School District have been notified that they may lose their jobs -- an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 24 comments | 2853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food trucks need new rules, council says

A new crop of food trucks is apparently causing problems for Mountain View businesses, city officials say, and City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Saunders, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 18 comments | 2853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raise, bonus

Teachers in Mountain View elementary and middle schools will see higher salaries next year along with a one-time, 1.5-percent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTA Dad, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos, MVLA prepare for joint meeting

Los Altos City Council members and trustees from the Mountain View Los Altos High School District are scheduled to meet Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by LOL, on Jun 8, 2008 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2848 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reps: High-speed rail should end in San Jose, link to speedy Caltrain

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Rodger, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:40 am | 18 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 16 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Highway 101 to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 12 comments | 2847 Views
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