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OTHER ISSUES

Homelessness meeting Monday

A newly formed advocacy group in Mountain View called the North County Homeless Housing Coalition hopes to put an end to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 2168 Views

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San Antonio Center owners propose redevelopment

The City Council approved three major gatekeeper requests Tuesday, one of which could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 4, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 1963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I have put my heart and soul into it'

Ten years ago, former Mountain View educator Gay Krause started her second career, taking over an abandoned building on the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 2094 Views

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Schools warn of looming job cuts

Administrators of both Mountain View school districts say that under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's most recent budget proposal,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 1964 Views

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Water wars

The city released its annual water confidence report on July 5, saying the city's tap water meets EPA standards and is safe...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Honey Margoles, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 4269 Views

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Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 2908 Views

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19-year-old killed by train near downtown station

A young woman killed by a train Wednesday evening on the tracks north of Castro Street has been identified as Allison Marie...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 2158 Views

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Minton's may get chopped

On Jan. 27, the City Council will consider a plan to replace the city's oldest business with a high-density apartment complex. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by CSAA member watchdog, on Feb 1, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools warn of looming job cuts

Administrators of both Mountain View school districts say that under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's most recent budget proposal,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by J.Cooper, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 1980 Views

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San Antonio lanes closed for tree removal

Sections of busy San Antonio Road north of Central Expressway will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 12 as numerous large...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2352 Views

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Car jumps curb, hits man on California Street

A mysterious car crash Thursday afternoon left a 19-year-old Mountain View resident in serious condition, after a truck smashed...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Lazy Cops, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 2352 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bites and bytes

Even from across the street you can't miss the light show flickering within uWink, the high-tech eatery that opened on the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 2931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students offer their dreams for Obama

The world was watching as America swore in its first African American president, and Castro Elementary School was no exception. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Eduardo, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 2276 Views

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COMING UP: Council vote on bag fee

A major change in habits for the average consumer is in the works on the county level, and the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on Jan 25, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 4011 Views

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West Point grad faces 12-year sentence

No one ever dreamed that Sargent Binkley, a former Mountain View Marauders football player, as well as a combat veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by annie, on Jan 25, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 3832 Views

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Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by agoldgawl, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 4546 Views

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Work to cause cloudy tap water

Mountain View's tap water may look, smell or taste slightly different in the coming weeks, city officials said, as a result...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Denise, on Jan 24, 2009 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 2194 Views

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Who planned this (bars and ice cream shops)

Have you ever strolled down Castro St. in the evening? Right next to the ice cream (gelato) shop, what do you find? Two...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Carly, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4240 Views

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Veteran needs help, not jail

The sad case of former Army captain and Los Altos resident Sargent Binkley is a good example of how the military bureaucracy...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Army Officer, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2172 Views
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