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Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Simitian takes lead in funds raised for supervisor race

Joe Simitian's quest to retake his former seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is benefiting from a strong...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 953 Views

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City officials upset at loss of tax district

A state-ordered shutdown of Mountain View's Downtown Revitalization Authority took effect Wednesday, and city officials are...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Change for MV, on Feb 3, 2012 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 961 Views

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City museum plan is history

City officials have received a letter from the Mountain View Historical Association that axes the city's plans to put a history...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 1441 Views

ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

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VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1309 Views

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Downtown Revitalization Authority shuts down today

A state-ordered shut down of Mountain View's downtown Revitalization Authority took effect today, and city officials are...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

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Kaiser strike shutters MV psychiatry department

The department of psychiatry at the Mountain View branch of Kaiser Permanente closed its doors Tuesday as a direct result...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

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Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2308 Views

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Free Black History Month Events in Mountain View

There are various events happening in Mountain View for Black History Month in February. All are family friendly and free...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Feb. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives to local schools in 2011

Christmas came early and frequently this year for local schools, as Mountain View-based Google played Santa Claus -- donating...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 1877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching the teachers

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 1479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis' charter renewed amid criticism

The Santa Clara County Board of Education renewed Bullis Charter School's charter for an additional five years last night...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by LASD Parent again, on Jan 31, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 23 comments | 1469 Views

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Eshoo sees progress on Hangar One deal

Google's $32 million offer to restore Hangar One's siding still hasn't been accepted, but there has been progress, said Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John Meyer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2011

They're more than one-hit wonders. These chart-toppers are the rock stars of Mountain View, chosen by their discerning fans...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by judy, on Jan 30, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 21 comments | 1762 Views

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A whole life in whole grain

Mountain View resident Monica Spiller has made it her life's mission to promote whole grains, a passion that has led her...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alyssa, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

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Hospital workers vote to keep union

After a contentious vote, overshadowed by accusations of procedural lapses and questionable tactics, service workers at El...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by W, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 1673 Views

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Legal battle ends between Bullis, LASD

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 72 comments | 1871 Views

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Rose Market roof catches fire

Update: Investigators say that the fire on the roof of the Rose Market last week started as a grease fire in the kitchen. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by BE Shelton, on Jan 29, 2012 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1268 Views
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