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AROUND TOWN

Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 2844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 2843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meetings kick off in Monta Loma

About 60 residents of the "Monta Loma, Farley and Rock Street" neighborhood assembled Monday to discuss the city's future...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 22, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 2843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Purse-snatcher pushes woman

A woman told police she was pushed from behind and robbed of her purse at about 7 a.m. on April 27 as she walked in the 500...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by what3333, on May 2, 2011 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four in custody on hate crime charges

Mountain View police say four people are in custody for hate-fueled attacks after they made racially charged comments and...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 26, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 20 comments | 2843 Views

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New CSMA head aims to broaden school's reach

If Vickie Scott Grove can accomplish anything in her new role as executive director of the Community School of Music and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by SB Lambert, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 2843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former city clerk Alice Gordh dies

Memorial services are set for next week for Mountain View's longtime former city clerk, Alice Gordh, who was considered a...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 2842 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 | 2842 Views

BOOKS

Crime brief: Man arrested after fleeing police

A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View after he allegedly fled police on foot Friday night. Police say the man appeared...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 21, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2841 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2841 Views

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KMVT elects six new board members

Mountain View's community access station's board of directors elected six new board members. Val Carpenter, George Cohn,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 18, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 2841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 2840 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center

Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 2840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bittersweet birthday party for Slater

Slater School's students, teachers and staff, past and present, celebrated the school's 50th birthday last Saturday, and...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Derick , on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 2840 Views

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Majority of layoffs avoided at El Camino

The majority of El Camino Hospital employees who had expected to be out of work next month, the result of proposed layoffs,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by one who cares, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:59 am | 2 comments | 2840 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 | 2840 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plenty of ideas for marijuana dispensaries

A group of 30 people discussed the city's draft medical marijuana regulations at a City Hall meeting Thursday night, criticizing...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carmelo, on Jan 7, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 9 comments | 2839 Views

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Man arrested for tampering with vehicle

A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after he allegedly attempted to jimmy open a vehicle at 1250 Grant Road. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook CEO: 'Messages' = way of the future

Predicting people will call it "the way the future should work," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Palo Alto social-networking...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2838 Views
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