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Trick-or-treaters turn the tables

Though Halloween has come and gone, a troop of Mountain View Girl Scouts is hoping a message they delivered Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bike Race Winner, on Nov 10, 2009 at 8:50 am | 8 comments | 1775 Views

BOOKS

Time for Mountain View to read together

With the school year in full swing, the city is asking Mountain View students and their families to add just one more book...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 4604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flu cases temporarily close Slater program

Several apparent cases of H1N1 flu prompted the Mountain View Whisman School District to close an autism program at Slater...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Augie, on Nov 9, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 6 comments | 3818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Public Hearing on the Palo Alto Bowl Next Week; Please Attend to Show and Voice Your Support!

Hi you all ... well, here we are ... a public hearing on the Palo Alto Bowl! I urge you to please please "please" come on...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against downtown fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Carol Wright, on Nov 8, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shop Local' program to benefit schools

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and the Central Business Association have announced that the city's "Shop Local" program...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sid the Science Kid, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 18 comments | 4281 Views

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Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 3414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 5899 Views

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Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officer arrests boy after bike and foot chase

Police say a 13-year-old boy carrying stolen goods led police on a bike and foot chase for several blocks on Sunday before...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council cuts solar panel fees for businesses

The City Council approved lower fees for commercial solar panel installations Tuesday after a study by the Sierra Club found...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MV Whisman revisits home study

At their regular meeting this evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District will discuss a proposal to offer...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Farley, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 1856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early seasonal illnesses stoke swine flu fears

Parents with children in the Mountain View Whisman School District are expressing worries that some kids may already have...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evan, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 2605 Views

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COMING UP: City holds budget workshops

City officials are holding two public workshops this week in order to discuss an ongoing deficit of several million dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

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Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rafael, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:40 am | 12 comments | 1380 Views

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Ghysels confirms relationship with principal

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has acknowledged that he is in a relationship with a...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Juana, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 53 comments | 20221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to pick three members of LASD board

On Tuesday, voters will pick which of four candidates will take three open seats on the Los Altos School District's board...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2090 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2074 Views

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Proposal to replace Pacific Euro Hotel

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which some neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 3, 2009 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 1533 Views

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H1N1 vaccine shortage worse than expected

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that fewer doses than expected of the H1N1 vaccine have been delivered,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Abagail A., on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1404 Views
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