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OTHER ISSUES

Armed robbers hit check cashing franchise

Police are looking for three men who robbed a check cashing business on El Camino Real near Dale Avenue on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jan 23, 2010 at 12:05 am | 6 comments | 1493 Views

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Council picks goose-inspired art for fire station

Canada Geese might be a nuisance for golfers and a headache for staff at Shoreline Park, but the City Council put that aside...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 23327 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Informed Citizen, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 1544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 4539 Views

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earthquake triggered weapons

Considering the San Andreas fault runs closeby, I'm wondering if anyone has any info on or heard of earthquake triggered...

Original post made by e on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by inleaguewiththesea, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 3466 Views

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New developer to take on Mayfield

After six years of planning, and almost a year without a developer, the 450-home project at the former Mayfield Mall officially...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joe Segretti, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 22 comments | 2356 Views

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Disturbing Home Invasion on Middlefield Road

Read the full story here: http://www.ktvu.com/news/21618364/detail.html I wonder if ATMs could be installed with an "I'm...

Original post made by Todd Willows on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Jan 21, 2010 at 6:31 am | 6 comments | 1806 Views

OTHER ISSUES

In Menlo Park, it's wait and see on pensions

The cost of public pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, and city managers in...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:53 am | 4 comments | 1655 Views

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Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:32 am | 12 comments | 1946 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT's new campus readies for first day

Mountain View officially has a new school beginning next week, when young students arrive for their first day at Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 9 comments | 2597 Views

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Holiday season's sales results not too shabby

The holiday season is officially over, and Mountain View business owners are finally able to assess how it went. The consensus:...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by letsgetreal, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities aim to thwart state's next money grab

Last year, legislators in Sacramento, facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, ordered California cities to cough...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 10 comments | 2790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 4615 Views

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Stanford student lauds Google stance on China

Tenzin Seldon, a Stanford University sophomore and pro-Tibet activist, says she's happy to see that "Google is living up...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by SunnyDaysAhead, on Jan 19, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 6 comments | 1337 Views

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Heavy rain, high winds expected to last

Monday's heavy rain and high winds are expected to last through the week and bring nearly 10 inches of rain to the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by HandyAndy, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1572 Views

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St. James Infirmary.......

I was a couselor at the Mt.View Methadone Clinic which was in the County Building at the intersection of Stirlin Rd and Moffett...

Original post made by Richard Gambatese on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by ta, on Jan 18, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 5970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second $50,000 match offered for Haiti relief

A local drive to raise $50,000 to help victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti has been accomplished, the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jan Brown, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

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Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by ALCF Member 5 yrs, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:07 am | 27 comments | 5683 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga lands seats on VTA board, LAFCO

Council member Margaret Abe-Koga may have stepped down from her mayoral duties, but she is moving up in the world of local...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 2161 Views
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