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Alza Corp. leaving city after 17 years

Johnson and Johnson, Alza's parent company, is shutting down operations in Mountain View, laying off 600 employees in the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Truth, on Jan 3, 2009 at 6:07 am | 15 comments | 5651 Views

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El Camino finally ready to open Heart and Vascular Institute

After four years of talk, El Camino Hospital cemented the opening of a new Heart and Vascular Institute last week when it...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by notsurprised, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 15 comments | 6600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will high-intensity math pay off?

Mountain View Whisman's four-week math intervention program, held at Foothill College throughout July, is showing encouraging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 20, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 15 comments | 3041 Views

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Google execs' new toy: a fighter jet?

According to Federal Aviation Administration records, Google executives have purchased a small fighter jet. Some witnesses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Good Shepherd, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 10435 Views

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Mountain View serial robber arrested

Police took a Mountain View resident into custody early Friday morning in connection with a series of bank robberies in...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by someone, on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:42 pm | 15 comments | 2978 Views

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Minton's may get chopped

This Tuesday, nearly 100 years after Minton's Lumber and Supply opened up near the downtown train station, the City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by MiRNA, on Sep 26, 2009 at 4:46 am | 15 comments | 2087 Views

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Car jumps curb, hits man on California Street

A mysterious car crash Thursday afternoon left a 19-year-old Mountain View resident in serious condition, after a truck smashed...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Lazy Cops, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 2577 Views

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The storied career of Sally Lieber

It's arguable that Mountain View has never given rise to a more improbable political success story than that of Sally Lieber,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jojhn Coyle, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 2746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Owner seeks a buyer for 291 Evandale

Facing a long list of code violations, a souring housing market and irritated neighbors, the owner of 291 Evandale Ave. is...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by alex, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:50 am | 15 comments | 2870 Views

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Local man arrested on molestation charges

Police said they arrested a Mountain View resident Tuesday morning on charges of molestation after his alleged 11-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 22, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 1913 Views

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Small quake rattles South Bay

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck this morning in the South Bay, about 16 miles east of San Jose,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by tinkerbell, on Mar 31, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Train victim, 17, was Palo Alto student

A 17-year-old girl who ended her life Tuesday night at a Caltrain crossing was identified Wednesday by friends as Sonya Raymakers,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:53 am | 15 comments | 2370 Views

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Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago, Google met with local residents to discuss possible improvements to its free WiFi network. In response...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 15 comments | 2030 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents share high-speed-rail ideas

High speed rail officials vowed Saturday to collaborate with Peninsula residents on the design of the controversial rail...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Sep 16, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 15 comments | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District starts prepping for Basic Aid status

Local elementary and middle school students could see changes in their class size and possibly re-drawn school boundaries...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 15 comments | 2681 Views

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City Council wrestles with housing policies

The City Council found itself in the quandary of trying to figure out how to encourage appropriate housing development Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Roger Burney, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 15 comments | 2175 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 | 2440 Views

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Boy arrested for angry football throw

Police were called to Crittenden Middle School on Friday to arrest a 14-year-old boy for angrily throwing a football at another...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Dec 22, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 15 comments | 1971 Views

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Menlo Park girl, 14, still missing

A 14-year-old Menlo-Atherton High School student who was last seen walking away from her home in Menlo Park on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by nada, on Jun 4, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 15 comments | 1680 Views

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Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 4738 Views
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