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Anti-tax protesters rally outside Eshoo's office

Carrying American flags and picket signs, members of the anti-tax group called the "Tea Party Patriots" picketed outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2164 Views

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Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among homebuyers...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2021 Views

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Police use Tasers on two fighting women

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allie V., on Sep 11, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 4454 Views

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A midsummer night's dream come true

The Mountain View Public Library has seen a big increase in use by children and families over the summer, as have most other...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant money helps LAHS science class

Students of the Los Altos High School environmental studies class will have access to more advanced equipment when they return...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 3 comments | 2308 Views

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City leaders furious over state money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by young college student, on Jul 26, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 2364 Views

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EDITORIAL: Grand jury report on school salaries misses forest for the trees

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury's recent broadside attack on the high salaries and benefits received by local school...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 10 comments | 2320 Views

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TONIGHT: Community meeting on Google WiFi

Residents of Mountain View will get their first chance to make in-person suggestions on how to improve the city's free WiFi...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 1922 Views

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City leaders furious over Sacramento money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by cooper, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 2014 Views

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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 | 1954 Views

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Another great year for the Obon Festival

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple celebrated its 57th Obon Festival and Bazaar over the weekend, with great food, colorful...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:46 am | 13 comments | 2317 Views

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Group: City's parking policy impedes progress

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 2662 Views

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New service lets residents track crime online

Mountain View residents can now access a map of the crimes that occur in their neighborhood, thanks to a partnership between...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 28, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2088 Views

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Google worker accused of stealing computers

Mountain View police arrested one of Google's kitchen employees last week on charges of stealing computers after the young...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michel Y. Wollinger Martins, on Dec 3, 2009 at 11:05 pm | 4 comments | 2015 Views

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Will cars drive off into the sunset?

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Thank you, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV, LA high schools ranked among top 600

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are among the top 600 public schools in the country among a list of 21,000, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 3729 Views

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El Camino's top execs get salary increases

The top 12 El Camino Hospital executives will receive an average pay increase of 4.7 percent this year now that administrators...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by ECH EMPLOYEE, on Aug 22, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 18 comments | 3134 Views

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Teens step up call for youth center

At a meeting Saturday, local youth and community members said their three-year campaign for a new teen center in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2048 Views

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Police: Hang up and drive

One year after a California law came into effect banning drivers from talking on cell phones without a headset, too many...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by knowitall, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:48 am | 13 comments | 2408 Views

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Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 3398 Views
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