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City runs low-key campaign for Google fiber

The mayor of Duluth jumped into a freezing lake. Topeka renamed itself "Google, Kansas." Across the country, cities are hoping...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wavering Dem, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 22 comments | 2049 Views

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Rollin' with the law

The Mountain View Police Department's "Ride Along" program is open to anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Forensics, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1405 Views

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Council set to discuss Minton's project

In an issue which so far has drawn intense local scrutiny, the City Council is scheduled to take public comment this Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by daisy, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1251 Views

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Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Nobody, on Mar 23, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 13 comments | 1431 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County TB rate bucks trend, remains high

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 5 comments | 1290 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 7395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council lukewarm to giving up Shoreline funds

When it comes to giving more Shoreline Community tax district funds over to local schools, some City Council members are...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 2254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, educators are again planning for a school year under severe budget constraints....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 2478 Views

ELECTIONS

COMING UP: Meet your elected officials

The local chapter of the League of Women Voters is holding its annual "Meet Your Elected Officials" event this Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

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COMING UP: Benefit for hearing impaired

Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos will host its annual Spring fashion show this Saturday to benefit services...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Loretta Merry, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

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Bank robbed on El Camino

Police report that a man with a handgun robbed a Mountain View bank on E. El Camino Real on Monday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by White Male, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 5997 Views

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NASA 'committed' to re-skinning Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said that, for the first time, they are jointly "committed" to preserving...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gx, on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 1589 Views

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Police sting nabs 14 stores for selling to minors

Police announced last week that a sting operation by local authorities has resulted in 14 Mountain View establishments being...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by on_my_meds, on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA calls for more airfield users

NASA Ames official Steve Zornetzer told the City Council on Tuesday that its deal with the owners of Google to allow their...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by isThatG5LouderThanTheFreeway???, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 5 comments | 3971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Super Summer Intensive, for the Serious!

For ages 8 - 15 ~ Mondays through Fridays, July 19th August 13th ~ Audition and registration deadline: April 15th ~ Tuition...

Original post made by Caryn Coleman on Mar. 16, 2010
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Man tried to light cop car on fire, police say

Mountain View police have arrested a man for allegedly trying to light the back seat of a police car on fire — the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ricci wynne, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1870 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$20 to hang out with Jerry Rice while supporting Leadership Mountain View

Leadership Mountain View offers an opportunity to attend a fun golf outing and donate to LMV at the same time! The Fresh...

Original post made by Leadership Mountain View on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1702 Views

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PA holds meeting today on Google fiber plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. today on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by SunnyDays, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1251 Views
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