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Arson suspected in truck fire on Villa Street

Police believe arson caused a pick-up truck to erupt into flames in the 1700 block of Villa Street in Mountain View Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 3, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1365 Views

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Students learn to love Alta Vista

One student at Alta Vista High School thought the continuation school was for "dummies, druggies and thugs," when she started....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Feb 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 1926 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train kills 52-year-old man near Mary Avenue

A northbound Caltrain vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in Sunnyvale tonight, an agency spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Ash, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1640 Views

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Mountain View is allowing Unlicensed Drivers to drive on our streets

On January 7 2011 the Mountain View City Attorney ordered the Mountain View Police Department to ALLOW UNLICENSED DRIVERS...

Original post made by Bach Schuster on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bill Biddle, on Mar 27, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1716 Views

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President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 6 comments | 1572 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reaction to El Camino CEO's firing

Last week El Camino Hospital announced -- with very little explanation -- that its CEO will leave the organization at the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 1653 Views

RESTAURANTS

An itch for comfort food

The new restaurant called Scratch seats 270 people under the same high ceiling and mostly in view of each other. Despite...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 3389 Views

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Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1936 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County rolls out new emergency text alerts

Santa Clara County introduced a new, easy-to-use text message number to help residents receive emergency alerts in the event...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Editing Puhleeze, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:43 am | 6 comments | 1774 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

Residents and management at a Mountain View mobile home park expressed relief, resignation, anger and frustration -- in some...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 3519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man smashes window of car with baby inside

A Mountain View man was arrested after smashing the windows of a car with passengers inside, including a baby. No one was...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 1972 Views

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Fry's at the new San Antonio Center?

Posters on the Palo Alto messages board report that the Fry's on El Camino is closing to make room for new housing. Someone...

Original post made by Shopper on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Shopper, on May 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 2597 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Indecent exposure arrest at Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by palinpoop, on May 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 3652 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital names interim CEO

El Camino Hospital has named an interim CEO to serve in the place of departing CEO Ken Graham until a permanent replacement...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Son_of_LOL, on May 13, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 1781 Views

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Google leases campus south of 101

Googlers are set to move into Mountain View's Whisman neighborhood next year as Google has signed a 10-year lease for a large...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on May 24, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shoreline Community takes on $26.5 million in new debt

To pay for new Shoreline area ball fields, pedestrian overpasses and a fire station, the City Council approved the issuance...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1904 Views

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Officials issue venomous snake warning

People who enjoy the outdoors should watch where they put their hands and feet this spring and summer, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Jun 1, 2011 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Program boosts kids to college

The MVLA Community Scholars Program, founded in 2000, awards four-year, renewable college scholarships to bright, high-performing,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frustrated, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 6 comments | 2293 Views

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Driver with handgun arrested

A man was arrested on charges of carrying a loaded handgun while under the influence of drugs by a officer making a traffic...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by cat, on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1816 Views
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