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AROUND TOWN

Owner's empty lot could be new home for the Bakotich house

The city's second oldest home may have a savior in Ellyn Berner, who was thinking about selling her vacant lot on Pettis...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by JP, on Jun 21, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner's empty lot could be new home for the Bakotich house

The city's second oldest home may have a savior in Ellyn Berner, who was thinking about selling her vacant lot on Pettis...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Jun 21, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic home, all yours -- if you move it

Try as they might, a group of seniors who want to build communal housing at 445 Calderon Avenue say it is not economically...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan Burwen, on Jun 20, 2010 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

MVTC Social Tennis Play Day

On Sunday morning, June 13, a group of 35 players met at Cuesta Park to participate in a Social Tennis Play Day co sponsored...

Original post made by Debbie on Jun. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expresses fears of selling Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 11 comments | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bobcat Ridge to re-open Saturday

Tule, one of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo's two bobcats, watches ducks and a goose from her favorite spot in her new...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Dad, on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motion to adjourn: City Clerk Angee Salvador retires

After 21 years working in Mountain View's city clerk's office, City Clerk Angee Salvador is calling it good on June 18. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKelvey, Cuesta flood basins the topic of June 17 meeting

Controversial flood basins proposed for the Cuesta Annex and McKelvey Park will be discussed this Thursday at City Hall as...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fixing the bells

Starting this fall, school bells will ring in concert at all of the elementary schools in the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 1461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council happy with city budget

After a year of discussions the city has a balanced budget that now has the backing of the City Council after a unanimous...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to set rules on pot dispensaries

Back in February, the idea that a medical marijuana dispensary providing medicine to sick people could fit into Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Thanks, on Jun 16, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 5 comments | 1148 Views

AROUND TOWN

New zoning could redraw the map in Mtn. View

It appears that dramatic increases in the size of buildings allowed in North Bayshore and on El Camino Real — and a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 4101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista students overcome the past, look to future

Senior Randall Young was one of three student speakers at Alta Vista High School's graduation this year. He stood at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with the Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline?

The Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline has been fenced off and the pumped covered in dark plastic. Is this another...

Original post made by John the Man on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tony-winning show has local ties

TheatreWorks got a shout-out Sunday night at the Tony Awards when "Memphis" -- which had its world premiere at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 15, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police, fire respond to fistfight over backpack at Graham

What started as a scuffle over a backpack between two boys at Graham Middle School turned into a fistfight, with Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 2200 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big service cuts due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 32 comments | 1791 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medical pot user busted for growing

A man arrested May 25 for allegedly possessing large quantities of marijuana for sale has the full support of his mother,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge orders pot club to close

A judge has granted the city's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jun 15, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 1196 Views

ELECTIONS

It's official: Jeff Rosen wins DA race

Jeff Rosen's victory over Dolores Carr in Santa Clara County's razor-thin race for district attorney became official Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned mother, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1604 Views
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