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SCHOOLS & KIDS

When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocates: Pedestrian plan up for vote lacks detail

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2871 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fois Gras Users Defy Ban

Two responses here... 1) Ducks and geese force fed to produce overly large livers ( for fois gras ) do not suffer; they...

Original post made by Lawrence Wallace on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Quacker, on Aug 3, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 2871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Koala Bear, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 2870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council moves ahead with new housing fees

The City Council acted quickly on Tuesday so as not to miss out on as much as $24 million in funds from apartment projects...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 2870 Views

AROUND TOWN

City moves ahead with Rengstorff center upgrades

A $17 million face-lift for the community center at Rengstorff Park is moving full-steam ahead, but the project seems to...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 2869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in decades-old murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be levied against the killer of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 2869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in bike theft

A 24-year-old Santa Clara man was arrested last week after he allegedly stole two bikes from a Mountain View apartment complex,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 2869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MV Whisman to discuss enrollment

Trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District will hear an update on student enrollment during their regular meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by ben, on Sep 4, 2009 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy exposes himself, accosts jogger on Stevens Creek Trail

A 13-year-old Sunnyvale boy was arrested after he allegedly exposed himself multiple times to a jogger on Stevens Creek trail,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by dummydude, on Aug 6, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 11 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities press VTA to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View and seven other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to the Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by @Intelligent Realist, on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College waitlists overflowing

Educational funding cuts from the state and the continued economic crisis have local community colleges feeling the crunch. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

High speed train station idea loses steam

A majority of the City Council opposed having a high speed rail station in Mountain View in a study session Monday night....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:44 am | 24 comments | 2867 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 | 2867 Views

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Local student arrested in Woodside arson incidents

A St. Francis student was among seven teens rounded up following arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School. The incidents,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:50 pm | 10 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought rules still in effect

It's been a rainy start to 2016 for Bay Area residents, but local and state water officials are urging residents to continue...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Brought back on a penalty, on Jan 14, 2016 at 10:28 am | 7 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seekers of alien life converge for MV group's SETI convention

A first-of-its kind convention this weekend is hosted by Mountain View's SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence),...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for tampering with vehicle

A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after he allegedly attempted to jimmy open a vehicle at 1250 Grant Road. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2866 Views
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