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AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, which operates a clinic in Mountain View, it took...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kooky, on Nov 27, 2010 at 9:54 am | 19 comments | 2268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford neuroscientist shares Nobel in medicine

Stanford University neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today with James Rothman...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer children riding bus to school

Mountain View Whisman School District's bus drivers have been transporting fewer and fewer students to school. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-ins that people remember, such as Spiveys, which had the Cadillac burger, and Johnny...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rat Burgers, on May 2, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks, Clark are top spenders in council race

Developers, unions and advocacy groups are making their presence felt in the latest round of campaign contributions in the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 2264 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 2263 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA asks Navy for help with Hangar One

NASA Ames has backed away from a plan to re-skin Hangar One, instead asking the Navy to do it in exchange for the space agency...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 2261 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Toxics put pregnant Googlers at risk, expert says

The elevated levels of toxic TCE vapors recently found in Google offices on Whisman Road and elsewhere should be a concern...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters: Google lacks transparency, discriminates in hiring

Representatives from several minority-rights groups gathered at the Google campus on Feb. 10 to protest what they say is...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by total nonsense, on Feb 14, 2011 at 9:18 am | 15 comments | 2260 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidate's advertorial snafu

A candidate running for the local elementary and middle school district's board of trustees said he thought he was being...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 2260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District Attorney Rosen's pay move may be illegal

A move by Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen to counteract a cut in differential pay by giving administrative...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 13, 2013 at 9:31 am | 17 comments | 2260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA explores green bond

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District may sponsor a bond measure next year to raise money to make its campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2259 Views

ELECTIONS

Low turnout expected for special election

Tuesday is an election day in California, and voters will be presented with six measures aimed at balancing the budget. But...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 18, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2259 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Abe-Koga campaign gets $8,000-boost from labor

The final campaign finance disclosure reports are in, and local unions have independently spent $8,000 on mailers in support...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV resident tapped for state's redistricting board

Local education official Elaine Kuo is one of the first eight people chosen to serve on the newly created California Citizens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:26 am | 5 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petitioners rally to save Hangar One

Signing their names and writing notes on a petition, hundreds of people around the country are making it clear that Hangar...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 5, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 2256 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 | 2256 Views

ELECTIONS

Drought matters to water district incumbent

Brian Schmidt is aiming for a second term on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board. Emphasizing the importance of water...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Aug 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 2256 Views
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