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College district refinances bond

The local community college district is refinancing, ensuring those who own property within the district will pay lower rates...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on May 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views


New program treats sleep and sex disorders

Every day — on billboards, in magazines, over the radio and on TV — we're bombarded by advertisements for products...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Doogie Hauser, on May 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views


Navy plans a war on 'hazardous' wildlife

It's amazing how quickly something can return to nature once neglected by humans. Just as preservationists had predicted,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by curious, on May 22, 2012 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1739 Views


Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by @vkmo, on May 21, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1820 Views


Police draw guns in Walmart lot

Two police officers drew their guns on a suspected car thief in the parking lot of the Showers Drive parking lot Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on May 23, 2012 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1622 Views


Council gives green light to Lt. Ballard post office dedication

On Tuesday the City Council endorsed the dedication of the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S. Army Lt. Ken...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2846 Views


Important reasons for supporting Measure G

Mountain View's elementary and middle schools are quietly becoming some of the most sought after in the region. After years...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views


Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views


St. Francis student shot to death in Oregon

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 3417 Views


Community briefs

<B>Elon Musk has NASA Ames to thank Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lori Beaulieu, on Jun 8, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1573 Views


Zoning official gives office project thumbs down

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli recommends that City Council members vote against a four-story office project that would...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views


Firefighters step up for cost cuts

The city could save up to $550,000 over three years under a new contract with the city freighters union, saving money in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1749 Views


Hospital expects a profitable 2013

Officials with El Camino Hospital are expecting 2013 to be a good year with a $56 million profit for the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1691 Views


Council praises green apartment project

Possibly the most praised residential project of its size in recent memory was approved by the City Council Tuesday night;...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2190 Views


Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 4614 Views


Kermit was wrong: It's getting easier to be green

Going "green" is getting easier. That's what local building professionals concluded at a workshop this spring in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1887 Views


City launches war on silent killer of redwoods

Mountain View City Council members finally approved a $3 million project last week that may save redwood trees in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joel B, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2119 Views


Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2403 Views


Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1938 Views


Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 7565 Views
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