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AROUND TOWN

City buys church property for $3.5 million

City Council members decided Tuesday that a church property for sale at 263 Escuela Ave. was a deal too good to pass up. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by carol wright, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Council could give final approval to 53-home project at former Grant Road farm

After several years of planning — and heated controversy over loss of open space — the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coffee shop helps in a job 'Well Done'

After Josh To saw the desperate need for clean drinking water among Ghana's rural villagers, he launched a project dedicated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Jul 24, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Hospital out of touch on raises

In a normal economy, the decision by the board of directors of El Camino Hospital to approve salary increases for its top...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Nic, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1890 Views

ELECTIONS

Second 'telephone town hall' goes smoothly

A second "telephone town hall" held Monday evening by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo went smoothly and won praise from callers...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Hangar One now rests with White House

Unable to resolve their differences over how to pay for the restoration of historic Hangar One at Moffett Field, the Navy...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Aviator, on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

City official explains bad odor

There have been a number of complaints about a mysterious rotten egg smell all over town, which turns out to be the smell...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to return whistles to underneath trains

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy c, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 1818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy says Hangar One won't be de-skinned until White House makes decision

In response to a letter and phone calls from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says that the Navy will not...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Daryl, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 7 comments | 2209 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHAC gets venue to cancel controversial act

A reggae-rap show scheduled for Tuesday night at San Jose's Voodoo Lounge was canceled last week after the owners received...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Oct 14, 2009 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Traffic stop uncovers meth, hash, pot

A Los Altos man stopped for a routine traffic violation was arrested last week after marijuana, methamphetamines and hash...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Oct 29, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 7 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home school program back on the table

A modified version of Mountain View Whisman's home schooling program may be here to stay — or at least back for the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another ISP parent, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 2849 Views

SPORTS

Does city give a hoot about owls?

With the burrowing owl as its poster child, the Audubon Society has started a campaign to make Shoreline Park into an owl...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by RAK, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 3739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twi-hards come out for 'New Moon'

Across the country last week, die-hard fans of the vampire saga "Twilight" flocked to theaters for the latest installment...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Joe Schmoe, on Nov 30, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

The biggest idea ever floated

Patri Friedman believes that some day humans might live on platforms in the middle of the sea. The Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by J, on Dec 2, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 7 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops that Care seeks gifts for local children

As it does every year around the holidays, the Mountain View Police Department is looking for new, unwrapped toys and clothing,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by MG, on Dec 17, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless man on a mission

In his effort to create a homeless shelter in Mountain View, Jess Santana fights for a cause like a much younger man with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in indecent exposure case

Police announced today that they have arrested the "noon duty aide" who allegedly exposed himself to an eighth grade girl...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 7 comments | 1781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert a possibility for Christmas

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to check before burning any wood fires this week, as roasting...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 24, 2009 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 1584 Views
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