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City-run golf course is losing money

Mountain View's city-run golf course is steadily losing money, and city officials are now trying to rein in costs before...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Phil, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 27 comments | 3455 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Top Secret America' lists Silicon Valley firms

More than 50 Silicon Valley-area companies have been named by the Washington Post as part of "Top Secret America," a network...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 27, 2010 at 1:06 am | 4 comments | 1431 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dr. David Druker of PAMF dies at home Friday

David Druker, M.D., president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a longtime practicing physician, died at his...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Laura Toby, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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Man arrested for indecent exposure on Stevens Creek Trail

A Mountain View man has been arrested for indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself to passersby on the Stevens...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Timer, on Jul 26, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 9 comments | 1559 Views

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Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 5009 Views

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Why does Mountain View smell like a sewer?

It has been like this for several weeks at least. It's not just me is it? I start smelling it when I drive home from work...

Original post made by JD on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 1876 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fake cop may have victimized county residents

Law enforcement officials are seeking Santa Clara County residents who may have been victimized by a 27-year-old San Jose...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 25, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1300 Views

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Water district candidates seek reform

Two local politicians -- Bern Beecham and Lou Becker -- have announced they plan to run for a seat on the governing board...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by last of the 'wild' places, on Jul 24, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pot club operator says he will run for City Council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 24, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 9 comments | 1523 Views

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A sport on the rise

It's typical for the city's youth to be seen playing baseball or kicking around a soccer ball. But two Mountain View residents...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 24, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 77354 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pot club owner initiates court battle with city

In hopes of taking the issue all the way to the state Supreme Court, the operator of a newly opened medical marijuana dispensary...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 23, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1431 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google donation saves Deer Hollow farm -- for now

Deer Hollow Farm is what Sue Gale calls a "wonderful, magical place," nestled in the hills of Rancho San Antonio County Park....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 23, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 2321 Views

ELECTIONS

Three file for new water district seat

Three candidates have filed papers to run for a newly created four-year seat on the governing board of the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Jul 23, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 2002 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 | 2536 Views

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An air and space museum for Hangar One?

Preservationists who have been fighting to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One are now organizing an "promising" effort...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Local Yokel, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

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CSMA director announces departure

Jeffry Walker, executive director for the Community School of Music and Arts, is leaving his position after 3 1/2 years....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by S.N., on Jul 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 1209 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ditch diggers drag for Google

For the ultra-fast broadband network Google wants to build in some lucky U.S. city, lots of small trenches will have to be...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Kelly Guthrie, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 3979 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yelling and threats alleged in NASA Ames dust-up

Last month an eyebrow-raising e-mail was sent out to NASA Ames Research Center's 2,500 employees by Ames director S. Pete...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 19, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2592 Views
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