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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms coming to local high schools

The local high school district is set to break ground this week on three classroom buildings, the largest of the Measure...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 11, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 3176 Views

MOVIES

Peninsula to elect new state senator

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3231 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aaron G, on May 10, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Rob Peter to pay Paul, on May 10, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man makes off with cash in deli hold-up

Police are looking for a man they say held up the Fairchild Delicatessen on Wednesday afternoon. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shecky Green, on May 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1136 Views

OTHER ISSUES

GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA is assigning...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 10, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

OTHER ISSUES

GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA is assigning...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by former mv resident, on May 10, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA is assigning...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday, May 10

[http://neutrahouse.org/upcoming_events.html ==B Film:== 'People in Glass Houses'] Joseph Eichler and his distinctive architectural...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the span of about...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Encyclopedia Brown, on May 9, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge halts challenge language to school district bond

A judge with the Santa Clara County Superior Court has stopped a local man's legal action against Mountain View's elementary-...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene, on May 9, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 1803 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice wins honors for photos

The Mountain View Voice took home top honors for its photo essay in the annual statewide California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 9, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital pay cap qualifies for ballot

Voters will decide if executive pay at El Camino Hospital should be capped, as a Peninsula labor group says it has gotten...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by ECH Employee, on May 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young Afghan tech exec shadows local firm

Afghanistan is often described as war-torn and one of the worst places in the world to be a woman, but at least one tech...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 8, 2012 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 1342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where everybody knows your name

Eating at Main Street Cafe & Books is like dropping in at a neighbor's house, more about the friendliness than the food....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cookie Lover, on May 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors embrace Day Worker Center

After a year of operation, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has not drawn any complaints from the neighbors about its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 6, 2012 at 9:07 am | 20 comments | 1361 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Smell the Roses Instead, on May 6, 2012 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Car crash shutters bike shop

The Performance Bicycle store at 2124 El Camino Real has been forced to close its doors indefinitely after a car crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Somebuddy, on May 5, 2012 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 1600 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 2479 Views
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