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AROUND TOWN

Craigslist ad leads Palo Alto police to bike thief

Palo Alto police arrested an alleged thief in Mountain View last week after he posted an ad on Craigslist for a bicycle that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by The Avenger, on Nov 18, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An Indo-American bank comes to Mountain View

Given the worldwide economic recession, this might seem like a strange time to open a bank. But Vinod Thukral and Jim Wall...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Black Power, on Feb 11, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dealer reports being robbed of pot at gunpoint

Last week an alleged marijuana dealer reported to police that his pot was stolen in a drug deal stick up. He got his robber...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Oct 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 1996 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on May 3, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees second train fatality in two days

Another possible suicide -- the second in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m. today after a northbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PME, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday -- devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 44 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Presbyterian passes on cell tower deal

After being put through the wringer in a neighborhood battle over a church-top cell antenna, Miramonte Avenue's First Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cletis, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 11 comments | 1995 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tensions high in PG&E pipeline meeting

Residents had heated exchanges with PG&E officials at a meeting Tuesday evening at San Lucas Way over plans to strip their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Eileen, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 1995 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactionary Fringe, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1994 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coming up: Council to discuss high speed rail, renewable energy sources

The city council is set to discuss the impacts of high speed rail in a meeting Tuesday chock full of agenda items pertaining...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by doc, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hackers hit MV's streets in "underwear run"

A Saint Patrick's Day "underwear run" has helped Mountain View's Hacker Dojo in its efforts to raise $60,000 towards getting...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 17 comments | 1993 Views

BOOKS

County libraries tout improved e-book experience

The Santa Clara County Library District is encouraging readers to delve into more than 46,000 free e-books being made available...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police use Taser on transient at Castro Starbucks

A police officer used a Taser on a homeless man who allegedly threw a cup of coffee on another Mountain View policeman early...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday DUI arrests up, deaths down

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in the number drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council says school funding should wait

Despite concerns that it could hurt local schools, the City Council said Tuesday that it wants to extend the city's downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sam Player, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 21 comments | 1990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gay marriage supporters file Chick-Fil-A appeal

It appears that Chick-Fil-A's chickens have come home to roost. The company's funding of anti-gay rights groups and president...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 43 comments | 1990 Views

AROUND TOWN

City accepts donation of Berlin Wall sections

On Tuesday the City Council voted accept donation of two large sections of the Berlin Wall. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6097...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkison, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 10 comments | 1990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer children riding bus to school

Mountain View Whisman School District's bus drivers have been transporting fewer and fewer students to school. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 1989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma seeks unity with CEL

Looking for a way to get more parents involved and increase test scores, Monta Loma Elementary School has found for its role...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJ in Cuesta, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 1988 Views
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