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OTHER ISSUES

PG&E set to begin gas line tests in Mountain View

PG&E is mobilizing this week to begin pressure testing major gas pipelines in Mountain View -- one of the first two Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 25, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 2447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voters OK City Council pay raise

After council members complained that they are paid less than minimum wage, Mountain View voters gave their elected representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2447 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food truck 101

Instrucktional, a new, perhaps one-of-a-kind program from Bay Area food-truck giant Off the Grid, puts participants through...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by I know what you meant though, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 2447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dream Act hailed by local officials

Officials in the local community college district and immigrant rights activists are applauding the recent passage of a new...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 36 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Mike, on May 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2445 Views

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Mountain View man gives the ultimate gift

Vivek Kumar knew nothing about the patient, except that she was a 38-year-old woman dying of leukemia, when he decided to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bradleigh, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running with a star

Logan Mang, a second grader at Bubb Elementary School, had been waiting all school year to meet professional lacrosse player...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marcia, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeffery Baier named new LASD superintendent

Longtime Los Altos educator Jeffery Baier was named the new superintendent of the Los Altos School District at a Monday,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lancers games go live on Web

St. Francis High School and BitGravity are teaming up to broadcast sporting events live in full HD online. Roughly 500 viewers...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by Katrina Kaiser, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 2443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by jupijerk, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals to school board: Adult School cuts will hurt the most vulnerable

Dozens of community members came to the high school district board meeting Monday night to let trustees know how they felt...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Aj, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless count's numbers mixed, mostly bad

A recent homelessness survey commissioned by Santa Clara County presented homeless advocates with some slightly good news,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher is a hero to lost woman's family

It was a classic scenario: A young man stopped to help an elderly woman cross the street. But what Mountain View High School...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:54 am | 19 comments | 2443 Views

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2014 second-highest year for West Nile virus cases

There were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spring parade rolls through town Saturday

The 33rd Annual Spring Downtown Parade is happening this year on Saturday, April 23, in Downtown Mountain View, at noon along...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2442 Views

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El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2442 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2441 Views
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