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ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 2617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 9, 2012
Last comment by CherylP., on May 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 12 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google pushes city to first place in county tax growth

Mountain View now leads the county in property tax growth, and it's almost entirely because of Google's rapid expansion here,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 2616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fast-track for huge office campus?

A large office campus proposed for Middlefield Road near Highway 237 could host a major company's headquarters with 3,500...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ella, on May 11, 2011 at 10:46 am | 11 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council favors a passive approach to meadow

Ever since it became clear that the Stevens Creek Trail was going to extend south of El Camino Real last year, Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 2616 Views

RESTAURANTS

Report on Cijjo restaurant and lounge

Cijjo ("sy-joe") is a new a-la-carte small-plates and wine-bar restaurant at 246 Castro St. that opened the day after Christmas....

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Why does this always come up?, on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2615 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A teacher's lament: I'm no Superman

I realize Davis Guggenheim's recent documentary film "Waiting for Superman" wasn't intended to bash teachers. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Someone who knows, on Nov 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council on taxis: Let the market decide

An ordinance created in the 1960s that limits taxi service in Mountain View to two companies may have outlasted its usefulness,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Security guard arrested in sexual battery case

Police arrested a security guard over the weekend after allegedly posed as a police officer and sexually battered a 22-year-old...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Venturetape, on Jan 22, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2614 Views

ELECTIONS

Jeff Rosen edges out Dolores Carr in DA race

Challenger Jeff Rosen narrowly defeated Santa Clara County incumbent District Attorney Dolores Carr Tuesday in an election...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with a...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by William S., on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:32 am | 4 comments | 2613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shoplifting attempt goes awry

After attempting to make off with two liquor bottles and scuffling with some shop employees, two teenagers were arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Historic Pearson house demolished

After years of abandonment and several attempts to save it, the 130-year-old home of early Mountain View businessman Charles...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by wendyleela, on May 3, 2013 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 2612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Host Families sought for International Exchange Students

International high school exchange students are coming to study in the Mountain View area during the 2010-11 school year....

Original post made by Lillian Clemente on Jul. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man dies in Sunnyvale crash

A 55-year-old Mountain View man died in a car crash Monday morning after he hit the guardrail on state Highway 237 in Sunnyvale,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Courtney Russell, on Sep 23, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 2610 Views
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