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OTHER ISSUES

Potential city budget cuts released

For City Council discussion Tuesday, the city manager has released a list of potential budget cuts to fix an estimated $5...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 28 comments | 2048 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 1927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 2149 Views

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El Camino Hospital board member steps down

El Camino Hospital announced last week that longtime board member Mark O'Connor — who has served on the hospital board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Repairs, delays ahead for San Antonio overpass

Mountain View and Palo Alto are preparing to fix up the San Antonio Road overpass — a project that officials say will...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by HSR Advocate, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts in Action Student & Faculty Show March 2-21 at City Hall Rotunda

Artwork by the students and faculty from the Arts in Action program of the Community School of Music and Arts will be on...

Original post made by csma on Feb. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Seth, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 1909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to consider Pot Club ban again

Mountain View (acting) City Attorney Janie Quinn (of San Jose) has submitted for vote an ordinance banning Medical Cannabis...

Original post made by B.D. on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cheech, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's in Charge at Mountain View Schools?

Today I find out that the principal of my child's school, Castro, is in Africa on vacation. Is this what we are paying these...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mo, on Feb 22, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 25 comments | 2881 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Deer Hollow Park - Mountain View considering stopping funding

Apparently, posters are being put up at Deer Hollow Farm stating that Mountain View is thinking about stopping the funding...

Original post made by Margaret on Feb. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1531 Views

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Major upzoning slated for two neighborhoods

East Whisman and a portion of Moffett Boulevard may soon be allowed to grow much taller, if directions from the Planning...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jane Horton, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 12 comments | 1332 Views

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Google pressures city over N. Bayshore plan

Google executives have sent a letter to city officials expressing displeasure with some aspects of the city's ideas for the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 35 comments | 6042 Views

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Plane crash kills 3, knocks out power to region

Mountain View's neighboring city to the north was all but shut down Wednesday after a small passenger plane crashed in East...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by friend of a friend, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 1384 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Article on Mountain View and Google in the New York Times

Google and Mountain View Recast Company-Town Model quotes both Mayor Bryant and several comments from this website. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/19/us/19sfvalley.html...

Original post made by Yonatan Bryant on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1971 Views

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The prettiest street in Mountain View?

I agree with "Pretty", a resident of the Sylvan Park neighborhood, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:01 am: Now that we've heard about...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Catherine, on Feb 20, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 1453 Views

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Where Have all the Flowers Gone?

In the field on Grant Road? It was wall to wall yellow flowers just the other day, now it is vast patch of lumpy dirt. ...

Original post made by HippyFlowerChild on Feb. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1107 Views

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Phone scam targeting the elderly resurfaces

Palo Alto police are warning seniors that a telephone scam from last spring dubbed "favorite grandson" has resurfaced over...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Potential city budget cuts to be discussed

Proposals that would significantly alter city services will likely be explored during a budget-focused City Council meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Manfro, on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:11 am | 3 comments | 1269 Views

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Thank you, Mountain View!

Thank you, Mountain View for hosting all the Palo Alto refugees yesterday! I went to Mountain View and picked up some lunch...

Original post made by Michele on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stephanie, on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 9 comments | 1705 Views

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Wind tunnel used to test trucks' wind resistance

A wind tunnel at Moffett Field normally used to test airplanes and other things that fly is being used to test the aerodynamics...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views
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