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AROUND TOWN

Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jewelry stolen in burglary on Anna Avenue

Various gold jewelry was stolen from a home in the 300 block of Anna Avenue sometime between 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

is half of Mountain View contaminated with toxic waste?

NBC News reports on toxic chemicals that have spread underground from Fairchild, Raytheon, and Intel (near Central Expressway)...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 21 comments | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Varied policies on president's school speech

As controversy over President Barack Obama's address to students last week flared up across the country, administrators in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by SG, on Sep 20, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 12 comments | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College waitlists overflowing

Educational funding cuts from the state and the continued economic crisis have local community colleges feeling the crunch. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curb enthusiasm

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district must dip into savings

Local high schools will not suffer greatly next year, despite the fact that the Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sid, on Jul 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Garden proposal whacked

At its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council sided with neighbors, city staff and Parks and Rec commissioners by killing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: CSA serves up gifts, groceries

Each year around the holidays, the Community Services Agency gets flooded with toys, clothing and canned goods -- all donated...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Harper, on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fatality near San Antonio station

A Caltrain fatally struck a pedestrian near the San Antonio station in Mountain View Monday evening, May 3, a transit agency...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on May 4, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2492 Views

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Mountain View cops embrace technology

The Mountain View Police Department is rolling out a smartphone application and boosting its social media presence in an...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by joey lattas, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 2492 Views

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Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

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Huff named Blue Ribbon School

Mountain View's own Huff Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School this week, one of only two schools...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Wow!, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA won't evict Parent Observation preschool

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from the Terra Bella Community School to a building which...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 2491 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo testifies on Lehman Bros. losses

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, is testifying Tuesday before the House Financial Services Committee on the need for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by naivety, on Apr 26, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 10 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor movie nights, concerts start this month

Friday night outdoor movie showings for local youths will come to Cuesta Park, Eagle Park and Rengstorff starting July 10;...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on Aug 8, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs bank, grabs coffee nearby, gets nabbed, police say

Police apprehended a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they believe he robbed about a half hour prior to his arrest. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike L, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 18 comments | 2491 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike Latham, on May 5, 2009 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 2490 Views
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