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Toxic vapors found in Google offices

After a carcinogen was found to be seeping up from contaminated soil into buildings, Google is working to protect employees...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Terri, on Mar 6, 2013 at 4:36 am | 12 comments | 6388 Views

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Try this on for size

Tiffany Gush, owner of Empire Vintage Clothing in Mountain View, sat quietly on her new shop's floor wearing a bright shawl...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 6388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 6375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School: District locked us out

A group of Bullis Charter School parents, upset over what they are calling a Los Altos School District-imposed "lockout"...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 78 comments | 6363 Views

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Big blowout on small budget

Karen Eichstadt-Coy's family of three often found themselves squeezed into one bathroom in their 1,100-square-foot house....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 6363 Views

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How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 6349 Views

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Tough decisions ahead for MV Whisman

Local elementary and middle schools are considering cutting programs and raising class sizes in response to state budget...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 46 comments | 6346 Views

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Lego scammer sentence: 30 days in prison, at-home custody

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Thursday to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 6336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 6335 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Five running for hospital district board

Three challengers -- Dennis Chiu, Bill James and Julia Miller -- are competing with incumbent El Camino Hospital District...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 6325 Views

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Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dr Adviceo, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 6305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 6282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 6277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tribulations over Bullis begin anew

Members of the Los Altos School District said last Wednesday they were considering suing the county over newly approved enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by A BCS Parent..., on Oct 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 97 comments | 6270 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why doesn't Google start a hovercraft service rather than the ferry to Redwood City

I was speaking with some engineers over the weekend who were talking about how much faster and cheaper a hovercraft service...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 6270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV power outage affects thousands

Thousands of PG&E customers in Mountain View are without power this morning, a PG&E spokesman said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by SanJay, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 6267 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 6251 Views

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Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 6243 Views

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Cold snap breaks MV record

In Mountain View, temperatures dipped to 32 degrees Thursday morning, breaking a 15-year record, according to the National...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 6236 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 109 comments | 6235 Views
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