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Department heads showed commitment to city

Kathy Farrar came up through the ranks of Mountain View city government starting as a 20-year-old clerk in 1971. Karen Burnett...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by NedFredFiona, on Feb 11, 2010 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 1719 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Menlo Park proposal would restrict lawn size

A political battle is brewing in Menlo Park between environmentalists and property rights advocates over residents' lawns,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 11, 2010 at 8:20 am | 11 comments | 3814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the <I>Sacramento Bee</I></B>,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 1877 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lost hiker rescued by local Air Guard wing

Moffett-based Air National Guardsmen, recently back from Afghanistan, navigated their helicopter through mountainous terrain...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bear Grylls, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1458 Views

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Alvarez case: 'Evil killer' sentenced to death

Convicted cop-killer Alberto Alvarez showed little emotion in a packed Redwood City courtroom Monday morning as a judge handed...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

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NASA still plans to house airships in Hangar One

A NASA Ames official said on Tuesday that the agency still hopes to use Moffett Field's historic Hangar One to house lighter-than-air...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by D. Morton, on Feb 9, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

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Suspect in custody after local man stabbed to death

An apparent love triangle led to a Mountain View man being stabbed to death Wednesday morning, and police now say they have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Christina, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 3128 Views

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Spangler closes mortuary in Menlo Park

Spangler Mortuary, which runs a chapel in Mountain View, closed its Menlo Park funeral home chapel on Feb. 1 after the landlord...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 9, 2010 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 1287 Views

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Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1360 Views

RESTAURANTS

Upscale in a down economy

Chez TJ owner George Aviet has been serving world class contemporary French cuisine for nearly three decades. That's hard...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by plarenas, on Feb 6, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 3244 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air National Guard gets 50-year lease at Moffett

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced Wednesday that the 129th Air Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard finally has a "permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Feb 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 1643 Views

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Medical Marijuana Patients ( Hear our Voice )

I am a 52 year old woman that has lived in Mtn View all my life. I suffer from Thyroid Cancer and medical marijuana is how...

Original post made by Ella B. on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ella B., on Feb 6, 2010 at 6:33 am | 2 comments | 1130 Views

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Police release sketch in El Camino sex assault

Mountain View police are asking for help in catching the man who sexually assaulted a woman last month outside her home on...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 5, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 14 comments | 1476 Views

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Latest study says TCE worse than thought

The EPA has released a new report concluding that TCE &#8212; trichloroethylene, a pollutant found in much of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mary Blakely, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:49 am | 5 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 5310 Views

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Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jdm, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 63 comments | 5990 Views

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Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 4385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators show enthusiasm for charter schools

Charter schools, sometimes a thorn in the side of public school districts, received a pat on the back from none other than...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by MV parent, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1731 Views

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Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jeanine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:59 am | 29 comments | 3067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy renews vow to skin Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo said Tuesday that a serious plan for reusing Hangar One must be in place if Congress is likely to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jane B, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:19 am | 7 comments | 1813 Views
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