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OTHER ISSUES

Suspects strike deals in Plymouth Ave. murders

Two of the eight suspects arrested last summer in connection with the brutal double murder of a brother and sister on Plymouth...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Z, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 2144 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHP crackdown on violators of 'hands-free' law

The California Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for drivers flouting the state law requiring hands-free devices for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 3366 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA meets to discuss service cuts

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will hold a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 12 to gather input on proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner IDs woman killed at San Antonio station

The woman killed by a passenger train Monday evening has been identified as Leila Ruth Dewitt, 42, of Mountain View, according...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by tommygee, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2119 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Caltrain hears the noise

Perhaps proving that its organization is nimble enough to hear and respond to public concerns, Caltrain announced last week...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Doc Savage, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 2367 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car outside of Costco...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 2367 Views

ELECTIONS

Gas tax Tom Cambell

The gas tax is the tax that makes the most sense. We are talking about reducing omissions but the only way to make people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Aug 12, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2846 Views

OTHER ISSUES

We must be careful about HSR

HSR is an infrastructure project and the private sector industry that has been hit particularly hard is construction. Building...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 1976 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Give Google credit for free WiFi

For the lucky users who can receive Google's free WiFi in Mountain View, the service is a big hit, more than worth the trouble...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by RB, on Aug 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 1900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain promises to reduce horn volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by New to the area, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:32 am | 14 comments | 2088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed carjacker robs three at Krispy Kreme

Mountain View police are looking for a man who robbed three young people at gunpoint Sunday night, taking their cell phones...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 1568 Views

ELECTIONS

Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

Several hundred local civic leaders gathered Friday in Sunnyvale to propose a constitutional convention to "take back California"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3239 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How to fix California

California's budget woes can be partially fixed for the future with a series of constitutional amendments, which the people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Aug 10, 2009 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1750 Views

OTHER ISSUES

It's all about jobs

The economy in this country and this area won't get better until jobs, and lots of them, are being created. There will be...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1517 Views

ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2084 Views

ELECTIONS

Reward people who do good

elected officials who do the will of the people well and work with others well in government deserve to be elected again....

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2057 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Staring down the high speed train

A few weeks ago the contractor/developer for the proposed housing portion of Alma Plaza in Palo Alto announced that he had...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 2167 Views
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