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OTHER ISSUES

Google: Bridges will be open to the public

Wanting to set the record straight after strong comments were made in Tuesday's council meeting, Google made it clear Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 27 comments | 3286 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No easy solutions for Hangar One

NASA headquarters and House Republicans now appear to view the demolition of Hangar One as a real possibility, but it would...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by mpumas, on Jul 19, 2011 at 11:26 am | 24 comments | 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District pays ex-teacher $225K settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned from her position at the beginning of the 2009 school year was paid $225,000...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Moved Away, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by greycat, on Jul 17, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 3588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 2212 Views

RESTAURANTS

Refined and relaxed

The Indian subcontinent has always met California cuisine at Mantra, the five-year-old restaurant on Emerson Street in Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 2830 Views

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MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

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Fun on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by L, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3062 Views

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Voice launches community membership campaign

The Voice has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future for local journalism by asking readers to begin paying for a...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Where will the money go?, on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:45 am | 22 comments | 2093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Jul 15, 2011 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:25 am | 13 comments | 5046 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google: Public could use new bridges

Google has responded to an apparent misunderstanding at last week's City Council meeting that its proposed bridges over Stevens...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Me again, on Jul 14, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City union negotiations come down to the wire

Agreements have been reached with the city's union leaders that will prevent layoffs over the next year, if the City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by dont believePoliticalInsider , on Jul 13, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 10 comments | 2407 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tree Nut, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2469 Views

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Man robs woman of necklace

A woman was robbed of her gold necklace on the evening of July 7 in the 2000 block of Latham Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 23 comments | 2158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One could be boon for city

The long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1914 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by eldesthanson, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:40 am | 27 comments | 4203 Views

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Couple return home to burglary in progress

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2454 Views

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Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 5361 Views
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