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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 3017 Views

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No fear of drought, for now

Though rain has been scarce over the past few months, Mountain View residents have little reason to fear drought at this...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 21, 2012 at 6:36 am | 4 comments | 2368 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves Annex flood basin

A controversial flood basin was approved for the Cuesta Annex Tuesday night, despite strong opposition from park users. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 3664 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 20, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

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Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 4203 Views

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Weekend, Jan. 21 & 22

[http://rba.org/ ==B Music:== The Special Consensus] The Chicago-area bluegrass band The Special Consensus will play a concert...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

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Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by jupijerk, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 3097 Views

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Police chase ends in Mountain View

A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man faces an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon charge after allegedly ramming a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Francis, on Jan 20, 2012 at 5:16 am | 1 comment | 2684 Views

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World War II vet's heroism honored, 66 years later

It was Carl Clark's jacket that the U.S. secretary of the Navy pinned the commendation medal on, but Mr. Clark told the hundreds...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by oscar, on Jan 19, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 2846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 3468 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo leads opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act

A pair of Capitol Hill proposals that target pirating of American content by foreign websites are drawing fierce opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 3013 Views

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Artful framing

Hellen Hsieh of Mountain View prepares to hang artwork by members of Abilities United at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park. Hsieh was...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Abilities United, on Jan 18, 2012 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 5269 Views

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Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 17, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 2690 Views

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Police chase ends in Mountain View

A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man faces an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon charge after allegedly ramming a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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Pizza deliveryman robbed at gunpoint

A pizza deliveryman was robbed after dropping off a pizza at an apartment in the 2000 block of California Street on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 17, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1982 Views

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Jewelry, camera stolen in apartment burglary

Jewelry and a camera were reported stolen when an apartment in the 1800 block of Higdon Avenue was burglarized on Jan. 13,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by , on Jan 16, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council kills request for detailed meeting minutes

Planning commissioners upset about the city ending its practice of keeping a written record of meeting discussions didn't...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by bkengland, on Jan 16, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 2718 Views

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Fresh & Busy

The new Fresh & Easy grocery store at Rengstorff Avenue and Middlefield Road drew a huge crowd to its opening on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 16, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 2315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro number-crunchers win at math competition

Two out of nine Castro Elementary school students won awards and placed in the top 10 percent of competing students at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sean Takada, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 3474 Views

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Downed high-voltage lines cause fire near trailer park

Residents of a Mountain View mobile home park near Moffett Field were roused last night by a series of small "explosions,"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 16, 2012 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2759 Views
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