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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County awarded $750K grant

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded Santa Clara County a $750,000 "Second Chance" grant to help reintegrate youth from...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google scales back bridge project

Concern over nesting egrets, among other issues raised by conservationists, led Mountain View-based Google to redesign its...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Apr 25, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2721 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Oct 18, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2321 Views

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Pizza deliveryman robbed at gunpoint

A pizza deliveryman was robbed after dropping off a pizza at an apartment in the 2000 block of California Street on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 17, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beer garden appeal goes to council tonight

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them at tonight's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 2087 Views

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County animal shelters lower pet adoption fees

Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual "Home for the Holidays"...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by mari posa, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 5460 Views

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electric scooters on the Stevens Creek Trail

The city has posted signs along the Stevens Creek Trail saying that electric scooters will be allowed on the trail starting...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 24, 2015 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 526 Views

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City helps teacher with condo conundrum

The City Council agreed Tuesday to the purchase of a Mountain View High School teacher's condo which could not be sold under...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2084 Views

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From Cuban refugee to interim fire chief

In what is already being cast as a historic moment, the United States and Cuba have agreed to restore diplomatic relations,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Differenceisimnotracistlikeyou, on Apr 21, 2015 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 4200 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports McKelvey Park flood basin

The Mountain View City Council appeared to support transforming McKelvey Park into a 15-foot-deep flood basin in a plan that...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by faker, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2390 Views

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More than 100 video games swiped

A Playstation 3, more than 100 video games and an Acer laptop computer were stolen from a Mountain View apartment sometime...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Aug 3, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Last-minute rush to enroll in health plans

As the March 31 deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act draws near, millions of Americans...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well when you are poor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 3178 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mountain View, on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 4632 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of 13-year-old train victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto, was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a passenger train on Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2202 Views

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El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2355 Views

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City stands by cell tower regulations

Why is it that parents and neighbors who almost certainly use cell phones in every part of their everyday life go ballistic...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by ted rees, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 3 comments | 2185 Views

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Ad hoc BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erik, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 2110 Views

ELECTIONS

City puts broader phone tax on ballot

The City Council voted Tuesday to have voters decide whether the city should extend its phone tax to internet phone services...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3064 Views

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Abe-Koga named chair of VTA board

Mountain View's own Margaret Abe-Koga was named chair of the Valley Transportation Authority board of directors this week,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 3359 Views

RESTAURANTS

Voice wins top award for photo essay in state-wide contest

The ==I Mountain View Voice== won first place in the photo essay category in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest sponsored...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 3167 Views
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