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AROUND TOWN

Local leaders: Race relations must improve

A week after police arrested three Mountain View High School students for alleged hate crimes, community leaders said the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Son of a LEGAL South American, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 2516 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire, fallen power line shuts Bayshore Freeway

All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View were closed Tuesday night for nearly three hours due to a large fire that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Jan 4, 2009 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worker center plan still angers neighbors

The city's Design Review Committee maintained its composure during a tense meeting recently as residents living near of the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lawrence, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 8 comments | 2282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports idea for 25 cent bag fee

A proposal to discourage single use shopping bags gained the support of the City Council on Tuesday night, setting the stage...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by dparksion, on Feb 5, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 8 comments | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT ready to strike out on its own

It will be bittersweet for the district's popular parent participation program when it says goodbye this spring to Castro...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Christine, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:36 am | 8 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owners seek shelter from CS zone

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Mar 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 2534 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 2559 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2128 Views

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Survey: Locals want first dibs at Senior Center

A survey of Mountain View seniors finds that, among other things, they want to be given priority over seniors coming from...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 24, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 8 comments | 2353 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to receive $1.6M in stimulus funding

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced today that Mountain View will receive $719,000 in stimulus funding to go towards improving...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2248 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 2208 Views

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Palo Alto sued over plastic bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags faced its first legal challenge Tuesday, when a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 2284 Views

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Palo Alto sees second train fatality in two days

Another possible suicide -- the second in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m. today after a northbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PME, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 2349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View native grabs hold of Hubble

Mountain View's Megan McArthur, an astronaut who is part of the Space Shuttle Atlantis mission to repair the Hubble Space...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on May 25, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 2438 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Intent on causing trouble'

The violent melees in which six people were stabbed at an oldies rock concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre last weekend appears...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2653 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accountability for tenured teachers

When local school officials reassigned a controversial elementary teacher to a middle school for the upcoming academic year,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kyle, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 2485 Views

RESTAURANTS

McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 4640 Views

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City, unions agree to cut $1.5M in pay raises

New contracts with two of its major unions are expected to save the city $1.5 million over the next two years, though an...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 2262 Views

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City leaders furious over state money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by young college student, on Jul 26, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 2333 Views
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