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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools line up for federal dollars

Last week school districts around the state decided whether they would move forward in applying for a piece of $4.35 billion...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 11 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro

The latest form of transit in downtown Mountain View may be low-tech, but it also seems a perfect fit for these modern times,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack Naybor, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1280 Views

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EDITORIAL: A question of density

As the city's leaders look into the way planning and zoning rules will shape housing patterns for the next 20 years, they...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Feb 17, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 1144 Views

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What happens when tax district sunsets?

The city's "downtown revitalization district," a special tax district created to give that neighborhood a boost, is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 11 comments | 1231 Views

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Fundraisers set for stranded Madrigal choir

Fundraisers are underway for the Mountain View High School Madrigal choir that was stranded in Paris for a week when a volcanic...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randa, on May 25, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 1589 Views

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Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Seldon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 11 comments | 1679 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 2321 Views

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Assailant beats man with wooden stick, flees

An assailant beat a 26-year-old Mountain View man with a wooden stick Thursday night, May 6, in a Castro Street parking lot,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on May 11, 2010 at 1:13 am | 11 comments | 1005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sid, on May 13, 2010 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 2766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unsettled divorce led to murder-suicide, friends say

The man believed to have shot his ex-wife before shooting himself Friday wanted to resume living with his ex-wife -- or be...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Army Friend, on May 14, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 11 comments | 1586 Views

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Reward offered in Mountain View cat shooting

The Palo Alto Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a cat...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by catmando, on May 28, 2010 at 11:29 am | 11 comments | 938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expresses fears of selling Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 11 comments | 1303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs affordable housing for 51 families

A lucky group of 51 low-income families will have unusually affordable housing in an unusually high-quality development,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by No BMR, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 2518 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news Tuesday about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by spacecase, on Aug 3, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 11 comments | 1101 Views

ELECTIONS

Three challengers confirm candidacy in council race

There are six confirmed candidates in this year's City Council election, two of whom work for Google. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ming, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 11 comments | 3141 Views

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Rose Market roof catches fire

Update: Investigators say that the fire on the roof of the Rose Market last week started as a grease fire in the kitchen. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by BE Shelton, on Jan 29, 2012 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1266 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 | 2352 Views

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Three sentenced in gang-related stabbing

Three members of a Norteno gang from Mountain View have been sentenced in last year's stabbing death of Mario Aguilar, an...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:23 am | 11 comments | 2013 Views

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Voter's Guide: Measure E to raise $42 million

Officials of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District say Measure E, a parcel tax on the November ballot, will provide...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 11 comments | 1897 Views
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