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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minimally Qualifed Teachers at MVWSD Middle Schools

I encourage all parents to research the credentials of their children's teachers. Some results are shocking. One 8th grade...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 3, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2346 Views

ELECTIONS

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announces run for presidency

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said this morning she is running for president in 2016, according to her Twitter...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 5, 2015 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 2346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 2345 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sets the stage for major budget cuts

Mountain View residents and city employees responded en masse to the prospect of city budget cuts, packing the City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 5, 2010 at 8:36 am | 24 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by LauraR, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2345 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen teens from Palo Alto said stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the expectations of peers, family,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 2344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bigger class sizes, no teacher raises at MV Whisman

Last week, Mountain View elementary and middle school officials approved next year's budget, which aims to make do with dwindling...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tea Partyer, on Jun 26, 2010 at 7:38 am | 8 comments | 2344 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New service lets residents track crime online

Mountain View residents can now access a map of the crimes that occur in their neighborhood, thanks to a partnership between...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 28, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2343 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on Caltrain's fare increases

A public meeting on proposed increases to Caltrain ticket prices is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV career expert to be feted

Betsy Collard, a Mountain View community volunteer and high-tech career specialist, is being honored for her lifetime of...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs: Jewelry stolen, peeping Tom

Burglars reportedly got away with jewelry from a home on Sylan Avenue, while a resident of the Americana Apartments reported...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another big step for Stevens Creek Trail

Workers put the final touches on the Stevens Creek Trail extension to Sleeper Avenue late last week, opening the door for...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church neighbors appeal cell tower decision

The City Council will soon weigh in on a controversy involving a cell tower approved for the top of First Presbyterian Church,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by frumenty, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA imaging tech makes for better wildfire battles

Thanks to NASA Ames Research Center, the U.S. Forest service will have a new weapon to battle wildfires with this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tropicana Lodge being demolished

The vacant Tropicana Lodge hotel was being turned into debris this morning to make way for a 162-unit apartment complex to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on May 28, 2013 at 2:25 am | 11 comments | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart

"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2342 Views
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