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Community colleges brace for cuts, again

Due to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by betty, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 1538 Views

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No easy solutions for Hangar One

NASA headquarters and House Republicans now appear to view the demolition of Hangar One as a real possibility, but it would...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by HopeToRenovate, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 6 comments | 2200 Views

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App makes waiting in line a thing of the past

A Mountain View startup called Pago launched a smart phone app on Aug. 9 that promises to change the way people order food,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Aug 18, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle School leaves Mountain View

Twelve years after it first opened its doors on Rengstorff Avenue, the Girls' Middle School is moving from Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fyi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 6 comments | 1906 Views

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Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by kimwhit, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 1842 Views

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Council OKs Mayfield housing

With the quick approval of a final architectural design at Tuesday's City Council meeting, work may begin soon on a 260-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Litsa, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA is Bay Area's first district to go all-green

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is the first district in the Bay Area to have all of its campuses and facilities...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by A few facts, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 1635 Views

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Dittmer's to leave Mountain View

A popular Mountain view butcher shop and delicatessen that shut down after a fire in January, Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1368 Views

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Workers dig up Native America skull

Construction workers happened on what is believed to be a 100-year-old Native American skull while working on a housing development...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ta Tonka, on Nov 10, 2011 at 6:53 am | 6 comments | 1397 Views

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Fatally injured pedestrian is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a 91-year-old man who was hit and killed by a car in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 3625 Views

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Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 1859 Views

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Council getting serious on new shuttle service

City officials have been talking about creating a Mountain View shuttle service for years, but on Tuesday City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2011 at 9:28 am | 6 comments | 5078 Views

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City to hire staff to handle Google's growth

Illustrating just how much Google plans to grow in future years, the City Council voted Tuesday night to take $255,000 up...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by funny, on Dec 19, 2011 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 2321 Views

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Abe-Koga drops bid for county supervisor

On Thursday, Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga announced that she is ending her campaign for Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 1675 Views

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Police in armed standoff with 'mentally ill' man

No shots were fired in an armed standoff with a 63-year-old transient man who claimed he had a gun, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:27 am | 6 comments | 1414 Views

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Downed high-voltage lines cause fire near trailer park

Residents of a Mountain View mobile home park near Moffett Field were roused last night by a series of small "explosions,"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 16, 2012 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 1709 Views

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Simitian takes lead in funds raised for supervisor race

Joe Simitian's quest to retake his former seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is benefiting from a strong...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1172 Views

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Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 8, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 1135 Views

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Daytime burglary nets computers, jewelry

Three computers and miscellaneous jewelry were stolen from a house in the 700 block of Hans Avenue during the day on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rogerthat, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 6 comments | 1305 Views
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