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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeffery Baier named new LASD superintendent

Longtime Los Altos educator Jeffery Baier was named the new superintendent of the Los Altos School District at a Monday,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hatred of policemen made official in Oakland

I was present (as a guest) at US Citizenship Naturalization Oath Ceremenony in Oakland on March 17, held in Paramount Theatre...

Original post made by Naturalized Citizen on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Following' food

Vince Guasch, who runs The Louisiana Territory, a Mountain View-based food truck, says social networks, such as Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael MontaƱo, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 2565 Views

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Couple return home to burglary in progress

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2565 Views

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New CSMA head aims to broaden school's reach

If Vickie Scott Grove can accomplish anything in her new role as executive director of the Community School of Music and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by SB Lambert, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters Guide: June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on May 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 2565 Views

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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 | 2564 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: CSA serves up gifts, groceries

Each year around the holidays, the Community Services Agency gets flooded with toys, clothing and canned goods -- all donated...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Harper, on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 2562 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2562 Views

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Armed robbers take jewelry from shop

Two men robbed a Mountain View jewelry store at gunpoint in the morning, Feb. 28, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Spare the rod, spoil the child, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 20 comments | 2562 Views

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Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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City blames contractors for janitors' job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts last week, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Nov 22, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views

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Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildings

The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dave Cool, on May 3, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views

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Peninsula gets more than 5 inches of rain -- more to come

A storm system that has brought badly needed rain to parts of the Bay Area since Sunday is on its way out today, but another...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by @True, on Dec 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 11 comments | 2562 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 17, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 4 comments | 2561 Views

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'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 | 2561 Views

ELECTIONS

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views
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