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OTHER ISSUES

The Naysayer?

From Mercury News' "The Phantom": NAYSAYER: Since joining the Mountain View City Council in January, Council Member John...

Original post made by GSB on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 18, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 2673 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 | 2671 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No free lunch? Try Castro

Castro Elementary School has become a neighborhood hangout over the summer, ever since the Mountain View Whisman Elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis charter school can expand

Education ruled this week, despite pleas from Los Altos School District parents and trustees, who called the expansion "unnecessary"...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 10, 2008 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 2669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV residents arrested in Sunnyvale stabbing

Seven people were arrested in Sunnyvale on Sunday after officers responding to an early morning fight found an 18-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Young MV, on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:03 am | 13 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moffett Field segment of Bay Trail opens today

The newest segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail -- which stretches 2.4 miles behind Moffett Field and connects Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by southbayrider, on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 7 comments | 2669 Views

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Let's stop bashing the immigrants

Common sense would argue that most immigrants fall into Tom Day's "undocumented" category, having come over the border into...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 15, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 2668 Views

ELECTIONS

Profile of Mountain View City Council Candidate Jim Neal

Jim Neal was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1964 and has a rich multiethnic heritage of Black, White and Cherokee. Shortly...

Original post made by mrtuvok on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jim neal, on Oct 17, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

RESTAURANTS

Seoul food, sort of

Many barn-size restaurants hope for a dash of cachet by slapping "bistro" onto their name. Han Korean Bistro actually fits...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Voice_Vigilante, on Apr 15, 2011 at 2:01 am | 2 comments | 2666 Views

ELECTIONS

Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 2665 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo plans 'telephone town hall meetings'

As people across the country pack fiery "town hall meetings" on health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by J in Geneva, on Oct 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 18 comments | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graham wins Distinguished School award

Graham Middle School has been named a California Distinguished School -- an honorary title given by state education officials...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Graham Parent, on May 6, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

One injured in carport fire

A two-alarm blaze injured one person and damaged 12 vehicles in a carport in Mountain View this evening, fire officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

65 more homes coming to Evelyn Avenue

The City Council unanimously approved another large housing project along Evelyn Avenue on Tuesday, replacing a slew of auto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel t., on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 2658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Network: When there's nowhere else to go

For the past 30 years, the Support Network for Battered Women has provided services to women in Santa Clara County who need...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by raymondsgirl98, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 2656 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CA government waste and incompetence

I just received a mailing from the DMV with a 2012 registration sticker and an "IMPORTANT NOTICE!" that I was inadvertently...

Original post made by Mr. T on Dec. 9, 2010
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