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OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1716 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 | 1200 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 | 1680 Views

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Posh Bagel founders arrested on allegations of insurance fraud

The owner and founder of several Bay Area bakeries has been arrested on suspicion of failing to report employee injuries...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by insurance quotes, on May 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 27 comments | 2669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State Supreme Court to hear Google age-bias case

An age discrimination case against Mountain View-based Google will be argued before the California Supreme Court at a hearing...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Leila, on May 26, 2010 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 1397 Views

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Council supports three-story condos at 333 Rengstorff

The City Council gave thumbs up to a high-density condo project last week after a developer spent years improving on a previously...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by bill, on May 26, 2010 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 1104 Views

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Fundraisers set for stranded Madrigal choir

Fundraisers are underway for the Mountain View High School Madrigal choir that was stranded in Paris for a week when a volcanic...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randa, on May 25, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools will be hardest hit by falling property values, assessor says

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 24, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 1499 Views

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State raids city fund for $1.67 million

In the ongoing legal battle over the state's ability to raid municipal coffers to balance its budget, California cities took...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on May 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 1131 Views

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Local artist brings the ordinary to life

Haiying Yang says the simple brightness of a hand-painted silk scarf might be just the thing people are looking for in these...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by natalie, on May 23, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

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Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 23, 2010 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 1141 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 2425 Views

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Council supports three-story condos at 333 Rengstorff

The City Council gave thumbs up to a high-density condo project last week after a developer spent years improving on a previously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on May 21, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 8 comments | 1286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman taking over as MV Whisman superintendent

Craig Goldman has been selected as the new superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, the district announced....

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on May 21, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 15 comments | 2452 Views

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Mayor disputes housing editorial

I was surprised to read your May 7 editorial regarding the City Council's approval of the Prometheus project on Evelyn Avenue....

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Democratic Process, on May 21, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

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Craigslist deal ends in beating, robbery

A Mountain View man was robbed Thursday, May 13, in the parking lot of his East Middlefield Road apartment complex when the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on May 20, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 1149 Views

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Record number of property value reductions in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by mt view homeowner, on May 20, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lab tech dodges crutch-throwing patient

A Milpitas man was left without a leg to stand on the evening of Monday, May 3, after being cited for battery for allegedly...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mars, on May 19, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 30 comments | 2710 Views

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Rotary Club of Mountain View awards $20,000 in community grants and college scholarships

The Rotary Club of Mountain View is happy to announce that we are awarding community service grants and college scholarships...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on May. 19, 2010
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