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Meeting on VTA budget tonight in MV

On Monday in Mountain View, the Valley Transportation Authority will kick off the first of three public meetings on the proposed...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by How 'Bout that Recall, on May 6, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 10 comments | 3036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: thumbs up to teen center at Rock Church

A majority of the City Council on Tuesday gave life to idea that's been a long time coming in Mountain View -- an adequate...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Feb 17, 2011 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 3035 Views

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Boy arrested for angry football throw

Police were called to Crittenden Middle School on Friday to arrest a 14-year-old boy for angrily throwing a football at another...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Dec 22, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 15 comments | 3035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA district seeks fairer grades

Not all A's are created equal. The differences in how teachers grade their students are being scrutinized by a commission...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 3034 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget on the line

City Hall appears to be buckling down to keep the economic recession from tarnishing Mountain View's finances and hurting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Joe C, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:17 am | 1 comment | 3033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino hires executive search firm

El Camino Hospital's executive search committee has chosen the international executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by A-Positive!, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 3033 Views

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Police tout new crime-fighting tools

As Mountain View prides itself for being a crucible for new technologies, it makes sense that the city's local police force...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Developer, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 3033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staying in school

Talking to middle school kids can be tough, but not for Arnel Pajarillo. At "The Beat" after-school program at Graham Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 27, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 3032 Views

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China Cafe robbed at gunpoint

An employee of the China Cafe restaurant located near the Safeway on Miramonte Avenue was robbed at gunpoint as she prepared...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Baffled, on May 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 29 comments | 3031 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 | 3030 Views

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Drowned kayaker remembered by neighbors

Donnie Foster, who died while kayaking off the Mendocino Coast Nov. 23, was remembered by Old Mountain View residents this...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dina Cheyette, on Dec 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 3030 Views

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Sobrato floats plans for housing

Members of the city's Environmental Planning Commission took a first look at plans by the Sobrato Organization to build up...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Yes, Ellen was paid for, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:57 am | 12 comments | 3029 Views

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El Camino launches unique genomic center

Patients at El Camino Hospital will have access to a powerful new medical tool this week after the hospital becomes the first...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Deniece, on Mar 25, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 3028 Views

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Raschke leads in LASD campaign spending

Mountain View resident Tanya Raschke surged ahead of Los Altos resident Bryan Johnson in campaign spending in the bid for...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 11 comments | 3028 Views

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City leaders furious over state money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by young college student, on Jul 26, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 3028 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 | 3028 Views

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Police use stun gun in brawl behind Zen Lounge

Police officers used a Taser-type stun gun on a man who allegedly violently resisted arrest during a massive brawl outside...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phoenix Storm Defense, on May 26, 2012 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 3028 Views

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Election results: Voters approve measures A, AA

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters and the California Secretary of State are reporting the following ongoing results...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 11 comments | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 3026 Views

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Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 3026 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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