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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 | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic moment at City Hall

In a changing of the guard ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday night, Margaret Abe-Koga became Mountain View's first female...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by lifelong resident, on Jan 15, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2639 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minton's -- going, going, gone

Machines and supplies were sold for pennies on the dollar as the city's oldest business was liquidated, lot by lot, at an...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Shelby Morgan, on Nov 21, 2010 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 2639 Views

MOVIES

The Pear Avenue Theatre celebrates 10th season

The saying may be well worn, but Diane Tasca insists there is no better way for her to express what she loves about the stage:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by DL, on Sep 25, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2639 Views

ELECTIONS

No labor peace for hotel on city land

In a closed-door meeting last week about a hotel and office development proposed for city land at 750 Moffett Boulevard,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 2639 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Possible housing deal for cops and firefighters

In order to better respond to emergencies and deepen connections with the community, the city may soon be using a homebuyer...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 4 comments | 2638 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 | 2637 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 | 2637 Views

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Pedestrian path fracas -- OK to lock gate, administrator says

The pedestrian path that was once the only convenient way to walk through the neighborhood at the north end of Ortega Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by walker, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 11 comments | 2636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2635 Views

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SAP Palo Alto vice president takes plea deal in LEGO scam

The vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC took a plea deal on Monday for one felony commercial burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by David, on Aug 4, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most local schools post high API scores

Schools in Silicon Valley earned consistently higher marks on standardized tests than other schools throughout California,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Reva, on May 21, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 17 comments | 2634 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 2633 Views

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Assessor: Biggest property assessment drop since the Great Depression

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by perspect, on Jul 29, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 8 comments | 2632 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bus bench dedicated to William Ware

A bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed near the intersection of California Street and Escuela...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 15, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 11 comments | 2632 Views

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Disability Pride parade on Saturday

The fifth annual West Coast Disability Pride Parade and Festival is set for Saturday, July 19, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Troo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2632 Views

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Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by smart growther, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 2 comments | 2631 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 | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passion for piano

A love of music and teaching runs in the veins of Christie Skousen, a Mountain View mom and accomplished pianist who began...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 2629 Views

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Rash of graffiti reports in MV

Police received a rash of vandalism reports over graffiti involving gang symbols -- or "gang tagging" -- in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:08 pm | 13 comments | 2629 Views
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