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State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1563 Views

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And you would be ...?

"Well, that was fast. If you do well, I guess by next week, they'll make you the publisher," a bemused colleague said to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Julian O'Brien, on May 8, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVWSD considers all-day kindergarten

Should every school in the Mountain View Whisman School District offer extended-day kindergarten? The school board will take...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Barfolemew, on May 7, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

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City asks unions for $1 million cut

Mountain View's budget outlook is rosier than expected, but city officials will be less likely to worry about service cuts...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on May 7, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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Armed robbers back out of stick-up

Two men unsuccessfully tried to rob a Mountain View grocery store late Thursday night, April 29, before fleeing the scene...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on May 6, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

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Alcohol use a factor in fatal car crash

The driver who died in a fiery crash in February on West Middlefield Road had a blood alcohol content three times the legal...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 6, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 1222 Views

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Just hanging around

Twin brothers Eli, left, and Mark beat the heat on a warm day by spending some time on the swings at Pioneer Park in downtown...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sammy the Squirrel, on May 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

RESTAURANTS

Clap your hands for papusas

It's easy to miss Rincon Sabroso. This small and low-key Mexican restaurant is all but hidden alongside empty storefronts...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sean, on May 5, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll shows support for MV Whisman bond

It would seem like a bad time to ask anyone for money, but a new survey of likely voters shows a strong level of support...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on May 5, 2010 at 12:20 am | 17 comments | 1855 Views

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Caltrain fatality near San Antonio station

A Caltrain fatally struck a pedestrian near the San Antonio station in Mountain View Monday evening, May 3, a transit agency...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on May 4, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham gets new assistant principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District has announced that Steve Chesley will take on the job of assistant principal at...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by areathea, on May 4, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 14 comments | 2198 Views

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City taps Utah chief to head Fire Department

Bradley Wardle, a veteran firefighter from Utah, will head the Mountain View Fire Department beginning on April 30, city...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on May 4, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1695 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital opens 'cyberknife' cancer center

A new tumor-treatment facility at El Camino Hospital could help address the hospital's recent budget woes by attracting more...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by @ECH taxpayer, on May 4, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1329 Views

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Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by RK, on May 4, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1417 Views

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Citywide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 1

Don't forget the citywide Garage Sale at participating homes this Saturday, May 1, from 8am to 2pm! Maps to homes are soon...

Original post made by mvresident4567 on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sparto, on May 3, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2922 Views

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Robbers' armed heist a bust

Two men unsuccessfully tried to rob a Mountain View grocery store late Thursday night before fleeing the scene less than...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on May 3, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

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Posh Bagel owners arrested for alleged 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 George Olson, on May 3, 2010 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

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Gay youth protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Edward, on May 3, 2010 at 3:15 am | 10 comments | 1916 Views

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Pot club owner initiates court battle with city

In hopes of taking the issue all the way to the state Supreme Court, the operator of a newly opened medical marijuana dispensary...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on May 3, 2010 at 12:48 am | 7 comments | 1117 Views
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