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Cops that Care seeks gifts for local children

As it does every year around the holidays, the Mountain View Police Department is looking for new, unwrapped toys and clothing,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by MG, on Dec 17, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 1603 Views

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City entitled to millions in Stanford housing funds, Kniss says

Last week, county Supervisor Liz Kniss told the City Council that Mountain View is entitled to Stanford affordable housing...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by the299crew, on Dec 16, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 6 comments | 1800 Views

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Police nab suspect in Stevens Creek Trail assault

Mountain View police have arrested the man they believe is behind last week's attempted sexual assault of a jogger on Stevens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 16, 2009 at 7:33 am | 19 comments | 2044 Views

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Building owners hit with 'compliance permit'

Under requirements approved Tuesday by the City Council, property owners caught with buildings that seriously run afoul of...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by dang, on Dec 15, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 2238 Views

OTHER ISSUES

They've got game at Girls Middle School

The girls at Girls Middle School had a super secret tool on hand during their recent week of outside-the-classroom learning:...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 15, 2009 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 2082 Views

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Train depot remodel lacks public restroom

In the coming weeks, interior construction is scheduled to begin on a wine bar inside the city's "train depot." But city...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. Clause, on Dec 14, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 23 comments | 1690 Views

SPORTS

Spartan runners take rare state title

The Mountain View High School boys cross country team has brought home a state championship title — the first such...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by dennis morton, on Dec 14, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 3805 Views

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TONIGHT: District to vote on special ed cuts

This evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District board are scheduled to vote on a measure to reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 am | 8 comments | 1317 Views

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Where's the fire?

Was there a major fire around midnight? Heard 6 sirens go by, heading toward the east Whisman district. A few more went...

Original post made by Jes Sayin on Dec. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1291 Views

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City hosts high speed rail meeting

This evening at the Senior Center, the city will hold a public meeting that is entirely focused on the California High Speed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by conservative87, on Dec 13, 2009 at 7:30 am | 4 comments | 1587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-K program teaches kids how to learn

Though the school year is well under way, organizers of a new pre-kindergarten program are already planning for busy days...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by LaDonna Wicklund, on Dec 12, 2009 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2014 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo opposes Obama's Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, announced last week her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:38 am | 18 comments | 1791 Views

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Council rejects younger commission applicants

The City Council on Tuesday decided to bring back Arnold Soderbergh for another term on the Environmental Planning Commission,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Arnold Soderberg, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 6 comments | 1642 Views

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Local chamber launches 'Green University'

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce hopes its new "Green Business University" will encourage small companies to tackle...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by A community volunteer, on Dec 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views

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Building owners slapped with 'compliance permit'

Under requirements approved Tuesday by the City Council, property owners caught with buildings that seriously run afoul of...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Inks, on Dec 11, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 1807 Views

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Manifesto

<B>PERSONALLY</I></B>, I thought our war against the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics had already been won fair and square. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

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Victim of trail attack says she's not intimidated

Crystal Stokes says she only jogs about once a month, making it all the more unlikely that the 27-year-old Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by AnnieK, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 18 comments | 1324 Views

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Homeless man on a mission

In his effort to create a homeless shelter in Mountain View, Jess Santana fights for a cause like a much younger man with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1733 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 31 comments | 4045 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Linden Tree Children's Bookstore in L.A. looking for new owners

In case you didn't know, the Linden Tree owners are retiring and looking for a buyer. It's a beautiful bookstore for children....

Original post made by Margaret on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by d, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1464 Views
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