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Storybook princess

Simona Poptelecan Konegen reads a story at Castro Elementary School's "Dia del Libro Festival" on Sunday, April 3. Konegen,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 8, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 2017 Views

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A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2361 Views

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Caltrain board postpones action on service cuts

Caltrain's board of directors Thursday postponed voting on a set of proposed service cuts and fare hikes intended to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2152 Views

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Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 17 comments | 2521 Views

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Police use stun gun on man

Local police used an electronic "stun gun" to subdue a local man who refused to cooperate with an officer early Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 2087 Views

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City seeks public input on its website, technology

The city of Mountain View is holding an informal forum on Monday, April 4, for the public to weigh in on how the city can...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Just Think About It, on Apr 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 1701 Views

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Antique house goes green

Nearly 100 years after it was built, a Mountain View house that was once home to a local dignitary has been transformed into...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by me pc, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 2373 Views

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Hospital board needs lesson in transparency

Taxpayers in the El Camino Hospital District have to be disappointed in the secretive way CEO Ken Graham was terminated in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Another Voter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 3171 Views

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Opening Reception on Friday, April 8 for Jody Alexander Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by csma on Apr. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1641 Views

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fund raising via traffic/parking tickets

Just curious what street/area generates the most revenue for the city via parking/traffic tickets. The corner of Villa and...

Original post made by mr. pc on Apr. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1732 Views

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Unemployment rates drop throughout Bay Area

All Bay Area counties showed decreases in jobless rates in February compared to January's numbers, according to a recent...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by outofworklongtime, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 1770 Views

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Pollution Expansion?! Lehigh Cement Plan in Cupertino Hills

Dear Neighbors: This is a brief update on our continued efforts to get Lehigh to stop polluting our communities, and also...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2011 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 3118 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

When police come across undocumented immigrants should they notify federal immigration authorities? Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by joseph, on Apr 3, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

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Empty bowls fundraiser for local homeless

Community Services Agency is hosting its annual "Empty Bowls: Souper Bowl," fundraiser to raise money for the homeless in...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1670 Views

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Time to rethink history projects at Cuesta Annex

What many residents involved in Cuesta Annex workshops thought would be retained as natural open space has become the City...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 2, 2011 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 1757 Views

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City to strengthen 'green' building code

Homeowners, contractors, developers and environmentalists, take note: Mountain View's building code is about to get a bit...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Apr 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 1899 Views

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Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 4 comments | 1884 Views

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Could it happen here?

The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that rocked Japan last week has people all over the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 5726 Views

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About $20,000 in valuables swiped in brazen burglary

About $20,000 in jewelry, electronics, furniture and art was taken from a Mountain View home over the weekend in a brazen...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 23 comments | 2725 Views

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Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday -- devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 44 comments | 2502 Views
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