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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 20, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 2466 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A teacher's lament: I'm no Superman

I realize Davis Guggenheim's recent documentary film "Waiting for Superman" wasn't intended to bash teachers. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Someone who knows, on Nov 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2466 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 | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council irritated over housing trust request

The City Council was divided last week over whether to give $150,000 annually to the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 27, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 2465 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stasek remembered for her courage, compassion, and accomplishments

Flags flew at half-mast at city buildings Friday through Tuesday in memory of Rosemary Stasek, a former mayor and council...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cecil, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 2464 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect in Walmart shoe theft, assault is arrested

Mountain View police thanked the community for helping officers track down a suspect in an assault on a Walmart security...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 29, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Bruno's exploded gas line runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas transmission line that blew up in San Bruno, killing seven people, also runs through residential areas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by judielaine, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2463 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite 'range anxiety,' electric vehicle owners happy

Quiet enough to sneak past a librarian, a trio of electric cars parked in front of the library on Nov.12 for perhaps the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 2463 Views

SPORTS

This week's A&E highlights

This week, catch some Beatlemania in Redwood City, hear humorist Firoozeh Dumas read at Stanford, celebrate all things Irish...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by ben, on May 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-alarm fire destroys Gladys Ave. homes

A three-alarm fire Tuesday morning on the first block of Gladys Avenue destroyed two units of a fourplex and at least one...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mr Nice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 12 comments | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to pick three members of LASD board

On Tuesday, voters will pick which of four candidates will take three open seats on the Los Altos School District's board...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2461 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy renews vow to skin Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo said Tuesday that a serious plan for reusing Hangar One must be in place if Congress is likely to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jane B, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:19 am | 7 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council favors a passive approach to meadow

Ever since it became clear that the Stevens Creek Trail was going to extend south of El Camino Real last year, Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outgoing mayor leaves 'em laughing

Per Mountain View tradition, the first City Council meeting of the year is a largely ceremonial affair. For the most part,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cox, on Jan 11, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 2, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 8 comments | 2460 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: High-speed rail to launch in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 8 comments | 2459 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters Guide: Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door , on May 25, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the <I>Sacramento Bee</I></B>,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 2458 Views
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