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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV, LA high schools ranked among top 600

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are among the top 600 public schools in the country among a list of 21,000, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 3760 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo buys time for Hangar One

There may be hope for Hangar One after all, city officials say, after Congresswoman Anna Eshoo negotiated with the Navy to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2500 Views

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Armed carjacker robs three at Krispy Kreme

Mountain View police are looking for a man who robbed three young people at gunpoint Sunday night, taking their cell phones...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 1768 Views

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VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2064 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 3307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More students biking to school this year

A PTA-sponsored program to get more Mountain View High students to bike to school is seeing more participants than ever this...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 2383 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago — and three years after giving the gift of free WiFi Internet to its hometown — Google met...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 16, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 8 comments | 2074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police find marijuana in suspect's dreadlocks

A traffic stop by Palo Alto police for an expired vehicle registration led to the multi-felony arrest of a Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 1964 Views

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City attorney Michael Martello is stepping down

City officials announced Tuesday that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Not_good, on Dec 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 2470 Views

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Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 23, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 3003 Views

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Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 6333 Views

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Trick-or-treaters turn the tables

Though Halloween has come and gone, a troop of Mountain View Girl Scouts is hoping a message they delivered Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bike Race Winner, on Nov 10, 2009 at 8:50 am | 8 comments | 1946 Views

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City opens spigots on recycled water

The city of Mountain View is celebrating the launch of a $19.8 million recycled water system that officials say may not be...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:31 am | 8 comments | 2756 Views

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Troubled Summerhill apartments get new owner

In what many hope will be the final chapter of a long drama, Bay West Realty Capital has purchased the 64-unit Summerhill...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 30, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 1682 Views

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Proposal to study new BMX park is DOA

The subject of building a new BMX park in Mountain View was not on the agenda Tuesday night, but was brought up at the end...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1828 Views

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TONIGHT: VTA presents analysis of light rail

The Valley Transportation Authority will present its first comprehensive analysis of Santa Clara County's light rail system...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 1803 Views

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TONIGHT: District to vote on special ed cuts

This evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District board are scheduled to vote on a measure to reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 am | 8 comments | 1430 Views

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Santa Clara County bus, light-rail cuts coming

Major cutbacks in bus and light-rail service will hit Santa Clara County transit riders in January, the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 26, 2009 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2099 Views

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Local transit cuts go into effect Monday

Changes to light rail vehicle and bus schedules in Santa Clara County prompted by state transit funding cuts go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Promethis on Drugs, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 1454 Views
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