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Cops work to keep tabs on sex offenders

Mountain View police say that case of Jaycee Dugard is the "rarest of rare," but concede that it could happen anywhere —...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by EndGame, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:59 am | 6 comments | 1489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents fight off Montessori preschool

The City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to prevent a Montessori preschool from opening on El Monte Avenue after neighbors campaigned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 6 comments | 1643 Views

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New county program to help with health care

Some uninsured low-wage workers in Santa Clara County can now enroll in a new program offering inexpensive health care coverage...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 6738 Views

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Bank robbed on El Camino

Police report that a man with a handgun robbed a Mountain View bank on E. El Camino Real on Monday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by White Male, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 1160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City discusses low-water ordinance

To save increasingly precious water, the city of Mountain View is proposing an ordinance that limits the use of grass and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments | 1749 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Hospital gives 'final offer' to nurses

Nurses at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are at a heated impasse with hospital administrators...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by CaliNurse, on Apr 21, 2010 at 9:19 am | 6 comments | 1502 Views

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EDITORIAL: New fees hurtful, but necessary

In an effort to spread the pain of the economic downturn and recover much more of its operations cost, the City Council appears...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Rodger, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 1226 Views

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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 | 1218 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 | 2039 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 | 1467 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1437 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 | 1831 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 | 1406 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 | 1943 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 | 1135 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 | 2262 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 | 1474 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 | 2313 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 | 1199 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 | 4318 Views
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