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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 | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2027 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1603 Views

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 | 1717 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 | 1487 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 | 2320 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 | 1762 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 | 1962 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 | 3180 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 | 2114 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 | 2290 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 | 1886 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 | 2292 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 | 1687 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 | 1481 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 | 2914 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 | 3852 Views
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