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San Antonio lanes closed for tree removal

Sections of busy San Antonio Road north of Central Expressway will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 12 as numerous large...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2555 Views

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High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:10 am | 7 comments | 2394 Views

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Homeless numbers on the rise in Mountain View

The sound of breaking glass fills the air as Sarge and Carlos, two local homeless men, stand in line at the busy recycling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:03 am | 7 comments | 2345 Views

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Coming up: Council to discuss high speed rail, renewable energy sources

The city council is set to discuss the impacts of high speed rail in a meeting Tuesday chock full of agenda items pertaining...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by doc, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 2193 Views

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Solar car wows local techies

Google employees are fairly technology-minded, but even they were amazed by the strange car that appeared at the company's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 3, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 2166 Views

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Soccer coach's bail set at $2 million

A Palo Alto judge set bail at $2 million for Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View community leader and soccer coach who was...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Recommendation, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to send out 45 pink slips

Forty-five employees in the Los Altos School District will be let go this spring as the district tries to deal with over...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Barack, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens picket district over preschool eviction

Nearly a hundred protestors converged on the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District on Thursday, waving signs and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by hm, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 2287 Views

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Community rallies behind Carbajal family

Dozens of friends and family members filled a Palo Alto courtroom last week for Pedro Carbajal's scheduled plea bargain,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Community Member, on Mar 20, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 7 comments | 2048 Views

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Police: Men used bat, car in downtown assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by lp, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 7 comments | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff teacher is out for the year

A fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School teacher who some accused of having an "abusive" teaching style will not...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 9, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fighting for the American dream

A senior at UC Santa Cruz majoring in earth sciences, Adriana expresses her passion for geology both through her enthusiastic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Child criminals - NOT!, on May 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 2295 Views

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Mountain View judge Leslie Nichols retires

The only Mountain View resident to ever become a Superior Court judge retired last week, and 400 friends, family and colleagues...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by V. Swan, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:57 am | 7 comments | 3292 Views

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Police department avoids cuts, this time

The Mountain View Police Department escaped the chopping block as the city's budget was carved out Tuesday. But like their...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 7 comments | 2078 Views

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COMING UP: Stevens Creek Trail celebration

This Saturday, a crowd of trail-lovers will gather to celebrate two milestones in the expansion of Stevens Creek Trail: the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jean Pommier, on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 1984 Views

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Navy's plan for Hangar One slammed

Frustration with the Navy's plan to leave Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One as a bare skeletal frame reached a boiling point...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 15, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 2111 Views

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Walgreens employee accused of stealing

Mountain View police arrested a Walgreens night manager last week for allegedly stealing around $1,200 worth of goods and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 1559 Views

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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 | 1668 Views

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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 | 1447 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 | 2267 Views
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