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AROUND TOWN

Sarge's new lease on life

Former Army Ranger Sargent Binkley is well on his way to a new life since he robbed a Mountain View Walgreens five years...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 2293 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breast-density notification bill signed into law

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stop the Madness, on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council appoints Quinn as city attorney

The City Council chose Jannie Quinn to take the reins as Mountain View's City Attorney after she did the job on an interim...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Jun 30, 2010 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 2292 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$20 to hang out with Jerry Rice while supporting Leadership Mountain View

Leadership Mountain View offers an opportunity to attend a fun golf outing and donate to LMV at the same time! The Fresh...

Original post made by Leadership Mountain View on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 2291 Views

AROUND TOWN

More stress for school bus system

The recently announced $1 billion cut to the state's budget is going to place even more strain on busing students in the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by MoffettMom, on Aug 23, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine hunches...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2290 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by BuyGosh, on Jan 11, 2016 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

County takes 'carrot' approach on bags

In its quest to encourage residents to embrace reusable shopping bags, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigrant House goes for historic recognition

Fans of the century-old Immigrant House later this week will urge the Mountain View City Council to grant formal historic...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 27, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 2288 Views

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City launches "Ask Mountain View" app for Android

Whether reporting a dead streetlight, a nasty pothole or vandalism in a park, the city has a new way for residents to communicate...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Lt. Chris Hsiung (MVPD), on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2287 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nobel winner dies of apparent heart attack

Dr. Baruch "Barry" Blumberg, a Nobel Prize winner, died of an apparent heart attack at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Voice_Vigilante, on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 2286 Views

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Shirakawa elected SC County board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday elected Supervisor George Shirakawa as its new president, replacing Dave...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2286 Views

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Monday Night's Jay Leno Show

The Voice made it into the "Headlines" segment again :) From the Police Blotter in the 2/13/09 edition: POSESSION OF...

Original post made by GSB on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2285 Views

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Madrigal choir clears $50K debt

The Mountain View High School Madrigals are finally debt-free, according to Choir Director Jill Denny. Intense fundraising...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pension-spiking, double-dipping targeted by lawmakers

Too bad this didn't apply to the most recent batch of top administrators retiring from MVWSD and Mountain View City Hall...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2284 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas smell the result of PG&E maintenance

The air in parts of Mountain View and Palo Alto was filled with a foul odor around noon Wednesday, after PG&E crews purged...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 6, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2284 Views

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Women sentenced in $256,000 Palo Alto credit union fraud

Two women who stole more than $250,000 out of a Los Altos couple's Palo Alto credit union account were sentenced Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 19, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steps taken to curb H1N1 as flu season nears

In line with school districts around the country, administrators of the Mountain View Whisman School District have released...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 2283 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
By Laura Stec | 15 comments | 9,293 views

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 8,384 views