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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA shows strides in closing achievement gap

Test scores and grades are improving across the board for minority students, according to a report from the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Julie Stone Lopez, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students are riding bus

While ridership has been reduced by almost half over the past four years, fees for bus fares may be going up in the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ian, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robbery victim pulled over for talking while driving

A local man making a call after being mugged got the help he was looking for -- after being pulled over for talking on his...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by MJ, on Feb 20, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2496 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 | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owners seek shelter from 'CS' regulations

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by BULL DOZER, on Mar 14, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest alleged peeping tom on Shoreline

A resident of an apartment complex at 750 N. Shoreline Blvd. was arrested on Sunday for allegedly peeping into people's windows...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Seldon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 11 comments | 2495 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area health officials monitoring swine flu

Health officials across the Bay Area say they are actively monitoring the spread of swine flu in the U.S., though no cases...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Should PG&E put a hold on SmartMeters until more is known about the health impacts of the electromagnetic frequencies they...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by deanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Tuesday, meaning that burning wood...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Weather guy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nearly 1,000 lightning strikes recorded in Bay Area

Lightning struck 978 times in the Bay Area Thursday night during a dry storm that prompted a Red Flag Warning for fire danger,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Electric Blue, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2494 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don Wikey, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meeting focuses on San Antonio

The future of San Antonio shopping center was a popular subject last Thursday during a General Plan meeting held for residents...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by the Beard Papa kids, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:27 am | 5 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man challenges cop to a fight

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested after he allegedly drank in public, verbally abused a police officer and challenged...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Poor choice, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff Park revamp could cost $139 million

City Council members appeared to back away from plans for a major revamp of Rengstorff Park on Tuesday, expressing shock...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cali St. Swag, on Sep 24, 2011 at 6:14 am | 30 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to vote on $3 million land deal

A 1.2 acre park near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way could be in the works soon if the City...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 9, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 2492 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2492 Views
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