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OTHER ISSUES

City to strengthen 'green' building code

Homeowners, contractors, developers and environmentalists, take note: Mountain View's building code is about to get a bit...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Apr 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 2058 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 4 comments | 2034 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Could it happen here?

The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that rocked Japan last week has people all over the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 6717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

About $20,000 in valuables swiped in brazen burglary

About $20,000 in jewelry, electronics, furniture and art was taken from a Mountain View home over the weekend in a brazen...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 23 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday -- devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 44 comments | 2821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local girls embrace a sporting life

The Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative -- a non-profit organization that provides free extra curricular athletic activities...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by christy, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2698 Views

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Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 1962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

52 teachers could lose jobs

A total of 52 teachers in the Los Altos School District have been notified that they may lose their jobs -- an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 24 comments | 3671 Views

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Council OKs high-intensity offices

A former work furlough facility next to the Middlefield light rail station will soon be razed to make way for a new three-story...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 2966 Views

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Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday — devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 2202 Views

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Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 6252 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2213 Views

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MV company charged with fraud by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Mountain View firm and five of its officers for allegedly defrauding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by jupiiterk, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 7 comments | 2820 Views

RESTAURANTS

MVHS hosts Japanese exchange students

As much as Mountain View High School students learned about Japanese history and culture in the week they recently spent...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jessica, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 4075 Views

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Mountain View is allowing Unlicensed Drivers to drive on our streets

On January 7 2011 the Mountain View City Attorney ordered the Mountain View Police Department to ALLOW UNLICENSED DRIVERS...

Original post made by Bach Schuster on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bill Biddle, on Mar 27, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother sues city over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car is now suing the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Joe B, on Mar 27, 2011 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 3113 Views

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The medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 106 comments | 13688 Views

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White House: NASA responsible for Hangar One

After months of review, the federal government has concluded that NASA Ames will have to pay for any restoration of historic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 16 comments | 2143 Views

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Council gives up on Shoreline hotel

The city has abandoned its plan to build a hotel on a plot of land near the Shoreline Amphitheater, approving a 53-year,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by GDM, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 2258 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

In the wake of the Japanese disaster, do you think nuclear power is a good idea in the United States? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by vkmo, on Mar 25, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views
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