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Former Stanford Hospital worker arrested for sexual battery

A former hospital technician at Stanford Hospital and Clinics has been arrested for sexually battering a patient, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 2671 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 | 2670 Views

ELECTIONS

Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 2666 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New city property a 'food forest' in the making?

It may be hard to imagine walking into a park in the heart of Silicon Valley and being able to eat freely from an abundance...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Denise , on Jul 9, 2013 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 2666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council supports $13.6 million deal for schools

The City Council pleased the parents who packed the council chambers on Tuesday by supporting a proposal that will give $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Feb 13, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 2665 Views

SPORTS

Council may outsource golf course on Tuesday

In what is sure to be an emotional meeting on Tuesday, the City Council is set to vote on outsourcing the operation of the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Another Steve, on Sep 30, 2011 at 10:25 am | 17 comments | 2664 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn to hold job preparation clinic for homeless

LinkedIn is hosting around 75 homeless clients of InnVision Shelter Network in a job preparation clinic at its Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 19, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 2664 Views

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Who turned fire station flag upside down — and why?

An unknown person or people "vandalized" the U.S. flag Thursday by turning it upside down on the flagpole at the Cuesta fire...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by wundacat, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:51 am | 12 comments | 2663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fake Parking Tickets

I recently came back to my car from a store and found a fake parking ticket. My car was parked legally in a parking spot,...

Original post made by Anonymous on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Nov 15, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks input on pot club rules

A "very challenging" set of regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View needs some direction from the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Factoid, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:14 am | 28 comments | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 2662 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Debt'

The common moviegoing assumption that "art films" are medicinal and mainstream genre films are candy doesn't always hold...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2660 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 | 2660 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police to forgo pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Library Employee, on May 31, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 24 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAL gets in the ring

Every day after the final school bell rings, 18 middle and high school students line up in the gym at Crittenden Middle School,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Not good, on Dec 24, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 2658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Domestic violence is up, funding for help is not

Those who work with North County's battered women didn't get a break during the holidays -- it was their busiest time of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 2658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huzzahs for Higgins

After 230 board meetings during her six years as a trustee of the elementary school district, Gloria Higgins has decided...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 2657 Views

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Hacker Dojo to hold "underwear run" fundraiser on St. Patrick's Day

In what has got to be a first for Mountain View, an "underwear run" has been planned for Saint Patrick's Day to raise money...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by George , on Mar 18, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 9 comments | 2657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 2655 Views
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