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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 | 2402 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 | 2096 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 | 2003 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 | 4666 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 | 2185 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 | 1960 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 | 2225 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 | 6341 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 | 2865 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 | 2173 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 | 1990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus draws ire from tenants, again

Residents of downtown's largest apartment complex are demanding compensation from their landlord, Prometheus Real Estate...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 10 comments | 2995 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County prosecutors listed in 'misconduct' report

Lane Liroff, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney from Palo Alto, is among six county prosecutors whom judges found...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Baby is a perfect 10

Amit Nisenbaum and his wife Lilach, have a knack for having their babies on significant days. Their newest addition is a...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school test scores off slightly

Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Priorities, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 4 comments | 2727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen's joyride ends in arrest

A 14-year-old Redwood City boy was arrested on suspicion of recklessly evading the police Saturday night. A police officer...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Manny, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Give more power to the planning commission

Council members said Tuesday that the city's largely powerless environmental planning commission should be given the authority...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Todd Fernandez, on Oct 22, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 1940 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 2226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robbery thwarted by woman's counter attack

A would-be robber was thwarted on the morning of Oct. 12 after he attempted to steal a Mountain View woman's book bag. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by sickofthugs, on Oct 22, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

History museum site unpopular at candidate debate

In a council candidate debate Thursday, Cuesta Park neighborhood residents were uniformly unenthusiastic about the location...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 16 comments | 2456 Views
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