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ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 7278 Views

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Raising money to maintain 'Hope'

A charitable group that has been feeding local homeless men, women and children for the past two years is attempting to raise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 7276 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 7263 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 7258 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 23, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 53 comments | 7190 Views

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Hangar One, Moffett airfield officially up for grabs

The possibility of Moffett Federal Airfield becoming an airport for private business jets is now a real option after a "request...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on May 31, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 14 comments | 7172 Views

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'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 7155 Views

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Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Los Altos store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Law, on Jun 30, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 34 comments | 7152 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 7129 Views

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Review: Crazy for craft beer

Never ask Ted Kim a simple question about beer. If you do, you're in for a discourse on the qualities of craft beer, its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 46 comments | 7128 Views

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Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Tinker Bell, on Jan 5, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 32 comments | 7104 Views

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FDA orders local firm to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by SP Phil, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 7064 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Assault suspect arrested after seven-hour standoff

A Mountain View man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff on Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Nov 26, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 7049 Views

MOVIES

Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest

As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 7030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 6992 Views

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49er fans may seek parking in MV

City Council members spent a considerable amount of time Tuesday night wrestling with a potentially huge parking problem...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Caltrain, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 31 comments | 6979 Views

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Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:44 am | 17 comments | 6977 Views

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Drawings, by Julie McNiel, in Mohr Gallery

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View will present an exhibition of drawings by Julie...

Original post made by CSMA on Jul. 19, 2007
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Police warn of package-stealing 'Grinches'

The Mountain View Police Department is asking that residents be on alert for "Holiday Grinches" on the prowl. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hairy Kalahan, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 10 comments | 6968 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino: five vie for three seats on district board

Three newcomers and two incumbents are running for three seats on the board of directors of the El Camino Hospital District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by karin, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:54 am | 9 comments | 6934 Views
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