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AROUND TOWN

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 | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4374 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2644 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 Montaņo, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 1599 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 | 1311 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Colleges caught in state budget battle

Unlike other community college districts in the Bay Area and throughout California, Foothill-De Anza has managed to avoid...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 1440 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yakking on the phone while driving costly to 1,600 Bay Area motorists

Bay Area law enforcement agencies issued more than 1,600 citations to drivers using their phones without hands-free devices...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:14 am | 6 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain reconsiders cutting weekend, Gilroy service

Caltrain is likely to keep two of its services instead of cutting them to help close a $2.3 million budget gap, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 30, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 6 comments | 1360 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 1537 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Moffett Field trail will connect MV, Sunnyvale

Efforts to link 26 miles of Bay Area trails north and south of Mountain View will finally be realized this month, when a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by gisele, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 6 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New charter school seeks high school district's OK

There could be a new charter school in town. Citing a need for Silicon Valley students to better understand global culture...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by How about talking to the community?, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:06 am | 6 comments | 2324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Remaking Rengstorff Park

About 60 residents had a rare opportunity to collectively imagine a major revamp of Rengstorff Park in Mountain View last...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton sue rail authority

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 2011 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Give more power to the planning commission

Council members said Tuesday that the city's largely powerless environmental planning commission should be given the authority...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Todd Fernandez, on Oct 22, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 1964 Views
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