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Woman killed by train in possible suicide

A woman apparently committed suicide this morning after sitting on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto just north of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Singh, on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 9 comments | 1828 Views

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Bureaucrats botch plastic bag ban

The latest attempt to increase government revenue in the county is the proposed ordinance to tax/ban single-use plastic bags...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on May 5, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2045 Views

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Cuesta tennis courts up for grabs again

Cuesta Park's tennis courts will have a new operator since the city decided to replace hometown favorite Tim Foley over a...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mike Rodgers, on May 5, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 9 comments | 1821 Views

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City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike Latham, on May 5, 2009 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1744 Views

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Districts find funding for ESL class

Administrators in both Mountain View school districts say they have found funding and space for an English language class...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Miss Shame, on May 4, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1707 Views

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H1 may house new airship

NASA Ames deputy director Lew Braxton told a crowd last Thursday that the agency was hard at work on a plan to restore Hangar...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Terry Lavender, on May 4, 2009 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1892 Views

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County sees first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County, and state officials are urging...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kendra Jonsdottir, on May 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 14 comments | 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenge Bicycle Ride today (Sunday)

Did anyone participate? How was it?...

Original post made by GSB on May. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1751 Views

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Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-ins that people remember, such as Spiveys, which had the Cadillac burger, and Johnny...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rat Burgers, on May 2, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 2067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School renovations could cost a bundle

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next in line to be cut: ESL class at Castro

More than 100 parents and teachers are petitioning to save an English language program they say has helped dozens of Latino...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Payback, on May 1, 2009 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 2085 Views

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COMING UP: Citywide garage sale

Front yards and driveways will be turned into bargain-hunting grounds this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by candy, on May 1, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1756 Views

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Shooter, victim were old friends, police say

A man shot to death in Whisman Park early Sunday morning was the "life-long friend" of his shooter, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by MR SHARKSTERO DE SSP WSSJ 13, on May 1, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 3661 Views

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NASA Ames offers buyouts to hundreds of employees

A source at NASA Ames has emailed the ==I Voice== a list of over 400 employees who have been offered buyouts worth up to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 1, 2009 at 8:13 am | 5 comments | 1762 Views

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Election looms large for schools

A special election is coming next month, and local school administrators are watching it closely, with many saying the outcome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1908 Views

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DA takes on gangs with ad campaign

District Attorney Dolores Carr announced an ad campaign Thursday that will put stark messages about gang life on billboards,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 3 comments | 1585 Views

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Another big step for Stevens Creek Trail

Workers put the final touches on the Stevens Creek Trail extension to Sleeper Avenue late last week, opening the door for...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

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Council approves Shoreline ticket policy

The City Council unanimously approved a new policy on Tuesday for distributing the 300 free concert tickets the city receives...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Sierra Club Member, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1653 Views

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National group targets local Day Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" the neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Church, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 84 comments | 4192 Views

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Scientology center draws downtown protest

A strange standoff between the Church of Scientology and a group calling itself "Anonymous" played out during a downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 107 comments | 7643 Views
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