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OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2016 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 | 1934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2209 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Open space bond measure too close to call

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by It was across mutiple counties, on Jun 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gophers in Cuesta Park

In recent years I have noticed more and more gopher holes and mounds in Cuesta Park. It seems like the grass fields will...

Original post made by RKC on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 4278 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 | 2940 Views

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Hospital district improving transparency, agency says

A better website, a distinguishing name change and modifications to the way the organization keeps track of taxpayer money...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 3645 Views

ELECTIONS

Smith wins county sheriff's race, Sylva secures judgeship

Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected and Julianne Sylva secured the county judgeship in a low-turnout primary election in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2679 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA gets a boost from local grants

The number of people in need of free food remains stubbornly high in the Bay Area, despite the booming economy. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Middle school mom, on Oct 13, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees put foreign language on table

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to formalize its interest in exploring foreign language instruction...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Oct 15, 2007 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 4933 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 | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMING UP: City holds budget workshops

City officials are holding two public workshops this week in order to discuss an ongoing deficit of several million dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1613 Views

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Council gets early start on this year's budget

It's only January, but the City Council and interested residents spent nearly five hours in a public meeting Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by missy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers At-risk kids learn how to get into higher education

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 2238 Views

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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 | 1767 Views

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Police car crash on E. Middlefield near Whisman Wed. night

Anyone know what has been going on? Looks like a car chase maybe. Many police cars around and eastbound Middlefield blocked...

Original post made by Jes\\\' Sayin\\\' on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Dec 28, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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Woman sentenced for embezzlement

A Mountain View woman who pleaded no contest to embezzling $350,000 from a Redwood City construction company was sentenced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2133 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tied House celebrates 25 years

Mountain View's Tied House, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend, was at the forefront of the micro-brewing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by hmm, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 2277 Views

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'Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Miss Marie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2459 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 5105 Views
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Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View
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An Earth Day Toast
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Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
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