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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 | 2175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF gives $600,000 to Healthy Kids program

Hundreds more children will receive medical and dental coverage in Santa Clara County thanks to a $600,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Maria Daane, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 2174 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 | 2174 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 | 2174 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 | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook chef dies in motorcycle accident

Facebook executive chef Josef Desimone was killed in a motorcycle accident Monday morning, according to a Facebook post by...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by ris, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 2173 Views

ELECTIONS

State complicates city's budget woes

As the City Council struggled to resolve a $6 million general fund deficit Tuesday night, more bad budget news broke in the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 7, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2172 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 | 2172 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 | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2171 Views

SPORTS

Kids conquer Alcatraz swim

On the morning of April 10, eight-year-old Malena Nguyen and her 10-year-old brother Jordan woke up early. They didn't have...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherlyn, on Jun 8, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 2171 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 | 2170 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District Attorney Rosen's pay move may be illegal

A move by Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen to counteract a cut in differential pay by giving administrative...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 13, 2013 at 9:31 am | 17 comments | 2170 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 | 2169 Views

RESTAURANTS

Steins Beer Garden OK'd by City Council

Elation filled the City Council chambers Tuesday evening when the council approved a German-themed restaurant and beer garden...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by haoleboy, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:21 am | 11 comments | 2169 Views

ELECTIONS

Plan for sustainable city whittled to 19 goals

After a year of work by dozens of local environmentalists, City Council members have narrowed down a long list of goals to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by jps, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2168 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Majority of layoffs avoided at El Camino

The majority of El Camino Hospital employees who had expected to be out of work next month, the result of proposed layoffs,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by one who cares, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:59 am | 2 comments | 2167 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 2167 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bureaucrats botch plastic bag ban

The latest attempt to increase government revenue in the county is the proposed ordinance to tax/ban single-use plastic bags...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on May 5, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2166 Views
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