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ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 2677 Views

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Police: Nazi items found in suspects' homes

New evidence labeled "Nazi paraphernalia" was reportedly found in the Central Valley homes of Jonathan Rhodes and Joseph...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by sergio, on Mar 13, 2010 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2676 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Eshoo sidesteps health care noise

For Rep. Anna Eshoo, the low-tech telephone, coupled with a high-tech telephone network, proved to be the best way to filter...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:11 am | 18 comments | 2676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

52 teachers could lose jobs

A total of 52 teachers in the Los Altos School District have been notified that they may lose their jobs -- an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 24 comments | 2676 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 2676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District starts prepping for Basic Aid status

Local elementary and middle school students could see changes in their class size and possibly re-drawn school boundaries...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 15 comments | 2675 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Business advice from the master

The Computer History Museum, together with the Churchill Club, recently presented an evening with Sam Wyly, who was interviewed...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 11, 2008 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2673 Views

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San Antonio Center owners propose redevelopment

The City Council approved a gatekeeper request Tuesday which could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio shopping center,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Oscar, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 2673 Views

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The way of the Segway

<B>IT SEEMS</I></B> a little discussion is brewing over the use of Segway scooter devices on the city's sidewalks, trails...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 9, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 2671 Views

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Posh Bagel founders arrested on allegations of insurance fraud

The owner and founder of several Bay Area bakeries has been arrested on suspicion of failing to report employee injuries...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by insurance quotes, on May 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 27 comments | 2669 Views

MOVIES

Free turkey dinners for Thanksgiving

Mountain View's downtown turkey day tradition continues. Ristorante Don Giovanni at 235 Castro St. will hold its 23rd annual...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Twinkies, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

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MVHS rocks out at graduation

The Mountain View High School class of 2013 celebrated the end of four long -- sometimes trying -- years with an evening...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jun 6, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 2667 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain board reluctant to cut bullet trains

Caltrain's governing board, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, urged the agency's staff Thursday to find another...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:24 am | 7 comments | 2666 Views

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Still no deal for BMW strikers

It's their seventh week on strike, and so far technicians and service writers at BMW of Mountain View have had no luck getting...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Sanse, on Jul 24, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 4 comments | 2665 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown proposes spending cuts, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 2665 Views

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Presence of TCE worries homebuyers

The level of toxics in the groundwater under a new Shea Homes development is low, by northeastern Mountain View standards....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2664 Views

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Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 2664 Views

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Local leaders: Race relations must improve

A week after police arrested three Mountain View High School students for alleged hate crimes, community leaders said the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by old friend, on Apr 24, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 18 comments | 2663 Views

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Owner: High density housing at San Antonio Center a 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by long-time res, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 27 comments | 2663 Views
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