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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 2460 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy agrees to clean up Moffett TCE fumes

Resolving a dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Navy has agreed to take responsibility for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 2459 Views

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Council reconsiders density housing

Even if a more pro-growth City Council is elected this November, they might have a hard time building high density housing...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by ET, on Aug 27, 2008 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman turns down Race to the Top funds

Officials for the Mountain View Whisman school district decided that they'd rather sit out the Race to the Top. On May 20,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 28, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 17 comments | 2457 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports plan to move historic house

A creative proposal by a developer to clear space for an office building by moving a historic house appears to have the blessing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by OMV resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 2457 Views

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Fire, ?Arastradero & 101?

We were riding the Stevens Creek trail towards Palo Alto and saw smoke from a large fire that looked like it might be near...

Original post made by SLR on Aug. 18, 2008
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Apartment on Latham Street burglarized

Jewelry was stolen when an apartment in the 1900 block of Latham Street was burglarized sometime between 8 a.m. and 2:30...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by willow, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 2456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should district have say when kids start school?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Feb 4, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 11 comments | 2456 Views

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SLAC workers, others won't get back pay after furloughs

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 1,500 at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Richard, on Oct 12, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2455 Views

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Crime briefs: man arrested at Shoreline and phone robbery at nightclub

Man arrested after causing a disturbance at Keith Urban concert and couple arrested for phone theft and battery. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Real talk , on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 9 comments | 2454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista graduates make it, after all

Of all the graduation ceremonies taking place within the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, it is arguably...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lauren, on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 2453 Views

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yearly paper shredding

Can you please tell me when the yearly paper shredding is in down town Mountain View?...

Original post made by Maria Roumbanis on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Oct 16, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 2452 Views

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Major Caltrain delays as dispatching system fails

Caltrain is experiencing major system-wide delays this morning following a failure in its computerized dispatching system,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Easy Commute, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College facing 'unprecedented cuts'

Community colleges have not been immune to the state's slashes to educational funding, said Foothill College president Judy...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by vfree, on Nov 20, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 18 comments | 2451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: School worker exposed himself to student

Police are on the lookout for a 21-year-old "noon duty aide" at Graham Middle School who allegedly exposed himself to a 13-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 2451 Views

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Dittmer's begins remodeling new location

Dittmer Bubert, founder of the longtime Mountain View butcher shop and deli Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and Wurst-Haus, has started...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 2451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Larry, on Jan 1, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores don't tell the whole story

As parents who send our kids to public school in Mountain View, my wife and I appreciated the two recent articles in the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 2450 Views

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Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 4, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 16 comments | 2450 Views
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