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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Where does all the money go?, on Jan 14, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police in armed standoff with 'mentally ill' man

No shots were fired in an armed standoff with a 63-year-old transient man who claimed he had a gun, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:27 am | 6 comments | 1953 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 4 comments | 2455 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 1992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Winter's 13th Spare the Air alert issued

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, and the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council kills request for detailed meeting minutes

Planning commissioners upset about the city ending its practice of keeping a written record of meeting discussions didn't...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1765 Views

MOVIES

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4148 Views

RESTAURANTS

St. Francis grad dies after collision

St. Francis high school alum Anthony C. Andrighetto, 21, has died as a result of a collision involving several vehicles...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3677 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community colleges brace for cuts, again

Due to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by betty, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 2429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital announces new dialysis partnership

Citing the need to keep up with a changing medical services market, El Camino Hospital's board of directors voted last week...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect arrested in bank parking lot robbery

Police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a robbery, which occurred in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 2032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shirakawa elected SC County board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday elected Supervisor George Shirakawa as its new president, replacing Dave...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police say masseur assaulted sleeping customer

Police have arrested a man practicing massage in Mountain View for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who fell asleep...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown district is out of business

The California Supreme Court shut down Mountain View's Downtown Revitalization Authority last week along with 400 or so other...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga drops bid for county supervisor

On Thursday, Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga announced that she is ending her campaign for Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 2465 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State court says yes to RDA shutdown

Californians bid farewell not only to 2011 this week, but also to the state's redevelopment agencies (RDA). The California...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:05 pm | 11 comments | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filling bellies, and stockings at CSA

Holiday shopping can be stressful -- long lines and messy merchandise often take the fun away from gift-giving. But the families...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1900 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Diet-supplement distributor pays $1.5M settlement

A Canadian corporation and its American affiliate agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties and costs after being sued...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2423 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 2564 Views
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