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Facebook looks for new home

Social networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City concedes to schools a multi-million dollar compromise

In response to pressure from parents and school officials, the city of Mountain View is proposing to give up as much as $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by oops!, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 2279 Views

OTHER ISSUES

We must be careful about HSR

HSR is an infrastructure project and the private sector industry that has been hit particularly hard is construction. Building...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 2279 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Who should pick up Caltrain tab?

Santa Clara County needs to step up its Caltrain funding, but not without making San Mateo and San Francisco counties pay...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Jun 9, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 19 comments | 2279 Views

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Google exec plans 6,000-square-foot home

Try Googling Google co-founder Larry Page and you won't find out much -- certainly not about what he's got in mind for his...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by kanan krishnan, on Mar 28, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 4 comments | 2279 Views

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Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 2279 Views

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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 | 2278 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton sue rail authority

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District copes with more students, new status

As predicted last year, enrollment numbers are up in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and administrators are now...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last namesake of Lawson's Grocery dies

Donald Eugene Lawson, a former owner of Lawson's Grocery Store on Castro Street and a mainstay of Mountain View life throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 5 comments | 2277 Views

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First winter "spare the air" day is today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by andrea gemmet, on Dec 2, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 2277 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by HenryH, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 2277 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can health care really be fixed?

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 2276 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Charter Fan, on Jun 8, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 2276 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chip Hood, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

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Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 2276 Views

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Fire Department has new battalion chief

The Mountain View Fire Department has a new battalion chief in Cliff Del Carlo, a 27-year veteran of the department. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:01 am | 4 comments | 2276 Views

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Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/375/37565/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble with Ray Vega] Special guest...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

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Father-son brawl ends in arrest

A disagreement between a father and son that became physical in a south Palo Alto business' parking lot began with the son...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merger won't fly

We doubt if the Santa Clara County grand jury's idea to save money by merging the three local school districts will generate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views
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