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AROUND TOWN

Bandit gets little in liquor store robbery

A man wearing a mask and wielding a handgun attempted to steal cash from a Mountain View liquor store Friday, but settled...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned 4 safety, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:56 am | 18 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schwarzenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three sentenced in gang-related stabbing

Three members of a Norteno gang from Mountain View have been sentenced in last year's stabbing death of Mario Aguilar, an...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:23 am | 11 comments | 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2229 Views

SPORTS

Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked —...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marketing Spin, on Oct 14, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 3313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giants honored with adoption special on orange, black cats

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is honoring the San Francisco Giants' National League Division Series victory with a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by castro mom, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 5 comments | 1935 Views

ELECTIONS

Six vie for three City Council seats

Three newcomers have decided to challenge three incumbents for their seats in the Nov. 2 election, hoping to change the city...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cuesta Calling, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 3516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's Guide: Measure E to raise $42 million

Officials of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District say Measure E, a parcel tax on the November ballot, will provide...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 11 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rally at City Hall to support gay teens

A recent rally held at City Hall Friday aimed to assure local gay teens that they should not feel like outcasts. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council candidates -- let's build a park

Building a large park in the Whisman neighborhood was a popular idea among the six candidates for City Council at a debate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 25 comments | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parcel tax to aid community college district

Officials of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District say Measure E, a parcel tax on the November ballot, will provide...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2127 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Nowhere Boy'

'Tis the job of the biopic to psychoanalyze its famous subject and sketch connective lines between the past and the future,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Oct 18, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 4971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist injured on San Antonio-101 overpass

A 16-year-old boy riding a bike over the San Antonio Road overpass at Highway 101 was injured Sunday afternoon when a car...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 2291 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Oct 18, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Indecent exposure on Evelyn Avenue

A 64-year-old Mountain View woman got an unwelcome surprise Monday morning when a man exposed himself to her on Evelyn Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by A Little Late, on Oct 18, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2323 Views

SPORTS

The penitent pugilist

Isaac Herrera got his academic career back on track through the Mountain View Police Activities League's boxing program,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Charlene Viera, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 7261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hurls shopping carts at cars

Two early morning drivers were attacked by flying shopping carts on Friday, as they passed through the 1900 block of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Moveon, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 31 comments | 3002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Secretary Geithner vows not to devalue dollar

America must invest in infrastructure and education to spur economic recovery, but it will not devalue its currency to gain...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2354 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Giant adoption special: 50 cats find homes

About 50 black and orange cats have been adopted from the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA since the shelter announced a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by CoolCat, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 5 comments | 2123 Views
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