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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 5693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by 2012 Voter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 5690 Views

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Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 5679 Views

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Family plans public memorial for MV man killed in accident

The death of a Mountain View man who was well known around town could have been easily prevented, according to relatives....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 103 comments | 5666 Views

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Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 53 comments | 5662 Views

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Council to consider office and hotel proposals for "Moffett Gateway" site

Mountain View may have a housing shortage, but on Tuesday the City Council is going to begin considering several proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 5655 Views

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Council OKs 33 row homes for Colony Street

The neighborhood around the intersection of of Colony Street and Sierra Vista Avenue may have 33 new households soon, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:31 am | 10 comments | 5653 Views

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Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are potent reminders that regional...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 13, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 19 comments | 5652 Views

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Council weighs office, hotel proposals for Moffett Gateway

On Tuesday four developers sought the City Council's favor to develop the city-owned Moffett Gateway property, presenting...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Z, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 5646 Views

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Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 5628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sarah Bloem, on May 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 5621 Views

RESTAURANTS

Portions fit for a cowboy

Los Charros, located next to the Holiday Inn on El Camino Real, could easily be mistaken for the hotel restaurant. In fact...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by John Q Public, on Aug 30, 2007 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 5617 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 5610 Views

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What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Elna Tymes, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 5607 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Dec 19, 2013 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 5593 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs $1.3 million study to cut fares for low-income residents

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has awarded the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority with $1.3 million...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Louise A., on Feb 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 23 comments | 5574 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tony Siress, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 13 comments | 5571 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 5569 Views

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'No Farm' signs resurface in front yard

A Mountain View High parent says at least a dozen of the stolen anti-farm signs showed up on her front lawn last week in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jun 8, 2007 at 12:11 pm | 12 comments | 5565 Views
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