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Will the kids be all right?

Every morning, Meysi wakes up before 6:30 a.m. in the homeless shelter in San Jose. She makes the traffic-filled trek north,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 3575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cost issues, on Jan 18, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 1678 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pet doors: the ins and outs

At her owner's request for a demonstration, the energetic pup bounded through the little built-in rectangle escape. She circled...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kitty, on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 740 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by LoveYourDNA, on Jan 16, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 3736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier

A crowd gathered at the downtown transit center last Friday to celebrate the launch of two new shuttles services that will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 3150 Views

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Bay Area gas prices down 40 cents since December

The average price for a gallon of gasoline in California has dropped to $2.58, down by 39 cents since a month ago, according...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 15, 2015 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 1203 Views

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Police arrest man suspected of molesting 6-year-old

Police arrested a Mountain View man last week for allegedly molesting a 6-year-old child and possessing child pornography. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by It Figures, on Jan 14, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 2338 Views

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Decision looms for freshman altheletes seeking to skip P.E. class

Is a school sport a suitable alternative to physical education class? Teachers, principals and staff at Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Pro PE, on Jan 14, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 3029 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Immigrant House awaits community discussion

This spring residents will be asked to weigh in on the design of a new park on a 1.2-acre parcel at 771 North Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kathy Hall, on Jan 14, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 4 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After parent outcry, board shifts stance on Castro school split

Castro Elementary School families spoke out last week against the school district's proposal to turn Castro into two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by David, on Jan 14, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 15 comments | 3984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Join Us for Waldorf Presents: A Renaissance in Education

A dynamic blend of musical and dramatic performances with artistic and academic displays, this multi-faceted event will showcase...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan. 14, 2015
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Fate of Immigrant House awaits community discussion

This spring residents will be asked to weigh in on the design of a new park on a 1.2-acre parcel at 771 North Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Wendyleela, on Jan 13, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment | 571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: City will regret light rail station decision

Looking back on the year 2014 we have seen many challenges in the areas of traffic and transportation. One of the most unfortunate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2015
Last comment by Blue Beard, on Jan 13, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial turf called into question

A local state senator is pushing to ban artificial turf fields that contain rubber from used tires amid concerns that the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bull, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 2851 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle hits the road

There are still a few bugs to work out, but the few who rode the city's new free community shuttle on its maiden trip Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:48 am | 2 comments | 655 Views

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11th consecutive Spare the Air alert for Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the 11th consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fact, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 1800 Views

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Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 4596 Views

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Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 12, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 19 comments | 3263 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eighth straight Spare the Air alert for Friday

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, which is nearing last year's record of 11...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nothing wrong with the air quality, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1655 Views
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