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Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

During its board of directors meeting last week, Caltrain administrators announced possible service and fare changes to be...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rising rents present new threat for Hacker Dojo

Hacker Dojo, Mountain View's one-of-a-kind laboratory for start-ups and makers, could soon be in need of a new home. For...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kevin SMESV.org, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officer punched in concert altercation

A 45-year-old Daly City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly walked into traffic, fled police and punched...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by TAX Booze, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 10 comments | 2497 Views

ELECTIONS

Three file for new water district seat

Three candidates have filed papers to run for a newly created four-year seat on the governing board of the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Jul 23, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County bus, light-rail cuts coming

Major cutbacks in bus and light-rail service will hit Santa Clara County transit riders in January, the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 26, 2009 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2496 Views

BOOKS

Undocumented, but not unwritten

A pair of volunteers at the Mountain View Day Worker Center have assembled a compilation of interviews with day laborers...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 2496 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates happy to limit campaign spending

Six candidates for City Council this year have agreed to limit their campaign expenses, a Mountain View tradition for which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber CEO announces plans to leave

Chamber President and CEO Oscar Garcia has announced that he will depart the business group later this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Kal Sandhu, on Mar 31, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos schools need Measure E

As the state comes closer to a financial meltdown, local school districts are struggling to insulate themselves from a worst-case...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by David, on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 2494 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. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 13, 2009 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 2493 Views

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Teen beaten, robbed at Theuerkauf

A Mountain View teen was beaten and robbed in the early hours of Halloween at Theuerkauf Elementary School. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:39 pm | 9 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends rallying around drowned woman's children

Friends are rallying around the surviving children of a former Mountain View resident who drowned last month. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Feb 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 24 comments | 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'No Child' law finally catches up with local schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixing it up with salsa

Cheryl Burke's dance studio hosted a strange mix of guests on Monday, Jan 10. Teenagers, Mountain View City Council members,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Jan 11, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2492 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 | 2491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools line up for federal dollars

Last week school districts around the state decided whether they would move forward in applying for a piece of $4.35 billion...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 11 comments | 2490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: What to do with Google's $30 million?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 2490 Views
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