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Community college district refinancing decision means lower property taxes

Mountain View property owners will soon be paying lower taxes, thanks to a refinancing undertaken by the Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 903 Views

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CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reformed & Informed, on Mar 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

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Better security needed at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Once again it has become necessary to ask whether more stringent security measures should be enforced at Shoreline Amphitheater,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The question of Trains, Planes, Cars and Buses

High Speed Rail the question is do we build or not to build, how much will it cost, how many riders. I want to see how...

Original post made by Garrett on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 21, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino board explains need for more members

El Camino Hospital is reaching out to the community in an effort to help people better understand the recent decision to...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Zap, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

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April crackdown on distracted driving

Law enforcement all over the state will be on high alert this month, looking for drivers using their cell phones to text...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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Monday, April 9

[http://www.redrockcoffee.org/#/open_mic ==B Music:== Open mic night at Red Rock] The weekly open mic night tonight, April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 985 Views

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MV man, 26, killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Erik Onorato will be remembered as "an incredible child, an incredible brother, an incredible son and friend," his mother...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 12, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

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Safe at Walmart?

I witnessed an interesting incident at Walmart in Mtn. View today. The lines around 2:00 were very long, and as usual, not...

Original post made by Customer on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 13, 2012 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC's Monique Kane named "Woman of the year"

It was by a stroke of good fortune that Monique Kane, just named "Woman of the Year" by state Sen. Joe Simitian, is where...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1151 Views

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Monday, April 16

[http://www.openspacetrust.org/activities/lecture.html ==B Lecture:== Wade Davis] Wade Davis will speak on "The Wayfinders:...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

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MV painting company operator charged with fraud

The operator of a Mountain View painting company is facing charges of insurance fraud, according to the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Ban on Freedom of Choice

I got involved with city politics just a few short months ago because of the ban on smoking. Little did I know just...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA and SETI seek video of meteor

NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute are asking for the public's help finding footage photos...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

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Car crash shutters bike shop

The Performance Bicycle store at 2124 El Camino Real has been forced to close its doors indefinitely after a car crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by not a crime?, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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Neighbors object to roof-top patio

After the City Council approved the project without it, a roof-top patio was added to the 200 luxury apartments under construction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Apr 28, 2012 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views
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