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MOVIES

Review: 'The Spectacular Now'

A mature film tenderly performed by its young leads and skillfully adapted from Tim Tharp's YA novel. -P.C. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
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OTHER ISSUES

Legal action forces toxic clean up in Permanente Creek

After being sued by the Sierra Club for dumping toxics from its mining operations into the upper reaches of Permanante Creek,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by rain, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield Mall developer could be bowing out

Toll Brothers, the high-flying nationally ranked home builder that was retained by Hewlett-Packard to develop a huge housing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Alma, on Dec 3, 2008 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 2559 Views

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Arrest made in South Bay bank robbery spree

Police arrested a man at the Pacific Inn on Wednesday who they say robbed five South Bay banks in recent weeks, three of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jconnor, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 2559 Views

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Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 2556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State releases this year's STAR results

The California Department of Education released results for the 2009 California Standards Test (STAR) on Monday, showing...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools again face drastic cuts

With the mid-year state budget threatening to take more than $1 million from both local school districts, high school trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jim Thurber, on Nov 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's youth are his beat

As local community leaders honored Marco Garcia for his work with Mountain View youth, he thanked many of them for never...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 31, 2011 at 1:12 am | 4 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's finances looking healthier

A series of policy changes at El Camino Hospital -- for patient care, staffing and executive salaries and benefits -- are...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by LAF, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2554 Views

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San Antonio lanes closed for tree removal

Sections of busy San Antonio Road north of Central Expressway will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 12 as numerous large...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2553 Views

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Off the hook: Police halt automatic towing for unlicensed drivers

As it reviews case law on the matter, the Mountain View Police Department has implemented a moratorium on the automatic towing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff, Monta Loma named distinguished schools

Two Mountain View elementary schools received the 2014 California Distinguished School Award this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Laura Blakely, on May 27, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views

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Hangar One report called 'half victory'

After two years of threatening to demolish Hangar One rather than restore the historic structure, the Navy announced last...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Aug 14, 2008 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure M may be dead

Measure M, the voter-approved local initiative that would limit executive pay at El Camino Hospital, looks as if it will...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2552 Views

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Hospital district improving transparency, agency says

A better website, a distinguishing name change and modifications to the way the organization keeps track of taxpayer money...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 2552 Views

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Fireworks show returns to Shoreline

All over the Peninsula, cities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and other events though the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:05 am | 11 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district kicks off the school year

There've been some big changes over the summer for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District -- some more visible...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Teacher, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 4 comments | 2550 Views

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City schedules meeting on high speed rail

In the city's most ambitious effort to date to educate the public about high speed rail, an informational meeting will be...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 20 comments | 2549 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Memorial named for fallen Marine

Although he is sure his son, who was very humble, wouldn't have wanted the fanfare, Pete Manoukian said he and his family...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Milano Family..Stephanie's, on Aug 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 2549 Views
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