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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local debaters bring home national honors

Four local high school students and a coach returned this month from a national speech and debate competition with medals,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by MVHS parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 2553 Views

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At long last, a medal

Juan C. Aranda Jr. was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for his actions nearly 57 years ago at a ceremony at Moffett...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 19, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2553 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Consultant, on Aug 28, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 51 comments | 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 2552 Views

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Council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shonuff66, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 2551 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 | 2549 Views

SPORTS

Shoreline ball fields win council approval

With the city's ball fields more crowded than ever, the city's youth sports leagues may soon find some relief. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by GC, on Oct 16, 2011 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 2548 Views

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Petitioners oppose hospital purchase

By buying the Community Hospital of Los Gatos, El Camino Hospital will put a strain on services and finances at its Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

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Man arrested in umbrella attack

Police arrested a man Monday after he allegedly attacked a worker at his apartment complex with an umbrella because he suspected...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 2547 Views

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Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 6 comments | 2547 Views

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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 | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: Bullis must reveal info on donors, enrollment

A judge has ruled that Bullis Charter School must provide records on its enrollment and fundraising practices, despite arguments...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lynn Kopf Reed, on Jan 22, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 19 comments | 2546 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 | 2546 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 | 2546 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters Guide: Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door , on May 25, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday

High area temperatures have prompted a Spare the Air alert for Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by z, on Jun 8, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 2544 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 | 2543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View Holiday Inn sued for sexual harassment

The Holiday Inn on El Camino Real near San Antonio Road is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 12 comments | 2543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Radiation from Japan not likely to reach Bay Area

Bay Area residents are not at risk of radiation contamination from a potential nuclear disaster in Japan, regional and federal...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by jph, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 2543 Views

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A fresh take on baklava

Egypt-born Heba Badran offers local gourmets and market-goers a taste of the cosmopolitan with her dainty baklava and orange...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jan 25, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views
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