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AROUND TOWN

Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 2, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 8 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Apr 9, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 8 comments | 2830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two laptops stolen from local business

Two laptops were stolen from MOOG CSA Engineering on the first of the month in a burglary that was not reported until April...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young Afghan tech exec shadows local firm

Afghanistan is often described as war-torn and one of the worst places in the world to be a woman, but at least one tech...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 8, 2012 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Cigarette tax hike

Do you support Proposition 29, which would raise the price of every pack of cigarettes in the state by $1? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tom Purcell, on May 21, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 8 comments | 1418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One supporters all set for Obama visit

President Barack Obama and Air Force One are expected to land at Moffett Field Wednesday evening where he'll be greeted by...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Earth Air Space & Educational Foundation, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police use stun gun in brawl behind Zen Lounge

Police officers used a Taser-type stun gun on a man who allegedly violently resisted arrest during a massive brawl outside...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phoenix Storm Defense, on May 26, 2012 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft donates computers to Day Worker Center

Thanks to a donation of six laptops from Microsoft on Friday, Mountain View's Day Workers can access the world of cheap international...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on May 30, 2012 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek Trail extension opens

Wearing bicycle helmets and their walking shoes, several hundred residents waited patiently Saturday morning for city officials...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacy Yeng, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 1858 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

County honors local teachers

Cyndee Nguyen of Bubb Elementary School and Christa Wemmer of Los Altos High School are set to be named Teachers of the Year...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:43 am | 8 comments | 3547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV pedestrian killed in Sunnyvale

A Mountain View woman was fatally struck by a car in Sunnyvale on Thursday evening, authorities said today. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Keith, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 2541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teachers Make the Difference, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 4891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs new garbage contract

While competitors were knocking on the city's door, the City Council gave long time garbage hauler Recology Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 3185 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council candidates discuss high cost of housing

In a Whisman neighborhood forum Monday night, City Council candidates had differing views on how to tackle what they all...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 3511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Clucking over books

Castro students are no chickens when it comes to books. They egged on Castro School Principal Judy Crates as she bucked convention...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Chick-fil-haay!!!, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 5406 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Nob Hill workers go on strike

Workers picketing in front of Mountain View's Nob Hill grocery store were asking customers not to cross the picket line Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don't Cross!, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 7968 Views
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