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Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to appeal in Bullis legal fight

There's no end in sight to the legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School. At the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by haroldbarton@hotmail.com, on Nov 30, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 3155 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E readies for Wednesday windstorm

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leif Pyle, on Nov 30, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blend For A Cause

On December 11, Piccolo Bella Hair Design along with a blend of local Menlo Park businesses, will host a winter season celebration...

Original post made by Janet Lash on Nov. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1653 Views

AROUND TOWN

City smoking ban may extend to outdoor dining

Smokers may soon find even fewer places to light up in Mountain View as a ban on smoking in outdoor dining areas is set to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 2491 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday DUI arrests down, fatalities up

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend were down from 2010,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Nov 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festooned for fall

Fall colors are decorating Mountain View in time for Thanksgiving Day. Twirling a bright red leaf in her hand, Theresa Miller...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ryan Leaf, on Nov 28, 2011 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 1410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school boundaries in store for MV Whisman?

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are considering changing the attendance boundaries of three local elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Castro community, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 31 comments | 3725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs funds for affordable housing projects

The largest addition to the city's affordable housing stock in recent memory got its start on Tuesday after City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Details, on Nov 27, 2011 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 1719 Views

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After 15 years, a new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 25, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finger-lickin' stick-up

Two men wielding handguns robbed a Mountain View location of Kentucky Fried Chicken yesterday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Carl Hagen, on Nov 25, 2011 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 1471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by John Doe, on Nov 24, 2011 at 3:00 am | 1 comment | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian aide arrested for drunkenness, vandalism

A senior field representative to California Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) was arrested for public drunkenness and vandalism...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 24, 2011 at 2:23 am | 5 comments | 1737 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Pedestrian safety

How could downtown Mountain View be made safer for pedestrians? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/index.php?id=4976...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Wally, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 1439 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crash and Need for Traffic Light at Villa and Mariposa

At about 6:20 this evening, an SUV entering Villa from Mariposa and a sedan traveling toward Shoreline on Villa collided....

Original post made by Pieter Kark, MD on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wally, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 1692 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite 'range anxiety,' electric vehicle owners happy

Quiet enough to sneak past a librarian, a trio of electric cars parked in front of the library on Nov.12 for perhaps the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 2552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views
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