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OTHER ISSUES

Preliminary hearing set for Pumar

Matthew Pumar, the Mountain View driver accused of hitting and killing a man who was waiting for the bus, is set to appear...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chick-fil-haay!!!, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 1274 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigrant House saved, for now

The City Council voted Tuesday to save what is possibly the city's oldest home still standing in its original location, the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 20 comments | 1543 Views

BOOKS

New book sheds light on city's earliest buildings

A new book by Mountain View historian Nick Perry gives a sense of place to the city's history, including an area that was...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

No funds yet for city-wide shuttle

On Tuesday City Council members struggled to realize visions of a city-run shuttle that would make stops downtown, at San...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Talking about the end of the world

On Saturday, Oct. 27, the SETI Institute's weekly science radio show, "Big Picture Science," will be hosting a live performance...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 1220 Views

ELECTIONS

A thrifty race for MVWSD board

Relatively little money has been raised or spent by candidates running for the board of trustees of the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 4386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by KT, on Oct 27, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 41 comments | 2423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The colorful dead

About 100 children from Mountain View's two middle schools got a hands-on lesson on a centuries-old Mexican tradition, as...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Will, on Oct 26, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 5 comments | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's bike friendly ways win silver

Mountain View is standing out from most Bay Area cities when it comes to bike-friendliness, according to the the League of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Oh My No, on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 2961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council finally sees Shoreline traffic fix ideas

Dedicated shuttle lanes, futuristic people-movers, park-and-ride garages and new bikeways are among the transportation options...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 26 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted robbery on Stevens Creek Trail

A pedestrian was dragged to the ground last week when a man attempted to steal his backpack while on a Mountain View portion...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ron MV, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:35 am | 9 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by JFLosAltos, on Oct 24, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 5 comments | 1447 Views

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Acrimonious meeting reveals traffic woes

Following two collisions that killed pedestrians on California Street this year, the Shoreline West Association of Neighbors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Safe Driver, on Oct 24, 2012 at 9:25 am | 54 comments | 2945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Haunted farm tour

Who needs a haunted house? For those who want to get into the Halloween spirit, Deer Hollow Farm and Friends of Deer Hollow...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Alice, on Oct 23, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Halloween fun for all ages

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Spooky Sam, on Oct 23, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 23, 2012 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football under the lights for MVHS

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ken Henderson, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 3532 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Five running for hospital district board

Three challengers -- Dennis Chiu, Bill James and Julia Miller -- are competing with incumbent El Camino Hospital District...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 3735 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital district board candidates raise tens of thousands

Campaign financial reports have been filed by the candidates running for El Camino Hospital District's board of directors,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Proofreader, on Oct 22, 2012 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casket Showroom on Castro Street

Is anyone else freaked out by the casket showroom on Castro Street? How about some curtains for privacy and respect?...

Original post made by GG on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by DeathRUs, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1080 Views
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