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AROUND TOWN

Office project replaces baseball field

On Tuesday, the City Council allowed an office building project to replace a tennis court and baseball field used by North...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1495 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View business owner indicted on arson, fraud charges

A Mountain View business owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and arson,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 20, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 1712 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google buys former home of the Pacific Press

Google's newest real estate purchase in Mountain View is not only home to a division of rival Microsoft, it is also one of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by LivingOnThe Border, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 3743 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City passes budget, but waits on union deal

The 2011-12 city budget was passed unanimously with little fanfare Tuesday night, although consequential job cuts may be...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by DayWorker, on Jul 28, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 12 comments | 1234 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Sep 6, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 12 comments | 2024 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 1580 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 | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officer identified in police car accident

The Mountain View Police Department has identified the officer that was involved in a traffic accident on Dec. 28. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Glad I Wasn't There, on Dec 30, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 12 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 1879 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

False alarm: BB gun mistaken for firearm

Police responded to a report of a man with a gun near St. Francis High School this evening only to find a man shooting at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 12 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey says parcel tax would fail

Voters would not pass a parcel tax to replace Mountain View's lost affordable housing revenues, according to a new survey...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by AAA, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:15 am | 12 comments | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire caused by 'discarded smoking material," officials say

Mountain View fire officials believe the four-alarm Feb-27 fire, which displaced 50 residents of the Dana Garden apartments,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by S. Bear, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 12 comments | 1626 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 1432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teaching system a hit

Since the Explicit Direct Instruction program was introduced at the beginning of this school year, Craig Goldman, superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jane Doe, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:53 am | 12 comments | 2151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning for transitional kindergarten

How should the local school district deal with "young fives," children who don't make the birthday cut-off to enroll in kindergarten? Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Highway 101 to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 12 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food for thought

To the cynical outsider, it might appear to be a ploy to keep employees at work around the clock, but according to two of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Hail Google!, on May 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 12 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital pay cap qualifies for ballot

Voters will decide if executive pay at El Camino Hospital should be capped, as a Peninsula labor group says it has gotten...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by ECH Employee, on May 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 1554 Views
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