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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mvuser, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 2074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developers interested in NASA Research Park

Four major real estate developers have expressed interest in developing a nearly three million-square-foot research park...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2047 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects strike deals in Plymouth Ave. murders

Two of the eight suspects arrested last summer in connection with the brutal double murder of a brother and sister on Plymouth...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Z, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 1995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother sues city over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car is now suing the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Joe B, on Mar 27, 2011 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 2369 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City leaders furious over Sacramento money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by cooper, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA won't seek death penalty for Mtn View man

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr announced this week that she will not seek the death penalty against a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Death vs Money, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 5 comments | 1770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

We must be careful about HSR

HSR is an infrastructure project and the private sector industry that has been hit particularly hard is construction. Building...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment lingers at BMW dealer

After a two-month strike last year allowed them to keep a union contract, albeit with fewer benefits and pay, a large group...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by wtf?, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 1816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MV Whisman to discuss enrollment

Trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District will hear an update on student enrollment during their regular meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by ben, on Sep 4, 2009 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 1984 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meeting focuses on San Antonio

The future of San Antonio shopping center was a popular subject last Thursday during a General Plan meeting held for residents...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by the Beard Papa kids, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:27 am | 5 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last namesake of Lawson's Grocery dies

Donald Eugene Lawson, a former owner of Lawson's Grocery Store on Castro Street and a mainstay of Mountain View life throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 5 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school students do well on API tests

Students in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District made notable gains in this year's Academic Performance Index,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Sep 26, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against downtown fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Carol Wright, on Nov 8, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View holding up under wind and rain

Despite heavy traffic, flooding and power outages elsewhere around the Bay Area, as of Tuesday morning the city of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by maider, on Oct 14, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 5 comments | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early seasonal illnesses stoke swine flu fears

Parents with children in the Mountain View Whisman School District are expressing worries that some kids may already have...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evan, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 2514 Views

ELECTIONS

MVLA to gauge support for green bond

The local high school district is moving forward with its proposal for a green bond measure. The next step: Poll the public. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Nov 11, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: No roof for you

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google maps ease pedestrian input

There are hundreds of people who travel the city every day without a car, learning first-hand where major obstacles are for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bruce England, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer selected for NASA Research Park

TMG Partners and "The Related Companies" have been selected to be master developers of a unique $1 billion research park...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Arthur, on Nov 18, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 5 comments | 1650 Views
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