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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 | 2777 Views

AROUND TOWN

New developer to take on Mayfield

After six years of planning, and almost a year without a developer, the 450-home project at the former Mayfield Mall officially...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joe Segretti, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 22 comments | 2777 Views

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Mountain View man gets year in jail for beating ex-girlfriend

A Stanford University doctoral student was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for beating an ex-girlfriend so severely she...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jailbird, on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2777 Views

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Pumar returning to court

The jury selection is scheduled to begin next week in the trial of Matthew Pumar, who is on trial for the death of well-known...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 2776 Views

ELECTIONS

Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 2776 Views

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Endorsements? I'll pass, some candidates say

As the three incumbents for City Council rake in endorsements from community leaders and groups like the Sierra Club and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 22 comments | 2775 Views

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Counterfeit bills arrest

A San Jose man was arrested late Saturday night after allegedly trying to refill a gift card using counterfeit money at the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by DC, on May 8, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 3 comments | 2775 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Youth get activities, but not at the Senior Center

Once again, the Mountain View Senior Center was spared the fate of having teens using its facilities in the evenings. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Santo, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2774 Views

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Homeless man sentenced for counterfeiting

A federal court judge has sentenced a Gulf War veteran and drug addict who apparently lived in Mountain View to 30 months...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by SteelPanther, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 4 comments | 2774 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 2773 Views

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Palo Alto council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, its City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Filippo, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl, 13, dies at Palo Alto train crossing

A passenger train struck and killed a girl on the tracks Friday night in Palo Alto at the same crossing where two teenagers...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda Musgrave, on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:27 am | 11 comments | 2771 Views

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'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 2771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: LASD trustees to pass budget

Los Altos School District trustees will vote on cuts to programs and certified staff during their meeting Tuesday in an effort...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brad, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 2770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2770 Views

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Explosion Tuesday night?

Just wondering who else heard it and if anyone knows what it was. I heard it at my place on Escuela while a friend several...

Original post made by lil\'d on Dec. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2770 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 5, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2770 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga lands seats on VTA board, LAFCO

Council member Margaret Abe-Koga may have stepped down from her mayoral duties, but she is moving up in the world of local...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids sing on the big stage

When they take the stage Monday night, the young singers of Mountain View's elementary and middle school choruses will be...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Enough Already, on May 3, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose taxing power

For the second time in less than a year, a governmental watchdog agency has delivered a severe critique of El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 2768 Views
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