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AROUND TOWN

'The Lance Armstrong of Mountain View'

Earlier this summer, a cancer survivor cycled past the competition and finished high on the podium. No, not Lance Armstrong....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How to fix California

California's budget woes can be partially fixed for the future with a series of constitutional amendments, which the people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Aug 10, 2009 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1826 Views

ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2215 Views

ELECTIONS

Gas tax Tom Cambell

The gas tax is the tax that makes the most sense. We are talking about reducing omissions but the only way to make people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Aug 12, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2978 Views

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Coroner IDs woman killed at San Antonio station

The woman killed by a passenger train Monday evening has been identified as Leila Ruth Dewitt, 42, of Mountain View, according...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by tommygee, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

'An honorable recognition of his sacrifice'

Everett Tedder was 28, a young father of two, and had only been with the Mountain View Police Department for two and a half...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by james tedder, on Aug 18, 2009 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2014 Views

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TONIGHT: Final Thursday Night Live

The very last Thursday Night Live event of the summer is happening tonight on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caroline, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 1760 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates, three seats in LASD race

The deadline to run for three open seats on the Los Altos School District board of trustees came and went Wednesday, and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by David, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 3153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greens land recycling gig at Art & Wine Festival

A few weeks from now, the Art & Wine Festival will take over Castro Street for a weekend, generating tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by whynot, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water District makes play for ball fields

This Tuesday, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the idea of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:34 am | 2 comments | 1771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents get discount on meds

Mountain View residents will now receive a discount on pharmaceutical drugs whether or not they have health insurance, thanks...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by estefan, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1915 Views

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Council favors a passive approach to meadow

Ever since it became clear that the Stevens Creek Trail was going to extend south of El Camino Real last year, Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Wm Joseph, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:30 pm | 2 comments | 1562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District copes with more students, new status

Enrollment numbers are up in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and administrators are now trying to figure out how...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 2344 Views

AROUND TOWN

The greywater solution

Facing an ongoing drought in California, the state government has passed an emergency bill to make it feasible for Californians...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSA honors this year's 'Hometown Heroes'

Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills community members joined together last Friday morning to honor the Community...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by CSA, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail 'teach-in' Saturday

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California High Speed Rail project on Saturday designed to teach...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Sep 19, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Interplast receives $50,000 grant

Two hundred impoverished children will undergo reconstructive surgeries next year thanks to a $50,000 grant to Interplast,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 5486 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County declares state of emergency for H1N1

Santa Clara County officials declared a local state of emergency Tuesday due to the H1N1 swine flu virus. The Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views
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