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OTHER ISSUES

Region facing food and shelter 'crisis'

The economic slide spreading from Wall Street to Main Street has hit the "side streets and back streets" local food providers...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kanne, on Dec 9, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2319 Views

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Moffett a serious contender for World Expo

It appears more and more likely that the World Expo will come to Moffett Field in 2020, along with a new local landmark,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 2319 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 | 2319 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parks commish: History museum is too tall

After reviewing the latest plan for the open space known as the Cuesta Annex last Wednesday, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

MOVIES

The Pear Avenue Theatre celebrates 10th season

The saying may be well worn, but Diane Tasca insists there is no better way for her to express what she loves about the stage:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by DL, on Sep 25, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:10 am | 7 comments | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

power out Wednesday April 8

Anyone know why the power went out in several places in 94043 today? It wasn't a warm day so I doubt too many people were...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by darkness, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 12 comments | 2316 Views

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Man with Molotov cocktail thwarted

Thanks to an intervening neighbor, an apartment on the 400 block of Del Medio Avenue was spared an attack early last week...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Nov 6, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 2315 Views

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Idea sinks for Soap Box Derby track

Mountain View's Soap Box Derby organizers have pretty much given up on a plan to build a permanent track near Shoreline Park...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by JK, on Jan 1, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2315 Views

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Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 4, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 17 comments | 2314 Views

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Large field teed up for council race

So far, four people have expressed interest in challenging the three City Council incumbents for their seats. Friday is the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by A.Bellxxxx, on Oct 13, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 23 comments | 2314 Views

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What's shakin'?

Leonardo painstakingly arranges a figurine in the "Harlem Shake" scene in his team's film, "The Genie," at KMVT's claymation...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2312 Views

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Council supports idea for 25 cent bag fee

A proposal to discourage single use shopping bags gained the support of the City Council on Tuesday night, setting the stage...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by dparksion, on Feb 5, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 8 comments | 2310 Views

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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 | 2310 Views

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Police say arson caused 2-alarm fire

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the of the two-alarm fire that broke out early Sunday morning on Fordham Way. The home...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mr DePorto, on Mar 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 2310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, school staff OK salary freeze

Teachers and staff of the local high school district have agreed to forego salary increases for two years. The pay freeze,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 2309 Views

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Clark, McAlister to lead City Council in 2014

Second-year council members Chris Clark and John McAlister were named Mountain View's mayor and vice mayor in unanimous City...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 2309 Views

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Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:16 am | 6 comments | 2309 Views

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TONIGHT: Decision time for Mayfield, Annex

The City Council is scheduled to vote on two big issues at its meeting tonight: the Mayfield plan, and a master plan for...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Long Time MV Resident, on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 2308 Views
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