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AROUND TOWN

Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Police have released a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 8 burglary, and are asking for the public's help in solving the case. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 1651 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1650 Views

ELECTIONS

Cupertino Councilman Barry Chang to run for county supervisor

Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by disappointed, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Jan 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 5 comments | 1768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on Caltrain's fare increases

A public meeting on proposed increases to Caltrain ticket prices is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Revitalization Authority shuts down today

A state-ordered shut down of Mountain View's downtown Revitalization Authority took effect today, and city officials are...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 1950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Playing to learn

Behavior referrals are down and kids are more focused in class, thanks to a new program that brings greater structure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by TLG, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 3930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley economy rebounding, report says

With 42,000 new jobs and other positive indicators, Silicon Valley's innovation engine is heating up again, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:44 am | 5 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police standoff ends peacefully

A standoff with police ended peacefully when a young woman came in from the roof of a two-story house around 10:30 p.m. on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 12, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes to lure industry to MV border

After seeing a surge of housing in several south Palo Alto neighborhoods over the past decades, city officials are now poised...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:48 am | 5 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire guts apartments on Dana Street

Firefighters battled a four-alarm structure fire in Mountain View Monday afternoon that damaged 26 apartments. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

$20K taken in home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by jupiterk, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 1289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cash mob gives helping hand to downtown grocer

Ava's Downtown Market and Deli saw a spike in business last weekend when it was visited by an organized "Cash Mob" which...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Marn-Yee Lee, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Army: toxic cleanup is not our problem

Activists and regulators are at odds with the U.S. Army over toxics contaminating Orion Park, a former housing complex site...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Erik Onorato remembered by friends, family

Erik Onorato, the 26-year-old who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on April 9, will be remembered as "an incredible...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Leila, on May 5, 2012 at 2:04 am | 5 comments | 1822 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:39 am | 5 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mistaken ID in bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Algae turns waste into fuel

Worried about the scarcity of fossil fuels? Researchers at Mountain View's NASA Ames say they have a solution. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 3680 Views
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