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AROUND TOWN

'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back — and forward — in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County awarded $750K grant

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded Santa Clara County a $750,000 "Second Chance" grant to help reintegrate youth from...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost last night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:12 am | 11 comments | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hill's limousine legislation faces critical vote

The fate of a new state bill on limousine inspections after the tragic fire on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge will be decided on...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 31, 2013 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

The prettiest street in Mountain View?

I agree with "Pretty", a resident of the Sylvan Park neighborhood, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:01 am: Now that we've heard about...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Catherine, on Feb 20, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 1535 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Robbers' armed heist a bust

Two men unsuccessfully tried to rob a Mountain View grocery store late Thursday night before fleeing the scene less than...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on May 3, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten'

Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Headache, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new home for the Pearson house?

Retired VTA light rail driver Josephine Manoli says she has plenty of room in her backyard for the historic Pearson House,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 9, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Running for the prize

Mountain View nonprofit Brute Labs was recently awarded a grant of more than $10,000 to fund the Project RUN! physical education...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Dontae, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is College Opportunity Getting Out of Reach

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education recently revealed the results of a study: How Parents and...

Original post made by carlrbabb on Apr. 11, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Skaters say skate park overhaul is long overdue

As usual, the Rengstorff skate park was a busy place on Friday afternoon, with the sound of a dozen skateboards bouncing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1533 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 | 1533 Views

OTHER ISSUES

H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine — 14,000 doses — have arrived in Santa Clara County, health officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 11, 2009 at 3:55 am | 2 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks poet laureate applicants

Feeling literary? Santa Clara County is now accepting applications for the position of poet laureate, to be selected in March...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mitt, on Sep 6, 2012 at 6:13 am | 3 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 1532 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Calderon restaurant reborn as Yam Leaf

When owner and family matriarch Angelita "Lita" Lopez told El Calderon customers, early this year, about planned sale of...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 4, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Police arrest 167 on suspicion of DUI

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Papers Please, on Sep 8, 2010 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA Ames engineer busted in Craigslist child predator sting

Mercury-News report: http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_20847907/nasa-ames-engineer-arrested-florida-child-sex-sting "When...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 13, 2012
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OTHER ISSUES

Want to adopt a pet? 'Shelters First' offers deal through December

For those interested in a pet, the six animal shelters in the Silicon Valley are holding an adoption special this month....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1531 Views
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