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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 | 1506 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 | 1135 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 | 1896 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 | 1147 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 | 2434 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 | 1294 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 | 2459 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 | 1179 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 | 1155 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 | 1214 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 | 2714 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
There are no comments yet. 1412 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Council to discuss San Antonio Center revamp

The latest plans from developer Merlone Geier will redevelop only 11 acres at the corner of San Antonio Road and El Camino...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ellen, on May 19, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 1250 Views

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All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by JC, on May 18, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

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EDITORIAL: Council bets on high density rentals

In the end, fears of traffic gridlock, impossible parking and an imposing, four-story facade did nothing to scare the City...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by no one listening, on May 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 1830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recession Tales: Single mom swallows pride, relies on food bank

"Marie" is worried. She has a diploma from Los Altos High School and a bachelor's degree in business administration -- but...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ginger, on May 18, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS picks new assistant principal

Monday was a big day for local teacher Mike Mathiesen: His wife had a baby, and he was named the new assistant principal...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by john doe, on May 18, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 3166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education and Economic Output

"Global economic output climbs by about 2 percent for each additional year spent in school, according to the study. Rates...

Original post made by James on May. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1407 Views

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Shooting victims found inside MV dry cleaners

The bodies of two shooting victims were found inside a Mountain View dry cleaning business the morning of Friday, May 14,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by SAD, on May 17, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 29 comments | 2172 Views

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Man robbed, beaten over roommate's $150 debt

A Mountain View man was robbed and beaten in his apartment on Wednesday, May 12, by two men who claimed his former roommate...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by erwin, on May 17, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 12 comments | 1950 Views
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