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OTHER ISSUES

KMVT executive director announces retirement

Local television station KMVT will soon bid farewell to Executive Director Brian Szabo after six years at the station. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by lindaloo, on May 13, 2011 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 1907 Views

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New methods might speed up toxic cleanup

Without new cleanup methods, efforts to remove remaining toxics from the groundwater in Mountain View will soon slow to a...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jeff M, on May 19, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 2096 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

How about them Sharks? This week we asked people on Castro Street about how they thought the San Jose Sharks hockey team...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 23, 2011 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police nab serial robber

Palo Alto police arrested a man early this morning who may be responsible for five unsolved robberies in Palo Alto and several...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Silly rabbit, on May 24, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Emergency rig show and shine

The satellite dish-equipped vehicles we might all rely on to coordinate earthquake relief efforts gathered in a Moffett Field...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 26, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 2481 Views

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Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Its become very clear, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1700 Views

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El Camino steps up fight against deadly disease

A difficult-to-pronounce disease commonly found in nursing homes and hospitals is a growing problem, according to a Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 4970 Views

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City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 10, 2011 at 6:54 am | 2 comments | 1793 Views

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City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2948 Views

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MV residents hit with $80 county library fee

Palo Alto and Mountain View residents who make use of the county's vast library collection available in Los Altos libraries...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by ago, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Marshall, on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 21, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Council set for final vote on Mayfield project

The City Council may finally approve the large, 250-unit housing project at 100 Mayfield Avenue this evening, though concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by gc, on Jul 9, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1535 Views

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New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would move...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman's first year

Nearly a year after taking the helm of the Mountain View Whisman School District, Craig Goldman feels he has done a good...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospice doctor aids patients in time they have left

Dr. Ellen Brown, a medical director at the nonprofit home health care provider Pathways, specializes in offering comfort...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 22, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

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Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

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Offices OK'd for work furlough site

A Middlefield Road building that once housed over 100 convicts on work-furlough can soon be scraped to allow a three-story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nuts and Gum, on Aug 30, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

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Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views
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