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Los Altos rejects flood basin

In an unexpected move, on Monday night Los Altos School board members rejected plans to construct a flood basin at Blach...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:07 pm | 22 comments | 2734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police Chief Vermeer as Google's next "top cop"?

Putting two + two together, Chief Vermeer appears in line to be Google's next "police chief". The former chief in Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Barry Burr on Jun. 3, 2014
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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 | 2731 Views

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Police arrest four in drug sting at Phish show

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police arrested four people for allegedly selling hallucinogenic drugs at a psychedelic rock...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dope Man, on May 13, 2010 at 5:33 am | 28 comments | 2730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full STEAM ahead for art classes

School may be out for the summer, but some kids are back in class and taking a curious course at the Community School of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by happy camper, on Jun 25, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 2729 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 | 2728 Views

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Food trucks need new rules, council says

A new crop of food trucks is apparently causing problems for Mountain View businesses, city officials say, and City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Saunders, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 18 comments | 2728 Views

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High school district preparing for Common Core

Local high school district officials are planning to use about $750,000 from the state to help pay for professional development...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Helen, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2728 Views

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One injured in two-alarm structure fire

One person suffered burn injuries during a residential fire in Mountain View Tuesday evening, a fire dispatcher said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Smoke, on Jul 16, 2014 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 2728 Views

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 | 2727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 23, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 2726 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 | 2726 Views

ELECTIONS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Swartz, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2726 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 | 2725 Views

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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 | 2725 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 | 2724 Views

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Navy: Moffett's toxic vapors not our problem

Toxic fumes will continue to collect inside some of Moffett Field's buildings while the U.S. Navy and NASA disagree on who...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by your tax dollars at work, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2723 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 | 2722 Views

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Hopes resurrected for grocery store

The City Council indicated Tuesday that a city-owned parking lot downtown could be the site of a long-sought grocery store,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 12, 2008 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 2722 Views

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Fresh & Easy coming to Middlefield and Rengstorff

This is interesting. A Fresh & Easy market is coming 'soon' to the shopping center complex at Rengstorff and Middlefield: http://www.freshandeasy.com/Default.aspx (Do...

Original post made by John the Man on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ben Delucca, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 2722 Views
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