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OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 3738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by I work here, on Feb 9, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 3738 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3738 Views

ELECTIONS

Big war chests discouraged for council candidates

Candidates in this year's City Council election be warned: Go above the voluntary spending limit of $19,000 and many in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by eric, on May 17, 2008 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 3737 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Not biased against gender, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3737 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 3736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:47 am | 10 comments | 3734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man killed in party van crash on Hwy. 280

A man was killed when a party van crashed on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in Santa Clara County near Portola Valley...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Alexandra, on Aug 12, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3733 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sixty fruitful years

For 60 years, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals — colorful marigolds, chrysanthemums and petunias...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Kathy Mayeda, on Sep 10, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 3729 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 3728 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3727 Views

ELECTIONS

City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3726 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funerals set for couple killed by alleged drunk driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh was held on Wednesday, followed by a public memorial on Thursday,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by T. Orlando, on Nov 3, 2013 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3724 Views

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They'll always have Paris

Looking for small cities that could inspire French "ecotowns" of the future, senior French official Jacques Attali has picked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Nov 14, 2007 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 3720 Views

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No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week vacation, his car was missing from his apartment complex's lot. As he soon found...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sue The Pants Off These Bums, on Jul 21, 2008 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 3717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Housing crunch, toxic sewer lines among top stories

Perhaps the most significant change in Mountain View over the past 12 months in terms of its impact on the city's social...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by jeeveevo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3716 Views

MOVIES

Gia Coppola explores wide-eyed, wild, wasted youth in 'Palo Alto'

'Palo Alto,' Gia Coppola's dark, atmospheric coming-of-age tale, follows a group of listless teens as they meander from party...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3716 Views

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The cocktail craftsman

If you find yourself thirsty in downtown Palo Alto, you might wander into the Epiphany Hotel's restaurant, Lure + Till, and...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Timbo, on Jul 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cops: Teen embezzler, gun-toting felon arrested

Mountain View police say an 18-year-old female from Concord tried to cash a forged check at a downtown bank last week but...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3714 Views

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Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by psr, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 3713 Views
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