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AROUND TOWN

The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 3971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen stabbed in altercation

A local 18-year-old was stabbed Dec. 30 during an afternoon altercation with two other males. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mercy, on Jan 6, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 1849 Views

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Man hurls statuettes at construction workers

Police arrested a man on the morning of Jan. 3 following a complaint that he was throwing objects at a construction crew...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain conductor arrested for alleged misconduct with female passengers

A Caltrain conductor has been arrested for two incidents of alleged misconduct with female train passengers, authorities...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 1651 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youngest sister testifies in Carbajal case

The youngest of the three sisters who all claim their uncle, Pedro Carbajal, had sexually molested them took the stand Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 1645 Views

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Arson suspected in truck fire on Villa Street

Police believe arson caused a pick-up truck to erupt into flames in the 1700 block of Villa Street in Mountain View Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 3, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students learn to love Alta Vista

One student at Alta Vista High School thought the continuation school was for "dummies, druggies and thugs," when she started....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Feb 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 2167 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train kills 52-year-old man near Mary Avenue

A northbound Caltrain vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in Sunnyvale tonight, an agency spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Ash, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View is allowing Unlicensed Drivers to drive on our streets

On January 7 2011 the Mountain View City Attorney ordered the Mountain View Police Department to ALLOW UNLICENSED DRIVERS...

Original post made by Bach Schuster on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bill Biddle, on Mar 27, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 6 comments | 1653 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reaction to El Camino CEO's firing

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

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 1711 Views

RESTAURANTS

An itch for comfort food

The new restaurant called Scratch seats 270 people under the same high ceiling and mostly in view of each other. Despite...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 3552 Views

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Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1988 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County rolls out new emergency text alerts

Santa Clara County introduced a new, easy-to-use text message number to help residents receive emergency alerts in the event...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Editing Puhleeze, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:43 am | 6 comments | 1843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

Residents and management at a Mountain View mobile home park expressed relief, resignation, anger and frustration -- in some...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 3776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man smashes window of car with baby inside

A Mountain View man was arrested after smashing the windows of a car with passengers inside, including a baby. No one was...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's at the new San Antonio Center?

Posters on the Palo Alto messages board report that the Fry's on El Camino is closing to make room for new housing. Someone...

Original post made by Shopper on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Shopper, on May 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 2645 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Indecent exposure arrest at Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by palinpoop, on May 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 3765 Views
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