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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New trend? Kindergarten enrollment rates drop

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reported a significant drop in the number of kindergartners...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 15 comments | 1205 Views

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Pumped up and ticked off

A fight broke out at the 24 Hour Fitness on Showers Drive on the morning of April 12, stemming from an argument over whether...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 850 Views

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County asks residents, firms to save energy today

Energy officials want residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several San Jose Pacific...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 956 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford professor Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer for fiction

Adam Johnson, associate professor of English at Stanford, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel, "The Orphan...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by HarvardMom, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1257 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minton's fight results in dueling petitions

Prometheus Real Estate Group has hired a firm to gather signatures in support of a controversial apartment development at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Michael ( Minton Fariss) Duerksen, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:58 am | 39 comments | 2925 Views

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Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 2474 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 4162 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 3 comments | 1156 Views

BOOKS

Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 1839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo dedicates post office branch in honor of local soldier

Mountain View's downtown post office was dedicated this weekend to Ken Ballard, the Mountain View High School graduate who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

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Leadership Mountain View: Accepting Applications for the Class of 2013-14

Applications are currently being accepted for the class of 2014. Completed application and a letter of recommendation must...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young Children's Spring Faire - May 4th - Los Altos

Come celebrate spring and experience Waldorf education for the young child (nursery and kindergarten ages). Featuring games,...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 825 Views

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Quick-stop tamale shop

Roberto Luna affectionately calls the convenience store he manages on California Street and Mariposa Avenue "the little store."...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ramon, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:30 am | 14 comments | 2310 Views

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Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Informed, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 1158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Janet L, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1151 Views

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Pear parcel could prevent path plans

Former City Council member Matt Pear is not a fan of a proposal to create a pedestrian path along the length of the Hetch...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 22 comments | 2190 Views

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Woman hit by car dies in hospital

Sarra Golukhov, the 81-year-old Mountain View woman who was struck by a car near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 29 comments | 1945 Views

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Mad Max on the roads

No Mad Max really is not out there, but the way people are driving seems to be something. I drive for a living so some of...

Original post made by Garrett on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by sharing the road, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 797 Views

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Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by pedestrian, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 1181 Views
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