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OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 1625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Social Services office stays open, for now

A new owner has other plans for a conveniently located downtown building housing a free health clinic and a county social...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 15, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

City will remember 9/11 attacks at ceremony

In a ceremony set for Sunday morning during the Art and Wine festival, the city is set to acknowledge the 10th anniversary...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Spooked, on Sep 15, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 5 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Synthetic beats real in turf debate

The sentiment was all but unanimous in Tuesday's City Council study session that three city ball fields should use artificial...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 1304 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by HenryH, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 1608 Views

OTHER ISSUES

400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Alex M., on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1344 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hiveplex honey harvest

The second annual Google Hiveplex Honey Harvest was held on Oct. 6 at the Mountain View campus. Googlers from all over the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 19, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 1370 Views

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Hospital union backs cap on executive pay

The union representing service workers at El Camino Hospital has announced plans to push for a legislative cap on executive...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 31, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 1260 Views

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Google pays $100 million for offices

If Google is aiming to use every property in North Bayshore it added a huge piece to the puzzle last week, paying $100 million...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1103 Views

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Back to its old haunt

After a brief hiatus the city's favorite front yard Halloween attraction will be back in action this weekend. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by lindaloo, on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 1423 Views

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Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 5111 Views

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Water board member quits his day job

A locally elected water board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 17408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite 'range anxiety,' electric vehicle owners happy

Quiet enough to sneak past a librarian, a trio of electric cars parked in front of the library on Nov.12 for perhaps the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 1569 Views

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Simitian aide arrested for drunkenness, vandalism

A senior field representative to California Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) was arrested for public drunkenness and vandalism...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 24, 2011 at 2:23 am | 5 comments | 1118 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views

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Woman finds burglar in home

An elderly woman apparently scared off a burglar Thursday afternoon when she came home while the thief was still inside,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jesse, on Dec 9, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 1201 Views

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Two people killed by trains identified

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Within a little more than one...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:32 pm | 5 comments | 1354 Views

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Indecent exposure on Stevens Creek Trail

A 28-year-old Mountain View woman was sexually harassed as she walked on the Stevens Creek Trail on Monday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by same guy?, on Dec 8, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 1213 Views
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