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ELECTIONS

Measure M passes

Many upper level administrators at El Camino Hospital may be dusting off their resumes this morning, while the health care...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:09 am | 26 comments | 9174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great gourds: decorative, and good to eat

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Cao, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 9167 Views

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Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by jumpingjack, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 9148 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by un_nat, on Feb 16, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 9123 Views

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Merlone Geier seeks OK for city's tallest building

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 63 comments | 9114 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan

On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 41 comments | 9097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 9086 Views

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Berlin Wall sections unveiled at library

A piece of Cold War history got a formal welcome to its new home in Mountain View on Thursday. A dedication ceremony for...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Attendee, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 9086 Views

BOOKS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 9084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 9072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 9043 Views

ELECTIONS

Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 9035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report: School leaders overpaid

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. 7, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 7, 2009 at 5:41 am | 115 comments | 8997 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 104 comments | 8970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eateries can't compete with Google's free food

Since he started his North Bayshore sandwich shop with his brother 21 years ago, Victor Jadallah saw the neighborhood double...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 38 comments | 8889 Views

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Google drops security contractor for in-house team

After union protests of its labor policies, the company that employs security guards around Google headquarters, Security...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 15 comments | 8884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 8861 Views

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Delays could seal fate of Milk Pail

The July 1 City Council meeting, where Merlone Geier hopes to get City Council approval for its big San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Lillian B, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 8858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by 2012 Voter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 8850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Spare-the-air alert issued

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 8849 Views
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