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Failed marriage ends in murder-suicide

The man believed to have shot his ex-wife before shooting himself May 14 wanted to resume living with her — or be paid...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tina, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 1233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lance, on May 31, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 9 comments | 1562 Views

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Police to forgo pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Library Employee, on May 31, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 24 comments | 2580 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View API scores are on the rise

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's API score -- which ranks California schools based on their students' performance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jack Resnick, on May 31, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1835 Views

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A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling, 23, never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lorin, on May 30, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 1466 Views

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MerchantCircle pays $900,000 in consumer case

A Mountain View-based Internet social-networking company for small businesses will pay $900,000 in a settlement of a consumer-protection...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Tim Stevens, on May 30, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

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City on property buying spree?

The city might purchase property at four different downtown locations, including the historic building on Castro Street which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on May 30, 2010 at 11:44 am | 20 comments | 2106 Views

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Local veteran honored for helping injured vets

Dom Garofano, a 40-year Mountain View resident, was honored this week by the Paralyzed Veterans of America for his "longstanding...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Old Soldier, on May 29, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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Police give up pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sad, on May 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get a taste of colonial life at Bubb School

"Join the navy!" shout two boys clad in cavalier shirts and tri-cornered hats. They stand at the entrance to WilliamsBubb,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Rick Van Mell, on May 28, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman turns down Race to the Top funds

Officials for the Mountain View Whisman school district decided that they'd rather sit out the Race to the Top. On May 20,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 28, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 17 comments | 2450 Views

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Reward offered in Mountain View cat shooting

The Palo Alto Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a cat...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by catmando, on May 28, 2010 at 11:29 am | 11 comments | 1103 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1292 Views

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State high court hears Google age discrimination case

A former top executive at Google Inc. who claims he was fired because he didn't fit in with the Internet giant's youthful...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on May 27, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 1943 Views

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Evandale complex invigorated

The large, run-down apartment complex at 291 Evandale Ave. may no longer be a headache for neighbors thanks to a City Council-approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 27, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

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A rewarding bit of doodling

If you check Google's [http://www.google.com/ homepage] today, May 27, instead of the company's trademark logo, you'll see...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on May 27, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

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VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1719 Views

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Cops crack down on seatbelt scofflaws

The stakes for driving without a seatbelt are going up. Fines for not wearing your seatbelt are increasing as part of Califonia's...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1201 Views

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Council "underwhelmed" by San Antonio Center plans

On Tuesday, half of the City Council was "underwhelmed" by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views
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