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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 | 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1801 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 | 2582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1509 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 | 2662 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 | 1482 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 | 2026 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 | 2010 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 | 1914 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 | 1325 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 | 1520 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 | 1642 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 | 1648 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 | 1602 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 | 1650 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 | 1811 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 | 1756 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 | 1719 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 | 1632 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 | 1864 Views
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