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Castro gets new principal, 200 students

With Slater School closed, Castro School will add more than 200 new kids and the parental involvement program, PACT, in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 5267 Views


Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1761 Views


Proposal to replace Pacific Euro Hotel

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which some neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 3, 2009 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 1716 Views


Internet's 40th birthday a local affair

SRI International in Menlo Park was party to a birthday on Thursday, explained an expert from the Computer History Museum. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1951 Views


H1N1 vaccine shortage worse than expected

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that fewer doses than expected of the H1N1 vaccine have been delivered,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Abagail A., on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views


COMING UP: City holds budget workshops

City officials are holding two public workshops this week in order to discuss an ongoing deficit of several million dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1550 Views


Principal Moody joins Hall of Fame

Usually, when you think of the football star at your high school, a student comes to mind. But at Mountain View High, you...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 3199 Views


NASA Ames: water found on the moon

Scientists at Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center dramatically announced Friday morning the discovery of water on the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by gogoGadgetNasa, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 2097 Views


Craigslist ad leads Palo Alto police to bike thief

Palo Alto police arrested an alleged thief in Mountain View last week after he posted an ad on Craigslist for a bicycle that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by The Avenger, on Nov 18, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 6008 Views


Police brighten Thanksgiving for less fortunate

More than 150 Mountain View community members gathered last Sunday morning to organize and deliver baskets filled with food,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Nov 25, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views



<B>PERSONALLY</I></B>, I thought our war against the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics had already been won fair and square. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views


Spartan runners take rare state title

The Mountain View High School boys cross country team has brought home a state championship title &#8212; the first such...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by dennis morton, on Dec 14, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 4257 Views


A sport on the rise

It's typical for the city's youth to be seen playing baseball or kicking around a soccer ball. But two Mountain View residents...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 24, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 209098 Views


Like it or not, you still have a homeless problem

I was sorry to learn, from the article about 86-year-old homeless resident Jess Santana, that David Mace, a former colleague,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 24, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views


Mountain View's top 10 stories of 2009

Like most California communities, Mountain View felt the pain when the nation's and the state's economies fell apart in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 2, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1906 Views


Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for Tuesday, marking the fourth of the season...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views


Gunmen rob Kragen Auto on California Street

Police say two men brandishing a handgun robbed the Kragen Auto Parts on California Street last Saturday morning, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views


Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 2109 Views


City's housing program under fire

After 10 years on the books and a serious legal challenge, the "Below Market Rate" fee assessed on larger-scale development...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe V, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1604 Views


People to People Ambassadors coming door-to-door. Legit?

My wife and I just had two college-age kids knock on our door and claim they were from the People to People Ambassador program,...

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1581 Views
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Southern California chain snags La Boulange space in Palo Alto
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