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OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of 13-year-old train victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto, was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a passenger train on Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2330 Views

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DA takes on gangs with ad campaign

District Attorney Dolores Carr announced an ad campaign Thursday that will put stark messages about gang life on billboards,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 3 comments | 2330 Views

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A midsummer night's dream come true

The Mountain View Public Library has seen a big increase in use by children and families over the summer, as have most other...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 2329 Views

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Microsoft donates computers to Day Worker Center

Thanks to a donation of six laptops from Microsoft on Friday, Mountain View's Day Workers can access the world of cheap international...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on May 30, 2012 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 2329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by kanank, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2328 Views

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Council moves ahead with major projects

Budget problems notwithstanding, the City Council supported moving forward with many of its infrastructure plans during a...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Apr 17, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 2328 Views

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Meeting planned to discuss transit station

Mountain View's long-term plans to redesign and upgrade the downtown transit station will be the big topic at a Feb. 25 community...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Duh, on Feb 28, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 17 comments | 2328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 2327 Views

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Advocates: Pedestrian plan up for vote lacks detail

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2327 Views

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Investing in our community

Our new General Plan allows sizeable increases in housing and commercial activity in the area anchored by San Antonio Road,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Juan C, on Mar 16, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 2327 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13

[http://www.friendsofbayfrontpark.org/calendar.htm Nature: Bird walk] Volunteer birders from Friends of Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arborist, on Mar 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

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'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back — and forward — in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
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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 | 2324 Views

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Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Edward, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 2324 Views

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Top managers in Mountain View, Santa Clara earn top dollar compared to peers in larger San Jose

See today's August 8, 2010 article on how overpaid out city employees are: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525?nclick_check=1 ...

Original post made by Observer on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 2324 Views

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Centennial Celebration

Joseph Mijares, a long time Mountain View resident, recently reached a real milestone. He recently turned 100 years old. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Mr B, on Oct 12, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sexual assault in Whisman Park

Local law enforcement officials are asking for the community's help in tracking down two men accused of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 28, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 14 comments | 2323 Views

ELECTIONS

Official defends hospital against critical report

In the wake of a report calling for serious reforms, officials with El Camino Hospital said they will continue to work diligently...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dorothea Grimes-Farrow, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 2323 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 | 2322 Views

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Council debates protections for tenants

The City Council is considering an ordinance designed to protect low income tenants, but several council members worry that...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by LMF, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:59 am | 11 comments | 2322 Views
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