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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district must dip into savings

Local high schools will not suffer greatly next year, despite the fact that the Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sid, on Jul 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Mountain View Whisman trustees to hear enrollment proposals

This evening, members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board will hear proposals to address its new Basic Aid...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 2002 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 | 2002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas smell the result of PG&E maintenance

The air in parts of Mountain View and Palo Alto was filled with a foul odor around noon Wednesday, after PG&E crews purged...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 6, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 2000 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 2000 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kristine, on May 2, 2011 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2000 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 2000 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13

[http://www.friendsofbayfrontpark.org/calendar.htm Nature: Bird walk] Volunteer birders from Friends of Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arborist, on Mar 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community Center: rehab or replace?

Citing tight finances and the virtues of recycling, on Tuesday City Council members expressed interest in renovating the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 9 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Naren, on Dec 31, 2012 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time to put brakes on San Antonio Center

There are plenty of reasons for the City Council to put the brakes on Merlone Geier's phase-two plans for the new San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:59 am | 12 comments | 1999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can health care really be fixed?

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duggan was one of a kind

Some city managers work hard for good ratings so they can build a resume for the next job in a larger city, with a bigger...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 1998 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developer drops controversial fence proposal

Developer Merlone Geier has withdrawn its application to build a fence blocking access between properties in San Antonio...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:17 am | 7 comments | 1998 Views

OTHER ISSUES

2.0 earthquake strikes near Milpitas

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck Saturday morning in...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on May 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retiring doc keeps passion for volunteering

When Dr. Jeffrey Urman retired this spring from Kaiser after nearly 20 years, employees at the hospital said it wasn't hard...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: CSA serves up gifts, groceries

Each year around the holidays, the Community Services Agency gets flooded with toys, clothing and canned goods -- all donated...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Harper, on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meeting focuses on San Antonio

The future of San Antonio shopping center was a popular subject last Thursday during a General Plan meeting held for residents...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by the Beard Papa kids, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:27 am | 5 comments | 1996 Views
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