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AROUND TOWN

Judge can't rule in Bullis case

A judge has ruled that attorneys for Bullis Charter School must file another lawsuit if they wish to continue pursuing their...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Los Altan, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:40 am | 13 comments | 4536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honest Abe relates

Abraham Lincoln, played by Living History actor Ken Boswell, talked about his life to the entire second-grade class at Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Vicky H., on Feb 14, 2011 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 4535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No charges filed against Stanford student arrested for rape

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by BigD, on Oct 12, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 4535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial service Saturday for 2nd train victim

A "Celebration of Life" memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Spangler Mortuaries in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by GSB, on May 7, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 4534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why only registered users?

Regarding the discussion about the Huff teacher and teaching practices in general in Mountain View, why would you close this...

Original post made by why on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 4533 Views

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Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 4533 Views

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Palo Alto University professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 19, 2018 at 11:40 pm | 35 comments | 4533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 4532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

Like many other cities, Mountain View has had to play catch-up in crafting new rules for a wave of web-based companies that...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 4532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Mountain View 2011

They're more than one-hit wonders. These chart-toppers are the rock stars of Mountain View, chosen by their discerning fans...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by judy, on Jan 30, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 21 comments | 4532 Views

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Finance program for efficiency upgrades expands to Mountain View

The City Council recently voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program available to local residents....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beware, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 4532 Views

AROUND TOWN

City prepares trio of new taxes

Lacking the money for an ambitious list of transportation upgrades, Mountain View officials are hoping the city's new generation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by How are We Better Off?, on Dec 25, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 4532 Views

ELECTIONS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' group

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by AK, on Jun 14, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 4532 Views

ELECTIONS

Local attorney eyeing U.S. Senate race

Local attorney George "Duf" Sundheim is floating a trial balloon for a possible run for Barbara Boxer's United States Senate...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 4532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where everybody knows your name

Eating at Main Street Cafe & Books is like dropping in at a neighbor's house, more about the friendliness than the food....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cookie Lover, on May 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 4531 Views

OTHER ISSUES

They've got game at Girls Middle School

The girls at Girls Middle School had a super secret tool on hand during their recent week of outside-the-classroom learning:...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 15, 2009 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 4530 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges for driver in fatal California Street collision

Police say they can't determine who was at fault -- the driver or the pedestrian -- in the Sept. 15 that resulted in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 6 comments | 4530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield Mall developer could be bowing out

Toll Brothers, the high-flying nationally ranked home builder that was retained by Hewlett-Packard to develop a huge housing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Alma, on Dec 3, 2008 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 4529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fancy fungus among us

Most companies would avoid describing their products as ugly. But Far West Fungi has some fun with its sometimes alien-looking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 14, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 4529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 21 comments | 4528 Views
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