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AROUND TOWN

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 6, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City concedes to schools a multi-million dollar compromise

In response to pressure from parents and school officials, the city of Mountain View is proposing to give up as much as $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by oops!, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on May 11, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 5 comments | 1477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos preschool finds new home

The generations-old Los Altos Parent Preschool will not be shutting its doors this June, as many feared. Instead, the pre-kindergarten...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Feb 10, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs from Mountain View

A 22-year-old man was arrested in an assault outside the Monte Carlo Club, and a squatter was arrested for possession of...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Feb 14, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino CEO fired 'without cause'

Last week El Camino Hospital announced — with very little explanation — that its CEO will leave the organization...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by You Don't Always Get What You Want, on Feb 27, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

No injuries after CalTrain hits car near Castro St.

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Google Maps, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto makes fresh pitch for Google Fiber

As Google winnows down the field of applicants for its highly coveted "Google Fiber to Community" project, Palo Alto is making...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1544 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City begins to parse census data

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday — devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs high-intensity offices

A former work furlough facility next to the Middlefield light rail station will soon be razed to make way for a new three-story...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 2370 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Should PG&E put a hold on SmartMeters until more is known about the health impacts of the electromagnetic frequencies they...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by deanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Direct primary care' practice cuts costs

A new primary care practice, which promises patients highly affordable care without any of the hassles often associated with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on May 12, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 1514 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No luck yet finding new city manager

After interviewing three top candidates for city manager Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jac Siegel said the City Council was not...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 2350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Very brazen' theft of flat-screen TV

A large flat-screen television was stolen from the Mountain View Sears on Friday by a "very brazen" man, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 18, 2011 at 9:16 am | 5 comments | 1512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A brisk bicycle ride

This cyclist takes advantage of a break in the rain as she pedals along Cuesta Drive on Tuesday afternoon, May 17. Sundresses...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by WireHead, on May 22, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 3, 2011 at 5:35 am | 5 comments | 1412 Views
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