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AROUND TOWN

Occasional ban on wood fires starts Nov. 1

Sunday marked the beginning of a four-month period in the Bay Area when burning wood will be outlawed on "Spare the Air"...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Nov 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 23 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study finds downtown is booming

Mountain View has an enviable success story unfolding on Castro Street, where office spaces are full and retail sales are...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 1616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 1945 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 36 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council quashes plans for historic house in Cuesta Annex

Following a City Council decision made behind closed doors on Tuesday, the future hangs in the balance for a 130-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Begener, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 18 comments | 1004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted rape at Mountain View motel

Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of a Mountain View motel on Sunday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by brave, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman teachers get small raise

After two short days of negotiations, teachers and administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reached...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 1225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Would-be robber takes nothing in scuffle

After knocking down a local man and attempting to take his wallet, a would-be robber abandoned his nefarious endeavor and...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 2181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fatally injured pedestrian is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a 91-year-old man who was hit and killed by a car in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 1158 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rock the casbah at Morocco's

Morocco's restaurant is trying very hard. It could be just the place for couples, possible couples, and families out for...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Chef Jay, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 1633 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital union backs cap on executive pay

The union representing service workers at El Camino Hospital has announced plans to push for a legislative cap on executive...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Doug Williams, on Nov 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dittmer's to leave Mountain View

A popular Mountain view butcher shop and delicatessen that shut down after a fire in January, Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1155 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community — and with help of a variety of local organizations —...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rex, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day Worker Center to celebrate 15 years

This weekend the Mountain View Day Worker Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary with two days of festivities. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by keyOmission, on Nov 11, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 10 comments | 989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino doctor helps troops overseas

One of El Camino Hospital's top surgeons recently returned from a two-week stint at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers dig up Native America skull

Construction workers happened on what is believed to be a 100-year-old Native American skull while working on a housing development...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by SteveDodge, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Move gas pipe from under school?

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District would like to see PG&E remove both gas lines running beneath Crittenden...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views
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