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Missing Mountain View couple found alive

A Mountain View couple reported missing Monday after failing to return from a camping trip in Los Padres National Forest...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 23, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 1087 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo 'disturbed' by plan to demolish Hangar One's cork room

In a terse letter to U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo says she is "disturbed" by news reports about...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 1656 Views

RESTAURANTS

Breakfast in Mountain View????

Does everyone stay in for breakfast on the weekends in this suburb? I swear I have not seen a good greasy spoon diner anywhere!...

Original post made by Brian on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Jul 14, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 2105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil Grand Jury Speaks Out on Ghysels Conflict of Interest

Good objective rticle on Conflict of Interest in Local Schools in the SJMerc. http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_15414204 Too...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 5 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash leaves seatbelted pair hanging upside down

A small car rear-ended at the Oregon Expressway southbound on-ramp onto Highway 101 flipped over shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Local motorist, on Jul 2, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1127 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two new mini-parks to be constructed soon

Tuesday was a good day for parks in Mountain View as the City Council approved a design for one on Del Medio Avenue and cleared...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 1427 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans to destroy Hangar One relics may be unnecessary

As a Navy contractor mobilizes to deconstruct much of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One to remove contaminants, preservationists...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by casualObserver, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 5 comments | 1522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1361 Views

ELECTIONS

Gay marriage ruling to be issued Aug. 4

A federal judge will issue a ruling Wednesday, Aug. 4, on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Uncle Choo Choo, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:02 am | 5 comments | 1256 Views

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Co-op preschool will close without a new home

A 56-year-old local co-op preschool may shut its doors forever if it cannot find a new home by next summer, as its lease...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Where do I sign up?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 1525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school

Kindergartner Ava Taylor, 4, gets an uplifting hug from big sister Ellie, 7, as brother Silas, 6, looks on. It was Ava's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Tray, on Aug 27, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities hold workshop to help restaurants weather the recession

The cities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Cupertino are worried enough about their restaurant businesses going under that...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Never forget

Members of the United States military, local police and fire officials, and civic dignitaries memorialize those who died...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 2266 Views

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Council OKs butterfly-themed mini-park

A design for a mini-park at the west end of Dana Street was unanimously approved by the council Tuesday night, despite some...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mariposa Park neighbor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 1701 Views

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Charter school backer reaches out to superintendent

The man who wants to found a charter school somewhere in Silicon Valley hopes to meet soon with officials from the local...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, school staff OK salary freeze

Teachers and staff of the local high school district have agreed to forego salary increases for two years. The pay freeze,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giants honored with adoption special on orange, black cats

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is honoring the San Francisco Giants' National League Division Series victory with a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by castro mom, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 5 comments | 1724 Views
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