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Arts committee chair resigns after comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 1490 Views

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Community college district to make tough cuts

Although good news appears to be on the horizon for higher education, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 1444 Views

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City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by anna, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 1558 Views

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Get up close to the Solar Impulse

After assembling their solar-powered plane at Moffett Field and working out the kinks in the skies above the Bay Area, the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aviator, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 8278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New trend? Kindergarten enrollment rates drop

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reported a significant drop in the number of kindergartners...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 15 comments | 1584 Views

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Pumped up and ticked off

A fight broke out at the 24 Hour Fitness on Showers Drive on the morning of April 12, stemming from an argument over whether...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 1099 Views

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County asks residents, firms to save energy today

Energy officials want residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several San Jose Pacific...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

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Stanford professor Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer for fiction

Adam Johnson, associate professor of English at Stanford, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel, "The Orphan...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by HarvardMom, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views

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Minton's fight results in dueling petitions

Prometheus Real Estate Group has hired a firm to gather signatures in support of a controversial apartment development at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Michael ( Minton Fariss) Duerksen, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:58 am | 39 comments | 3299 Views

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Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 3168 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 6308 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 3 comments | 1480 Views

BOOKS

Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 3020 Views

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Eshoo dedicates post office branch in honor of local soldier

Mountain View's downtown post office was dedicated this weekend to Ken Ballard, the Mountain View High School graduate who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

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Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views

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Leadership Mountain View: Accepting Applications for the Class of 2013-14

Applications are currently being accepted for the class of 2014. Completed application and a letter of recommendation must...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young Children's Spring Faire - May 4th - Los Altos

Come celebrate spring and experience Waldorf education for the young child (nursery and kindergarten ages). Featuring games,...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1024 Views

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Quick-stop tamale shop

Roberto Luna affectionately calls the convenience store he manages on California Street and Mariposa Avenue "the little store."...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ramon, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:30 am | 14 comments | 3072 Views

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Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Informed, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 1663 Views

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City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Janet L, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views
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