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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 | 1478 Views

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Latest study says TCE worse than thought

The EPA has released a new report concluding that TCE — 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 | 2411 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 | 5319 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 | 6007 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 | 4666 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 | 1735 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 | 3080 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 | 1815 Views

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Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by ARC contractor, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 1880 Views

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Missing Menlo girl is back safe, police report

Jennifer Blair, the Menlo Park teenager who had been missing for more than three weeks, has been found and is home with her...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Jess, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 6 comments | 1229 Views

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Police: Would-be burglars tried to run down cop

Police say a group of men tried to run over a police officer in their getaway car after attempting to steal liquor from a...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:51 am | 17 comments | 1756 Views

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City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 4240 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 5483 Views

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NCP engineering Launches U.S. Corporation and Establishes Headquarters in San Francisco Bay Area

NCP engineering, VPN and remote access provider, today announced its incorporation as a U.S.- registered business, headquartered...

Original post made by Nicole Miscioscia on Feb. 1, 2010
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Simitian: State school budget not reality-based

This year's state budget for education is the "least reality-based proposal" state Sen. Joe Simitian has seen from the governor...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 1286 Views

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Armed robbers hit another Mountain View store

A 7-Eleven on California Street is the latest target in a recent string of robberies in Mountain View that police suspect...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 22 comments | 1263 Views

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Train victim ID'd as recent Gunn High grad

A young man who stepped in front of a commuter train near West Meadow Drive in Palo Alto late Friday night has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Elder Farrell M. Smith, Director, Oakland Temple Visitors' Center, on Jan 30, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1386 Views

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Obama plan gives high speed rail $2.25 billion

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:37 am | 5 comments | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees cut back autism workers' hours

After two months of union negotiations, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District last week voted 3-2 to reduce...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nan Recker, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2076 Views

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Council gets early start on this year's budget

It's only January, but the City Council and interested residents spent nearly five hours in a public meeting Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by missy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views
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