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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional kindergarten eases youngest children into the classroom

A lot can happen in a year. Ann Hanneman knows this from both personal experience and the short time she has spent teaching...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Khash, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 17858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man stabbed in senior center parking lot

A local man was stabbed in the ribs and suffered "non-life-threatening" injuries Monday night in the parking lot of the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by sEaN, on Jun 29, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 6 comments | 2284 Views

ELECTIONS

Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 3705 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County approves flood basin at Rancho San Antonio

Santa Clara County supervisors sealed the deal Tuesday on a massive project designed to protect 2,720 Mountain View properties...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Crazy for craft beer

Never ask Ted Kim a simple question about beer. If you do, you're in for a discourse on the qualities of craft beer, its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 46 comments | 11730 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A victory march for marriage equality

On the evening of the Supreme Court ruling against California's gay marriage ban, over 100 people marched through downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local couple 'elated' by gay marriage rulings

Brian Fiorino and Duke Khuu say they are elated to know that their daughter will be born into a world where her parents have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 am | 17 comments | 3082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property values boost high school district budget

When it comes to the local high school district's budget, things seem to be getting back to normal, according to Joe White. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 2857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gay marriage backers celebrate court ruling

Backers of gay marriage celebrated today's U.S. Supreme Court rulings clearing the way for issuance of marriage licenses...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 15 comments | 2253 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Squirrels fight back

Just as it was being announced the city had trapped its first squirrel at Cuesta Park, one of the ill-reputed critters attacked...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by James Dioxn, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:02 am | 9 comments | 5443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is flood protection project 'political engineering?'

As the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors mulls over plans for a flood basin at Rancho San Antonio park, a local civil...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 3647 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Steven Nelson, on Jun 25, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 9 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS names two new assistant principals

Mountain View High School's new principal, Dave Grissom, will soon be joined by two new deputies, as the local high school...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 4581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man in bike theft

Mountain View police have arrested a man they say stole a bike from the 1200 block of Dale Avenue. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pic, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. Videoscope, located at 2290 W. El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by TimePassages, on Jun 25, 2013 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 10585 Views

RESTAURANTS

Doing Thai right

It's the lunch-hour rush at Buda Thai, a sleek respite in a small shopping center embedded near several of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 4167 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Vargas' journey 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas is preparing to make his directorial debut. The Mountain View High School alumnus, former ==I Voice==...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 16 comments | 3159 Views

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The animal control ordinance that nearly got away

It was the animal control ordinance that nearly got away -- and caused some finger-pointing over why thousands of cat and...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:33 am | 9 comments | 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf Nursery & Kindergarten Playdate

Bring your young child for some summer fun Catching rainbow bubbles in the sun Making boats for a "sand river" run Come...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jun. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV property taxes on the rise

Almost a quarter of Santa Clara County's property owners are set for a jump in their property tax bills, thanks to this year's...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 6082 Views
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