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SPORTS

It may be time to drop high school football

I read online that the first-year varsity football coach at Los Altos High School was let go after an 0-10 season. Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Look past your nose, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 4000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos rejects flood basin

In an unexpected move, on Monday night Los Altos School board members rejected plans to construct a flood basin at Blach...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:07 pm | 22 comments | 4000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 3999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown cherry trees not very cheery

At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by LYNDA MEYER, on Jul 29, 2016 at 8:50 am | 24 comments | 3998 Views

ELECTIONS

Pear parcel blocks path plans

After seeing some drawings of a parkway running through his family's property, former Council member Matt Pear spoke up to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 3998 Views

RESTAURANTS

A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 3996 Views

ELECTIONS

Ramirez enters race for City Council

In his quest to embrace local government, Ramirez is now stepping up to the main event. This week, he announced his candidacy...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 3996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 3991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman: Chiang, Nelson, Lambert win race

To the surprise of some candidates, Christopher Chiang, Steven Nelson and Bill Lambert will replace three outgoing trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Informed, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:11 am | 16 comments | 3989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Architect leads the way in sustainable schools

In an effort to get away from dark, dreary classrooms and stuffy gymnasiums, the Los Altos School District modernized its...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Trish, on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:36 am | 5 comments | 3987 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The fight over new recruits

Should Army recruiters be left alone by antiwar protesters, who fervently believe the effort to sign up young men and women...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 29, 2008 at 1:31 am | 3 comments | 3987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 3986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis reaches milestone

The very first class of students to make its way from first through eighth grade at Bullis Charter School matriculated last...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 12 comments | 3986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 3986 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developer fined for tearing down heritage trees

Just months away from completion, a new El Camino Real apartment project has already created bad blood with its neighbors...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 26 comments | 3986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 3984 Views

AROUND TOWN

History walks, talks at Bubb

Clad in a Union general's uniform, complete with sword and sash, Gen. John White Geary told local elementary students last...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by M.H., on Apr 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 3984 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Renewed outrage over Americana roof work

Residents of the Americana apartment complex say they have been asked to spend the Fourth of July weekend moving out of their...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sanjit, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 80 comments | 3983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews film 'Silicon Valley' TV show in Palo Alto

A film crew was in downtown Palo Alto on March 12 to film an HBO television show pilot directed by Mike Judge. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by ORACLE, on Mar 13, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 3983 Views

ELECTIONS

Did Measure C Pass or not?

I cant seem to find out whether Measure C passed or not - did it? Margaret ...

Original post made by margaret poor on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Casey Weiss, on Jun 4, 2008 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 3982 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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