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LASD, Bullis reach tentative agreement

The battle over Bullis Charter School appears to be over -- a tentative compromise could give the school its own campus....

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bond is not the answer, on May 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 1513 Views

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A failure to communicate

Adults could do better when it comes to making middle school students feel valued by the community, according to the superintendent...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on May 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1528 Views

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NASA wants GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by zparvez, on Jun 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 13 comments | 2804 Views

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Council wrestles with grade separation designs

Facing plans for increased use of the Caltrain corridor by Caltrain and high-speed rail, City Council members adopted an...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 14, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 13 comments | 1972 Views

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Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sarah W., on Sep 9, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 13 comments | 2687 Views

ELECTIONS

Newcomers vie for seat on council

A week into the City Council election nomination period six potential candidates have pulled papers to enter the November...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 13 comments | 2040 Views

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Judge can't rule in Bullis case

A judge has ruled that attorneys for Bullis Charter School must file another lawsuit if they wish to continue pursuing their...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Los Altan, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:40 am | 13 comments | 2017 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure M a union bargaining chip?

A union steward and employee of El Camino Hospital has told a local paper that the Measure M initiative, which his union...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 13 comments | 2144 Views

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Cuesta Annex: no flood basin proposed

A controversial flood detention basin at Cuesta Annex is no longer being proposed by the Santa Clara Valley Water District...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 13 comments | 1413 Views

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Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by roland, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 13 comments | 6239 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Voice celebrates 20 years

When Carol Torgrimson and Kate Wakerly came up with a plan to start what was originally called "The Voice of Mountain View"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Great Auntie, on Feb 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 1270 Views

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Sandberg to women: 'aim high, believe in yourselves'

Author and Facebook Chief Operating Office Sheryl Sandberg exhorted a Stanford audience Tuesday to stand up and do the "hard...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 9:29 am | 13 comments | 2070 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 4647 Views

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Safer stoplights OK'd

Two busy intersections should soon be much safer after the City Council unanimously voted to replace a pair of aging stoplights...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Will, on May 23, 2013 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 1193 Views

BOOKS

High speed chase ends in arrests

A high-speed chase through Mountain View turned into a manhunt Thursday night, after the car police were pursuing collided...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 13 comments | 1570 Views

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Crime briefs: Interrupted break-in, burglaries

Police report on several crimes, including missing cash, residential burglaries and a man who came in through the bathroom...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 18, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 13 comments | 1441 Views

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Google delays Bay View office project at NASA Ames

After the City Council refused to approve a shuttle bridge for Google over Stevens Creek, Google has announced the delay...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Bridges over Stevens Creek, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 13 comments | 1901 Views

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Measure M ruled unconstitutional

Measure M, the voter approved initiative to cap executives salaries at El Camino Hospital, has been declared unconstitutional...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by PH, on Jul 29, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 1166 Views

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Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by a resident from another town, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 4683 Views

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Gas leak triggers evacuation in Mountain View

PG&E has stopped a gas leak that evacuated several businesses along a Mountain View street Tuesday evening, officials said. ...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Aug 2, 2013 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2709 Views
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