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2.9 magnitude earthquake shakes Cupertino

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 shook a section of Cupertino early this morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by , on Nov 8, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 3449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidence in change marks Class of 2009

In separate ceremonies at Los Altos and Mountain View high schools last Friday, seniors wrapped up four exciting and history-laden...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Old Grad, on Jun 8, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 3448 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local Air Guard wing deploys for Afghanistan

Troops may soon be withdrawing from Afghanistan but on Thursday 200 local air guardsmen were headed to the war-torn country...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 3448 Views

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Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 13, 2009 at 10:16 am | 5 comments | 3447 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump local liars, on Jun 8, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 3447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Whisman housing discussed

A plan for up to 800 homes along Ferguson Drive came into clearer focus during a Tuesday night study session where the council...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 16, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 3446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A huge lift for local schools

In the end, it almost seemed too easy. After a few months of mostly cordial but sometimes heated remarks about why the city...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm | 5 comments | 3445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Children's Health to launch new 'critical' youth mental health services

Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’'s Hospital will be addressing in 2017 what they describe as "immediate...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Dec 21, 2016 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 3445 Views

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City set to design new veterans memorial

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the City Council has decided that the two plaques in Mountain View dedicated to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 28, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 16 comments | 3445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locals play waiting game for H1N1 vaccine

Since last spring there have been more than 150 hospitalizations in Santa Clara County alone due to the H1N1 virus. The county...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 3444 Views

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VTA opens new transit innovation center

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has opened an innovation center to develop, test and show off transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Susanne, on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 4 comments | 3444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD battle 'escalating'

The ongoing battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District appears to be escalating — with the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by DavidR, on May 9, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 77 comments | 3443 Views

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China Cafe robbed at gunpoint

An employee of the China Cafe restaurant located near the Safeway on Miramonte Avenue was robbed at gunpoint as she prepared...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Baffled, on May 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 29 comments | 3442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactionary Fringe, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 3441 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mandatory water restrictions on the way

Santa Clara County residents will face mandatory water rationing this spring, although it is not yet clear exactly when,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by h brunner, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 3440 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga lands seats on VTA board, LAFCO

Council member Margaret Abe-Koga may have stepped down from her mayoral duties, but she is moving up in the world of local...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 3440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA Comes to Middle School

A dozen Orchard Middle School students gather during lunch and after school extending their day to pursue a special...

Original post made by carlrbabb on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 3438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA district seeks fairer grades

Not all A's are created equal. The differences in how teachers grade their students are being scrutinized by a commission...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 3437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No windfall for local schools in state budget

Though Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for big increases in education spending, Mountain View schools aren't likely to benefit...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by LASD Too, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 3436 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 3436 Views
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