Info Mountain View 2011-2012
The Mountain View Voice's Info Mountain View 2011-2012 special publication.
A local resource guide published by the Mountain View Voice 2011-12 arts & entertainment | outdoors & recreation | kids | education community | public officials | www.mountainviewonline.com ELLEN BARTON 650.917.7989 firstname.lastname@example.org HANNELORE BLANCHARD 650.917.4209 email@example.com DAVE BLOCKHUS 650.917.4250 firstname.lastname@example.org ROBERT BRANDEN 650.917.4210 email@example.com STUART BOWEN & JO BUCHANAN 650.949.8506 Stuart.Bowen@cbnorcal.com 650.947.2219 firstname.lastname@example.org JAMIE & PHYLLIS CARMICHAEL 650.917.7992 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org BARBARA CHANG 650.947.2286 www.BarbaraChang.com KIM COPHER 650.917.7995 email@example.com TERRI COUTURE 650.917.5811 firstname.lastname@example.org CAROLE FELDSTEIN 650.917.4267 email@example.com JOANNE FRASER 650.917-5806 joanne@BayAreaRE.com YVONNE GAU 650.949.8513 firstname.lastname@example.org CHARLENE GEERS 650.917.7990 email@example.com VICKI GEERS 650.917.7983 Vicki@VickiGeers.com MARGOT GOODMAN 650.917.4218 firstname.lastname@example.org GARY HERBERT 650.917.4222 email@example.com ALAN HUWE 650.917.4392 firstname.lastname@example.org MELANIE JOHNSON 650.575.5031 email@example.com TINA KYRIAKIS 650.947.2260 firstname.lastname@example.org AILEEN LA BOUFF 650.917.4259 Aileen@Aileen4Homes.com EPPIE LAM 650.245.7883 email@example.com PEGGY LEE 650.917.4233 firstname.lastname@example.org DAVE LUEDTKE 650.917.7960 email@example.com KIRK MAHNCKE 650.917.7988 firstname.lastname@example.org TERRIE MASUDA 650.917.7969 email@example.com RIC PARKER 650.917.4281 firstname.lastname@example.org SHELLY POTVIN 650.917.7994 email@example.com KAREN QUAID 650.947.2258 firstname.lastname@example.org FRANCIS ROLLAND 650.947.2259 email@example.com NARGIS SADRUDDIN 650.917.7971 firstname.lastname@example.org MARLI SZPALLER 650.917.4253 email@example.com ELIZABETH THOMPSON DORA THORDARSON 650.949.8508 elizabeth.thompson@ cbnorcal.com 650.917.8270 firstname.lastname@example.org BEA WALLER 650.917.4343 email@example.com ANNE WARD 650.917.7727 firstname.lastname@example.org DIANNE VERNON 650.917.4292 dianne.vernon@ sbcglobal.net DANA WILLSON 650.917.4256 www.DanaWillson.com YOUR LOC AL EXPERTS AT C ALIFORNIAMOVES.COM �2011 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. 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(Answers: #1 -- Jacob Shumway in 1852; #2 -- 1902; #3 -- 1999) This year's INFO is chockfull of handy tidbits, from historical trivia to modern demographics, from lists of where to take the kids on outings to where to have a senior lunch. Mountain View's breadth of organizations, schools, recreational opportunities and arts groups are well represented here. There's much to enjoy and much to learn about this vibrant Silicon Valley community. Of course, space in print is always limited. To access even more information, visit www.mv-voice.com (click on "Community Resources"). Extensive information online is also available about surrounding communities, including Stanford, Palo Alto and Menlo Park. outdoors & recreation | 14 Michelle Le Our cover photo this year -- kids sailing at Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center -- was shot by Photo Intern Nick Gonzales. If you've got content suggestions for next year, please email email@example.com. We appreciate your feedback. kids | 29 Carol Blitzer Editor, INFO Mountain View Inside info By the Numbers ............................... 6 Arts & Entertainment .................... 8 City Map ...........................................13 Outdoors & Recreation ...............14 Education .........................................20 Kids .....................................................29 Community .....................................33 Quick Reference ............................36 Public Officials................................37 Index ..................................................38 Michelle Le community | 33 www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 5 FAC TS AND STATISTICS ON MOUNTAIN VIEW Black: 2.2% Hispanic: 21.7% Asian/Pacific Islander: 26.5% Other: 9.8% Racial/ethnic breakdown (1990): White: 64.5% Black: 4.7% Hispanic: 16% Asian/Pacific Islander: 14.1 Other: .5% (Sources: U.S. Census, Community Services at City of Mountain View, Mountain View Housing Element Update 2009) Average monthly (asking) rent (2011): $1,636 (one bedroom, one bath)** Median monthly rent (2000): $1,679 (one bedroom, one bath)** (Source: Census 2000; *Silicon Valley Association of REALTORSTM from MLSListings Inc.; **RealFacts Business Commercial and industrial space (2000): 30 million sq. ft. Total Assessed Valuation (Jan. 1, 2011): $16.28 billion* (Source: Santa Clara County Assessor's Office) Education and income Median household income (2007): $82,904 Male FT year-round workers: $76,866 Female FT year-round workers: $60,954 Adults with bachelor's degree or higher (2007): 27.9% (Sources: U.S. Census, ABAG) Climate Hottest day in city history: June 14, 2000 (106 degrees) Coldest day in city history: Jan. 5, 1949 (21 degrees) (Source: Western Regional Climate Center, Reno, NV -- Moffett Field) Michelle Le Miscellaneous Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes Number of Mtn. View residents who walk to work: 885 Number of Mtn. View residents who work at home: 1,683 Number of Mtn. View residences who use public transportation (including taxicabs): 2,231 Language spoken at home (5 years and older): English only: 56.2% Language other than English: 43.8% Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey; Association of Bay Area Governments; Silicon Valley Association of Realtors (from RE InfoLink); City of Mountain View; Office of the County Assessor, Santa Clara County; RealFacts; California Department of Finance) The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts opened in 1991. Housing Total Households (2010): 31,957 Total Households (1990): 31,487 Average household size (2010): 2.31 Average household size (1990): 2.23 Single-family housing (2000): 12,848 Median home price (2011, through June)*: $982,500 (single family) Median home price (2010, through June)*: $907,000 (single family) Median home price (1990): $342,700 (single family) Median condo price (2011, through June): $495,000 Median condo price (2010, through June): $557,500 Average monthly (asking) rent (2011): $2,279 (two bedroom, two bath)** City facts Year incorporated: 1902 Square miles: 12 2011-12 city General Operating Fund budget: $93.5 million City employees: 609.25 Sworn police safety officers: 95 Fire stations: 5 Fire Department employees: 88.5 Libraries: 1 Miles of city-maintained streets: 139.9 Acres of city parks: 188 Acres of city-owned open space: 775 (includes Shoreline) City-maintained trees: 28,500 (street, park and median) Sister cities: Hasselt, Belgium; Iwata, Japan People Median age (2010): 35.9 Median age (1990): 32.8 Seniors - 65 and older (2010): 10.6% Seniors - 65 and older (1990): 9.8% Racial/ethnic breakdown (2010): White: 56% Vital signs Population (2010): 74,066 Population (1990): 67,460 Parks: 33, plus one Regional Park Historic firsts Mariano Castro, the Father of Mtn. View, establishes Rancho Pastoria de los Borregas: 1851 Mountain View named by pioneer Jacob Shumway and others at Carr's General Store: 1852 First Post Office: Jan. 18, 1854 First School: 1854 Weilheimer General Store established: 1874 Maria Trinidad Peralta de Castro donates land for first cemetery: March 19, 1861 Henry Rengstorff arrives in Mtn. View: 1864 6 First railroad station: 1864 Chinese community establishes in Mtn. View: circa 1882 Mountain View incorporated as a city: 1902 First Free Library established by the Women's Club: 1904 Pacific Press opens establishing Seventh Day Adventist community: 1904 First town hall and jail: 1909 First high school open in downtown Mtn. View: 1924 First Mtn. View movie theater: 1926 Moffett Field Naval Air Station established: 1933 NASA lab established: 1939 Slater School opens: 1956 William Shockley co-invents transistor: 1947 William Shockley wins Nobel Prize in physics: 1956 The birth of Silicon Valley: 1956 First plans for Shoreline Park drawn up: 1958 Robert Noyce and Jack Kilby coinvent integrated circuit: 1959 Fairchild Semiconductor becomes Silicon Valley's first start-up: 1959 Frank Drake founds Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute: 1984 Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts opens: 1991 Naval Air Station closed: 1992 Light rail line opened: 1999 Google moved to Mountain View: 1999 New library opened: 1999 Mountain View celebrates Centennial: 2002 Computer History Museum opens in Mtn.View: 2003 Google starts city-wide Wi-Fi: 2006 New Senior Center inaugurated: 2006 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com C EN T E R S O F E XC E L L E N C E Stanford Cancer Institute Heart Center Neurosciences Orthopaedics Surgical Services Transplantation THE RIGHT CARE When it matters the most. Providing the right care, at the right time, in the right setting, by the right team is at the heart of our commitment to every patient at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for advanced patient care--providing specialized treatment in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopaedics, surgical services, and transplant therapy. Comprehensive care that's focused on your individual needs. To find a physician, visit: stanfordhospital.org GALLERIES, MUSIC, THEATER AND MORE bookstore. Includes CDs, DVDs, yoga and meditation supplies, crystals, jewelry, apparel and more. Author events, workshops and psychic readers daiily. Hours: Mon-Thu 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-8 p.m. style (Vaganova) age 3 through pre-professional with semi-annual performance opportunities. Annual family ballet performances December at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Linden Tree of Los Altos 170 State St., Los Altos. Extensive selection of quality children's literature as well as books for adults and teachers, recordings and puppets. Hours: Mon-Fri 10-6 p.m.; Sat 9:30-5:30 p.m. DanceVisions Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Room L-3, Palo Alto. A nonprofit community dance project offering ongoing classes for adults and children, with occasional performances. Concert series Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center 230 San Antonio Circle, Mtn. View. Free performances in Tateuchi Hall include Stanford Lively Arts Informances and Faculty & Student Concerts. Free artist talks and exhibition openings in Mohr Gallery. Michelle Le The Lively Foundation Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mtn. View. Dance and music theater performances, and classes: Dance, exercise, yoga, creative movement; art and photography for adults and children at the Lively School, Mountain View Masonic Lodge. Jason Cirimele, left, and Tara Priya perform songs from their latest album at Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View. Master Community Calendar You can get timely information on arts and entertainment or submit a listing at www.PaloAltoOnline.com. Click on Master Community Calendar. Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery 419 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. The Stanford Department of Art & Art History exhibits student, faculty and other artists works. Admission free; parking free after 4 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. Hours: Tue-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. spaces/stanford-art-gallery/ Viewpoints Gallery 315 State St., Los Altos. An artist-run gallery that features a wide range of fine art including watercolor, oil, acrylic, oriental brush paintings, pastels, monotypes, woodcuts, drawings, ceramics and notecards. Hours: Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appointment Shoreline Amphitheatre 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mtn. View. Outdoor concert venue hosts performances by major, world-touring acts. Concert season is from late April until late October. Teen Dance Company of the Bay Area 223 Moffett Blvd., Mtn. View. Founded in 1999, TDC is an auditioned-based, preprofessional dance company for pre-teen and teens, offering rigorous training and extensive performance experience in all styles of dance. Art galleries Gallery 9 143 Main St., Los Altos. The oldest art gallery in Los Altos is a cooperative gallery of local artists who work in various media, including painting, printmaking, photography, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture and weaving. Each month a new show is hung in the front part of the gallery, featuring the work of one or two members. Hours: Tue-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m. Stanford Lively Arts 425 Santa Teresa St., MC 2250, Stanford. More than 30 performances annually of classical and world music, jazz, dance, theater and spoken word by world-famous artists and newcomers, with a focus on innovation. Most performances held in Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Memorial Auditorium or Memorial Church on Stanford campus. Hours: Ticket office hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat noon- 4 p.m. Western Ballet , The Mountain View Ballet Company and School 914 N. Rengstorff Ave., Unit A, Mtn. View. Founded in 1976, the school emphasizes the art of classical ballet and offers classes for both adults and youth. Lectures Peninsula Open Space Trust's Wallace Stegner Lecture Series 222 High St., Palo Alto. Held February-May at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Since 1993, this annual lecture series focuses on nature and conservation. It has featured such writers and activists as Jane Goodall and Robert Redford. Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center 230 San Antonio Circle, Mtn. View. Mohr Gallery is primarily an exhibition space, bringing an eclectic mix of fine art to CSMA's Silicon Valley community. The goal is to stimulate discussions around art and foster art appreciation amongst people of diverse ages and backgrounds. Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Bookstores and readings BookBuyers 317 Castro St., Mtn. View. Large collection of used books, CDs, records, videos, audio books, software, printed collectibles, ephemera. Will buy, sell and trade. Store has more than 300,000 titles. Hours: Sun-Thu 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-midnight. Only closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. hours Summer Concert Series Thursday Night Live on Castro Street, Mtn. View. The free Thursday evening concerts, mid-July to mid-August, provide opportunities to enjoy picnic dinners and the sights and sounds of the Bay Area's best bands, in an entertaining and relaxing atmosphere. Sponsored by the city of Mountain View. Live music and dancing Alberto's 736 Dana St., Mtn. View. International dance club featuring world beat music, salsa, live bands, dance lessons. Sun-Mon: Argentine Tango; Tue: Salsa; Wed: Bachata; Fri: Salsa; Sat: Rock en Espanol. Dance Mountain View City Hall Rotunda 500 Castro St., Mtn. View. The Visual Arts Committee displays temporary exhibits by local artists within the Rotunda. The gallery often has shows on topical subjects and events. Also has exhibits in Performing Arts Center lobby. Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Books Inc. 301 Castro St., Mtn. View. Wide range of books, magazines and newspapers covering hundreds of subjects. Hours: Sun-Thu 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Academy of Danse Libre P.O. Box 1166, Mtn. View. A nonprofit performance group dedicated to the lively exhibition of 19th- and early 20th-century social dances. Bayer Ballet Academy 2028 Old Middlefield Way, Mtn. View. Classical ballet instruction in the Russian East West Bookshop 324 Castro St., Mtn. View. New Age and metaphysical Evening Ballroom Dancing 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Lessons and open dancing are offered Friday and Saturday nights ($9). No partner or prior experience required. Beginning and 8 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com i Mountain View intermediate lessons available. Friday at 8-9 p.m. with dancing 9 p.m.-midnight; Saturday lesson 8-9:15 p.m. with general dancing 9:15 p.m.-11:30 p.m. 8847 for Fri classes. Call Phil Mast at 650-856-6991 for Sat classes. readybyte.com/fridaynightdance Arcade games and cafe. Microbreweries Tied House Cafe and Brewery 954 Villa St., Mtn. View. Lively restaurant and microbrewery with TVs and outdoor beer garden in the rear. Four original brews are Alpine Gold, Cascade Amber, Ironwood Dark and New World Wheat. Four specialty beers on tap are a stout, amber light, a fruit and a seasonal. Hours: Mon-Thu, Sat 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; bar open later Stanford Theatre 221 University Ave., Palo Alto. Beautifully restored 1925 movie house showing the classics, including silent films. Live Wurlitzer organ music before and after the 7:30 show. Calendars of programs are available at the theater. changing exhibits yearly, a museum store, the J. Gilbert Smith History House and ongoing educational programs, lectures and docent-led or audio history tours. Free admission and parking, wheelchair/stroller accessible. Hours: Thu-Sun noon-4 p.m. Field, Mtn. View. Within view of the historic Hangar One at Moffett Field, the Exploration Center offers rotating interactive exhibits and displays describing Ames' inventions for NASA space and aeronautics missions. The center also features an SGI Reality Theater. exploration.html Rodin Sculpture Garden Lomita Drive and Roth Way, Stanford. Twenty of Rodin's bronze sculptures are located adjacent to the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University -- the world's largest collection of Rodin's bronzes outside of Paris. Rodin's Burghers of Calais are located nearby on campus. Rodin tours are Wednesday at 2 p.m., Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. and meet in the Cantor Arts Center lobby. rodin.html Stanford Outdoor Art Tours Cantor Arts Center, corner of Museum Drive and Lomita Way, Stanford. Guided tours of Stanford University's outdoor art collection of more than 70 sculptures. "Campus Sculpture Walk" meets the first Sunday of each month at 2 p.m., where The Oval meets Serra Street. Tour lasts about one-and-a-half hours and explores the Stanford campus and many 20thcentury sculptures in the quad and south campus area. Museums and collections Computer History Museum 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View. Dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history, and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world. Speaker series, onsite tours, physical and online exhibits. Hours: Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Moffett Field Museum Moffett Field, Mtn. View. Displays aircraft models and artifacts. An actual P2 and P3 are outside the museum. Tours of the museum and tour of outside of Hangar 1. $5 for adults. $3 for youth and seniors. Free for service members. Museum Curator: Bill Stubkjaer. Hours: Wed-Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Movies Always check out Palo Alto Online for the most current movie times and information, including reviews and movie trailers. Now with Movie Screener, the fast and easy way to get information about movies. Century Cinema 16 1500 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View. Large movie multiplex showing mainstream new releases. Jehning Family Lock Museum of Mountain View, The 175 Castro St., Mtn. View. Nearly 1,000 locks and 5,000 keys from around the world, plus safes, keyrings and handcuffs, comprise the collection, now open to the public. Mountain View History Center 585 Franklin St., Mtn. View. Second floor of the Mountain View Public Library. Photos, memorabilia and other historical items of Mountain View's early days; Mountain View High School yearbooks beginning 1904, phone books from 1950, several directories of the early 1900s, clipping file from 1967, and the Mountain View Register Leader from turn of the century to 1960s. Hours: Tue 1-5 p.m. or by appointment search "history center" Los Altos History Museum 51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Includes permanent interactive and two to four NASA Ames Exploration Center NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett � Smiles � Our office is equipped with the latest technology to help you achieve the smile you deserve. 2011 Dr. William Hall & Dr. Peri Eilers 100 W. 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The symphony performs a subscription series at three venues: San Mateo Performing Arts Center, the Fox Theatre in Redwood City and the Flint Center in Cupertino. 2010 Clarke's has GREAT Weekend Breakfasts! Saturday & Sunday 8-2pm California Youth Symphony See Kids section. El Camino Youth Symphony See Kids section. Foothill Symphonic Winds Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. This community band, formed in 1980, was originally part of the Foothill College Symphonic Wind Ensemble. The ensemble performs classical and contemporary works written or transcribed for symphonic wind ensemble or concert band. Schola Cantorum 2218 Old Middlefield Way, Ste.G, Mtn. View. Based in Mountain View, the 45-year-old chorus offers performances of choral masterpieces at various Peninsula venues plus workshops, sing-along programs and community performances for adults and teens. Opera West Bay Opera 221 Lambert St., Palo Alto. Now in its 55th season, Palo Alto's own opera company performs at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road. Three productions per year from October-May. Season subscriptions and tickets for individual performances are available. PATIO DINING � A great place to meet 615 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View (650) 967-0851 "Setting a Standard of Quality in the Burger Industry." Nova Vista Symphony P.O. Box 60312, Sunnyvale. Focuses on making classical music live, attractive and available to families at a reasonable price. Performs at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College, among other locations. Places to tour Stanford University Campus 295 Galvez St., Stanford. Free one-hour ALLIED ARTS GUILD 75 ARBOR RD ~ MENLO PARK Artisan Shop & Studios Scenic Gardens Historical Architecture Events & Meeting Facilities caf� primavera (650) 321-8810 10 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com www.alliedartsguild.org Or Call (650) 322-2405 i Mountain View tours of campus are offered daily at 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford's beautiful campus. A great introduction for first-time visitors and tourists. Tours depart from the Visitor Center and are free for groups of nine or fewer. Services) musicals throughout the year, from standards like "Kiss Me, Kate" to lesser-known works such as "Assassins." Ticket prices vary for individual shows. All seats reserved. 650-949-7360 Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts P.O Box 7540, Mtn. View. A performing-arts complex hosting more than 400 events a year: theater, dance, music, professional Bay Area companies. The home venue for TheatreWorks and Peninsula Youth Theatre. Voted Best Ice Cream for 10 years! Theater Bus Barn Stage Company P.O. Box 151, Los Altos. Performs comedy, drama, musicals. Five productions throughout the year. Tickets are $24-32. 2010 Children's Theater in the Park Mtn. View. See fairy tales and other children's stories brought to you by the Peninsula Youth Theatre -- a different 45-minute production each Friday at 6:30 p.m. during the summer. Bring the kids, a picnic basket, and a blanket to sit on and enjoy free seating at the Mountain View Center's outdoor Park Stage, Rengstorff Park or Cubberley Amphitheatre. atre) or 650-903-6000 Foothill College Smithwick Theatre 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Under the direction of Jay Manley, Foothill Theatre mounts several full-scale The Pear Avenue Theatre 1220 Pear Ave., Unit K, Mtn. View. Intimate productions. The roster of plays includes innovative stagings of classics and less familiar works, along withnew plays by local writers. Also offers staged readings and occasional workshops and classes. TheatreWorks P.O. Box 50458, Palo Alto. Nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley under the direction of Robert Kelley. Presents dramas, comedies and musicals year-round at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., and at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. "It's absolutely mouthwatering!" "It's irresistible!" 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VIEW EL CAMINO REAL MEYER 278 CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94041 1.8OO.54O.8318 Mountain View - Parks, Schools and Community Facilities Mountain View parks Shoreline Lake Fabian Wy Shoreline at Mountain View Park 1 Shoreline Amphitheatre 1 Thaddeus Park 2 San Veron Park 3 Whisman School Park 4 Monta Loma School Park Palo Alto a Ch rle sto d nR Amphit h e atre Pkwy 22 ha r l e ston Rd Moffett Field Golf Course 5 Stevenson Park 6 Rex-Manor Park 7 Jackson Park 8 Klein Park C E ton i oR 34 Naval Air Station Moffett Field Ave Ce nt ral Ex py An Old Middlefield Wy 1 4 5 33 8 9 Rengstorff Park & Pool 10 Eagle Park & Pool 11 Pioneer Park N Shoreline Blvd d San Moffett Field r ff W sto Mi dd 11 Dana Park 13 Fairmont Park 14 Landels School Park 15 Sylvan Park 16 Gemello Park 17 McKelvey Park eng lef iel Caltrain Station W 8 El C am ino Re NR 7 5 6 6 dR d 2 32 3 aA ve 2 5 3 Cen tra l Ex py Blv d Ellis S t 9 Mountain View 7 Esc al 16 2 Cal ifor nia St uel 23 WM iddle 12 Caltrain Station field Sunnyvale Municipal Golf Course 18 Bubb School Park 19 Varsity Park 20 Cuesta Park 21 Cooper Park 22 Charleston Park 23 Creekside Park 24 Castro Park 25 Chetwood Park 26 Magnolia Park 27 Graham Sports Complex 28 Huff School Park 29 Mercy-Bush Park 30 Slater School Park 31 Springer School Park 32 Devonshire Park 33 Crittenden School Park 34 Sierra Vista Park Community facilities 1 Shoreline at Mountain View 2 Mountain View Community Center, Recreation Division, Office, Skate Park 3 Mountain View Senior Center 4 Public Library, City Hall, Performing Arts Center 5 Teen Center Public Schools Rd Mau de A v Cas tro St ero Almond Ave 17 13 Cal d Av e SE lM on te Gr an tR 27 18 19 1 Ex py Cuesta Dr 20 3 28 85 El C am ino Rea l 31 Sunnyvale S Mary Ave 21 Covington Rd Grant Rd Rd 10 W Remington Dr M ag da le na Fremont Ave ll hi ot Fo W Fremont Ave S Mar We st y Ave d N San Antonio Rd 30 25 Sho rel ine 24 Downtown 4 11 29 nA ve 26 4 14 237 10 Los Altos WE vely n 15 Centr al Exp y Ave S Springer Rd 9 Foo thi ll Miramonte Ave ve tA on em Fr N Stelling Rd 1 Bubb Elementary 2 Castro Elementary 3 Huff Elementary 4 Landels Elementary 5 Monta Loma Elementary 6 Stevenson Elementary 7 Theuerkauf Elementary 8 Crittenden Middle School 9 Graham Middle School 10 Mountain View High School py Ex The Dalles Ave W Homestead Rd SPORTS FACILITIES, PARK S AND OPEN SPACE to pre-professional training. Focuses on the traditions and discipline of Russian Ballet. Annual student showcase, "Nutcracker" performances and others. Stanford Foothills A network of paths in and around the Stanford foothills west of Junipero Serra Boulevard offers opportunities for hillside trail runs and hikes. The most popular route is a 3.5mile loop up to the giant radio telescope known as "the Dish," with entrance at Stanford Avenue. Stevens Creek Trail Mtn. View. This 4.8-mile, paved, all-weather pathway runs from Shoreline Park to El Camino. Provides users with woodlands, tidal marshes and city neighborhood parks. The trail has easy connections to major bus routes and Caltrain. Open from dawn to dusk. Dogs are allowed on leash from El Camino to Crittenden Trail head; none are allowed beyond it. Western Ballet 914 N. Rengstorff Ave., Unit A, Mtn. View. Founded in 1976, the school emphasizes the art of classical ballet and offers classes for both adults and youth. Classes tailored to age level for children. Golf (public courses) Shoreline Golf Links 2940 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View. Par-72 golf course, 18 hole, practice facilities, pro shop, restaurant. Resident play: $31. Regular rates: Mon-Fri $38, Sat-Sun and holidays $54. Juniors 17 and under, $16. Reduced twilight prices. Open year-round, sunrise to sunset. Frequent player rates and cart rentals also available. 1014 for restaurant "Shoreline Golf Links" Michelle Le Ron Labroum waits in his golf cart for a flock of geese to cross the path at the Shoreline Golf Course in June 2011. Basketball Adult Basketball League 1185 Castro St. (Mtn. View Sports Pavilion) and Whisman Sports Center, Mtn. View. The City of Mountain View Community Services, Recreation Division offers men's basketball leagues October-March, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Season is 12 games plus play-off. Players must be 18 years or older, and not in high school. entrance to Deer Hollow Farm. No dogs allowed. Size: 3,800 acres. pr_rancho_san_antonio.asp Santa Clara County Parks 298 Garden Hill Drive, Los Gatos. Santa Clara County offers 17 regional parks with dedicated bike-friendly trails. There are many opportunities for the biker who loves a rugged ride, as well as for those who prefer smoother, paved roads and paths. Hiking/walking Crittenden Site Shoreline Boulevard between Crittenden Lane and North Road, Mtn. View. This 27-acre site has 3/4 mile of trails leading to a panoramic view of Stevens Creek, Moffett Field and parts of Mountain View. Site contains native grasses and gravel paths. No dogs allowed. Size: 27 acres. "Crittenden Site" Vista Slope Permanente Creek and Amphitheater Parkway, Mtn. View. This 65-acre site is part of Shoreline at Mountain View. The 1.5 miles of trails lead to one of Mountain View's most spectacular viewing areas of the South Bay that includes Stanford's Hoover Tower, nearby marshes, Shoreline Golf Links and, on clear days, the San Francisco skyline. Parking is available across Amphitheatre Parkway at Charleston Park or in Shoreline at Mountain View. No dogs are allowed on Vista Slope. Size: 65 acres. comm_services In-line skating Skate Park Northwest corner of Rengstorff Park, Mtn. View. Park is open daily from 6 a.m. until one-half hour after sunset, weather permitting. On Saturdays and Sundays, the park is reserved for skaters ages 12 and under from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Nonsupervised facility, must wear helmet, kneepads, elbow pads. No bikes and scooters. Various ramps, rails, pipes in the park. comm_services Biking/mountain biking Bike to Work Day The city of Mountain View participates in an annual Bay Areawide Bike to Work Day in May. Several locations in Mountain View will have "energizer stations" that offer refreshments, giveaways and bicycling information. Bicycling is allowed in 16 of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's 26 preserves, but only on clearly designated paths. Helmets are required at all times. A speed limit of 15 mph (5 mph when passing) is enforced. ideas_for_bikers.asp Rancho San Antonio Cupertino. A preserve with 24.2 miles of trails owned by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District with diverse environments: oak woodland, creek and meadow, with abundant wildlife and views of the Bay Area. Deer Hollow Farm has turn-of-the-century buildings and a working farm. Bicycles allowed on designated trails from the county park 14 Shoreline at Mountain View Mtn. View. This 750-acre sanctuary for wildlife and migratory birds, including endangered species, is interlaced with a network of 8 miles of paved pedestrian and biking trails at the north edge of the park. To the west, trails link up with the Palo Alto Baylands. On the east of Stevens Creek, visitors can travel to Crittenden Marsh (owned by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District) and San Francisco Bay, which contains wildlife, native grasses and gravel paths. "Shoreline Regional Wildlife Area" Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos. A regional greenbelt system in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is comprised of nearly 60,000 acres of land in 26 open-space preserves protected for public enjoyment, making a preserve system of diverse and unparalleled beauty in one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country. Preserves are free to explore from dawn to dusk. Dance Bayer Ballet Academy 2028 Old Middlefield Way, Mtn. View. Classical ballet instruction in the Russian style (Vaganova) age 3 through pre-professional with semi-annual performance opportunities. Santa Clara County Parks Santa Clara County offers many opportunities for the hiker who loves a rugged trail, as well as for those who prefer smoother, paved roads and paths. Sierra Club, Loma Prieta Chapter 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. The chapter has 24,000 members in three counties. Variety of hiking and outdoor experiences, including backpacking, singles groups, whitewater paddling. Three regional groups and 12 activities sections plan hiking, day trips, social activities. Lawn bowling Bocce Ball Court, Cuesta Park 615 Cuesta Drive, Mtn. View. Real Italian-style bocce ball with two hard courts available, on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must bring their own equipment. Open space areas Deer Hollow Farm Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, (park entrance at Cristo Ray Drive, off Foothill Boulevard), Cupertino. A working homestead and educational center situated in the 3,800acre Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve. The farm program is managed Pacific Ballet Academy 295B Polaris Ave., Mtn. View. Academy offers a full range of graded classes, from pre-ballet Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com i Palo Alto by the City of Mountain View Recreation Division. School classes, community groups and families can explore and participate in the farm. Programs are designed to help participants experience farm and wilderness life and Native American history. There is also a summer-camp program for kids to explore the preserve, farm, animals and garden. Great hiking trails in a wilderness environment for the adventurous. Farm hours: Tue-Sun 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Wed 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Animals visible 9 a.m.-3 p.m. camp information hollow_farm.asp, www.fodhf.org Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos. Founded by Santa Clara County voters in 1972, the Open Space District offers more than 58,000 acres of undeveloped public lands. Most areas are open for hiking, cycling and horseback riding. Free docent-led activities. Steep trails, redwood canyons, madrone and pine forests mark the 26 preserves, which are open year-round from sunrise to a halfhour after sunset. Helmets are required for bicyclists at all times. Fires and smoking are prohibited at the preserves. Dogs permitted in some preserves. David Daniels Nature Center at Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve. homes here. Size: 55 acres. pr_stevens_creek.asp Parks See map on page 13. Mountain View parks and trails Mountain View parks are open from 6 a.m. to one-half hour after sunset. No alcohol permitted in parks. Dogs must be on leash in public areas. Dog owners may train a dog off leash in designated areas of parks by permit only. Permits are available through recreation. to the old Palo Alto Yacht Harbor, the dock provides access to south San Francisco Bay for sailboarders and any other small craft that can be carried by hand. Make sure to check the tides before going out. Canoes and kayaks can explore the sloughs through the Baylands when tides permit. Stevens Creek Shoreline Nature Study Area Shoreline Blvd, drive east to the Shoreline Park entrance, Mtn. View. Located adjacent to Mountain View's Shoreline Park, Stevens Creek preserve offers a half-mile trail where visitors may spot pied-billed grebes, great blue herons and other shoreline birds. Two endangered species, the clapper rail and salt march harvest mouse, make their Sailing and sailboarding Baylands Sailing Dock east end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Located near the mouth of what used to be the entrance Shoreline Aquatic Center at Shoreline Lake 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View. Classes in small boat sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, dinghy sailing (day sailors and children). Week-long summer youth camp sessions for ages 5-11 MondayFriday, all summer. Weekend teen/ adult classes ages 14 and up; program for nonprofits and churches at reduced rates. Shoreline rents canoes, kayaks, pedalboats, sailboats, rowboats, standup paddleboards, windsurfers, wetsuits, bicycles and tandem bicycles. Open year-round, seven days a week. auto works... 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Specializes in adapted aquatics for people with disabilities. Also offered: swim lessons for 3-12 year-olds and parenttot swim lessons. Prenatal, arthritis, poststroke and other water-exercise classes. Eagle Park Pool 650 Franklin St., Mtn. View. Lap swimming September-June. Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 6-8 p.m; Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m.-noon. Resident 25 Swims $87.50, 1 Swim $5; non-resident 25 Swims $109, 1 Swim $6; resident senior 25 Swims $30; nonresident senior 25 Swims $38. "aquatics" Rengstorff Park Pool 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. For information on summer programs at Eagle and Rengstorff pools, including recreation swim and swim lessons, visit the website. "aquatics" Michelle Le This portion of the San Francisco Bay Trail stretches 2.4 miles behind Moffett Field, connecting Mountain View and Sunnyvale. if they sign up on the waiting list at the Cuesta Tennis Pro Shop. tions, 650-967-5955 Cuesta Park Tennis Center 685 Cuesta Drive, Mtn. View. 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County serving students in grades K-8th grade. The district boundaries include most of the City of Los Altos, half of Los Altos Hills, parts of Mountain View, Palo Alto and some unincorporated county lands. Ethnic/racial percentages: White, 53; Asian, 26; Hispanic, 7; African American, 0; other, 14. Stevenson School 750-B San Pierre Way, Mtn. View. Principal: Angela Lyon. Enrollment: 280. Stevenson School is the home of the PACT (PArent-Child-Teacher) Program, a parent-participation program. Students speak 18 languages; 24 percent are English-language learners. Theuerkauf School 1625 San Luis Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Connie Vasquez-Sawdey. Enrollment: 472. Theuerkauf Elementary School serves the northeastern area of Mountain View and the military housing at Moffett Field. The area surrounding Theuerkauf is made up of single-family dwellings and some apartment complexes. Students speak 16 languages, and 53 percent are English-language learners. Board of Education Board of Trustees meetings: 7 p.m. first and third Mondays at the District Board Room. 1760; email: email@example.com; term expires: November 2011 947-1152; email: mgoines@lasdschools. org; term expires: November 2013 4499; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; term expires: November 2013 650-938-1070; email: mharrigan@ lasdschools.org; term expires: November 2011 450-3480; email: tlogan@lasdschools. org; term expires: November 2013 Michelle Le Living History actor Ken Boswell performs as Abraham Lincoln for the Theuerkauf Elementary School's second-grade class in February. Mountain View Whisman School District Administration Office, 750-A San Pierre Way, Mtn. View. Superintendent: Craig Goldman. Ethnic/racial percentages (2010-11): Hispanic, 46; Caucasian, 28; Asian, 11; African American, 3; other, 7. Language Immersion Program, with more than half the students involved in the program. Students are taught in both English and Spanish beginning in kindergarten. Castro School has State Preschool classes for low -income families, as well as a fee-based class. Students speak 11 languages, and 63 percent are English-language learners. Middle schools Crittenden Middle School 1701 Rock St., Mtn. View. Principal: Karen Robinson. Class Size: 32. Enrollment: 597. Crittenden Middle School serves the area north of Central Expressway in the Mtn. View Whisman School District. The neighborhood is made up of a combination of single-family dwellings and apartment complexes. Students speak 20 languages, and 34 percent are English-language learners. Elementary schools Almond School 550 Almond Ave., Los Altos. Principal: Terri Stromfeld. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 531. Grades K-6. 12.6 percent English Language Learners. Board of Education Regular meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of most months. Meetings generally begin at 7 p.m. at the District Office. 967-8743; term expires December 2014. 961-6863; term expires December 2012. 1706; term expires December 2012. 969-2170; term expires December 2014. 9866; term expires December 2012. Huff School 253 Martens Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Sharon Burns. Enrollment: 578. Located near the southeast boundary of the city, Huff draws the majority of its students from the residential area surrounding the school, which is made up primarily of single-family dwellings and some apartment complexes. Students speak 29 languages, and 26 percent are Englishlanguage learners. Covington School 205 Covington Road, Los Altos. Principal: Erin Green. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 455. Grades K-6. 12.5 percent English Language Learners. Elementary schools Bubb School 525 Hans Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Mary Dietrich. Enrollment: 585. Bubb School serves the central area of Mountain View and is located near the southeast boundary of the city. K-5. Students speak 24 languages, and 35 percent are English-language learners. Landels School 115 W. Dana St., Mtn. View. Principal: Carmen Mizell. Enrollment: 560. Landels students are from a diverse socioeconomic and ethnic population in the downtown area and from the military housing at the nearby Onizuka Air Force Base. Students speak 28 languages, and 49 percent are English-language learners. Graham Middle School 1175 Castro St., Mtn. View. Principal: Kim Thompson. Enrollment: 688. Graham School serves students in grades 6-8 living south of Central Expressway in the Mtn.View Whisman School District. All students pursue a comprehensive, academicallyoriented core curriculum, and study literature, writing, history, geography, mathematics, science, health and physical education. Exploratory classes are offered in 6th and 7th grade and electives in 8th grade. More than 60 percent of the students participate in instrumental or vocal music. Students speak 23 languages, and 27 percent are English-language learners. Gardner Bullis School 25890 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills. Principal: Erica Gilbert. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 291. K-6th grade. 6 percent English Language Learners. Loyola School 770 Berry Ave., Los Altos. Principal: Kimberly Attell. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 590. Grades K-6. 6 percent English Language Learners. Oak School 1501 Oak Ave. , Los Altos. Principal: Amy Romem. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 446. Grades K-6. 4 percent English Language Learners. Castro School 505 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Judy Crates. Enrollment: 531. Castro School draws its students from an area that includes mostly apartments and condominiums. It is the home of the Spanish-English Dual 20 Monta Loma School 460 Thompson Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Cathy Baur. Enrollment: 497. Monta Loma Elementary School draws the majority of its students from the Monta Loma neighborhood, which is made up primarily of singlefamily dwellings and some apartment complexes. Monta Loma is the home Los Altos School District 201 Covington Road, Los Altos. Superintendent: Jeffrey Baier. Class Size: K-3: 24 or fewer; grades 4-6: 30 or fewer. Los Altos School District is an elementary school district in northwest Santa Clara Santa Rita School 700 Los Altos Ave., Los Altos. Principal: Sandra McGonagle. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 542. Grades K-6. The neighborhoods served by Santa Rita are located between Foothill and Central Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com i Mountain View Expressways in the cities of Los Altos, Mountain View and Palo Alto. Santa Rita students feed into Egan Intermediate School for 7th and 8th grades. 16 percent English Language Learners. School Holidays Mtn. View Whisman School District (School year runs Aug. 23, 2011-June 12, 2012) Martin Luther King Day: Jan. 16, 2012 School starts: Aug. 23, 2011 Winter Break: Feb. 20-24, 2012 Labor Day: Sept. 5, 2011 Spring break: April 9-13, 2012 Veterans Day: Nov. 11, 2011 Memorial Day Observed: May 28, 2012 Thanksgiving holidays: Nov. 23-25, 2011 December break: Dec. 19, 2011-Jan. 3, 2012 Last Day of School: June 12, 2012 Los Altos School District (School year runs Aug. 17, 2011-June 6, 2012) Presidents' Days/Winter Recess: School starts: Aug. 17, 2011 Feb. 20-24, 2012 Labor Day: Sept. 5, 2011 Spring recess: April 9-13, 2012 Veterans Day: Nov. 11, 2011 Memorial Day Observed: May 28, 2012 Thanksgiving holiday: Nov. 21-25, 2011 December Recess: Dec. 19, 2011-Jan. 3, 2012 Graduation / Last Day of School: June 6, 2012 Martin Luther King Day: Jan. 16, 2012 No school: Jan. 17, 2012 Mtn. View-Los Altos Union High School District (School year runs Aug. 15, 2011-June 1, 2012) Winter Recess: Feb. 20-24, 2012 School starts: Aug. 15, 2011 Spring recess: April 9-13, 2012 Labor Day: Sept. 5, 2011 Memorial Day Observed: May 28, 2012 Veterans Day: Nov. 11, 2011 Graduation / Last Day of School: Thanksgiving recess: Nov. 23-25, 2011 Holiday recess: Dec. 19, 2011-Jan. 4, 2012 June 1, 2012 Martin Luther King Day: Jan. 16, 2012 African American, 3; Filipino, 4; other, 5. Springer School 1120 Rose Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Wade Spenader. Class Size: K-3: 24; 4-6: 30. Enrollment: 516. Grades K-6. 7 percent English Language Learners. Middle schools Blach Junior High School 1120 Covington Road, Los Altos. Principal: Leslie Crane. Enrollment: 476. Grades 7-8. .6 percent English Language Learners. Alta Vista High School 1325 Bryant Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Bill Pierce. Class Size: 25. Enrollment: 160. A district continuation program that offers a program focused on building academic and functional skills, as well as basic work habits. Students must meet the same rigorous graduation credit requirements and competency standards as all other students in the Mtn. View-Los Altos Union High School District. As a continuation high school, Alta Vista provides students a second chance to succeed. Students speak 11 languages, and 18 percent are Englishlanguage learners. Egan Junior High School 100 W. Portola Ave., Los Altos. Principal: Brenda Dyckman. Enrollment: 537. Grades 7-8. 5 percent English Language Learners. Los Altos High School 201 Almond Ave., Los Altos. Principal: Wynne Satterwhite. Class Size: 29. Enrollment: 1,658. Los Altos High School is a comprehensive high school offering a full spectrum of subjects. Traditional departmental offerings are augmented by thematic programs and special classes. Students speak 34 languages, and 9 percent are English-language learners. Mtn. View-Los Altos Union High School District 1299 Bryant St., Mtn. View. Superintendent: Dr. Barry R. Groves. Ethnic/racial percentages (2008-09): Caucasian, 50; Latino, 20; Asian, 18; 968-5578; email: email@example.com; term expires: December 2014. Board of Education 941-0476; email: susansweeley@gmail. com; term expires: December 2012. 941-5579; email: mvlafaillace@yahoo. com; term expires: December 2012. email: firstname.lastname@example.org; term expires: December 2014. email: email@example.com; term expires December 2014. Middle College Program 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Enrollment: 67. An alternative high school program for juniors and seniors located at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills. It combines high school and college classes in a collaborative effort between experience matters. Give Your Child the Gift of a Lifetime . Kindergarten - 8th Grade . Excellent Academics . Dedicated and Caring Faculty . State-of-the-Art Facilities . Music, Arts and Athletics . After-School Programs Call now fo your Call now for your for personal tour! personal tour! Aileen Mitchner Aileen Mitchner Director of Admission Director of Admission 650.494.8200 ext. 104 650.494.8200 ext. 104 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com When it's your child, experience matters. Teaching MANDARIN IMMERSION for 15 years. A leader in FRENCH IMMERSION in Palo Alto. Established nursery through 8th grade programs. Accepting pre-school applications. Register for a tour today. CAIS and WASC Accredi ted A Bene ficiary of the JCF Confidential Scholarships Available INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF THE PENINSULA Ecole internationale de la P�ninsule (650) 251-8504 22 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com i Mountain View the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, the Palo Alto Unified School District and Foothill College. Admission: Two letters of recommendation, application and essay. Foothill placement tests if accepted. individualized teaching and character development. Priority given to students from the Los Altos School District. Home schooling Home School Hotline 180 El Camino Real, Ste. 10, Millbrae. Information, resources and support for homeschooling families. Mountain View High School 3535 Truman Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Keith Moody. Class Size: 30-32. Enrollment: 1,814. Academic program is tailored to meet the needs of a diverse student body. It provides a broad range of options including vocational courses for students who seek employment after graduation, post-high school training in technical institutes, community college classes and Advanced Placement programs that engage students in college-level work while still in high school. Students speak 34 languages, and 7 percent are English-language learners. Independent Study Program Crittenden Middle School, 1701 Rock St., #703, Mtn. View. Director: Michiko Hashimoto. Enrollment: 70. Directed by the Mtn. View Whisman School District. Private elementary and middle schools Canterbury Christian School 101 N. El Monte Ave., Los Altos. Charter schools Bullis Charter School 102 W. Portola Ave., Los Altos. Principal: Wanny Hersey. Class Size: 20-23 average. Enrollment: 340. Tuition: Suggested donation $4,500 per year. K-8 public school chartered through the Santa Clara County Board of Education. Offers co-curricular and extended-day programs. Emphasis on German International School of Silicon Valley 310 Easy St., Mtn. View. The Girls' Middle School 180 N. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 23 i Mountain View The Harker School Lower school (K-grade 5), 4300 Bucknall Road, San Jose; Middle school (grades 6-8), 3800 Blackford Ave., San Jose. St. Stephen Lutheran School 320 Moorpark Way, Mtn. View. The Waldorf School of the Peninsula 11311 Mora Drive, Los Altos. The King's Academy 562 N. Britton Ave., Sunnyvale. Yew Chung International School of Silicon Valley 310 Easy St., Mtn. View. Los Altos Christian School 625 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos. Private high schools Miramonte Seventh-Day Adventist School 1175 Altamead Drive, Los Altos. German International School of Silicon Valley 310 Easy St., Mtn. View. See Private Elementary and Middle Schools. The Harker School 500 Saratoga Ave., San Jose. See Private Elementary and Middle Schools. The King's Academy 562 N. Britton Ave., Sunnyvale. See Private Elementary and Middle Schools. Mountain View Academy 360 S. Shoreline Blvd. , Mtn. View. Pinewood School 477 Fremont Ave., Los Altos. 209-3030 for middle campus St. Joseph Catholic School 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mtn. View. St. Nicholas Catholic School 12816 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills. Pinewood School 26800 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills. See Private Elementary and Middle Schools. Saint Francis High School 1885 Miramonte Ave., Mtn. View. St. Simon Catholic School 1840 Grant Road, Los Altos. Palo Alto Prep OPENING THE DOOR TO CONFIDENCE AND SUCCESS Palo Alto Prep is a unique private high school designed to help students succeed in every aspect of life. We believe that school should be enjoyable and every student experience the pride of personal and academic accomplishment. Empowerment through Accountability Provide 8 to 1 studentteacher ratio Deliver innovative and creative programs that develop academic and behavioral success Offer challenging academic opportunities Enhance the self-esteem of our students through outdoor activities and programs Create a supportive environment and safe community College prep curriculum 90% college enrollment UC/A-G certified Certified by State of California as a Non-Public School 650.493.7071 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto www.paloaltoprep.com 24 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com Celebrating Our 25th Year! www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 25 i Mountain View Mid-Peninsula High School The Waldorf School of the Peninsula High School 11311 Mora Drive, Los Altos. See Private Elementary and Middle Schools. Education/enrichment Bay Area Arabic School 4000 Middlefield Road, Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto. fall open house Saturday, October 22, 2011 10:30-12pm No RSVP is necessary Champion Youth Enrichment School 2094 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Also 870 N. California Ave., Palo Alto, and preschool at 1055 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road, Sunnyvale. View site: 650-353-0881; Sunnyvale site: 408-735-8333 Hwa Shin Bilingual Chinese School 750 N. California Ave., Palo Alto. Education 333 Moffett Blvd., Mtn. View. Director: Laura Stefanski. Class Size: 20-35. Enrollment: 5,000. Tuition: Fees vary. Part of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, the adult school is WASC accredited and has been offering instruction to adults since 1961. Serving students at more than 10 different locations. Programs include: English as a Second Language/ Citizenship, High School Diploma/GED, Career Technical Training (CTE), Adults with Disabilities (AWD), classes for older adults, community interest classes, and parent education classes/co-ops. Kumon Math and Reading Center 903 E. El Camino Real, Ste. 5, Mtn. View. Choose a small, caring, innovative high school 1340 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 321-1991 Palo Alto School for Jewish Education (PASJE) 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Stanford Continuing Studies 482 Galvez Mall, Stanford. Dean: Charles Junkerman. Class Size: 20-100. Enrollment: 11,000. Tuition: Fees vary by course length and size. Discounts available for seniors, Bay Area teachers and Stanford affiliates. A program for Bay Area adults that annually offers 350 diverse courses taught mostly by Stanford faculty, academic staff and professionals in their fields. Class offerings include liberal arts and sciences, writing workshops and professional and personal development. www.mid-pen.com Adult education Mountain View-Los Altos Adult UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley 2505 Augustine Drive, Ste. 100, Santa Clara. Dean: Lynda Rogers. Enrollment: 12,000. Tuition: Fee varies by course. With more KEYS SCHOOL � Kindergarten through 8th grade � Independent, non-sectarian, coeducational, CAIS Accredited � Engaged, hands-on learning � Strong academics � Whole child approach � Culture of respect and empathy � Involved community � Average class size: 18 KEHILLAH JEWISH HIGH SCHOOL KJHS welcomes students of all backgrounds who seek a strong college preparatory education and meaningful engagement with the issues of our times. 2011-2012 KEHILLAH Open Houses Sun. Oct. 30 2-4 p.m. Sun. Dec. 4 2-4 p.m. Sun. Jan. 8 2-4 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org KEHILLAH JEWISH HIGH SCHOOL years 3900 FABIAN WAY PALO ALTO, CA 94303 www.kehillah.org G ROW I N G C O M M UNI T Y FOR A DECADE Kehillah means community. Join us. 26 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com i Mountain View than 12,000 working adults studying in 50 disciplines each year, UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley provides professional training in the South Bay. Colleges and universities Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley NASA Research Park, Bldg. 23, Moffett Field. Enrollment: 170. Tuition: $18,350/ semester (full-time programs), $300 additional fees. Full-time or parttime graduate programs in software engineering, software management, information technology, and electrical and computer engineering. Community colleges De Anza College 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. President: Brian Murphy. Class Size: average 35. Enrollment: 24,000. Tuition: $24 per quarter unit. De Anza College offers a wide range of quality programs and services to encourage university transfer, to meet the workforce development needs of the region and to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth. Foothill College 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. President: Judy Miner. Class Size: Average: 29. Enrollment: about 17,000. Tuition: $24 per unit for California residents. Middlefield Road Campus: 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Open enrollment, two-year community college. Associate degrees, transfer program and career programs. Day, evening, online and weekend classes. 650-949-6950 college, Twitter: Foothillnews Institute of Transpersonal Psychology 1069 E. Meadow Circle, Palo Alto. President: Neal King. Class Size: 10-25. Enrollment: 350. Tuition: $3,749-$8,933 per quarter, depending on program. ITP offers accredited graduate programs to explore the connections among mind, body and spirit. The Institute offers residential day, evening and online degrees, including an M.A. in counseling, transpersonal psychology or women's spirituality, Psy.D. in clinical psychology and Ph.D. in psychology or transpersonal psychology. Stanford University Stanford. President: John Hennessy. Class Size: Varies. Enrollment: 6,800 undergraduates; 8,500 graduate students. Tuition: $40,050 tuition; $11,411 room and board; $51,461 total cost. Beautiful ten acre campus in Portola Valley near Alpine Road and Highway 280. Building a Lifelong Joy of Learning OPEN HOUSES: Preschool through eighth grade, Woodland School's focus is a challenging academic program with a strong enrichment program in the areas of French, art, music, drama, computers, gymnastics and physical education. Science, math and technology are an integral part of the 5th-8th grade experience. Accepting Applications for Fall 2011 Woodland School 360 La Cuesta Drive, Portola Valley, CA 94028 www.woodland-school.org (650) 854-9065 www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 27 How can I m ak e a di ffer en ce CareerGenerations At IT P we are asking the imp or tant questions . Join us and earn your degre e. Ps y.D. | Ph .D. | M. A . | Cer tif icate Onl ine and On Campus Learning Tr ansper sonal Psychology Cli nical Psychology Li fe Coach i n g 28 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com CL ASSES, AC TIVITIES AND CHILD CARE Arts organizations California Youth Symphony 441 California Ave. #5, Palo Alto. Founded in 1952, the Palo Alto-based youth orchestra performs at Spangenberg Theatre in Palo Alto, Foothill College, Flint Center and San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Many local participants are among 500 students enrolled in nine ensembles. Directed by composer-conductor Leo Eylar. Open to kids ages 8-18. Auditions in April. Youth Theatre, a home company of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, is a nonprofit children's theater for actors ages 7-18 yrs. It also operates a school of performing arts for children ages 3.5-18 yrs. Child care centers & preschools Ames Child Care Center NASA Ames Research Center, Mail Stop N-270-1, Moffett Field. Open from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Programs for infants, toddlers, pre-school transition and pre-school students. Tuition assistance available, reduced rates for civil servant employees of the Ames Research Center. License #: 430709545, 430709645. NAEYC accredited. Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center 230 San Antonio Circle, Mtn. View. Year-round programs for all ages and levels, including: lessons, classes, camps in music, art, new media; in-school programs; concerts, lectures, exhibits and outreach events. Preschool classes for ages 18 months and older. Multilingual faculty of more than 100 professional musicians, artists and educators. Financial aid offered. El Camino Youth Symphony Association 4055 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. The awardwinning ECYS sponsors eight ongoing ensembles that rehearse weekly and perform regularly. They include the Senior Symphony, the Sinfonietta Orchestra, four preparatory orchestras, a flute ensemble and a wind orchestra. Musicians 6-18 yrs may request an audition. Performances are at Spangenberg Theatre in Palo Alto and Flint Center in Cupertino. El Camino YMCA 2400 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Centers feature safe, stimulating child care. Licensed preschool and afterschool programs are developmental and incorporate the YMCA's four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Special focus on delivering stimulating learning experiences in a safe environment that enhance a child's social, intellectual, physical and emotional development. Balance of homework assistance and recreational and enrichment activities. Holiday, winter and spring camps. Michelle Le Cantabile Youth Singers 953 Industrial Ave., Ste. 122, Palo Alto. A member of the Cantabile Choral Guild, operating six choirs serving children ages 4-18 since 2004. Activities include weekly rehearsals, quarterly training workshops and weekend retreats, including: vocal training, diction and language coaching, movement and dance, training in theory, music-reading skills, interpretation and history. Auditions and demonstration classes in August, January, and May. Winter and spring concerts are performed throughout the community. Children's Learning Cottage 675 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. 2-6 yrs. Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Curriculum includes indoor/outdoor play, language, math, science/cooking, arts and library trips. Sebija Haxhicani passes the ball as Orlando Gomez Delgadillo reaches up to block it at a rugby demonstration at Bubb Elementary School in September 2010. inview Kids' Korner Christian Child Care Center 250 E. Dana St., Mtn. View. 18 mos-6 yrs. Full- or half-day programs as well as summer camps available. Enrollment on a first-come, first-served basis. Prides itself on being a creative, inventive school. Programs include language development and arts and crafts. Primary Plus 333 Eunice Ave., Mtn. View. Mon-Fri 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; full-day and half-day programs for infants, toddles and preschoolers; infant care, extended day care and developmental and preschool/pre-K programs; snacks. German International School of Silicon Valley 310 Easy St., Mtn. View. Preschool and K, 3-6 yrs, full-day program. Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Grades 1-12 and after-school, Saturday and summer programs offered as well. German-bilingual program. Little Acorn School 1667 Miramonte Ave., Mtn. View. Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-5:55 p.m.; all day, morning, afternoon; 2-5 yrs; total capacity: 85 children; full-cost center; a.m./p.m. snack; programs such as soccer, music, foreign language are also offered. License #: 430701799 St. Paul Lutheran CDC 1075 El Monte Ave., Mtn. View. Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; 2.6-6 yrs; 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-day programs. Montessori, religious programs; snacks, lunch; Christian. License #: 430709875. Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra 4000 Middlefield Road, #M1, Palo Alto. Awardwinning youth orchestra, one of the few youth groups in the nation devoted exclusively to chamber music. Five orchestra levels for varying skill levels. The season runs September-June and features world-renowned soloists and popular lecture series, plus an annual Bach festival held in March at Valley Presbyterian in Portola Valley. Hobbledehoy Montessori Preschool 2321 Jane Lane, Mtn. View. 2-5 yrs. Montessori program with music and dramatic play, reading and writing readiness, low student-teacher ratio. License #: 434400139. Full-time and parttime programs. Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mountain View KinderCare 2065 W. El Camino Real, Mtn. View. Accepts children 6 wks-5 yrs, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Snacks and meals served. License #: 434400338. St. Timothy's Nursery School 2094 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily schedule: morning or afternoon; classes; 3-4 yrs; total capacity per class: 18-22 children; full-cost center (not for low-income families). Peninsula Youth Theatre 2500 Old Middlefield Way, Mtn. View. Peninsula Kiddie Academy 205 E. Middlefield Road, Mtn. View. Developmental and pre-kindergarten programs; 98 children. Curriculum focuses on phonics, math, science, language, art, music and social development. License #: 434411985 and 434411986. Mountain View Parent Nursery School 1325 Bryant Ave,., Mtn. View. Parent participation school for children 2.9-5 yrs. NAEYC accredited. Summer camp, Saturday class and regular school-year programs. Theuerkauf Preschool 1625 San Luis Ave., Mtn. View. Mountain View Whisman School District Preschool Program uses a developmentally based curriculum that is aligned with California Department of Education and Federal Preschool standards. Ages 3-5 yrs, 8:35 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. Oak Tree Nursery School 2100 University Ave., Mtn. View. 2.5-5.5 yrs. www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 29 i Mountain View Western Montessori Day School 323 Moorpark Way, Mtn. View. Mon-Fri, before and after school care available. Children 2-6 yrs. 4-5 yrs children stay until 3 p.m. Montessori; License #: 430700680. YMCA Kids' Place at Huff Elementary School 253 Martens Ave., Mtn. View. K-6. Daily homework assistance available. Wonder World Preschool 2015 Latham St., Mtn. View. Age 2-5 yrs. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Half-day and full-day programs. Extracurricular activities include gymnastic and dance. Field trips to locations in local community. YMCA Kids' Place at Landels Elementary School 115 W. Dana St., Mtn. View. K-6. Daily homework assistance available. David C. Daniels Nature Center 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos. Overlooking Alpine Pond, the center features a number of displays and hike opportunities with bike accessibility and picnic tables. Open 12-5 p.m. in April-mid October, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. from late October-mid November. david_c_daniels_nc.asp Dreams and Futures 1000 Villa St., Mtn. View. The Mountain View Police Department runs an award-winning program for at-risk youth. The summer day camp program runs from JuneAugust for K4-7 children and emphasizes teamwork and building self-esteem. Recreation leaders assist police volunteers in leading activities such as athletics, field trips and decision-making programs as well as classes in writing and computer skills. Free. Transportation is provided. Program is through teacher referral. Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. "Dreams and Futures" Hidden Villa 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills. The 1,600-acres of farm and foothill lands, once owned by the late Frank and Josephine Duveneck, are the base of a working organic farm. Summer camp for K1-4 runs from June-August with emphasis on arts and crafts, trails, farm cycles, swimming and animal interaction; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Wed. with sleepovers on Thursday night. reservations Moffett Field Historical Society Museum Moffett Field, Mtn. View. Displays aircraft models and artifacts from important eras post-1930. An actual P2 and P3 are outside the museum. Open Wed-Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tours of the museum and tour of outside of Hangar 1. YMCA Kids' Place at Almond Elementary School 55 Almond Ave., Los Altos. Child care for grades K-6. Homework assistance and recreational activities. License #: 43440986. YMCA Kids' Place at Oak Elementary School 1501 Oak Ave., Los Altos. Child care for Grades K-6. Homework assistance and recreational activities. License #: 434404992. YMCA Kids' Place at Bubb Elementary School 525 Hans Ave., Mtn. View. Grades K-6. Daily homework assistance available. YMCA -- Way to Grow Full-Day Preschool 1501 Oak Ave., Los Altos. Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; 2 yrs, 9 mos-5 yrs. Preschool program 2, 3 or 5 days per week. Total capacity: 24 children; full cost center; child-centered curriculum. License #: 430710535. YMCA -- Castro Elementary School 505 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. K-6, after-school enrichment program offers children a balance of homework assistance and recreational, academic and enrichment activities. Classes/places to go Computer History Museum 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View. See entry in Arts (Museums) section. Foothill College Observatory 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. View stars, planets and galaxies through a 16-inch reflecting telescope. Open on clear nights. Closed when cloudy. Free to all ages. $2 (eight quarters) parking. Mountain View House Teen Center 298 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. The Teen Center is a free drop-in program for middle school students. Supervised by trained Recreation Leaders, teens receive homework help and can participate in arts and crafts, billiards, foosball, video games, board games and more. Mon-Thu 5-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 5-9 p.m. during the school year, excluding holidays. "teen services" KIDS' WORLD NEW Menlo Park Campus Opens Fall, 2011 Education for the 21st Century What Preschool and Kindergarten were meant to be! 650-473-9401 457-463 College Ave. Palo Alto Proudly Accredited by NAEYC AMI (Association Montessori International) Member classes Peninsula Youth Theatre for ages 3.5 and up camps productions www.casadeibambini.net www.pytnet.org Celebrating 36 Years of Educating Young Children Riding Lessons Mommy & Me Mothers Group Year Round Camps Day Camps Intermediate Camps Group Events Girl/Boy Scouts Birthday Parties 27 Years, Same Location & Still Going Strong! Accepting applications for ages 2 to Pre-K and Young 5's (650) 322-3535 www.robertsschool.com 30 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com 725 Portola Rd., Portola Valley (650) 851-1114 www.springdown.com i Mountain View Mountain View Public Library 585 Franklin St., Mtn. View. Information center for the community and place for exchange of information and ideas. Open Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sun 1-5 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-4 p.m. Mountain View Recreation Division Youth Services 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. Fun and creative classes for young people in three groups: preschool, elementary school and middle school/ teens. Preschool programs include creative movement, pre-ballet and Munchkin Theater, with age-appropriate physical and cognitive skills. Elementary school-age programs include ballet, jazz dance, tap dance, Tae Kwon Do, creative writing, cartooning, Theater in the Park and summer day camps, singing, nature study, arts and crafts and field trips. Middle and high school-age programs include camp, street dance, yoga, open gym, Tae Kwon Do and Mountain View Teen Center. "Outreach" Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo 1451 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Fun and learning go together for children and their families in the hands-on, interactive exhibits and mini-zoo. The zoo houses bobcats, a red-tailed hawk and bats. The museum offers science classes, summer camps and an outreach program to local schools. Free admission, donations are welcome. Tue-Sat Peninsula Youth Theatre 2500 Old Middlefield Way, Mtn. View. Peninsula Youth Theatre, a nonprofit, home company of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, operates a school of performing arts for children ages 3.5-18 yrs. Director: Karen Simpson. Sports American Youth Soccer (AYSO), Region 45 P.O. Box 4252, Mtn. View. Catering Mountain View and the southern Los Altos area, AYSO Region 45 organizes soccer teams and matches August-Novmber for kids ages 6-19. Registration online April-June through the website. Fees $110-165. Scholarships available. Volunteer coaches needed. Director: Brian Eugeni. Michelle Le Two 6-year-old would-be ballerinas warm up for the Western Ballet scholarship in September 2010. Sports Center for middle- and high-school students only who live in Mountain View or attend Mtn. View Whisman School District. Various sports provided with ongoing tournaments. Year-round camps and classes. Registration open for residents and non-residents. "recreation programs" The Little Gym 1910-F W. El Camino Real, Mtn. View. Parent/child classes for infants and toddlers. Classes in gymnastics, karate, dance, sports skills, and cheerleading for children 3-12 years. Los Altos-Mountain View PONY Baseball P.O. Box 4855, Mtn. View. Tryouts in January; regular season runs MarchJune. Seven age-based divisions for children aged 5-19. Session fees $135-340. California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) 1040 Serpentine Lane, Ste. 201, Pleasanton. State office for California Youth Soccer. Los Altos Mountain View Aquatic Club (LAMVAC) P.O. Box 1269, Los Altos. Professionally coached, age-group swimming and swim lessons; precompetitive, swim group and masters programs. Summer program available. City of Mountain View Recreation Division 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. Sports facilities and programs for youth and teens. Teen Open Gym at the Whisman Outdoor Ice Skating & Tennis Come Join the Fun! Cheeky Monkey Toys, the magic of play, the wonder of learning. Complimentary gift wrapping and assembly! Ice Skating Daily public sessions Private parties available Lessons for all ages Open September - April Tennis Lessons year round Winner Best Toy Store, again and again, and Best Gift & Novelty! 640 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park 650-328-7975 Call for more information 3009 Middlefield Road in Midtown Palo Alto www.winterlodge.com 493-4566 www.cheekymonkeytoys.com www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 31 i Mountain View Mountain View Little League P.O. Box 614, Mtn. View. Part of the international organization, the Mountain View league's motto is "Everybody plays." Baseball teams are co-ed, ages 4-14. gymnastics, and rock climbing. Also offers competitive rhythmic/gymastics and cheerleading programs. PSV Union Football Club (Soccer) 555 Bryant St., #437, Palo Alto. This Palo Altobased youth soccer club is dedicated to developing elite, college track youth players. Girls teams for ages 8-17, boys teams ages 8-16. Also Academy League for children 4-7 years. Winter Lodge 3009 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The only permanent outdoor skating rink west of the Sierra is open late September to April. Public skating, group lessons in basic skills offered Mon.-Sat. for children ages 4 and up. Teen Open Gym Whisman Sports Center, 1500 Middlefield Road, Mtn. View. Free open gym program for Mtn. View youth (11-18 years old), every Saturday night from 6:30-9:30 p.m. during the school year. Staffed by the Mountain View Recreation Division, TOG also hosts sports such as basketball, indoor soccer, dodge ball and ping pong. Those who attend must bring a student ID and abide by behavior guidelines; violence, alcohol, drugs, tobacco, gang colors/symbols will not be tolerated. Youth Soccer 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. The City of Mountain View Recreation Division offers Kidz Love Soccer, with age-appropriate instruction, soccer camps and matches. Beginning players learn receiving, shooting and defense. Skyhawks Youth Sports Camps also offer kids aged 3-15 soccer camps (45 minutes to 6 hours per day). "youth sports and leagues" Michelle Le YMCA Youth Sports Programs 2400 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Sports programs for children ages 3-14 with an emphasis on positive coaching and success for each player. Programs are appropriate for novices and experienced players. Sports include Winter Basketball (YBL), Summer Hoops, Spring Volleyball, Fall Sports Clinics. Kevin Martinez jumps out of a C-130 Hercules four-engine turboprop aircraft during Yuri's Education Day held at NASA Ames Research Center in April. Youth and service groups Boy Scouts of America -- Pacific Skyline Council 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Cub Scouts, ages 6-10; Boy Scouts, ages 11-17. Sea Scouting, Exploring and Venturing. Girl Scouts of Santa Clara County 1310 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose. Girls 5-17 yrs. Traditional troops, virtual troops, math and science technology programs, as well as summer camp programs. Adult volunteers also sought. Twisters Sports Center 2639 Terminal Blvd., Mtn. View. Class schedules for tae kwon do, recreation and pre-school 32 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com SOCIAL SERVICES, ORGANIZATIONS AND LOCAL AGENCIES Animal services/ protection Deep Peninsula Dog Training Club Monday nights at Rengstorff Park in Mountain View. View. IFES Portuguese Society Community Center 432 Stierlin Road, Mtn. View. Palo Alto Animal Services 3281 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. 650-496-5971; after-hour emergencies, dead animal pickup, animal control dispatch, 650-329-2413 (24 hours); Spay and Neuter Clinic, 650496-5933 animal_services.asp Wildlife Rescue Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Bldg. V, Palo Alto. Mountain View Community Center 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. Counseling Alcohol and Drug Services, Santa Clara County - Children Family Community Services Division 2101 Alexian Drive, Ste. 2101, San Jose. Business organizations Chamber of Commerce Mountain View 580 Castro St., Mtn. View. The La Selva Group 206 California Ave., Palo Alto. 650-617-1759 Michelle Le Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) 711 Church St., Mtn. View. Danielle Ryu, left, and Megan Matsumoto play the odaiku during rehearsal for the Obon Festival, held at the Buddhist temple in Mountain View. Mountain View Central Business Association (CBA) 257 Castro St., Ste. 211, Mtn. View. Outlet Program, Community Health Awareness Council 711 Church St., Mtn. View. Garden clubs Sempervirens Fund 419 S. San Antonio Road, Ste. 211, Los Altos. American Rhododendron Society, De Anza Chapter 97 Hillview Ave., California Native Plant Society - Santa Clara Valley Chapter 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Room 205, Palo Alto. Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS 1651 N. 1st St., San Jose. Suicide Crisis Hotline 828 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 200, San Jose. YWCA Silicon Valley 375 S. Third St. , San Jose. mestic violence, 800-572-2782; rape crisis, 408-287-3000 or 650-493-7273 Sierra Club, Loma Prieta Chapter 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Ste. 204, Palo Alto. Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS (SILVAR) 19400 Stevens Creek Blvd., Ste. 100, Cupertino. The Trail Center 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. Mountain View Garden Club 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View. West Bay Iris Society meets in the Garden House of Shoup Park, 400 University Ave., Los Altos. Cable television Comcast 620 Emerson St., Palo Alto. 1-800-COMCAST; Palo Alto location: 650-332-4167 Mountain View Community Television: KMVT 15 1400 Terra Bella Ave., Ste. M, Mtn. View. Emergency services Blackberry REACT, Volunteer Radio Communications P.O. Box 1491, Mtn. View. Farmers markets Mountain View Farmers Market at the downtown Mountain View Caltrain Station parking lot on 600 W. Evelyn Ave., between Hope and View streets. Western Horticultural Society P.O. Box 60507, Palo Alto. Meets at Christ Episcopal Church,1040 Border Road, Los Altos. Environment Acterra 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Foundations/fundraising organizations CLEAN South Bay 527 Rhodes Drive, Palo Alto. Environmental Volunteers 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. Friends of the Mountain View Public Library 585 Franklin St., Mtn. View. Gardens Rengstorff House at Shoreline Park 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View. "rengstorff house" Cemeteries Alta Mesa Memorial Park 695 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Mountain View Educational Foundation P.O. Box 391557, Mtn. View. Health and support services Alcoholics Anonymous 274 E. Hamilton Ave., Ste.D, Campbell. Gate of Heaven Cemetery 22555 Cristo Rey Drive, Los Altos. Friends of Stevens Creek Trail 22221 McClellan Road, Cupertino. tain View trail-closure hotline) Silicon Valley Community Foundation 2440 W. El Camino Real, Ste. 300, Mtn. View. Community centers El Camino YMCA 2400 Grant Road, Mtn. Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) 222 High St., Palo Alto. Alzheimer's Association 1060 La Avenida St., Mtn. View. www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 33 i Mountain View 962-8111 Breast Cancer Connections 390 Cambridge Ave., Palo Alto. Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty 585 N. Mary Ave., Sunnyvale. ext. 22222; weekdays 650-724-1332 El Camino Hospital 2500 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Parent Information and Referral Center (PIRC) center" Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the Midpeninsula 4000 Middlefield Road, Peninsula Stroke Association 3801 Miranda Ave., Bldg. 6, A162, Palo Alto. Health Library and Resource Center Main Bldg., first floor. Teen and Young Adult Clinic Community Pregnancy Center 836 W. El Camino Real, Mtn. View. Planned Parenthood Mountain View Health Center 225 San Antonio Road, Mtn. View. Maternal Connection Store and Lactation Center - Women's Hospital 2485 Hospital Drive, ground floor, Mtn. View. MayView Community Health Center 100 Moffett Blvd., Ste. 101, Mtn. View. Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. 2672 Bayshore Parkway, Ste. 520, Mtn. View. Ronald McDonald House 520 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto. El Camino Surgery Center LLC 2480 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Palo Alto Medical Foundation 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 24 hours) Funeral Consumers Alliance of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties 463 College Ave., Palo Alto. (Mail: P.O. Box 60448, Palo Alto, CA 94306) Stanford Blood Center 3373 Hillview Ave., Palo Alto. Kaiser Permanente - Mountain View 555 Castro St., Mtn. View. Stanford Health Library G2-B Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto. Also Stanford Hospital, Cancer Center and South Palo Alto Branch, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center. Urgent Care Center (pediatric) Kara 457 Kingsley Ave., Palo Alto. Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center 2885 Kaiser Drive, Santa Clara. RotaCare Bay Area, Inc. 2400 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Living Strong Living Well Palo Alto. Stanford Hospital and Clinics 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford. Mountain View Healthcare Center 2530 Solace Place, Mtn. View. Health clinics and hospitals Arbor Free Clinic 795 Willow Road, Bldg. 334, Menlo Park. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto. 756-9000; cancer referral service 877-668-7535 Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System 3801 Miranda Ave., Palo Alto. Family Resource Library 3rd floor. Seniors: Help is just a phone call away! DO YOU SUFFER FROM CANCER-RELATED BONE OR TISSUE PAIN? El Camino Hospital and UCSF are seeking adult patients who have cancer-related pain in their bones or tissues for a research study to determine the effectiveness of a program to help patients and family caregivers manage cancer pain. Home safety checkup Emergency preparedness review Legal referrals Medical advocacy 24/7 support for every need Network of trusted vendors Transportation assistance Reassuring check-in calls Participants will receive education in their homes regarding their pain medicines, pain management, and techniques for managing side effects. You may be eligible to participate if you: Participants will be reimbursed for their time. To see if you are eligible or to learn more, call: Your life, your way, in your home For peace of mind, call (650) 289-5405 or visit us online at AvenidasVillage.org. 34 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com UCSF Cancer Pain Management Research Office 415- 476- 4516, Ext . #1 i Mountain View Martens Carmelita Neighborhood Association Mtn. View. Historical associations Mountain View History Center Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mtn. View. tory center" Seniors Monta Loma Neighborhood Association North Waverly Park Neighborhood Association North Whisman Neighborhood Association 650-969-2429 Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association 650 Castro St. #120-500, Mtn. View. Rex Manor Neighborhood Association Friendly logo) Springer Meadows Neighborhood Association Santa Clara County Recycling Hotline San Jose State University Center for Development of Recycling, One Washington Square, San Jose. Mountain View Senior Center 266 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. GreenCitizen 161 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. Avenidas Handyman Services 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. Mountain View Recycling Center 935 Terra Bella Ave., Mtn. View. Rose Kleiner Senior Day Health Center 270 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. Homeless services Alpha Omega Homeless Services 204 Stierlin Road, Mtn. View. Santa Clara County HHW Program 1555 Berger Drive, Bldg. 2, Ste. 300 (office, dropoffs not accepted here), San Community Services Agency 204 Stierlin Road, Mtn.View. Community Working Group 2507-A Alma St., Palo Alto. Santa Clara County Home Composting Program Council on Aging Silicon Valley 2115 The Alameda, San Jose. The Opportunity Center 33 Encina Ave., Palo Alto. The Salvation Army 1161 S. Bernardo Ave., Sunnyvale. Political groups Green Party -- Santa Clara County P.O. Box 390372, Mtn. View. Outreach Van 926 Rock Ave., Ste. 10, San Jose. 408-436-6030 for cancellations or to check on ride Senior Luncheons at First Christian Church 2890 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Senior Nutrition Program 266 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. SMaRT Station 301 Carl Road, Sunnyvale. Housing Project Sentinel 298 S. Sunnyvale Ave., Ste. 209, Sunnyvale. League of Women Voters of the Los Altos-Mountain View Area 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Research institutions NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, Mtn. View. International issues Mountain View Sister City Affiliation P.O. Box 4514, Mtn. View. "sister cities" World Affairs Council 312 Sutter St., Ste. 200, San Francisco. Libertarian Party -- Santa Clara County P.O. Box 60686, Sunnyvale. Peace & Freedom Party P.O. Box 24764, Oakland. Peninsula Democratic Coalition P.O. Box 97, Los Altos. Law Senior Adult Legal Assistance (SALA) 160 E. Virginia St., Ste. 260, San Jose. Appointments available at the Mountain View Senior Center. Santa Clara County Republican Party -- Silicon Valley 522 N. Monroe St., San Jose. Radio stations KFJC 89.7 FM 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. 650-949-7260 KZSU 90.1 FM P.O. Box 20510 (musicrelated), P.O. Box 20190 (business), Memorial Hall, 540 Memorial Way, Stanford 94305, Stanford. 650-725-4868 Mediation Project Sentinel 298 S. Sunnyvale Ave., Suite 209, Sunnyvale. "The Best Pizza West of New York" -- Ralph Barbieri (KNBR 680) Mountain View neighborhood or homeowner associations Cuernavaca Homeowners Association (with minimum order) FREE DELIVERY 790 Castro Street, Mountain View 650-961-6666 also at: Recycling and hazardous waste disposal Cuesta Park Neighborhood Association Dutch Haven Association Computer Recycling Center Sunnyvale. 880 SANTA CRUZ AVE., MENLO PARK 650-329-8888 Goodwill of Silicon Valley Drop-off locations include: 580 Showers Drive, WWW.AMICIS.COM www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 35 i Mountain View Moffett Blvd., Mtn. View. Seniors At Home 200 Channing Ave., Palo Alto. aspx?accountid=4225 Impaired 2470 El Camino Real, Ste. 107, Palo Alto. Community Services Agency of Mountain View/Los Altos 204 Stierlin Road, Mtn. View. Services for people with disabilities Service groups AAUW-Los Altos-Mountain View Branch (American Association of University Women) Abilities United 525 E. Charleston Road, Palo Alto. Westwind 4-H Riding for the Handicapped/Westwind Riding Institute 27210 Altamont Road, Los Altos Hills. Day Worker Center of Mountain View 113 Escuela Ave., Mtn. View. Jewish Family and Children's Services 650-688-3030 Social Services Agency -- North County District Office 100 Moffett Blvd., Mtn. View. Learning Ally 2445 Faber Place, Ste. 103, Palo Alto. Kiwanis Club of Mountain View P.O. Box 607, Mtn. View. OUTREACH Paratransit 926 Rock Ave., Ste.10, San Jose. Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos P.O. Box 445, Mtn. View. 2865; reservations 408-436-4860; TTD 408-436-0155 Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Social services 2-1-1 Santa Clara County 1400 Parkmoor Ave., Ste. 250, San Jose. Child Abuse Reporting (Santa Clara County Child Protective Services) 1725 Technology Drive, San Jose. Hours: Veterans Emergency Social Work Fund 3801 Miranda Ave., Palo Alto. Rotary Club of Mountain View 157 QUICK REFERENCE DIREC TORY Services, utilities, emergencies Police/fire/paramedics (emergency) ....................................... 911 Mountain View police/fire/paramedics (non-emergency) ...................................................... 650-903-6395 Animal services .... 650-496-5971 ................................... 650-903-6395 ................................................................ 650-903-6395 Cable TV Comcast...................................................... 800-945-2288 Garbage, solid waste (start-stop) .......................650-903-6317 (collection complaints) ............................................650-967-3034 Foothill Disposal Co. .................................................650-967-3034 Electricity PG&E ...........................................................800-743-5000 Recycling .........................................................................650-967-3034 Streets (cleaning) ....................................................... 650-903-6329 Telephone AT&T (formerly SBC)...........................800-310-2355 ....650-903-6311 .................................................................................... 911 Trees (heritage tree removal) .............................. 650-903-6273 Water/sewer (stop-start, billing) .........................650-903-6317 Water/sewer/storm-drain problems ................ 650-903-6329 Weed abatement ........................................................650-526-7713 .......................... 650-903-6371 Code enforcement .....................................................650-526-7713 City Hall ...........................................................................650-903-6300 City Attorney ................................................................650-903-6303 City Clerk.........................................................................650-903-6304 City Manager ................................................................ 650-903-6301 Council agenda ...........................................................650-903-6304 Council/Mayor .............................................................650-903-6304 Flood zone information...........................................650-903-6311 ...................................................... 911 ...................................................................650-903-6767 Library .............................................................................650- 903-6335 Abandoned vehicles ............................................... 650-903-6358 Parking permits............................................................650-903-6317 .................................. 650-903-6395 ...........................................................................650-526-7713 Planning Department..............................................650-903-6306 Police (business and non-emergency) ...........650-903-6344 Political signs .................................................................650-526-7713 Property ownership/addresses ...........................408-299-5570 Public Works ..................................................................650-903-6311 Recreation .......................................................................650-903-6331 Chamber of Commerce Mountain View........ 650-968-8378 Department of Motor Vehicles ...........................800-777-0133 School districts ......................................................................650-947-1150 .......650-940-4650 ................................. 650-526-3500 Post Office -- MV Main, Blossom Valley, Los Altos ..........................................................................800-275-8777 Red Cross -- PA Area Chapter ............................. 650-688-0415 Registrar of Voters (SCC) ........................................866-430-8683 Small claims court (SCC) ........................................650-462-3800 Suicide & Crisis Hotline (SCC) ..............................855-278-4204 Tax Assessor (SCC) ......................................................408-299-5570 Traffic Court (SCC) ..................................................... 650-462-3800 Palo Alto Airport (SCC)..............................................650-856-7833 Better Business Bureau (SCC) ...............................408-278-7400 24-Hour Hotlines Alcoholics Anonymous ...........................................408-374-8511 Child abuse report line ...........................................650-493-1186 Rape Crisis line .............................................................408-287-3000 Parental Stress Hotline ............................................ 408-850-6125 SCC Adult Protective Services ..............................800-414-2002 Suicide crisis hotline (SCC)....................................650-494-8420 Support Network for Battered Women ..........800-572-2782 California Youth Crisis line .....................................800-843-5200 Other Mountain View services Bicycle license information (Fire Dept.) ......... 650-903-6365 Building inspection ....................................................650-903-6313 Non-city agencies (SCC) = Santa Clara County Birth, marriage & death certificates (SCC) ......408-299-2481 Church Directory A place to Worship.... Connect....Serve. A guide to Religious Services in your community newspaper. For information, email Blanca Yoc at email@example.com or call 650-223-6596. With Music Sundays: 9:00 & 10:45AM Worship Services Children's classes all morning. Jr. High & High School meet at 10:45AM. College Group meets at 9:30AM. 36 Info Mountain View www.MountainViewOnline.com Mountain View City Government City Hall: 500 Castro St., Mtn. View 94041 General phone: 650-903-6300 Website: www.mountainview.gov City Council City Council meetings: 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, in Council Chambers, City Hall. Website: www.mountainview.gov/city_council/ Jac Siegel, Mayor First elected to council 2007, vice mayor 2010. Term expires 2015. Address: 394-B Ortega Ave., Mtn. View 94040 Home phone: 650-988-9115 Office phone: 650-988-9115 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mike Kasperzak, Vice Mayor First elected to council 1999 and termed out in 2007. Elected to third term in 2009. Term expires 2013. Address: 1172 Morton Court, Mtn. View, 94040 Home phone: 650-941-2479 Office phone: 650-948-5340 Email: email@example.com Margaret Abe-Koga First elected to council 2007, mayor 2009. Term expires 2015. Address: 679 Church St., Mtn. View 94041 Home phone: 650-940-1656 Office phone: 650-903-6304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ronit Bryant First elected to council 2007, vice mayor 2009, mayor 2010. Term expires 2015. Address: 491 W. Dana St., Mtn. View 94041 Home phone: 650-964-1966 Email: email@example.com John Inks First elected to council 2009. Term expires 2013. Address: 49 Showers Drive #W314, Mtn. View 94040 Home phone: 650-941-4167 Office phone: 650-941-4167 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Laura Macias First elected to council 2005. Term expires 2013. Address: 1343 Ernestine Lane, Mtn. View 94040 Home phone: 650-967-6098 Email: email@example.com Tom Means First elected to council 2005. Term expires 2013. Home phone: 650-961-4414 Office phone: 408-924-5414 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org HOW TO CONTAC T LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS City of Mountain View Council-appointed officials City Attorney: Jannie Quinn, 650-903-6303 City Clerk: Lorrie Brewer, 650-903-6304 City Manager: Daniel Rich, 650-903-6301 Public Works Director: Michael Fuller, 650-903-6311 Ellis Berns, 650-903-6306 Performing Arts Advisory 7 p.m., third Wednesday, Center for the Performing Arts, SecondStage; staff -- Scott Whistler, 650-903-6565 Senior Advisory 2 p.m., third Wednesday, Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave.; staff -- Michele Petersen, 650903-6330 Tennis Advisory Board meets as needed; staff -- Henry Perez Alonso, 650-903-6404 Visual Arts 6 p.m., second Wednesday, Atrium Conference Room; staff -- Ellis Burns and Michelle Coral, 650-903-6306 Youth Advisory 4:30 p.m., first Monday, Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave.; staff -- Kristine Pardini and Lauren Merriman, 650-903-6331 Special districts Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District District Address: 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos. General manager: Steve Abbors. Acquires and preserves natural open space and provides for low-intensity public recreation. District encompasses population of 741,000 in 550 square miles, including 17 cities and areas of three counties between Los Gatos and San Carlos and to the Pacific Ocean in San Mateo County, from the southern border of Pacifica to the Santa Cruz County line. Maintains more than 57,000 acres of open space in 26 preserves. Board meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the district office. 2010-11 total budget: $42.5 million Boards and commissions Environmental Planning 7 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, Council Chambers, second floor; staff -- Martin Alkire, 650-903-6306 Human Relations 6:30 p.m., first Thursday, Plaza Conference Room, City Hall; staff -- Kim Castro, 650-903-6301; 650-903-6210 Library Board 7:30 p.m., third Monday, Library Conference Room, 585 Franklin St.; staff -- Rosanne Macek, 650-9036335 Parks and Recreation 7 p.m., second Wednesday, Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave.; staff -- David Muela, 650-903-6331 Department heads Assistant City Manager/Employee Services Director: Melissa Stevenson Dile, 650-903-6309 Community Development Director: Randy Tsuda, 650-903-6306 Community Services Director: David A. Muela, 650-903-6331 Finance and Administrative Services Director: Patty Kong, 650-903-6317 Fire Chief: Bradley Wardle, 650-903-6365 Library Services Director: Rosanne Macek, 650-903-6335 Police Chief: Scott Vermeer, 650-903-6350 School districts Santa Clara County Office of Education 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose. Superintendent: Charles Weis. Board of Trustees meeting: 5:30 p.m., first and third Wednesdays of the month. Santa Clara Valley Water District District Address: 5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose. Board of Directors meetings: 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Tuesday. Committees Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory 6:30 p.m., quarterly, last Wednesday, Plaza Conference Room; staff -- Helen Kim, 650-903-6311 Downtown 8 a.m., as needed, on a Tuesday, Plaza Conference Room; staff -- Foothill-De Anza Community College District 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Chancellor: Linda M. Thor. Board meetings: 6 p.m. first Monday of each month at the district boardroom on Foothill Campus. El Camino Hospital District 2500 Grant Road, Mtn. View. Chief Executive Officer: Kenneth D. Graham. Board of Directors meets quarterly on the second Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the hospital's conference center. 5556; Patient and Family Comment Line: 650-940-7263 www.MountainViewOnline.com Info Mountain View 37 Mediation, 35 Microbreweries, 9 Mountain View, City of, 37 2011-12 Middle schools, public, 20, 22 MOUNTA MO NT N MOUNTAIN VIEW MOUNTAIN VIEW N PUBLISHER Tom Gibboney EDITORIAL Editor: Carol Blitzer Researchers: Nadezhda Banchik, Carol Blitzer, Sue Dremann, Aaron Guggenheim, Tyler Hanley, Karla Kane, Joann So, Yuan Tao, Nick Veronin, Kareem Yasin Photographers: Nick Gonzales, Michelle Le ART & PRODUCTION INFO design director: Linda Atilano Maps & graphics: Shannon Corey Production manager: Jennifer Lindberg Contributing designers: Shannon Corey, Diane Haas, Paul Llewellyn, Raul Perez, Scott Peterson, Gary Vennarucci ADVERTISING Major accounts sales manager: Connie Jo Cotton Display advertising: Judie Rachel Block, Adam Carter, Janice Hoogner, Cathy Norfleet, Brent Triantos, Gary Whitman Real estate advertising: Neal Fine, Rosemary Lewkowitz, Diane Martin, Samantha Mejia, Carolyn Oliver Inside advertising: David Cirner, Irene Schwartz Advertising services: Dorothy Hassett, Blanca Yoc Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, 22 Mountain View neighborhood or homeowner associations, 35 Mountain View Whisman School District, 20 Movies, 9 Museums and collections, 9 Music, 10 Open space areas, 14 Michelle Le Opera, 10 Parks, 15 Places to tour, 10 Political groups, 35 Public officials, 37 Radio stations, 35 Recycling and hazardous waste disposal, 35 Research institutions, 35 Sailing and sailboarding, 15 School districts, 37 Seniors, 35 Service groups, 36 Services for people with disabilities, 36 Skateboarding, 16 Soccer, 16 Social services, 36 Softball, 16 Special districts, 37 Sports, 31 Square dancing, 16 Star-gazing, 18 Swimming, 18 Tennis, 18 Theater, 11 Volleyball, 18 Youth and service groups, 32 Bicyclists board Caltrain with their bikes at the San Antonio station in February. 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