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AROUND TOWN

A failure to communicate

Adults could do better when it comes to making middle school students feel valued by the community, according to the superintendent...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on May 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1511 Views

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Arrest in decades-old murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be levied against the killer of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

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Bike stolen from garage

A BMX-style red bicycle was stolen from a garage in the 900 block of Trophy Drive sometime last week, police said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 9 comments | 1510 Views

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USPS may move MV business mail service to Los Altos

Mountain View businesses that move large amounts of mail through the Post Office may soon have to make a trip to Los Altos,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Feb 10, 2012 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 1510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kermit was wrong: It's getting easier to be green

Going "green" is getting easier. That's what local building professionals concluded at a workshop this spring in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro

The latest form of transit in downtown Mountain View may be low-tech, but it also seems a perfect fit for these modern times,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack Naybor, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1509 Views

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Cities hold workshop to help restaurants weather the recession

The cities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Cupertino are worried enough about their restaurant businesses going under that...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 6, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 1509 Views

ELECTIONS

PROPOSITION 29 REJECTED BY VOTERS!!!

The controversial ballot measure Prop 29 which was supported by anti-smoking special interests has failed! The details of...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1508 Views

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Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by R. Pollak, on Sep 19, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1508 Views

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President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 6 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Google gets behind new General Plan

Through the proposed General Plan update, the city has outlined a bold and transformative vision for guiding its future....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cliff Chambers, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 1508 Views

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Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 1, 2012 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1508 Views

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Rotten Robbie robbed

The convenience store attached to the Rotten Robbie, located at 310 N. Whisman Road, was robbed on Friday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 11 comments | 1507 Views

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Burglar kicks in front door

Electronics, jewelry and cash were stolen from a home in the 500 block of Piazza Drive after a weak front door was apparently...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:38 am | 11 comments | 1506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 1506 Views

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Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tired, on Sep 17, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 16 comments | 1505 Views

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Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by SMG, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments | 1504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pot club operator says he will run for City Council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 24, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 9 comments | 1504 Views
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