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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested on car theft charges

Police arrested four 14-year-old boys Tuesday on charges of stealing two vehicles after the boys were allegedly seen driving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by g ride stealer cant stop wont stop, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2162 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy says Hangar One won't be de-skinned until White House makes decision

In response to a letter and phone calls from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says that the Navy will not...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Daryl, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 7 comments | 2162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks, Clark are top spenders in council race

Developers, unions and advocacy groups are making their presence felt in the latest round of campaign contributions in the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 2162 Views

AROUND TOWN

80-year-old killed in hit and run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a hit-and-run accident on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 41 comments | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council takes a swing at Shoreline bird nuisance

After trying every method imaginable, the city has upped the ante in its bird battle at Shoreline Park with Tuesday's City...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Don Lindsay, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 2160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Garden proposal whacked

At its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council sided with neighbors, city staff and Parks and Rec commissioners by killing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 2159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 2159 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 | 2158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More students biking to school this year

A PTA-sponsored program to get more Mountain View High students to bike to school is seeing more participants than ever this...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big discussion due on pedestrian plan

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Luigi, on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:16 am | 20 comments | 2157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Paper, plastic or neither

The odds that bags will no longer be handed out free to retail customers in Mountain View have gone up a bit, although a...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 4 comments | 2156 Views

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Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2156 Views

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Police arrest six in gang stabbing

Police say six Norteno gang members are in custody for the alleged stabbing of a rival gang member, part of an increase in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Dec 20, 2008 at 1:12 am | 3 comments | 2155 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 2155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts testify on child abuse syndrome in Carbajal case

In testimony that could either support or cast doubt on statements made by the alleged victims in the trial of former Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 2155 Views

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Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 2154 Views

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Disability Pride parade on Saturday

The fifth annual West Coast Disability Pride Parade and Festival is set for Saturday, July 19, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Troo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2154 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Hang up and drive

One year after a California law came into effect banning drivers from talking on cell phones without a headset, too many...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by knowitall, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:48 am | 13 comments | 2153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar sticks with not guilty plea

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for allegedly hitting and killing local...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 6 comments | 2153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Build a garden, save a community

Mountain View handyman, inventor and entrepreneur Leland Francois likes to do things his own way. Even his philanthropy is...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Paul Hughes, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views
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