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AROUND TOWN

Building the best city manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13

[http://www.friendsofbayfrontpark.org/calendar.htm Nature: Bird walk] Volunteer birders from Friends of Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arborist, on Mar 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Find another home for Pearson house

From developer Roger Burnell's perspective, it makes perfect sense to move the late-1800s Pearson House from its longtime...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Flood Basin(s) still on?, on Mar 12, 2011 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1859 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School to hold bone marrow/stem cell drive

Seventh grader Nicolas "Nico" Poux has spent half his life battling acute lymphomatic leukemia with courses of chemotherapy,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City begins to parse census data

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 — roughly 4.5 percent — according to figures...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suzanne Abrahams, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1753 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty of polish

Gravity, the new wine bar and bistro on Emerson Street in Palo Alto, is impressive for many reasons. The interior is sleek...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 2799 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zimbabwe Run: education and exercise

The Sustainable Living Foundation has a philosophy about charity -- it should be direct, engaging and two-fold. And that's...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Buzz LtYr, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last council meeting for Duggan

March 22 marked Kevin Duggan's last Tuesday night in the council chambers as city manager of Mountain View, though you got...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bravo!, on Mar 24, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf School moving to Mountain View

The Waldorf School of the Peninsula, a private school currently based in Cupertino and Los Altos, is relocating and expanding...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 25, 2011 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2347 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

In the wake of the Japanese disaster, do you think nuclear power is a good idea in the United States? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by vkmo, on Mar 25, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local girls embrace a sporting life

The Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative -- a non-profit organization that provides free extra curricular athletic activities...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by christy, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pollution Expansion?! Lehigh Cement Plan in Cupertino Hills

Dear Neighbors: This is a brief update on our continued efforts to get Lehigh to stop polluting our communities, and also...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2011 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

When police come across undocumented immigrants should they notify federal immigration authorities? Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by joseph, on Apr 3, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain board postpones action on service cuts

Caltrain's board of directors Thursday postponed voting on a set of proposed service cuts and fare hikes intended to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's construction plans a sign of commitment

With the penning of a new 53-year land lease, Google is planning to construct a building in Mountain View for the first time...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Salinger, on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duggan was one of a kind

Some city managers work hard for good ratings so they can build a resume for the next job in a larger city, with a bigger...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 1892 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Heads in the clouds

Bay Area students explored aircraft like this C-130 Hercules turboprop at NASA Ames Research Center on April 8 at Yuri's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 18, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spring parade rolls through town Saturday

The 33rd Annual Spring Downtown Parade is happening this year on Saturday, April 23, in Downtown Mountain View, at noon along...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views
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