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Police: Increased patrols curbing gang violence

Concern over rising gang activity earlier this fall has led to extra patrol cars to monitor weekend activity, and Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 5 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAHS student club kicks off human rights week

The Los Altos High School Amnesty International club is presenting a special speaker event Monday evening to kick off a week...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Stellers - J, on Feb 28, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 1458 Views

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Eshoo bill targeting loud ads passes House

For decades, loud television commercials have been among the leading complaints to the Federal Communications Commission,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by elphie, on Dec 23, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA staffers receive retroactive raise

After closing out its 2008-09 budget, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has agreed to a retroactive pay raise...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 17, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 1265 Views

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MV man could get life in attempted homicide

Mountain View resident Reginald Ellis was arrested late last week for allegedly trying to choke his girlfriend to death in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by jason ravanell, on Dec 25, 2009 at 7:10 pm | 5 comments | 1355 Views

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Ronit Bryant in line to become mayor Tuesday

According to Mountain View tradition, vice mayor Ronit Bryant is set to become mayor when Margaret Abe-Koga steps down from...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 5 comments | 1231 Views

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Department heads showed commitment to city

Kathy Farrar came up through the ranks of Mountain View city government starting as a 20-year-old clerk in 1971. Karen Burnett...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by NedFredFiona, on Feb 11, 2010 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 1510 Views

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Local transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real turned violent when one attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Clayton, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 5 comments | 1404 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Informed Citizen, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views

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Simitian: State school budget not reality-based

This year's state budget for education is the "least reality-based proposal" state Sen. Joe Simitian has seen from the governor...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 1163 Views

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Obama plan gives high speed rail $2.25 billion

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:37 am | 5 comments | 1217 Views

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Latest study says TCE worse than thought

The EPA has released a new report concluding that TCE — trichloroethylene, a pollutant found in much of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mary Blakely, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:49 am | 5 comments | 1970 Views

RESTAURANTS

Upscale in a down economy

Chez TJ owner George Aviet has been serving world class contemporary French cuisine for nearly three decades. That's hard...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by plarenas, on Feb 6, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 3009 Views

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Plane crash kills 3, knocks out power to region

Mountain View's neighboring city to the north was all but shut down Wednesday after a small passenger plane crashed in East...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by friend of a friend, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 1325 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Feb 25, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 1364 Views

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Give Bayshore housing a look

The city's notion of not mixing housing and commercial development in the North Bayshore has run afoul of Google, its major...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 1409 Views

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Brain drain takes toll on Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit and vitality of Silicon Valley for decades. But lately,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1126 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pentagon shooter had run-in with MV police

John Patrick Bedell, the man killed after opening fire on two officers at the Pentagon last Thursday, had been arrested in...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 1459 Views

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Third copper theft reported in Mountain View

Police say a string of copper wire thefts have hit Mountain View in recent days, with the third incident reported last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 1157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County TB rate bucks trend, remains high

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 5 comments | 1161 Views
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