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OTHER ISSUES

City could pull off a balanced budget

While the "Great Recession" has forced other cities to make painful budget cuts and run large deficits, it appears that Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:10 am | 4 comments | 1262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Wilkie, on Sep 3, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No home yet for Berlin Wall sections

On Tuesday the City Council was set to decide where to display two large sections of the Berlin Wall donated to the city...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Council recall, on Jan 24, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 24 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in fire at U-Haul lot

Police have arrested a Palo Alto man they believe is responsible for setting fire to a number of rental trucks in a local...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

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Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1261 Views

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Broken gas line closes El Camino

A broken gas line caused the closure of El Camino Real in Mountain View Friday morning, fire officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old timer, on Jun 12, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 3 comments | 1261 Views

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Train Depot set to become wine bar

It took seven years, but the city has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by can'tbelieveit, on May 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 1260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Empty bowls fundraiser for local homeless

Community Services Agency is hosting its annual "Empty Bowls: Souper Bowl," fundraiser to raise money for the homeless in...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1260 Views

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Laptop, camera stolen in burglary

A house on the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 8:30 a.m. on July 27 and 12:30 p.m. on July 28,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 27 comments | 1260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Robots, music and CPR at El Camino's 50th fest

About 800 people from around Mountain View and other Peninsula and South Bay cities came to El Camino Hospital's 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dan S, on Oct 19, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

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Victim of trail attack says she's not intimidated

Crystal Stokes says she only jogs about once a month, making it all the more unlikely that the 27-year-old Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by AnnieK, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 18 comments | 1259 Views

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MVLA staffers receive retroactive raise

After closing out its 2008-09 budget, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has agreed to a retroactive pay raise...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 17, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 1259 Views

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Senior day care at risk

The state may soon cut Medi-Cal reimbursements to a Mountain View center that provides healthcare and daycare services to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Phil Lawson, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 1259 Views

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Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his apartment on Aug. 2, at around 10:45 p.m., according to police...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1259 Views

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Google to expand into Sunnyvale, makes room for 2,900 workers

Having hit the limit for rapid expansion in Mountain View, Google has made its first move into Sunnyvale, leasing a large...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by B Minkin, on Aug 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 1259 Views

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Fire displaces family on Hope Street

A family was displaced in Mountain View on Saturday night after their downtown home caught on fire, according to the fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1258 Views

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Fire guts Dana Garden apartments

In only a couple of hours, about 50 people found themselves homeless following a four-alarm fire that engulfed the second...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by margaret, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Indecent exposure on Thompson Avenue

A woman called the Mountain View police to report seeing a man in a parked car with his pants pulled down on June 6, the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Jun 8, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1258 Views
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