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AROUND TOWN

Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:46 am | 7 comments | 2912 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Great ShakeOut rumbles through Bay Area Oct. 18

There likely won't be any freeway closures, power outages or overturned supermarket shelves, but on Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m.,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Survivor, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2911 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on Immigrant House, Stieper Park design

Residents are being asked to weigh in on the design for an unusual new park with a demonstration garden and historic home...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mtn. View Historical Association, on Mar 5, 2015 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by NODUMMASSES, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 20 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

A big day for a little house

A piece of the city's history was not only saved last Friday, but was ceremoniously trucked down Castro Street in an unusual...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peggy Prendergast, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 2911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running with a star

Logan Mang, a second grader at Bubb Elementary School, had been waiting all school year to meet professional lacrosse player...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marcia, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model

As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by a voter, on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 6 comments | 2910 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 | 2910 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Line 34 bus service hangs in the balance

Since the 1970s the bus stop at the corner of Hackett and Montebello streets has been an asset for those living in the nearby...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by SP Phil, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

ELECTIONS

Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Undocumented' but inspiring

Immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke at to a near-capacity crowd at Los Altos High School last weekend,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by unomas, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City concedes to schools a multi-million dollar compromise

In response to pressure from parents and school officials, the city of Mountain View is proposing to give up as much as $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by oops!, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 2907 Views

SPORTS

Free Basketball Clinics at Mountain View HS

Spartans Sports Camp is offering two free basketball clinics on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday May 6th, from 10am - 1pm...

Original post made by Spartans Sports Camp on Apr. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local debaters bring home national honors

Four local high school students and a coach returned this month from a national speech and debate competition with medals,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by MVHS parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 2906 Views

AROUND TOWN

City smoking ban may extend to outdoor dining

Smokers may soon find even fewer places to light up in Mountain View as a ban on smoking in outdoor dining areas is set to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 2906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino clinical trial aims to catch lung cancer early

A new El Camino Hospital study, launched at the beginning of this month, aims to use a genetic test to determine which smokers...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by james, on Nov 30, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2905 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community Center: rehab or replace?

Citing tight finances and the virtues of recycling, on Tuesday City Council members expressed interest in renovating the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 9 comments | 2905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investing in our community

Our new General Plan allows sizeable increases in housing and commercial activity in the area anchored by San Antonio Road,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Juan C, on Mar 16, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 2905 Views
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