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AROUND TOWN

Council members point to $37M in reserves

After a presentation from the city manager last month about the seriousness of the city's budget problems, some council members...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by An involved non resident of Mountain View, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 2065 Views

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Tomorrow's events (March 10)

Nature walk: Daylight Savings celebration at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoreline_Park,_Mountain_View Shoreline] Shoreline...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ricia, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1883 Views

MOVIES

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as Mountain View filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her documentary on...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 8, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 10 comments | 4709 Views

AROUND TOWN

The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by cole, on Mar 8, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool families to protest at tonight's school board meeting

Fifty local families plan to hold a protest at the elementary school district board meeting tonight, demanding new classroom...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by It's a Private Preschool, on Mar 7, 2009 at 7:29 am | 11 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma seeks unity with CEL

Looking for a way to get more parents involved and increase test scores, Monta Loma Elementary School has found for its role...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJ in Cuesta, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 2088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission shelves fee for single-use bags

Before county residents are asked to spend a quarter for every paper or plastic shopping bag, the Santa Clara County Recycling...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 4, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Skimming' scam at ATMs hits local resident

Nick Elvitsky was shocked when $500 was deducted from his account on Jan. 26: "I did not take that money out. I have been...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactionary Fringe, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tale of two school programs

At Castro School, the PACT program gets ready to strike out on its own, taking nearly 200 students with it. Meanwhile, Monta...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sierra, on Mar 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Economy creates big setback for BART to SJ

New analysis of projected sales tax revenues shows that bringing BART to San Jose will be delayed a number of years, even...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Vijay Kumar, on Mar 3, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at looking into HSR stop downtown

Hopes for a downtown high speed rail stop may have come and gone in a flash Tuesday after City Council members deadlocked...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 23 comments | 2227 Views

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Solar car wows local techies

Google employees are fairly technology-minded, but even they were amazed by the strange car that appeared at the company's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 3, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 2053 Views

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Petitioners oppose hospital purchase

By buying the Community Hospital of Los Gatos, El Camino Hospital will put a strain on services and finances at its Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcome to Landelsburg

Students at Landels Elementary School got a taste of colonial life last week, complete with blacksmiths, bonnets and debates...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by ??? 2009, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Build a garden, save a community

Mountain View handyman, inventor and entrepreneur Leland Francois likes to do things his own way. Even his philanthropy is...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Paul Hughes, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worker Center's zoning approved

Despite protest from neighbors, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View was given a special permit to operate out of its new...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed flail

High hopes for a downtown high speed rail stop may have come and gone in a flash during Tuesday's council meeting. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 1, 2009 at 1:23 am | 4 comments | 1921 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coming up: Council to discuss high speed rail, renewable energy sources

The city council is set to discuss the impacts of high speed rail in a meeting Tuesday chock full of agenda items pertaining...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by doc, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 2099 Views
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