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AROUND TOWN

Building the best city manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council finally discusses website, technology goals

The city is finally moving forward with a City Council goal from last year to better use technology and the Internet to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 7, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 12 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire damages Dittmer's

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 22 comments | 4082 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA board OKs strategies to save Caltrain

The board of the Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously Thursday evening in support of a set of funding strategies...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 3692 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

This week, Voices Around Town asked people whether they agree with the city's decision to indefinitely ban medical marijuana...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 7, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek Trail groundbreaking

The Stevens Creek Trail just keeps getting longer. Yet another extension of the Stevens Creek Trail will break ground Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 5, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making a manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 4, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2132 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Schools happy with Shoreline compromise

As local parents have come to realize the amount of money Mountain View schools might gain if the Shoreline Community were...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by SN, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 2083 Views

RESTAURANTS

Good pub grub

The first time I stepped into St. Stephen's Green pub in Mountain View, I did a double take. I thought I'd absentmindedly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Paulie, on Mar 2, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 3620 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner: Man killed by train was from Stanford

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office today identified the man who died Monday evening after being struck by a train at...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

New city manager? Just clone Duggan, staff says

In a lively meeting Tuesday afternoon, some of the city's 650 employees told the City Council that what they would like in...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS BENEFITS

I heard on the radio this morning that City Council Members in a small town in the Sacramento receive retirement benefits....

Original post made by \"Just Think About It\" on Mar. 2, 2011
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OTHER ISSUES

City Council Benefits

I heard on the radio this morning that City Council Members in a small town in the Sacramento receive retirement benefits....

Original post made by \"Just Think About It\" on Mar. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1637 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto makes fresh pitch for Google Fiber

As Google winnows down the field of applicants for its highly coveted "Google Fiber to Community" project, Palo Alto is making...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

New leads in 2004 unsolved murder

Mountain View police are reexamining a stalled 2004 murder investigation and are looking for help from the community, the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 2 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off the hook: Police halt automatic towing for unlicensed drivers

As it reviews case law on the matter, the Mountain View Police Department has implemented a moratorium on the automatic towing...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sly, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 22 comments | 2993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council extends free Google WiFi deal

Mountain View's residents may enjoy free Google WiFi for another five years, thanks to an agreement the City Council quietly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Big deal, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local student honored on Capitol Hill

Los Altos High School senior Jose Antonio Villanueva was honored at the 12th Annual National Youth Awards Ceremony by the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by mvmom, on Mar 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A huge lift for local schools

In the end, it almost seemed too easy. After a few months of mostly cordial but sometimes heated remarks about why the city...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 2882 Views
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