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Hospital phasing out paper time cards

A new digital workforce management system at El Camino Hospital will cost $1.9 million up front, but will save the organization...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by ECH RN, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 2363 Views

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Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 1989 Views

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Hangar One saved, almost

In a move that seems to make the restoration of Hangar One all but a done deal, NASA officials have agreed to spend $20 million...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 2132 Views

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Minton's -- going, going, gone

Machines and supplies were sold for pennies on the dollar as the city's oldest business was liquidated, lot by lot, at an...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Shelby Morgan, on Nov 21, 2010 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 2323 Views

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MV resident tapped for state's redistricting board

Local education official Elaine Kuo is one of the first eight people chosen to serve on the newly created California Citizens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:26 am | 5 comments | 2181 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2510 Views

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Moffett will house world's largest airship

NASA Ames Research Center announced an agreement on Wednesday to house what is said to be the world's largest airship in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raise, bonus

Teachers in Mountain View elementary and middle schools will see higher salaries next year along with a one-time, 1.5-percent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTA Dad, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 2660 Views

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Toys sought for "Cops that Care" event

Police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday where the auditorium will be turned into the North Pole...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grinch PD, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:35 am | 5 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District: No need to re-open Slater School

A need for revenue and the low population of students surrounding the Whisman neighborhood has the local elementary and middle-school...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 2444 Views

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Year in Review: Ailing economy takes toll on El Camino

One of the last industries to feel the impact of the recession, health care fell ill in 2010, and El Camino Hospital was...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by LOA, on Jan 4, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 1445 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown proposes spending cuts, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 2556 Views

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Dance party with Cheryl Burke tonight

Peninsula residents can shuffle over to a Mountain View dance studio tonight to rub elbows with famous dancers including...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Freedom, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 5 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great ride

Janice King, a school bus dispatcher and driver for the Mountain View Whisman School District has been driving buses since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by STL Terry, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 1889 Views

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Council names interim city manager

The City Council has asked the city's freshly-hired assistant city manager, Melissa Stevenson Dile, to take over as interim...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Both wrong, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 1866 Views

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Incision-free cancer surgery at 91

Jean Stuetzle, 91, was diagnosed with lung cancer in April. Thanks to a high-tech, non-invasive treatment she received at...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by ernie, on Jan 18, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 1794 Views

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Indecent exposure arrest at Walmart

A local 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself to a 30-year-old...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Oscar Jimenez, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 5 comments | 1236 Views

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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 | 1426 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 | 1538 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 | 1546 Views
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