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BOOKS

The power of sexy

Some local environmentalists are deploying a new weapon in the fight against global warming: the female figure. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rhonda H., on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 3623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cuesta Annex master plan approved

As the City Council approved a master plan for the 12-acre Cuesta Annex on Tuesday, a city history museum had its place in...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by smart growther, on Dec 20, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 2539 Views

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19-year-old killed by train near downtown station

A young woman killed by a train Wednesday evening on the tracks north of Castro Street has been identified as Allison Marie...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 2348 Views

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San Antonio Center owners propose redevelopment

The City Council approved three major gatekeeper requests Tuesday, one of which could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 4, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 2162 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA explores green bond

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District may sponsor a bond measure next year to raise money to make its campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2262 Views

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Officials: 25 pinched in Rengstorff Park cleanup

Police arrested 25 people in Rengstorff Park for gambling and drinking last year, city officials say, in efforts to rid the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Enough!, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 6 comments | 2203 Views

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Rising sea level gets city's attention

The city of Mountain View's Planning Department is taking seriously a projected rise in the water level of the San Francisco...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 30, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 2208 Views

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Mountain View sculpture may cross the border

A sculpture by artist Charles Ginnever currently located at Mayfield Mall site in Mountain View could be shifted to Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2521 Views

ELECTIONS

A bad year for goal-setting

For the first time in years, the Mountain View City Council will not have an ambitious set of goals for the year, a direction...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 2528 Views

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Would-be burglars caught red-handed

Police say an attempt by two men to steal electronics from a Mountain View business went nowhere fast after officers caught...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by S.Combs, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:50 am | 6 comments | 1804 Views

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Two charged with assault using bottle, screwdriver

Police arrested two "associated gang members" on charges of assault with a deadly weapon after the young men allegedly attacked...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Maybe, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:30 am | 6 comments | 1776 Views

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Home sales way down, but prices remain high

The median price of a single-family home in Mountain View remained just over $1 million in the first quarter of 2009, despite...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 20, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1903 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with major projects

Budget problems notwithstanding, the City Council supported moving forward with many of its infrastructure plans during a...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Dude, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curb enthusiasm in Rex Manor area

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 25, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Election looms large for schools

A special election is coming next month, and local school administrators are watching it closely, with many saying the outcome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next in line to be cut: ESL class at Castro

More than 100 parents and teachers are petitioning to save an English language program they say has helped dozens of Latino...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Payback, on May 1, 2009 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 2316 Views

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Districts find funding for ESL class

Administrators in both Mountain View school districts say they have found funding and space for an English language class...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Miss Shame, on May 4, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bureaucrats botch plastic bag ban

The latest attempt to increase government revenue in the county is the proposed ordinance to tax/ban single-use plastic bags...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on May 5, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2218 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette Reynolds, on May 24, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 6 comments | 1961 Views

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Police find missing patrol car

Mountain View police found a patrol car on Sunday that was stolen from a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert on Friday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Hahahaha, on May 27, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 6 comments | 1726 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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