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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 | 1654 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 | 1447 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 | 2875 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 | 3782 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 | 1693 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 | 1869 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 | 1574 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 | 1713 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 | 1808 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 | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Martello takes interim attorney gig in Los Gatos

Mountain View city attorney Michael Martello was all set to retire at the end of the year, leaving public service behind...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by unhappy_camper, on Dec 28, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

$100,000 allegedy stolen from local philanthropy foundation; employee fired

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Monday (Dec. 28) it has fired an employee who allegedly stole $100,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 3, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 7 comments | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

South Bay earthquake felt across Peninsula

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 struck this morning near Milpitas. Its...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by jravanell, on Jan 11, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 7 comments | 3113 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga lands seats on VTA board, LAFCO

Council member Margaret Abe-Koga may have stepped down from her mayoral duties, but she is moving up in the world of local...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 1989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How Dispensaries Help Patients

The multiple services provided by the non profit model are only part of the culture of social club facility. Another...

Original post made by joshua on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jan 15, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1943 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs home loan perk for city workers

Mountain View's city employees will now be eligible for low interest home loans worth up to $100,000 thanks to a late Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 1805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy renews vow to skin Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo said Tuesday that a serious plan for reusing Hangar One must be in place if Congress is likely to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jane B, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:19 am | 7 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools could add a story under new proposals

Mountain View Whisman schools could grow vertically to accommodate increasing enrollment, if initial designs presented to...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by MW, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 7 comments | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto shows interest in Google's 'fiber' idea

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Schools should get a bigger slice of 'Shoreline Community' funds

Back in 1969, when the state Legislature created a special tax district in Mountain View called the "Regional Shoreline Park...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 1665 Views
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