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AROUND TOWN

Council irritated over housing trust request

The City Council was divided last week over whether to give $150,000 annually to the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 27, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 2066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Join the Fight to Save Palo Alto Bowl!!

Hi you all, Care about the Palo Alto Bowl? Sick and tired of a handful of elderly people deciding the fates of cities...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burgers galore

I almost developed a napkin fetish by the time I finished my visits to The Workshop Burgers Bar & Grill. Napkins were dispensed...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 27, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2066 Views

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Police expect heavy concert traffic Wednesday

Mountain View commuters should expect a major traffic jam Wednesday afternoon and evening, July 27, due to a sold-out concert...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by CC, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

is half of Mountain View contaminated with toxic waste?

NBC News reports on toxic chemicals that have spread underground from Fairchild, Raytheon, and Intel (near Central Expressway)...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by DepressedStudent, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2066 Views

ELECTIONS

City may beef up phone tax

A survey of local voters shows that a majority would support a November ballot measure to place an additional tax on phone...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by JimR, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by LauraR, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

City blames contractors for janitors' job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts last week, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Nov 22, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call for sustainability in school upgrades

Parents of local elementary school children want greener, more energy-efficient schools, prettier campuses and more space...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2064 Views

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A good year for trails

Two major highways will no longer stand in the way of cyclists and pedestrians on two popular Mountain View trails once a...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by good job, on Dec 22, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

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New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mapping the world a frame at a time

It's the fifth anniversary of Google's Street View, a virtual reality map interface, and the Computer History Museum is commemorating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tech watcher, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens step up call for youth center

At a meeting Saturday, local youth and community members said their three-year campaign for a new teen center in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2063 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big service cuts due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 32 comments | 2063 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police use stun gun on man

Local police used an electronic "stun gun" to subdue a local man who refused to cooperate with an officer early Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals to school board: Adult School cuts will hurt the most vulnerable

Dozens of community members came to the high school district board meeting Monday night to let trustees know how they felt...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Aj, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2062 Views
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