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OTHER ISSUES

Water wars

The city released its annual water confidence report on July 5, saying the city's tap water meets EPA standards and is safe...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Honey Margoles, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 5078 Views

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Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 3190 Views

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19-year-old killed by train near downtown station

A young woman killed by a train Wednesday evening on the tracks north of Castro Street has been identified as Allison Marie...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 2241 Views

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Minton's may get chopped

On Jan. 27, the City Council will consider a plan to replace the city's oldest business with a high-density apartment complex. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by CSAA member watchdog, on Feb 1, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools warn of looming job cuts

Administrators of both Mountain View school districts say that under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's most recent budget proposal,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by J.Cooper, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 2078 Views

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San Antonio lanes closed for tree removal

Sections of busy San Antonio Road north of Central Expressway will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 12 as numerous large...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2457 Views

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Car jumps curb, hits man on California Street

A mysterious car crash Thursday afternoon left a 19-year-old Mountain View resident in serious condition, after a truck smashed...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Lazy Cops, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 2458 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bites and bytes

Even from across the street you can't miss the light show flickering within uWink, the high-tech eatery that opened on the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 3041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students offer their dreams for Obama

The world was watching as America swore in its first African American president, and Castro Elementary School was no exception. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Eduardo, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 2369 Views

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COMING UP: Council vote on bag fee

A major change in habits for the average consumer is in the works on the county level, and the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on Jan 25, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2001 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 4139 Views

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West Point grad faces 12-year sentence

No one ever dreamed that Sargent Binkley, a former Mountain View Marauders football player, as well as a combat veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by annie, on Jan 25, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 3943 Views

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Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by agoldgawl, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 4697 Views

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Work to cause cloudy tap water

Mountain View's tap water may look, smell or taste slightly different in the coming weeks, city officials said, as a result...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Denise, on Jan 24, 2009 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 2277 Views

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Who planned this (bars and ice cream shops)

Have you ever strolled down Castro St. in the evening? Right next to the ice cream (gelato) shop, what do you find? Two...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Carly, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4320 Views

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Veteran needs help, not jail

The sad case of former Army captain and Los Altos resident Sargent Binkley is a good example of how the military bureaucracy...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Army Officer, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2276 Views

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MV Rotary Club Annual Crab Feed and Silent Auction

The Mountain View Rotary Crab Feed & Silent Auction is here! The online auction will run from January 18, 2008 to February...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 21, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 4445 Views

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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 Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by fernando rivera, on Jan 20, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 1987 Views

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Inauguration Day event downtown

Tomorrow morning, the high-tech restaurant uWink will be broadcasting the inauguration of President Barack Obama on its numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 19, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2597 Views

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Board begins study of Castro crunch

Parents and teachers crowded the Mountain View Whisman School District's normally empty board room last week, anxious over...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 11 comments | 2027 Views
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