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AROUND TOWN

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 | 1989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1885 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 | 1307 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 | 1511 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 | 1625 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 | 1631 Views

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Los Altos preschool finds new home

The generations-old Los Altos Parent Preschool will not be shutting its doors this June, as many feared. Instead, the pre-kindergarten...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Feb 10, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1589 Views

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Crime briefs from Mountain View

A 22-year-old man was arrested in an assault outside the Monte Carlo Club, and a squatter was arrested for possession of...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Feb 14, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1630 Views

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El Camino CEO fired 'without cause'

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

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by You Don't Always Get What You Want, on Feb 27, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 1799 Views

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No injuries after CalTrain hits car near Castro St.

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Google Maps, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1725 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto makes fresh pitch for Google Fiber

As Google winnows down the field of applicants for its highly coveted "Google Fiber to Community" project, Palo Alto is making...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1700 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City begins to parse census data

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1613 Views

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Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday — devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 1851 Views

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Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 1576 Views

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Council OKs high-intensity offices

A former work furlough facility next to the Middlefield light rail station will soon be razed to make way for a new three-story...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Should PG&E put a hold on SmartMeters until more is known about the health impacts of the electromagnetic frequencies they...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by deanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 1770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2458 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Direct primary care' practice cuts costs

A new primary care practice, which promises patients highly affordable care without any of the hassles often associated with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on May 12, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 1716 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No luck yet finding new city manager

After interviewing three top candidates for city manager Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jac Siegel said the City Council was not...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 2723 Views
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