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EDITORIAL: The development dilemma

Recently, the city spent millions to purchase several acres from the county at Moffett Boulevard and Highway 101 with the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by jane, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 2621 Views

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Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 2621 Views

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Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Well, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2620 Views

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Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2618 Views

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Kniss: Distribution of H1N1 vaccine is 'political'

Supervisor Liz Kniss bemoaned the small number of doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Santa Clara County and called their slow distribution...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tanya Raschke, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 2618 Views

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Council says school funding should wait

Despite concerns that it could hurt local schools, the City Council said Tuesday that it wants to extend the city's downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sam Player, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 21 comments | 2618 Views

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Students learn to love Alta Vista

One student at Alta Vista High School thought the continuation school was for "dummies, druggies and thugs," when she started....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Feb 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 2618 Views

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City museum plan is history

City officials have received a letter from the Mountain View Historical Association that axes the city's plans to put a history...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 2617 Views

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Tomorrow's events (March 24)

[http://www.mountainview.gov/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=5573 ==B Talk:== Helping Boys Behave] Jomary Hilliard,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Karin Bricker, Supervising Librarian, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views

ELECTIONS

Kasperzak, Inks named mayor, vice mayor

The City Council's senior member, Mike Kasperzak, took the center of the council dais Tuesday after his colleagues followed...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by The Him, on Jan 5, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2617 Views

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Man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges including murder and assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views

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Stanford offers 'Facebook for Parents' course

A new course at Stanford University beginning on Thursday aims to bring parents into the relatively unfamiliar realm of social...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by BJ Fogg, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2615 Views

ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2615 Views

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Fast-track for huge office campus?

A large office campus proposed for Middlefield Road near Highway 237 could host a major company's headquarters with 3,500...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ella, on May 11, 2011 at 10:46 am | 11 comments | 2614 Views

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New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2614 Views

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Suspected car thief arrested

Police arrested a Gilroy man this week after he was seen in Mountain View pushing a broken-down vehicle that had been reported...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2614 Views

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A teacher's lament: I'm no Superman

I realize Davis Guggenheim's recent documentary film "Waiting for Superman" wasn't intended to bash teachers. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Someone who knows, on Nov 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2613 Views

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Council wants more info on 'crisis' budget

Council members had a visceral reaction to an array of non-specific budget cuts proposed by the city manager Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments | 2613 Views

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Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 2613 Views
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