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OTHER ISSUES

Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 2692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board member quits his day job

A locally elected water board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 25159 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Whatchu talkin bout Willis?, on Nov 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class inspired the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by occupy, on Nov 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers quick to accept new package

With both sides obviously aware that money is extremely tight this year, teachers and the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observrer, on Nov 20, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2441 Views

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Voices Around Town

How can we make downtown Mountain View safer for pedestrians? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7362...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by GC, on Nov 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

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Occasional ban on wood fires starts Nov. 1

Sunday marked the beginning of a four-month period in the Bay Area when burning wood will be outlawed on "Spare the Air"...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Nov 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 23 comments | 3239 Views

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Study finds downtown is booming

Mountain View has an enviable success story unfolding on Castro Street, where office spaces are full and retail sales are...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 3463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 8563 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 36 comments | 4559 Views

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Council quashes plans for historic house in Cuesta Annex

Following a City Council decision made behind closed doors on Tuesday, the future hangs in the balance for a 130-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Begener, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 18 comments | 2380 Views

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Attempted rape at Mountain View motel

Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of a Mountain View motel on Sunday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by brave, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman teachers get small raise

After two short days of negotiations, teachers and administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reached...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2636 Views

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Would-be robber takes nothing in scuffle

After knocking down a local man and attempting to take his wallet, a would-be robber abandoned his nefarious endeavor and...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1723 Views

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Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 8942 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fatally injured pedestrian is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a 91-year-old man who was hit and killed by a car in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2818 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rock the casbah at Morocco's

Morocco's restaurant is trying very hard. It could be just the place for couples, possible couples, and families out for...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Chef Jay, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 3269 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital union backs cap on executive pay

The union representing service workers at El Camino Hospital has announced plans to push for a legislative cap on executive...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Doug Williams, on Nov 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2389 Views

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Dittmer's to leave Mountain View

A popular Mountain view butcher shop and delicatessen that shut down after a fire in January, Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1968 Views
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