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Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ghizela, on Nov 7, 2010 at 6:04 am | 6 comments | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building the best city manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

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Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 1661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start of school ushers in big changes

As students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were busy adjusting to their new class schedules and evaluating each...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 1661 Views

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City wants input for website revamp

If you've ever had trouble using the city's website, now is the time to say something. A survey asking for opinions on the...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Kopnrad M. Sosnow, on Oct 1, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

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No funds yet for city-wide shuttle

On Tuesday City Council members struggled to realize visions of a city-run shuttle that would make stops downtown, at San...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 16 comments | 1661 Views

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Sheriff wins OK of cell-phone tracker

The Santa Clara County sheriff and a member of the Board of Supervisors clashed Tuesday before the board approved the purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Russell, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:18 am | 11 comments | 1661 Views

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TONIGHT: Green bond back on MVLA agenda

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district board will hear a presentation on the details of a proposed "green...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by george, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Schools happy with Shoreline compromise

As local parents have come to realize the amount of money Mountain View schools might gain if the Shoreline Community were...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by SN, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deer Hollow needs volunteers

Deer Hollow Farm is looking for volunteers to teach students visiting the 150-year-old farm. Deer Hollow hosts more than...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 1660 Views

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Caltrain gets funds to start modernization work

Caltrain received nearly $40 million in state funds to pay for the first phase of modernizing and electrifying the popular...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:57 am | 3 comments | 1660 Views

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Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildings

The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dave Cool, on May 3, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views

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COMING UP: 3rd annual Soap Box Derby

On Saturday, the Silicon Valley Soap Box Derby will hold its third annual race on the Dana Street freeway overpass in front...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bob Fleck, on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

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Armed carjacker robs three at Krispy Kreme

Mountain View police are looking for a man who robbed three young people at gunpoint Sunday night, taking their cell phones...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 1659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund helps domestic violence victims

The holiday season can make a bad situation even worse for a battered woman, say staff members at Support Network, a Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Claudia Hevel, on Dec 30, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

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LASD, Bullis reach tentative agreement

The battle over Bullis Charter School appears to be over -- a tentative compromise could give the school its own campus....

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bond is not the answer, on May 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 1659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

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Guest opinion: Google gets behind new General Plan

Through the proposed General Plan update, the city has outlined a bold and transformative vision for guiding its future....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cliff Chambers, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 1658 Views

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Google gives $75K to keep bookmobile going

The city's budget problems were eased slightly on Tuesday when the City Council approved a $75,000 donation from Google to...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by kanank, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 9 comments | 1657 Views
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