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City settles with injured cyclist

Mountain View officials on Tuesday announced they are signing off on a $55,000 settlement deal with a cyclist who in 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by David, on Jan 28, 2016 at 6:53 am | 16 comments | 3176 Views

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Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Drug offenses remain more or less a non-issue for Mountain View on the April 20 unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 3175 Views

ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 3175 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Larry Ellison buys Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto

Larry Ellison, one of Silicon Valley's wealthiest and most extravagant high-tech titans, has added to his collection of riches...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by mvman, on Sep 15, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 3174 Views

ELECTIONS

Smith wins county sheriff's race, Sylva secures judgeship

Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected and Julianne Sylva secured the county judgeship in a low-turnout primary election in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 3174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 6, 2016 at 7:59 am | 7 comments | 3173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by lip service, on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:50 am | 6 comments | 3172 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Working for a better life

When he was younger, Harold Black enjoyed taking on all the work it took to maintain his garden and small orchard. But now,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Justthefacts, on May 20, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 3171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 3169 Views

BOOKS

Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 7 comments | 3169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden to hold special education fair

A free education resource fair for parents of students with special needs -- from the mildly dyslexic to the severely autistic...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 3168 Views

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Woman arrested for suspected Kohl's theft

A Menlo Park woman was arrested last week after she was caught allegedly trying to steal more than $1,000 in jewelery from...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on May 22, 2015 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 3168 Views

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New monument honors Mountain View veterans

Mountain View city officials will be unveiling a new monument next week to honor local military veterans who defended the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 3167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creativity thriving at Crittenden

On Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, Crittenden Middle School will stage "Willy Wonka," a musical adaptation of the famous...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Liz Mabey, on Mar 25, 2012 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 3167 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City museum plan is history

City officials have received a letter from the Mountain View Historical Association that axes the city's plans to put a history...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 3167 Views

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Police: Nazi items found in suspects' homes

New evidence labeled "Nazi paraphernalia" was reportedly found in the Central Valley homes of Jonathan Rhodes and Joseph...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by sergio, on Mar 13, 2010 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 3167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools warn of looming job cuts

Administrators of both Mountain View school districts say that under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's most recent budget proposal,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by J.Cooper, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 3166 Views

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Today: Premanente trail groundbreaking

Excitement is sure to be found at a groundbreaking ceremony at 2:30 p.m. today for a milestone civil engineering project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 3166 Views

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Blind date robbers strike a third time

For the third time in just over a week, a man was robbed after being lured to the 600 block of Tyrella Avenue believing he...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by dummydude, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 3166 Views
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