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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merge school districts, grand jury says

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury estimates that about $9.4 million could be saved by turning the Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by bobobear, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 23 comments | 3444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green light for Segways on trails

After being told that Segways caused no accidents on the Stevens Creek Trail during a two-year trial period, the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Man of the Trail, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 1974 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Give a dog a home

Local shelters, facing influx of dogs, offer "name your price" adoptions. Santa Clara County animal shelters are also seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by MS, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 2030 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 2850 Views

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Woman robbed at gunpoint

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher Monday night, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gnar, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 21 comments | 2059 Views

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Holiday sights in Mountain View, any favorites?

I've never seen a full blown, highly-trafficked candy cane lane of sorts in Mountain View but perhaps you know of a street...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Judi, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 3743 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2737 Views

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Making merry with the arts

Seasonal concerts, ballets, plays and other creative endeavors abound on the Midpeninsula. Audiences will hear voices and...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

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Church neighbors appeal cell tower decision

The City Council will soon weigh in on a controversy involving a cell tower approved for the top of First Presbyterian Church,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by frumenty, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 2227 Views

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City seeks input on pot club rules

A "very challenging" set of regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View needs some direction from the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Factoid, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:14 am | 28 comments | 2808 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Moffett will house world's largest airship

NASA Ames Research Center announced an agreement on Wednesday to house what is said to be the world's largest airship in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 2585 Views

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Students take pride in solar

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are beginning to learn a lot more about solar energy this year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

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Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a 72-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rita Nutile, on Dec 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2963 Views

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City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 4052 Views

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Council to vote on 65 homes next to Minton's

The City Council is set to vote on another large housing project along Evelyn Avenue, but this time the only real critics...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 11, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 19 comments | 3203 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV company denies it fired soldier

Titan Labs of Mountain View is denying charges from the U.S. Justice Department that it fired an Army reservist called to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 10, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 2632 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Big Fan, on Dec 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 4390 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jay Boyarsky appointed chief assistant to district attorney

Long-time county prosecutor Jay Boyarsky has been tapped to serve as chief assistant district attorney by Jeffrey F. Rosen,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2796 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA serves up gifts, groceries and help

Each year around the holidays, the Community Services Agency gets flooded with toys, clothing and canned goods — all...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Doris, on Dec 10, 2010 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 2698 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CA government waste and incompetence

I just received a mailing from the DMV with a 2012 registration sticker and an "IMPORTANT NOTICE!" that I was inadvertently...

Original post made by Mr. T on Dec. 9, 2010
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