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OTHER ISSUES

Council kills request for detailed meeting minutes

Planning commissioners upset about the city ending its practice of keeping a written record of meeting discussions didn't...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by bkengland, on Jan 16, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 2202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Busy

The new Fresh & Easy grocery store at Rengstorff Avenue and Middlefield Road drew a huge crowd to its opening on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 16, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro number-crunchers win at math competition

Two out of nine Castro Elementary school students won awards and placed in the top 10 percent of competing students at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sean Takada, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 2880 Views

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Downed high-voltage lines cause fire near trailer park

Residents of a Mountain View mobile home park near Moffett Field were roused last night by a series of small "explosions,"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 16, 2012 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2423 Views

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Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Debby F., on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 15 comments | 7134 Views

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Face-biting suspect may just be cheek-pincher

Police now say that the woman suspected of biting two children on the face yesterday may have only pinched their cheeks. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sara, on Jan 15, 2012 at 10:38 am | 19 comments | 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Where does all the money go?, on Jan 14, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

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Police in armed standoff with 'mentally ill' man

No shots were fired in an armed standoff with a 63-year-old transient man who claimed he had a gun, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:27 am | 6 comments | 1955 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 4 comments | 2464 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Winter's 13th Spare the Air alert issued

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, and the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

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Council kills request for detailed meeting minutes

Planning commissioners upset about the city ending its practice of keeping a written record of meeting discussions didn't...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1767 Views

MOVIES

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4155 Views

RESTAURANTS

St. Francis grad dies after collision

St. Francis high school alum Anthony C. Andrighetto, 21, has died as a result of a collision involving several vehicles...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community colleges brace for cuts, again

Due to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by betty, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 2433 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital announces new dialysis partnership

Citing the need to keep up with a changing medical services market, El Camino Hospital's board of directors voted last week...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2781 Views

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Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect arrested in bank parking lot robbery

Police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a robbery, which occurred in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 2034 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shirakawa elected SC County board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday elected Supervisor George Shirakawa as its new president, replacing Dave...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

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Police say masseur assaulted sleeping customer

Police have arrested a man practicing massage in Mountain View for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who fell asleep...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2743 Views
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