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A farm no more, houses spring up

The beloved pumpkin patch and farm on Grant Road is long gone and a new 53-unit housing development there is starting to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 10 comments | 1514 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No luck yet finding new city manager

After interviewing three top candidates for city manager Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jac Siegel said the City Council was not...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1513 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jun 21, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman trustees vote to raise their pay

In a split vote, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees voted last week to give themselves a raise. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour reveals Google's efforts to go green

Google headquarters is a wealth of environmental friendliness, from plants that clean the air to toxin-free furniture. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Los Altan, on Dec 3, 2011 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1512 Views

ELECTIONS

Former councilman Greg Perry a Republican, who knew?

All those years he was on the council we were sure he was a Democrat. Now it turns out, looking at www.city-data.com/elec2/10/elec-MOUNTAIN-VIEW-CA-10.html...

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Mar. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trees axed for $1.6m condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Runaway Virginia girl ends up at police station

A 16-year-old runaway girl from Virginia was dropped off by a truck driver at the Mountain View police station on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Oct 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Split council walks away from affordable housing fee

On Tuesday the City Council had its most intense disagreement in recent memory when members split over whether to pursue...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 1511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Give Bayshore housing a look

The city's notion of not mixing housing and commercial development in the North Bayshore has run afoul of Google, its major...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 14 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Francis teen helps school in India

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India, but in the shadow of its huge IT companies are schools without electricity,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Karina, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 1510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Reception on Friday, April 8 for Jody Alexander Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by csma on Apr. 5, 2011
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OTHER ISSUES

VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Drinking while off-road driving, police say

After a few too many drinks, a Sunnyvale man decided to do a little off-road driving early Tuesday morning, police alleged. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by jupiter, on May 1, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

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Man charged in string of 8 Los Altos robberies

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a string of eight robberies in Los Altos since February, including four banks, a liquor...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by ...., on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 8 comments | 1510 Views

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Planning Commission Considers Making Shared Parking Mandatory for San Antonio Center

Last night, the Environmental Planning Commission held a Study Session for the San Antonio Center Precise Plan. Among the...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on May 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views
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