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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 | 1823 Views

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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 | 1759 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 | 2074 Views

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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 | 1540 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 | 1896 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 | 2606 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 | 2714 Views

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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 | 1518 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 | 2074 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 | 2145 Views

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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 | 1735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has hired a new player to assist in its admittedly flagging public relations: a...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 5 comments | 1585 Views

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Police: Increased patrols curbing gang violence

Concern over rising gang activity earlier this fall has led to extra patrol cars to monitor weekend activity, and Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 5 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAHS student club kicks off human rights week

The Los Altos High School Amnesty International club is presenting a special speaker event Monday evening to kick off a week...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Stellers - J, on Feb 28, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 1583 Views

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Eshoo bill targeting loud ads passes House

For decades, loud television commercials have been among the leading complaints to the Federal Communications Commission,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by elphie, on Dec 23, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1302 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA staffers receive retroactive raise

After closing out its 2008-09 budget, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has agreed to a retroactive pay raise...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 17, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 1400 Views

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MV man could get life in attempted homicide

Mountain View resident Reginald Ellis was arrested late last week for allegedly trying to choke his girlfriend to death in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by jason ravanell, on Dec 25, 2009 at 7:10 pm | 5 comments | 1485 Views

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Ronit Bryant in line to become mayor Tuesday

According to Mountain View tradition, vice mayor Ronit Bryant is set to become mayor when Margaret Abe-Koga steps down from...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 5 comments | 1379 Views

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Department heads showed commitment to city

Kathy Farrar came up through the ranks of Mountain View city government starting as a 20-year-old clerk in 1971. Karen Burnett...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by NedFredFiona, on Feb 11, 2010 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 1719 Views

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Local transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real turned violent when one attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Clayton, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 5 comments | 1580 Views
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