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OTHER ISSUES

Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga's campaign war chest hits city's limit

A tradition of keeping campaign spending to a minimum appears to be alive and well in Mountain View. Of the six candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Liveshere, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments | 2185 Views

ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the statewide average on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by JS, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google announces layoff of 200 employees

Mountain View's largest employer announced Thursday that it will lay off 200 employees in sales and marketing companywide,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by sloane, on Apr 1, 2009 at 5:43 am | 2 comments | 2184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Roommate attacked with wooden sword

Police say a 79-year-old man was assaulted by his 26-year-old roommate wielding a traditional Japanese wooden sword. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jason Harden, on Sep 22, 2009 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman robbed at gunpoint

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher Monday night, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gnar, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 21 comments | 2184 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: Interrupted break-in, burglaries

Police report on several crimes, including missing cash, residential burglaries and a man who came in through the bathroom...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 18, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 13 comments | 2183 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Goodbye recession, city's budget back in the black

After making it through the recession with a hiring freeze and over 30 vacant job positions cut from the city budget, officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 3, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 15 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spotting the warning signs

High school staff went back to school for suicide-prevention training, following a "surprisingly high" number of attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MVborn, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to vote on $3 million land deal

A 1.2 acre park near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way could be in the works soon if the City...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 9, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 2182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Mountain View Whisman trustees to hear enrollment proposals

This evening, members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board will hear proposals to address its new Basic Aid...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 2181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Diet-supplement distributor pays $1.5M settlement

A Canadian corporation and its American affiliate agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties and costs after being sued...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAA says gas prices leveling off

After a sharp rise three weeks ago, Bay Area gas prices have leveled off in the past week, due to low demand and an excess...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by joe hoffman, on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

A good year for trails

Two major highways will no longer stand in the way of cyclists and pedestrians on two popular Mountain View trails once a...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 19, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storybook princess

Simona Poptelecan Konegen reads a story at Castro Elementary School's "Dia del Libro Festival" on Sunday, April 3. Konegen,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 8, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Significant traffic delays at East Bayshore, lane shifts on Highway 101

UPDATE: The road realignment and closure will begin on April 6, Caltrans said on April 1. A busy route along East Bayshore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by be happy, on Apr 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing back wrestling

A group of local parents are prepared to go to the mat in support of a proposal to bring back Mountain View High School's...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob Capriles, on Mar 1, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 2179 Views
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