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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 3340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 3340 Views

ELECTIONS

Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Stew Pidassil, on Jul 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 3340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos woman named Rhodes Scholar

A Los Altos woman was selected as one of 32 students this year to study at Oxford University starting in October as part...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 3339 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Battling extreme baby blues

El Camino Hospital recently became one of only two health care organizations in the country to offer inpatient treatment...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Batacan, on Aug 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 3337 Views

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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 | 3337 Views

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Cities press VTA to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View and seven other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to the Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by @Intelligent Realist, on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 3337 Views

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Council wants more info on 'crisis' budget

Council members had a visceral reaction to an array of non-specific budget cuts proposed by the city manager Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments | 3336 Views

ELECTIONS

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3335 Views

AROUND TOWN

2012: The year in review

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher brings Bubb community together

For more than a decade, Bubb Elementary School teacher David Franklin has fostered a teaching style that knows no bounds. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by public policy, on Aug 29, 2017 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 3333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto man reported missing

A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Christine, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 3333 Views

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'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
There are no comments yet. 3333 Views

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Mountain View man arrested on attempted murder charges

Police arrested a 26-year-old Mountain View man early Monday morning on a slew of charges including attempted murder after...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 3333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two arrested during checks on sex offenders

Police say two men were arrested last week after a routine check on registered sex offenders run by a federal task force...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Sep 29, 2009 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 3332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mob attacks two men with bats, chains

A group of at least 15, wielding bats, chains and metal rods, attacked two men Sunday afternoon as they were walking in the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Seasoned, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 3332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 3332 Views

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Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 3332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local student honored on Capitol Hill

Los Altos High School senior Jose Antonio Villanueva was honored at the 12th Annual National Youth Awards Ceremony by the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by mvmom, on Mar 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 3331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google relents on bid for more offices in North Bayshore

Google officials are now backpedaling on their demands to the council last week for more office space as a condition for...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 22 comments | 3331 Views
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