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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 | 2891 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 | 2626 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1057 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 | 1401 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 | 1563 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 | 3640 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 | 1214 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 | 3294 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure T campaign raises questions

In the campaign to update the city's phone tax, Mountain View officials are dismissing concerns about the city staff's involvement...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:12 am | 11 comments | 1889 Views

ELECTIONS

Incumbents win council race

Margaret Abe-Koga, Jac Siegel and Ronit Bryant have won re-election to the City Council, batting back a trio of newcomers...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 11 comments | 3617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs Mountain View bank

A man walked into a Mountain View bank on Friday, demanded money from a teller, was given an undisclosed amount of cash and...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 6, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 11 comments | 1979 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail to debut in Central Valley

California's proposed high-speed rail line, which state officials say will compete with airplanes and connect San Francisco...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 11 comments | 3348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by k, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:59 am | 11 comments | 2390 Views

OTHER ISSUES

End of an era: Duggan stepping down after 20 years

Few things put as big a smile on City Manager Kevin Duggan's face as his story of meeting the founders of Google. When Larry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 3, 2011 at 9:58 am | 11 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Siegel picked for mayor

Picking the 2011 mayor was a no-brainer for the City Council Tuesday night. Without even having to discuss it, the City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 2284 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by HAL, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 11 comments | 1747 Views
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