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AROUND TOWN

Worst Stretch of highway ANYWHERE

OK, I have had enough of this stretch of road. It's dangerous. It's poorly designed. It's full of ridges, holes and bumps....

Original post made by driverX on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Buchanan, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

No police cuts for now — but 'tier two' option has some concerned

The Mountain View Police Department escaped the chopping block as the city's budget was carved out Tuesday. But like their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 5, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 1702 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert a possibility for Christmas

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to check before burning any wood fires this week, as roasting...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 24, 2009 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 1702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Septuagenarian robbed at Walmart

Two men snatched $350 from a 70-year-old Walmart customer's hand as he shopped on New Year's Eve at around 3:30 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 20 comments | 1702 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 1702 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tied House celebrates 25 years

Mountain View's Tied House, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend, was at the forefront of the micro-brewing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by hmm, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district issues seventh consecutive Spare the Air alert

Officials at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have announced that Thursday will be the seventh straight Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1702 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1701 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 1701 Views

ELECTIONS

It's official: Jeff Rosen wins DA race

Jeff Rosen's victory over Dolores Carr in Santa Clara County's razor-thin race for district attorney became official Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned mother, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students may defend Ideafarm

Wo'O Ideafarm may be represented by Stanford law students when he appears before a judge to face charges that he has violated...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by 40yr resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:26 am | 17 comments | 1700 Views

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Woman sentenced for embezzlement

A Mountain View woman who pleaded no contest to embezzling $350,000 from a Redwood City construction company was sentenced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1700 Views

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Council to vote on $3 million land deal

A 1.2 acre park near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way could be in the works soon if the City...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 9, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cost issues, on Jan 18, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' program launches

Mountain View residents will be able to find and discover local businesses, take advantage of coupons and special offers,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

A worker for a day

With a 1,500 square-foot backyard, including a small orchard of apricot, nectarine and apple trees, a large vegetable patch,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 15, 2011 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Startup Village' sets up downtown

Anyone with a startup, an idea for one, or the desire to one day think up the next great app or social media platform, should...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cindy F Solomon, on May 3, 2012 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1699 Views
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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
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Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
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Gifts (that are not bought)
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A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
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Happiness in 10 Weeks
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