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AROUND TOWN

Spotting the warning signs

High school staff went back to school for suicide-prevention training, following a "surprisingly high" number of attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MVborn, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 2136 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Goodbye recession, city's budget back in the black

After making it through the recession with a hiring freeze and over 30 vacant job positions cut from the city budget, officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 3, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 15 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the gap for English learners

English learners now account for 40 percent of the total student population in Mountain View's elementary and middle schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 2136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smokers hope to overturn smoking ban for bar patios

Hoping to amend the city's new ban on smoking for on and around outdoor patios, smokers, bar owners and their supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Rob Gilmark, on May 14, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 10 comments | 2135 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two women sought in bank fraud

Police are searching for two women who allegedly used fraudulent checks to scam people into withdrawing money from their...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by I may have a lead, on Jan 20, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minivan stolen from garage while family sleeps

A gray, 2008 Honda Odyssey minivan was stolen out of the garage of a home on the 3300 block of Brower Avenue sometime during...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merger won't fly

We doubt if the Santa Clara County grand jury's idea to save money by merging the three local school districts will generate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last namesake of Lawson's Grocery dies

Donald Eugene Lawson, a former owner of Lawson's Grocery Store on Castro Street and a mainstay of Mountain View life throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 5 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals renew call for teen center on Escuela

Mountain View teens will discuss their struggles with gangs and violence during a press conference on Saturday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 2134 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2133 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Charter Fan, on Jun 8, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed man robs Wells Fargo bank

A masked robber armed with a gun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash yesterday after robbing a Wells Fargo bank branch...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on May 28, 2013 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff Park revamp could cost $139 million

City Council members appeared to back away from plans for a major revamp of Rengstorff Park on Tuesday, expressing shock...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cali St. Swag, on Sep 24, 2011 at 6:14 am | 30 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA to test homes for toxics on Leong Drive

EPA officials announced on Friday that their agency has allocated $100,000 to test and remediate homes on Leong Drive that...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civil rights group drops complaint against MVLA

Two groups claiming that the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District had a discriminatory math placement policy have...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Oct 16, 2015 at 1:07 am | 4 comments | 2132 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 3 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Land buy would boost hopes for downtown grocery store

In a move that would make it easier to attract a long-desired grocery store downtown, the City Council is set to approve...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 2132 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on Jan 15, 2011 at 2:14 am | 8 comments | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some English learners are lagging

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 29, 2011 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospitals now smoke-free zones

El Camino Hospitals — there are two of them now, one in Mountain View and one in Los Gatos — have officially...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 4 comments | 2130 Views
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Anger and Conflict
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