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Palo Alto shows interest in Google's 'fiber' idea

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1562 Views

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EDITORIAL: Give Bayshore housing a look

The city's notion of not mixing housing and commercial development in the North Bayshore has run afoul of Google, its major...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 14 comments | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents fight off Montessori preschool

The City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to prevent a Montessori preschool from opening on El Monte Avenue after neighbors campaigned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 6 comments | 1642 Views

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Power out in North Whisman

Power has been out since 11 AM. An explosion of light was seen atop one of the power poles on Easy St. Anyone know if they...

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Feb. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train hits abandoned car in Sunnyvale

Peninsula train service was halted for part of Thursday morning after Caltrain's northbound train No. 101 struck an abandoned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by joe isuzu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 1425 Views

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Caltrain Southbound Hits Pedestrian at San Antonio

This does not look good folks...

Original post made by Mario on Feb. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1127 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Feb 25, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 1524 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Potential city budget cuts released

For City Council discussion Tuesday, the city manager has released a list of potential budget cuts to fix an estimated $5...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 28 comments | 2175 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 2243 Views

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El Camino Hospital board member steps down

El Camino Hospital announced last week that longtime board member Mark O'Connor — who has served on the hospital board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1631 Views

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Repairs, delays ahead for San Antonio overpass

Mountain View and Palo Alto are preparing to fix up the San Antonio Road overpass — a project that officials say will...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by HSR Advocate, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts in Action Student & Faculty Show March 2-21 at City Hall Rotunda

Artwork by the students and faculty from the Arts in Action program of the Community School of Music and Arts will be on...

Original post made by csma on Feb. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Seth, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 1981 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to consider Pot Club ban again

Mountain View (acting) City Attorney Janie Quinn (of San Jose) has submitted for vote an ordinance banning Medical Cannabis...

Original post made by B.D. on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cheech, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's in Charge at Mountain View Schools?

Today I find out that the principal of my child's school, Castro, is in Africa on vacation. Is this what we are paying these...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mo, on Feb 22, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 25 comments | 2950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Deer Hollow Park - Mountain View considering stopping funding

Apparently, posters are being put up at Deer Hollow Farm stating that Mountain View is thinking about stopping the funding...

Original post made by Margaret on Feb. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1611 Views

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Major upzoning slated for two neighborhoods

East Whisman and a portion of Moffett Boulevard may soon be allowed to grow much taller, if directions from the Planning...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jane Horton, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 12 comments | 1405 Views

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Google pressures city over N. Bayshore plan

Google executives have sent a letter to city officials expressing displeasure with some aspects of the city's ideas for the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 35 comments | 7590 Views

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Plane crash kills 3, knocks out power to region

Mountain View's neighboring city to the north was all but shut down Wednesday after a small passenger plane crashed in East...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by friend of a friend, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 1436 Views
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