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County supervisors seek new 'living wage' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed staff to study the impacts of imposing a "living wage" on...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on May 22, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 3587 Views

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Bay Area: 2013 sets record for low rainfall

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by huffle, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 3584 Views

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Board to vote on censuring Nelson

The majority of Steven Nelson's school board colleagues want to censure him -- but first, they had a few procedural hoops...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by @ Elaine, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 14 comments | 3582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 3581 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 3581 Views

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All quiet on the Whisman front

As the filing period to run for local school boards comes to a close this week, some Mountain View residents might be getting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 3581 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty to savor

With the zillions of Chinese restaurants on the Peninsula, how do you go about finding the place that makes the mark? When...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 3579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 3578 Views

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In a tight spot: residents pitch ideas for Stevens Creek Trail

Over 120 people packed a meeting hall in Los Altos on Nov. 14 to discuss the biggest challenges yet in extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 17 comments | 3576 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Phone tax upgrade justified

In Mountain View, home of Google and numerous high-tech firms, voters should easily understand the city's effort to broaden...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by nil, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3573 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 3569 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest made in Merales murder

Police have announced an arrest in the murder of Jose Merales, 17, gunned down on Higdon Avenue late last month. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Sep 2, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 3568 Views

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Thursday, Nov. 1

[http://foothill.edu/theatre/rosen/ ==B Theater:== 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'] Today, Nov. 1, is the first...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 3568 Views

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Crime briefs: robber pleads no contest and man found with fractured skull

Man charged with robbery in Mountain View and other cities pleads no contest and police find an uncooperative man with a...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Derp, on May 25, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 3568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 3565 Views

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Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek has died

Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek, known locally as an exemplary public servant, passed away this morning in Afghanistan at age...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon Claerbout, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 46 comments | 3562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 3561 Views

RESTAURANTS

French Dip Restaurant

You have to try; http://www.adamsonsfrenchdip.com/ ...

Original post made by MARY on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 1, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 3559 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 3558 Views

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Mountain View Rotary Community Service Grants Program

All Community Grant requests for this coming fiscal year (July 1 thru June 30) must be submitted by March 1, 2008. Awards...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 24, 2008
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