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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 5129 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Offer to move, restore historic home

The dilapidated 1880s home at 902 Villa St. near Chez TJ could become a major part of a Mountain View history museum under...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 18 comments | 3447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contractor files big claim for bad Yelp review

Online reviews are a fact of life for today's businesses, but one local story illustrates how some are coming to grips with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by A. Palled, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 4684 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain board declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency Thursday after hundreds of riders packed SamTrans headquarters...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 12 comments | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building the best city manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council finally discusses website, technology goals

The city is finally moving forward with a City Council goal from last year to better use technology and the Internet to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 7, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 12 comments | 2631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire damages Dittmer's

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 22 comments | 3953 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA board OKs strategies to save Caltrain

The board of the Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously Thursday evening in support of a set of funding strategies...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 3564 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

This week, Voices Around Town asked people whether they agree with the city's decision to indefinitely ban medical marijuana...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 7, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

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Stevens Creek Trail groundbreaking

The Stevens Creek Trail just keeps getting longer. Yet another extension of the Stevens Creek Trail will break ground Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 5, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making a manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 4, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2025 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Schools happy with Shoreline compromise

As local parents have come to realize the amount of money Mountain View schools might gain if the Shoreline Community were...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by SN, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1986 Views

RESTAURANTS

Good pub grub

The first time I stepped into St. Stephen's Green pub in Mountain View, I did a double take. I thought I'd absentmindedly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Paulie, on Mar 2, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 3447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner: Man killed by train was from Stanford

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office today identified the man who died Monday evening after being struck by a train at...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

AROUND TOWN

New city manager? Just clone Duggan, staff says

In a lively meeting Tuesday afternoon, some of the city's 650 employees told the City Council that what they would like in...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1945 Views

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CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS BENEFITS

I heard on the radio this morning that City Council Members in a small town in the Sacramento receive retirement benefits....

Original post made by \"Just Think About It\" on Mar. 2, 2011
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OTHER ISSUES

City Council Benefits

I heard on the radio this morning that City Council Members in a small town in the Sacramento receive retirement benefits....

Original post made by \"Just Think About It\" on Mar. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1574 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto makes fresh pitch for Google Fiber

As Google winnows down the field of applicants for its highly coveted "Google Fiber to Community" project, Palo Alto is making...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

New leads in 2004 unsolved murder

Mountain View police are reexamining a stalled 2004 murder investigation and are looking for help from the community, the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views
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