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AROUND TOWN

Kermit was wrong: It's getting easier to be green

Going "green" is getting easier. That's what local building professionals concluded at a workshop this spring in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service planned for victim in fatal accident

A memorial service for the woman who died after crashing into a tree on the side of Highway 85 in Mountain View is set for...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by DG, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:13 am | 14 comments | 2408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council praises green apartment project

Possibly the most praised residential project of its size in recent memory was approved by the City Council Tuesday night;...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1951 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Amnesty for Immigrants

What do you think of President Obama's executive order allowing illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 1, 2012 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Media tracks down Chowchilla kidnapper

It didn't take long for local media outlets to figure the Mountain View address of paroled "Chowchilla" kidnapper, Richard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Kt, on Jun 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 4284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New assistant principal named at Crittenden Middle School

Crittenden Middle School has a new assistant principal. Arline Siam, will take over the second in command position on July...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 12 comments | 1939 Views

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Stop, Look, Learn and Listen

I am new to California and Mountain View. I am a mutigenerational loridian I hope to return there soon. So this is all from...

Original post made by D. Touchstone on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by D. Touchstone, on Jun 29, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV woman dies in freeway crash

The woman who died after crashing into a tree on the side of Highway 85 in Mountain View has been identified as Arlette Alonso,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by c/o 2005, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two union contracts down, two to go

City Council members unanimously passed a union agreement with SEIU-represented city employees Tuesday, saving the city $115,000...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Jun 28, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 21 comments | 2349 Views

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Hospital expects a profitable 2013

Officials with El Camino Hospital are expecting 2013 to be a good year with a $56 million profit for the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PROPOSITION 29 REJECTED BY VOTERS!!!

The controversial ballot measure Prop 29 which was supported by anti-smoking special interests has failed! The details of...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by cancer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 3075 Views

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Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 5051 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 1744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council happy with no-bid trash contract

Recology officials could breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday when the City Council supported the garbage contractor's proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:42 am | 18 comments | 2052 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mapping the world a frame at a time

It's the fifth anniversary of Google's Street View, a virtual reality map interface, and the Computer History Museum is commemorating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tech watcher, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 7120 Views
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