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AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley report shows a 'region at risk'

In an exhaustive study of the region's economy and health, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network says the rise of countries...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:46 am | 17 comments | 1642 Views

ELECTIONS

Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 2801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Mass transit's uncertain future

For years the city has been searching for a better way to get people from the downtown transit center — site of Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by charms, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 2059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll shows support for MV Whisman bond

It would seem like a bad time to ask anyone for money, but a new survey of likely voters shows a strong level of support...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on May 5, 2010 at 12:20 am | 17 comments | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher could face battery charge

A 17-year-old male student has accused his 58-year-old female teacher at View Side Academy -- a Mountain View school for...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 17 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman turns down Race to the Top funds

Officials for the Mountain View Whisman school district decided that they'd rather sit out the Race to the Top. On May 20,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 28, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 17 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student with air rifle arrested at Gunn High School

An 18-year-old Gunn High School student, Weston Healy, was arrested Thursday afternoon for allegedly possessing a weapon...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Jun 11, 2010 at 7:53 am | 17 comments | 2314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 17 comments | 2765 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall Friday afternoon

Stanford University student and climbing enthusiast Christina "Chris" Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from the north...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 3767 Views

ELECTIONS

Google employee plans to run for City Council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 17 comments | 2749 Views

AROUND TOWN

A vision emerges for the city's future

The residents who filled the City Council chambers Saturday morning for the most part did not oppose plans for taller buildings,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:08 am | 17 comments | 1515 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City approves $14 million for new trail crossings

In another step forward for the city's network of bicycle and pedestrian paths, the City Council approved highway over-crossings...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:46 am | 17 comments | 1688 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail directors told to lie low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 17 comments | 1977 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Andrew B, on Sep 1, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 17 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

New charter school seeks high school district's OK

A Sunnyvale man is setting his sights on the Mountain View Los Altos High School District to house his proposed charter school. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by MV native, on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 17 comments | 834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Let the affordable housing proposals pour in, city council says

With $18 million in affordable housing funds burning a hole in its pocket, the City Council Tuesday supported allowing a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kent, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 17 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the sun

Work has begun on a solar power system that will generate at least 25 percent of the power consumed by both Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by A Student, on Dec 19, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 17 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students may defend Ideafarm

Wo'O Ideafarm may be represented by Stanford law students when he appears before a judge to face charges that he has violated...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by 40yr resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:26 am | 17 comments | 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 17 comments | 2392 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teenage girl hits officer with his own baton

A teenage girl was punched by her arresting officer Monday after she took the officer's baton and struck him repeatedly with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 16, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 17 comments | 1981 Views
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