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OTHER ISSUES

Cloudy water not a concern

Water customers in the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula, and in San Francisco may see some temporary cloudiness in their...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 2742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local AVID students sweep writing contest

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools brought home three regional awards last week from a writing conference...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Monica Haupt, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 2741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by neighbor, 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 2741 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 2740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school students do well on API tests

Students in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District made notable gains in this year's Academic Performance Index,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Sep 26, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 2737 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2737 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman turns herself in for trying to steal liquor

A 19-year-old Mountain View woman was arrested and charged with robbery after she turned herself in yesterday for attempting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 8 comments | 2736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health officials issue warning over raw milk

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:59 am | 15 comments | 2736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis demands not fair to district students

Your Aug. 24 editorial, "School dispute will cost Los Altos district," mischaracterizes the mission of the Huttlinger Alliance...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by LASD Taxpayer, on Sep 10, 2012 at 7:09 pm | 12 comments | 2735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 2735 Views

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Mountain View man gets year in jail for beating ex-girlfriend

A Stanford University doctoral student was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for beating an ex-girlfriend so severely she...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jailbird, on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President taps Martha Kanter for D.C. role

President Barack Obama has named Martha Kanter, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, as undersecretary...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former city manager supports village concept for North Bayshore

As city manager in the early 1980s, Bruce Liedstrand helped lead efforts to transform the city's downtown and create a vision...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ravindra Srinivas Rao, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for tampering with vehicle

A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after he allegedly attempted to jimmy open a vehicle at 1250 Grant Road. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 2733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great ride

Janice King, a school bus dispatcher and driver for the Mountain View Whisman School District has been driving buses since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by STL Terry, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 2733 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Conviction reinstated in 1976 murder case

The California Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the first-degree murder conviction of a Sunnyvale man in the strangling...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by whiskey, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2733 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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