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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. 16, 2011
Last comment by Howard Higley, on Oct 18, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County renews Bullis charter amid criticism

Bullis Charter School boasts higher test scores than any other charter school in California, its waiting list is lengthy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar makes off with computers

A woman was awakened by the sound of a burglar rummaging around her home in the early hours of Oct. 15, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Litsa, on Oct 20, 2011 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1126 Views

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Casket Showroom on Castro Street

Is anyone else freaked out by the casket showroom on Castro Street? How about some curtains for privacy and respect?...

Original post made by GG on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by DeathRUs, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local heroes honored in state ceremony

Mountain View public safety dispatcher Jen Wandruff and 8-year-old resident D'Jana Wright will be honored as heroes today...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another quake strikes near Berkeley

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake centered near Berkeley shook the Bay Area Friday morning (Oct. 27), according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sarcastic Jane, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten'

Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Headache, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1286 Views

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FEMA to test Emergency Alert System nationwide

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will take over television and radio Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by willie, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 966 Views

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Making a veteran's day

Maj. Thomas W. Keegan kisses his son Tom at a medal ceremony held at Moffett Field on Saturday, Nov. 5. Keegan was awarded...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 10, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino doctor helps troops overseas

One of El Camino Hospital's top surgeons recently returned from a two-week stint at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1277 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Businesses look to crowdsourcing

Does your business need better promotion? Do you want to compile a sales lead list? Why not split the job into tasks, broadcast...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

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Festooned for fall

Fall colors are decorating Mountain View in time for Thanksgiving Day. Twirling a bright red leaf in her hand, Theresa Miller...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ryan Leaf, on Nov 28, 2011 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 1024 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday DUI arrests down, fatalities up

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend were down from 2010,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Nov 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

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El Camino cuts dangerous infection rates

El Camino Hospital has seen a significant drop in reported cases of a serious infection commonly found in hospitals and nursing...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Linda Smith, on Sep 15, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

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Air district issues second 'Spare the Air' alert

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 11, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1162 Views

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Council OKs teen center construction funds

The City Council took decisive action Tuesday in support of a new Mountain View teen center, allocating $1.1 million to build...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kman, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1320 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

A teenage boy and his mother returned home to find a burglary in progress on the afternoon of Dec. 8, police said. Police...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 14, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 2438 Views
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