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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads in the <I>Voice</I></B> and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 59 comments | 4680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 7918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista grads ready for life's challenges

There wasn't a dry eye in the Spartan Theatre last week when Alta Vista High School graduate Yoselin Mora-Gutierrez told...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads last week highlighting the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by EACH Misleads Again!, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:45 am | 15 comments | 3461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos grads defy characterization

Principal Wynne Satterwhite admitted defeat. She said she spent the last month trying to find a single narrative thread that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 4013 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Audit requires further review at VA Palo Alto's Livermore facility

On the heels of claims last week that the Palo Alto VA hospital maintains better-than-average wait times and care, an internal...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

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Judge throws out insanity plea in attempted murder

A jury on Wednesday found that the 53-year-old Los Altos woman who was convicted for attempted murder on June 3 was sane...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1935 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Army Vet, on Jun 12, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surprise pension costs for school districts

School districts got a surprise last month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan to pay for the state's pension shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by BIG SURPRISE, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County to roll out ID cards for veterans

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:16 am | 6 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to consider office and hotel proposals for "Moffett Gateway" site

Mountain View may have a housing shortage, but on Tuesday the City Council is going to begin considering several proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 3386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dr Adviceo, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 4016 Views

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Scholarship program awards 24 students

The MVLA Community Scholars awarded 24 students with scholarships this year, the highest number of students yet. All the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 10, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 261 Views

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As Bay Area heats up, another Spare the Air alert

As temperatures soar this week, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is calling a second consecutive Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 10, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 1725 Views

ELECTIONS

Open-space bond measure picks up 'yes' votes

With at least 19,000 ballots yet to be counted, the fate of Measure AA, the $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jun 9, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are you doing for families, Mountain View?

Boardwalk is closing (I know this is officially Los Altos). Where are families supposed to shop together, eat together, nowadays. We...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Isn't this the master plan, on Jun 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 41 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 7048 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday

High area temperatures have prompted a Spare the Air alert for Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by z, on Jun 8, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 4309 Views
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