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Hospital board needs lesson in transparency

Taxpayers in the El Camino Hospital District have to be disappointed in the secretive way CEO Ken Graham was terminated in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Another Voter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 4127 Views

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Mountain View to share dispatch system with Palo Alto, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Mountain View, Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by A Cow Tent, on May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2667 Views

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Another roadblock for Hangar One?

As if it won't be disheartening enough to see Moffett Field's historic Hangar One reduced to a bare skeletal frame this year,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on May 11, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2528 Views

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Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on May 12, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3618 Views

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Kaiser celebrates 20 years on Castro Street

Kaiser Permanente's Mountain View Medical Office is celebrating 20 years of medical service at its Castro Street location. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 17, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 2471 Views

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Burgers galore

I almost developed a napkin fetish by the time I finished my visits to The Workshop Burgers Bar & Grill. Napkins were dispensed...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 27, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2712 Views

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New law requires carbon monoxide detectors in homes

Cal Fire officials are reminding the public that starting today, July 1, state law requires carbon monoxide detectors to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:23 am | 3 comments | 2517 Views

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Fraudulent and Unethical Sales practice at Wells Fargo Bank Castro Street Branch

I just want to share with our fellow Mountain View residents about our frustrating experience at the Wells Fargo Bank at...

Original post made by ctesti on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 27, 2011 at 11:07 am | 3 comments | 5425 Views

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'I'm happy -- lucky -- alive,' instructor says after crash

A small airplane made an emergency crash landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by bkengland, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 2243 Views

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Life under the big top

Heidi Scott, a Mountain View software engineer, joined her family as well as animal trainer Tabayara Maluenda, the Brothers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by pcuvie, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 2656 Views

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School district wants to buy day-care site

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formally declared it wants to buy a 2.65-acre parcel on San Antonio Road. The purpose...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:13 am | 3 comments | 2393 Views

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Missing Mountain View man found

A missing 89-year-old Mountain View man was found early this morning, Sept. 13, after his family reported him missing Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by don'tworrybeehappy, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2377 Views

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Worst year to start high-tech company? 2000

Only one in six high-tech companies that started in 2000 in Silicon Valley remained in business at the end of the decade,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mr. T, on Oct 14, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 2257 Views

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Council rejects developer requests, OKs others

Mountain View's growing industrial base and high demand for housing shaped the scene at a City Council meeting Tuesday where...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by George, on Oct 17, 2011 at 8:58 pm | 3 comments | 2384 Views

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MV Reads Together goes green

Mountain View Reads Together is going all out this year. Not only are participants asked to read Bill McKibben's book, "Eaarth,"...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 1, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2396 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by jusme, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 2219 Views

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Move gas pipe from under school?

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District would like to see PG&E remove both gas lines running beneath Crittenden...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2307 Views

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Will council give businesses more time to move?

In a quiet corner of Silicon Valley you can find an original Heidelberg press, a marvel from the heyday of mechanical engineering,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Julie Stanford, on Jan 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2613 Views

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Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

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MV woman wins $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by abraham gomez, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views
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