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Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2320 Views

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Home sales way down, but prices remain high

The median price of a single-family home in Mountain View remained just over $1 million in the first quarter of 2009, despite...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 20, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools face widening achievement gap, plan for construction projects

Local schools in Mountain View made big headlines this year, as school districts search for new ways to narrow the achievement...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by ways to close the achievement gap, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2319 Views

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Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2319 Views

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Underwear thief arrested

A Mountain View man was arrested in the early hours of Jan. 24 after allegedly breaking into a garage for the second time...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 3 comments | 2319 Views

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Two-alarm fire displaces six people

Six people were displaced in a two-alarm residential fire in Mountain View on Monday afternoon, a fire spokesman said today. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 2, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 2318 Views

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The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by fernando rivera, on Jan 20, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2317 Views

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Church neighbors appeal cell tower decision

The City Council will soon weigh in on a controversy involving a cell tower approved for the top of First Presbyterian Church,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by frumenty, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 2316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 2316 Views

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Bigger class sizes, no teacher raises at MV Whisman

Last week, Mountain View elementary and middle school officials approved next year's budget, which aims to make do with dwindling...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tea Partyer, on Jun 26, 2010 at 7:38 am | 8 comments | 2316 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 | 2316 Views

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Eco-friendly driveways turn down the heat

Although Sarah Carpenter had considered repaving their worn-out driveway with cement, the idea of a big chunk of it sitting...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 26, 2009 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

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Soccer coach's bail set at $2 million

A Palo Alto judge set bail at $2 million for Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View community leader and soccer coach who was...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Recommendation, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 2316 Views

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Waldorf school's garden teaches, feeds the hungry

Clearly, many middle school and high school students at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula aren't dreading returning to...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 2315 Views

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Happy Early Cinco de Mayo

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2009 Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Location: ***El Camino Location*** Los Charros Restaraunt Street:...

Original post made by April YIPEE Mixer on Apr. 16, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

For the last 18 years, Jeff Gamble's summer camps have filled up on the first day of registration in February, months before...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Para, on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2315 Views

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Fire guts apartments on Dana Street

Firefighters battled a four-alarm structure fire in Mountain View Monday afternoon that damaged 26 apartments. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2314 Views

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Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by allheritage, on Mar 7, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 10 comments | 2314 Views
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