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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman looking forward

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District wants students to put down their textbooks, pick up tablet...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Nicole, on May 1, 2013 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

No police cuts for now — but 'tier two' option has some concerned

The Mountain View Police Department escaped the chopping block as the city's budget was carved out Tuesday. But like their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 5, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 1689 Views

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Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 1688 Views

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NASA 'committed' to re-skinning Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said that, for the first time, they are jointly "committed" to preserving...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gx, on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 1688 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would move...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views

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Council OKs outsourcing golf course

Saying they were forced to do so by difficult circumstances, the City Council approved on Tuesday the outsourcing of Shoreline...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Arthur M., on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 1688 Views

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Mountain View's top 10 stories of 2009

Like most California communities, Mountain View felt the pain when the nation's and the state's economies fell apart in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 2, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

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Council "underwhelmed" by San Antonio Center plans

On Tuesday, half of the City Council was "underwhelmed" by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 23 comments | 1687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrillaga plan could give TheatreWorks a permanent home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1687 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 | 1687 Views

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Cash mob gives helping hand to downtown grocer

Ava's Downtown Market and Deli saw a spike in business last weekend when it was visited by an organized "Cash Mob" which...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Marn-Yee Lee, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 16, 2012 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 1686 Views

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Beer garden appeal goes to council tonight

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them at tonight's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert a possibility for Christmas

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to check before burning any wood fires this week, as roasting...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 24, 2009 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools, like their students, may grow taller

Mountain View Whisman schools could grow vertically to accommodate increasing enrollment, if initial designs presented to...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martha, on Feb 12, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 1685 Views

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City set to design new veterans memorial

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the City Council has decided that the two plaques in Mountain View dedicated to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 28, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 15 comments | 1685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City seeking Stevens Creek group volunteers

Interested in getting involved with public works projects? The City of Mountain View is seeking applicants for a Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by trail user, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 1685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Deer Hollow Park - Mountain View considering stopping funding

Apparently, posters are being put up at Deer Hollow Farm stating that Mountain View is thinking about stopping the funding...

Original post made by Margaret on Feb. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1684 Views

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Worst Stretch of highway ANYWHERE

OK, I have had enough of this stretch of road. It's dangerous. It's poorly designed. It's full of ridges, holes and bumps....

Original post made by driverX on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Buchanan, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 1684 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Pretty good chances' of finding alien life in next 25 years

Based on technological advances and predictions made by luminaries like Carl Sagan, it is a "real possibility" that alien...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:14 am | 4 comments | 1684 Views
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