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AROUND TOWN

City buys church property for $3.5 million

City Council members decided Tuesday that a church property for sale at 263 Escuela Ave. was a deal too good to pass up. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by carol wright, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 1571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 33 comments | 2904 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Martha Kanter to speak Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the Foothill-De Anza chancellor nominated for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Charlie Larson, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castro, minus PACT, faces new challenges

For the first time in years, students at Castro Elementary School will have full access to the campus' resources. But even...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects new Evandale proposal

The City Council unanimously refused to support a project Tuesday that would have renovated the vacant and long-troubled...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

End of the road for summer school meal deal

Some local families who have counted on free breakfasts and lunches from the local elementary school district may have to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:14 am | 16 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thirteen car burglaries in same neighborhood

Mountain View police are looking for three or more men who apparently broke into 13 different cars in the same neighborhood...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by robbed here too, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 1684 Views

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Homeowner arrested for allegedly attacking HOA board member

A man who allegedly expressed anger against his Home Owner's Association by wielding a hammer and two-by-four at a board...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dave Koberstein, on Jul 2, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 6 comments | 1795 Views

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Man arrested for brandishing a weapon at police

Mountain View police arrested a 55-year-old homeless man on Monday for allegedly brandishing a deadly weapon at officers...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Big Show, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train Depot set to become a wine bar

It took seven years, but the City Council has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot after picking a...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by RICK JARA, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 43 comments | 3091 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Renewed outrage over Americana roof work

Residents of the Americana apartment complex say they have been asked to spend the Fourth of July weekend moving out of their...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sanjit, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 80 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Council could give final approval to 53-home project at former Grant Road farm

After several years of planning — and heated controversy over loss of open space — the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1373 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Momentous opening for Space University

The International Space University had its official opening ceremony on Tuesday, putting Mountain View among other world-class...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Frank G. Whittemore, on Jul 1, 2009 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 4, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 17 comments | 2282 Views

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Fire Department has new battalion chief

The Mountain View Fire Department has a new battalion chief in Cliff Del Carlo, a 27-year veteran of the department. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:01 am | 4 comments | 1589 Views

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Police arrest alleged peeping tom on Shoreline

A resident of an apartment complex at 750 N. Shoreline Blvd. was arrested on Sunday for allegedly peeping into people's windows...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Koala Bear, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1933 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may sue Navy over Hangar One

The Mountain View City Council unanimously decided Tuesday night that the city should pursue a range of serious actions to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by jane, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jaws of Life used after driver crashes on 101

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Mountain View used the Jaws of Life to rescue a 30-year-old man Wednesday night after his...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1620 Views
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