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AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: No gunman found after 2.5-hour search

After an "exhaustive search" police have stopped looking for a man with a rifle reportedly seen near the intersection of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 2498 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 | 2497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pursues aggressive cap on emissions

In what environmentalists called a historic move Tuesday, Mountain View became one of the first cities in the country to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Drew Seutter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney seeks clues in cold case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is asking the public for clues to the murder of a teen girl whose nude...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by hmm, on Apr 14, 2014 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

New homework policy aims to ease student stress

It took 18 months and plenty of feedback from parents, students and teachers, but the Mountain View-Los Altos High School...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by eric, on May 31, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 2497 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 | 2496 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Conflict-of-interest concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Browned & conflicted, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 2495 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo leads opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act

A pair of Capitol Hill proposals that target pirating of American content by foreign websites are drawing fierce opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The good news bears

A few weeks ago, happenstance led a pair of neighbors in Los Altos to discover the shared origins of two household knickknacks...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Echo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 2493 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 | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

City smoking ban may extend to outdoor dining

Smokers may soon find even fewer places to light up in Mountain View as a ban on smoking in outdoor dining areas is set to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 2491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation elation

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools celebrated the end of an era with Friday evening's graduation ceremonies. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 2490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Martha Kanter to speak Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the Foothill-De Anza chancellor nominated for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Charlie Larson, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Defeating the Model Minority Stereotype

My name is Alex Pelfrey, I am twenty years old, I have lived in California for those twenty years and I admit that I am an...

Original post made by Alex Pelfrey on Oct. 18, 2009
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