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City on property buying spree?

The city might purchase property at four different downtown locations, including the historic building on Castro Street which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on May 30, 2010 at 11:44 am | 20 comments | 2176 Views

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Local veteran honored for helping injured vets

Dom Garofano, a 40-year Mountain View resident, was honored this week by the Paralyzed Veterans of America for his "longstanding...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Old Soldier, on May 29, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

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Police give up pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sad, on May 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get a taste of colonial life at Bubb School

"Join the navy!" shout two boys clad in cavalier shirts and tri-cornered hats. They stand at the entrance to WilliamsBubb,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Rick Van Mell, on May 28, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 2167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman turns down Race to the Top funds

Officials for the Mountain View Whisman school district decided that they'd rather sit out the Race to the Top. On May 20,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 28, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 17 comments | 2497 Views

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Reward offered in Mountain View cat shooting

The Palo Alto Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a cat...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by catmando, on May 28, 2010 at 11:29 am | 11 comments | 1162 Views

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City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1354 Views

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State high court hears Google age discrimination case

A former top executive at Google Inc. who claims he was fired because he didn't fit in with the Internet giant's youthful...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on May 27, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 2004 Views

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Evandale complex invigorated

The large, run-down apartment complex at 291 Evandale Ave. may no longer be a headache for neighbors thanks to a City Council-approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 27, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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A rewarding bit of doodling

If you check Google's [http://www.google.com/ homepage] today, May 27, instead of the company's trademark logo, you'll see...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on May 27, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

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VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1782 Views

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Cops crack down on seatbelt scofflaws

The stakes for driving without a seatbelt are going up. Fines for not wearing your seatbelt are increasing as part of Califonia's...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1244 Views

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Council "underwhelmed" by San Antonio Center plans

On Tuesday, half of the City Council was "underwhelmed" by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

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Posh Bagel founders arrested on allegations of insurance fraud

The owner and founder of several Bay Area bakeries has been arrested on suspicion of failing to report employee injuries...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by insurance quotes, on May 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 27 comments | 2741 Views

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State Supreme Court to hear Google age-bias case

An age discrimination case against Mountain View-based Google will be argued before the California Supreme Court at a hearing...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Leila, on May 26, 2010 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 1473 Views

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Council supports three-story condos at 333 Rengstorff

The City Council gave thumbs up to a high-density condo project last week after a developer spent years improving on a previously...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by bill, on May 26, 2010 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 1158 Views

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Fundraisers set for stranded Madrigal choir

Fundraisers are underway for the Mountain View High School Madrigal choir that was stranded in Paris for a week when a volcanic...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randa, on May 25, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools will be hardest hit by falling property values, assessor says

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 24, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 1559 Views

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State raids city fund for $1.67 million

In the ongoing legal battle over the state's ability to raid municipal coffers to balance its budget, California cities took...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on May 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 1185 Views
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