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Polystyrene on its way out of Palo Alto

Polystyrene containers are making a permanent exodus from Palo Alto's food establishments this Thursday — the latest...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Apr 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 6 comments | 1175 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cuesta Park: a modern-day Mayberry

With its eclectic mix of old-style cottages, apartment complexes and new single-family homes, the Cuesta Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 1982 Views

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A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling, 23, never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lorin, on May 30, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 1418 Views

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Pot club owner initiates court battle with city

In hopes of taking the issue all the way to the state Supreme Court, the operator of a newly opened medical marijuana dispensary...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 23, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1408 Views

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Caltrain fatality near San Antonio station

A Caltrain fatally struck a pedestrian near the San Antonio station in Mountain View Monday evening, May 3, a transit agency...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on May 4, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 1804 Views

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Report: NASA Ames boosts Bay Area's economy

The United States economy gets a substantial return on every tax dollar spent by NASA Ames, which generates $877 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by moreLocalBenefitThanYouImagine, on May 13, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 6 comments | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 1916 Views

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State raids city fund for $1.67 million

In the ongoing legal battle over the state's ability to raid municipal coffers to balance its budget, California cities took...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on May 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 1110 Views

SPORTS

Kids conquer Alcatraz swim

On the morning of April 10, eight-year-old Malena Nguyen and her 10-year-old brother Jordan woke up early. They didn't have...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherlyn, on Jun 8, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 2205 Views

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City could pull off a balanced budget

While the "Great Recession" has forced other cities to make painful budget cuts and run large deficits, it appears that Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:07 am | 6 comments | 1457 Views

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Surpise pockets of 4G in Mountain View

Small pockets of Sprint's 4G network may pop up in parts of Mountain View for those with Sprint broadband cards, or the Evo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by R., on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 2108 Views

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At 99 he's still going strong

Louie Givich has a story for everything. He can describe exactly how Mountain View looked the year he was born, in a house...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Darcee, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1167 Views

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Things to do on the 4th of July

The Midpeninsula skies will be quieter this Fourth of July. Still, it takes more than a recession to keep down the fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bela, on Jul 4, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 4215 Views

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A swing and a miss

A Mountain View man was arrested after attempting to punch a police officer on Sunday, July 4, according to a Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Racists...step down, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 1173 Views

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CSMA director announces departure

Jeffry Walker, executive director for the Community School of Music and Arts, is leaving his position after 3 1/2 years....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by S.N., on Jul 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 1180 Views

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Yelling and threats alleged in NASA Ames dust-up

Last month an eyebrow-raising e-mail was sent out to NASA Ames Research Center's 2,500 employees by Ames director S. Pete...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 19, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2274 Views

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An air and space museum for Hangar One?

Preservationists who have been fighting to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One are now organizing an effort to use the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Earth Air Space Educational Foundation, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 6 comments | 2334 Views

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'Following' food

Vince Guasch, who runs The Louisiana Territory, a Mountain View-based food truck, says social networks, such as Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael Montaño, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 1502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City puts broader phone tax on ballot

The City Council voted Tuesday to have voters decide whether the city should extend its phone tax to internet phone services...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:09 am | 6 comments | 1248 Views

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Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ghizela, on Nov 7, 2010 at 6:04 am | 6 comments | 1514 Views
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