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Picturing 2012

From left, KimiAnn Sano and Vanessa Higa watch Erin Tokutomi dress Michelle Tokutomi during taiko drum practice at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by P, on Jan 4, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 1472 Views

ELECTIONS

Tom Means retires from the City Council

City Council member Tom Means is wrapping up a term in office in which he applied his unique brand of libertarian idealism...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 2931 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar to go to trial

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing a local man, William Ware, last June will stand trial on the charge...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back and forward in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

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Witnesses: car that killed Ware was speeding

The driver accused of hitting and killing William Ware appeared in court Dec. 27 for a preliminary hearing. Several witnesses...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 1837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 7229 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back -- and forward -- in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by vfree, on Jan 3, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

A second Spare the Air Day has been called for today (Jan. 2), banning the burning of wood and solid fuel, according to the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by James Thurber, on Jan 2, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Charter school battles, building plans

It's been a big year in local education. While a years-long battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1707 Views

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Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Naren, on Dec 31, 2012 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 2026 Views

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DUI checkpoint in MV on Dec. 29

Local police will be holding a DUI checkpoint in Mountain View on the Saturday before the New Year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Dec 29, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 9 comments | 3371 Views

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New Year's Eve revels on the Midpeninsula

Looking for somewhere to celebrate the end of 2012? Dances and concerts are planned for Midpeninsula revelers who want to...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Buck, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 4740 Views

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Witnesses: car that killed Ware was speeding

The driver accused of hitting and killing William Ware appeared in court today, Dec. 27, for a preliminary hearing. Several...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Dec 29, 2012 at 7:25 am | 4 comments | 1338 Views

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Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 28, 2012 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

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2012: The year in review

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2140 Views

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Council member Laura Macias says farewell

After eight years on the job, City Council member Laura Macias went to her final council meeting last week and is now saying...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 2809 Views

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Pedestrian deaths, bag ban, Hangar One top the news in 2012

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by SaveHangarOne, on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Preliminary hearing for Pumar Dec. 27

Matthew Pumar, the Mountain View driver accused of hitting and killing a man who was waiting for the bus, is set to appear...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Eddy, on Dec 27, 2012 at 2:35 am | 3 comments | 1539 Views

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Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 21168 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Melting pot, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 4002 Views
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