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ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown proposes spending cuts, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 2840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleges slashed but K-12 spared in Brown's state budget proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts drew positive reactions from school officials in local elementary, middle and high...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roland R, on Jan 18, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 2050 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Incision-free cancer surgery at 91

Jean Stuetzle, 91, was diagnosed with lung cancer in April. Thanks to a high-tech, non-invasive treatment she received at...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by ernie, on Jan 18, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 2084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga named chair of VTA board

Mountain View's own Margaret Abe-Koga was named chair of the Valley Transportation Authority board of directors this week,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council names interim city manager

The City Council has asked the city's freshly-hired assistant city manager, Melissa Stevenson Dile, to take over as interim...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Both wrong, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2304 Views

BOOKS

Actor Rainn Wilson hits the book circuit

Actor Rainn Wilson, who plays an egomaniacal paper salesman in the TV show "The Office," spoke at a packed Books Inc. on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by CG, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:06 am | 2 comments | 3626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hurls statuettes at construction workers

Police arrested a man on the morning of Jan. 3 following a complaint that he was throwing objects at a construction crew...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two women hurt in attempted purse-snatching

A group of men tried to rob two women as they were walking in front of the Hampton Inn and Suites on Moffett Boulevard on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:37 am | 16 comments | 1989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain conductor arrested for alleged misconduct with female passengers

A Caltrain conductor has been arrested for two incidents of alleged misconduct with female train passengers, authorities...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm back behind bars, arrested in Mountain View

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_17102476 It was only a matter of time. Good riddance....

Original post made by Paul_C on Jan. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Pancake Man' Kenneth Pruitt dies

Well-known restaurateur Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3531 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on Jan 15, 2011 at 2:14 am | 8 comments | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Litter pick up set for MLK Day

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View is honoring Martin Luther King Day by leading a trash pick-up around the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Incision-free cancer surgery at 91

Sitting on a faded champagne-colored loveseat — decorated with a floral pattern and a variety of well-worn throw pillows...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by ernie, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 1907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Much more than a driver

As the sun begins its groggy crawl over the Diablo Range, Janice King is checking signal lights, kicking tires and verifying...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 2682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

2011 looks brighter for El Camino

Officials at El Camino Hospital have "guarded optimism" that the coming year will be better than the last. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Trend Setter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 4 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

A digital 'Revolution'

Revolution, the new 25,000 square foot exhibit at the renovated Computer History Museum, opens to the public on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jan 13, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great ride

Janice King, a school bus dispatcher and driver for the Mountain View Whisman School District has been driving buses since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by STL Terry, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

D.C . Republicans kill Hangar One funding

Congress woman Anna Eshoo has declared dead an $8 million request for Hangar One, which means the icon's massive steel skeleton...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Former IT Contractor, on Jan 12, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 39 comments | 5922 Views
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