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AROUND TOWN

Election results show city leans left

Mountain View showed left-leaning political stripes in the November election, voting to the left of the county and much of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jon S., on Dec 20, 2008 at 1:19 am | 4 comments | 2507 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jobs, classes, services cut in Foothill-De Anza budget

Courses have been discontinued, positions have been eliminated, pay packages have been downsized and faculty are overworked...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Numbers, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 2503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President Barack Obama coming to Facebook in Palo Alto on April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by rollsEyes, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 2502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Light rain heading to Bay Area

Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area this afternoon but likely won't amount to much. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Power Outages, on Sep 18, 2014 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2500 Views

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'Intent on causing trouble'

The violent melees in which six people were stabbed at an oldies rock concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre last weekend appears...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2498 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jay Boyarsky appointed chief assistant to district attorney

Long-time county prosecutor Jay Boyarsky has been tapped to serve as chief assistant district attorney by Jeffrey F. Rosen,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV company charged with fraud by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Mountain View firm and five of its officers for allegedly defrauding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by jupiiterk, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 7 comments | 2495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new at-risk intervention supervisor

The elementary school district has hired a new intervention supervisor to work with at-risk students at Graham Middle School,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Cuesta, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

End of an era: Duggan stepping down after 20 years

Few things put as big a smile on City Manager Kevin Duggan's face as his story of meeting the founders of Google. When Larry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 3, 2011 at 9:58 am | 11 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Much more than a driver

As the sun begins its groggy crawl over the Diablo Range, Janice King is checking signal lights, kicking tires and verifying...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inks criticizes pay deal with new city manager

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council member John Inks criticized the $240,000 salary the council approved for new city...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:47 am | 13 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rite Aid to pay $800,000 for false advertising

Rite Aid Corporation has agreed to pay $800,000 for false and deceptive advertising. The company has settled a civil law-enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:00 am | 7 comments | 2492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Straight from the farm

All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jaime Palumbo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 am | 31 comments | 2492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in triple murder

Santa Clara police arrested a laid off technology company employee Saturday who returned to the business Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by FamilyMan, on Nov 18, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worker center plan still angers neighbors

The city's Design Review Committee maintained its composure during a tense meeting last Thursday as residents living near...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 24, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views
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