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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School test scores continue to climb

Officials from both of Mountain View's public school districts are hailing recently released state standardized testing data...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocates seek detailed bike injury data

Council candidates and cycling advocates are calling for the city to release more detail about the 203 bike-related injuries...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 1619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Over 200 bike-related injuries in five years

A bicyclist is injured every nine days in Mountain View, on average, according to data compiled this week by the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by bikes2work, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 66 comments | 21066 Views

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Public event set for space shuttle flyover

Update: Shuttle to flyover NASA Ames at 10:17 a.m., coming from San Francisco. The public has been invited to NASA Ames...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 2901 Views

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Nurses union reaches agreement with hospital

El Camino Hospital officials and the nurses' union have signed off on a 2013 contract that provides better health benefits,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Eshoo announces bill to rename MV post office

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced a bill Monday to rename a Mountain View post office after a fallen Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by David Plum, on Sep 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 17 comments | 2278 Views

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Over 200 bike-related injuries in five years

A bicyclist is injured every nine days in Mountain View, on average, according to data compiled this week by the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Steve (cyclist), on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 2246 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1714 Views

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Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tired, on Sep 17, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 16 comments | 1522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teachers Make the Difference, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 4451 Views

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another pedestrian run over on California St (Sept 15)

Police are reporting another car vs pedestrian fatality on California Street. Saturday evening, Sept 15. Corner of California...

Original post made by pedestrian on Sep. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views

SPORTS

Locals come to the rescue

The day before Halloween in 2007, Sunnyvale resident Fred Burgener got the fright of his life. As he pulled up to a stoplight...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 2182 Views

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Update: Bicyclist remains in serious condition after El Camino collision

Police say a 66-year-old Sunnyvale man remains in serious condition after he was struck by a car while riding his bike on...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 31 comments | 3260 Views

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Family plans public memorial for MV man killed in accident

The death of a Mountain View man who was well known around town could have been easily prevented, according to relatives....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 103 comments | 5419 Views

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Soothing Silicon Valley's aches and pains

In an age of laptop computers and sedentary living, it seems that few are able to escape back and neck pain. Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by ilovedancing, on Sep 16, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 6073 Views

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El Camino cuts dangerous infection rates

El Camino Hospital has seen a significant drop in reported cases of a serious infection commonly found in hospitals and nursing...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Linda Smith, on Sep 15, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

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MV woman pleads not guilty in embezzlement case

A Mountain View woman pleaded not guilty on Sept. 13 to charges of embezzlement and grand theft of property. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by mug shot, on Sep 15, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 9301 Views

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Bicyclists say city's bike network needs a boost

According to census data, a growing number of Mountain View residents are rolling to work on bicycles. But Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by David, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 64 comments | 3199 Views

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Time to slow down on California Street

Often it takes a traumatic event to bring an otherwise ignored problem to light, and that is certainly the case in the tragic...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by lower the speed limit, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 4 comments | 1758 Views
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