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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 7131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage World War II aircraft coming to Moffett Field

A collection of rare World War II aircraft are touching down Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield and they'll be available...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Elsa, on May 21, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 22 comments | 7122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga to run for El Camino district

It's still a month before candidates can pick up their nomination papers, but Margaret Abe-Koga is already booting up her...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Oct 9, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 26 comments | 7112 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 7107 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 7100 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gun Violence Reduction Forum Turns into Raucous Debate

This morning at 10 am, a forum on "Gun Violence Reduction" was held in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event was...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 41 comments | 7099 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 | 7085 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 7074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:17 am | 126 comments | 7067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on censuring Nelson

Though a majority of his colleagues on the Mountain View Whsiman School District board have publicly accused him of unprofessional...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 7053 Views

SPORTS

Chief works to revive PAL boxing league

Police Chief Scott Vermeer is hoping to revive a city tradition from the 1970s — a youth boxing program sponsored by...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Nov 27, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 7051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 25, 2013 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 7043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force dumps new school plan

Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 7040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 7032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by recycled, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 36 comments | 7024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you know any couples who met online?

This week's "Voices Around Town" question was: "Do you know any couples who met online?" The five answers are below. Click...

Original post made by Don Frances on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 7021 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 7011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bullis files another lawsuit against LASD

Bullis Charter School's legal team has filed another lawsuit against the Los Altos School District in an effort to get a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by HMMMMM, on Sep 26, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 77 comments | 7010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 6994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catch 22 at El Camino Hospital

<I>Editor's note: Four weeks ago, the </I></B>Voice<I> reported that a patient at El Camino Hospital had been released after...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by AJ, on Jan 9, 2009 at 9:08 am | 15 comments | 6988 Views
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