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Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Apr 9, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 8 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assessor: Biggest property assessment drop since the Great Depression

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by perspect, on Jul 29, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 8 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teaching system a hit

Since the Explicit Direct Instruction program was introduced at the beginning of this school year, Craig Goldman, superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jane Doe, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:53 am | 12 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham teacher honored

A Graham Middle School teacher received a $500 grant to broadcast daily news updates to the whole student body and implement...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by LeS, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local soccer coach for at-risk youth arrested on charges of molestation

Mountain View police arrested a local community leader and coach -- one who helped run a police soccer camp for at-risk boys...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 14 comments | 2322 Views

ELECTIONS

A look at the ballot measures in the May 19 special election

Following is an overview of the six measures on the ballot in the May 19 special election. Information is provided by the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by James, on Apr 25, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will City Council give Mora Drive businesses more time to move?

In a quiet corner of Silicon Valley you can find an original Heidelberg press, a marvel from the heyday of mechanical engineering,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 3, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 2322 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy moves on plan to strip Hangar One

Though no local elected official or community leader supports it, the Navy announced on Wednesday that it is no longer delaying...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Oct 1, 2009 at 8:42 am | 17 comments | 2321 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino sheds light on Los Gatos deal

It will cost El Camino Hospital about $32 million to operate Community Hospital of Los Gatos for 18 months, in addition to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:15 am | 10 comments | 2320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain faces big service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Apr 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 42 comments | 2320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting reveals challenges for High Speed Rail

Experts at a meeting held last week by the California High Speed Rail Authority revealed several design requirements which...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gayle, on Oct 17, 2009 at 10:40 am | 25 comments | 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One may house new airship

NASA Ames deputy director Lew Braxton told a crowd last Thursday that the agency was hard at work on a plan to restore Hangar...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Estes, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local resource fair aims to help special needs kids

As the mother of an autistic child, Christine Case-Lo knows how hard it can be for parents of children with special needs...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Christine Case-Lo, on Jan 30, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

During Orthodontic treatment…is Fluoride Friend or Foe?

Poor Brushing during Orthodontic treatmentThere are many ways you protect your teeth during your treatment with Dr. Oles...

Original post made by OlesDrobocky on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jacqueline H. Hansen, on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2317 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advicio, on Sep 27, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 2317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens picket district over preschool eviction

Nearly a hundred protestors converged on the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District on Thursday, waving signs and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by hm, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the span of about...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Encyclopedia Brown, on May 9, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google laying off employees kept hush-hush

http://www.webguild.org/2009/01/google-layoffs-6000-gone.php Today, in documents obtain by the Associated Press, Google...

Original post made by GSB on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by just google it, on Jan 8, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nursery school's legacy spans generations

Over decades, more than 1,000 families have benefited from the early childhood program at Mountain View Parent Nursery School....

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jean Sabolevsky, on May 13, 2009 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 2315 Views
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