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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child care center squeezes through

Further cementing the future of the long-debated child care center proposed for Rengstorff Park, the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jun 15, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 4466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene Y., on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 16 comments | 4463 Views

AROUND TOWN

One dead in mobile home fire

A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 4463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court sides with Bullis

Bullis Charter School does not have to change its enrollment policies, and can continue to grant attendance preference to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by New BCS Parent, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 4460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district calls for greater conservation

Just hours before the skies above the Peninsula began to dump rain into local creeks and reservoirs, the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmm,, on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 4460 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4455 Views

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Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task — how...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Knower, on Feb 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 4454 Views

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Voter guide: City Council

One of the most important City Council elections in decades will take place on Nov. 4 when voters will pick three candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 7 comments | 4453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson pushes for fire sprinklers

Just as he promised, a local school board trustee is continuing his push to get fire sprinklers installed throughout the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 6 comments | 4451 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker Center finds new home

After months of searching, Mountain View's Day Worker Center is set to move into a new space at the Trinity United Methodist...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jose Arocha, on Sep 16, 2007 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 4450 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Middle Men'

Oh, Hollywood. You're always messing with our heads. The opening titles to "Middle Men" say it's "Inspired by a True Story,"...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by filmnotmovie, on Aug 9, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 4447 Views

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New Year's Eve revels on the Midpeninsula

Looking for somewhere to celebrate the end of 2012? Dances and concerts are planned for Midpeninsula revelers who want to...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Buck, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 4445 Views

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Measure AA still a nail-biter

The election results for Measure AA, which is asking for $300 million to fund recreation and wildlife preservation, were...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 6, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 4445 Views

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Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 4440 Views

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Down and derby

Mountain View's first soap box derby went off without a hitch last weekend on the Dana Street overpass in front of Landels...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Tom Nelson, on Jun 14, 2007 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 4439 Views

BOOKS

Diplomat still leads dramatic life

When former President Bill Clinton traveled to North Korea last month to negotiate the release of two American journalists,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by John Stephens, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4439 Views

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Protesters clash at recruitment center

Dozens of people flocked to Mountain View's U.S. Army Career Center on Friday to stage a protest -- some to protest the presence...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 29, 2008 at 3:14 am | 58 comments | 4437 Views

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Medical innovator Fogarty faces 80 with optimism

Surgeon, vintner and inventor with 150 patents to his name, Dr. Thomas Fogarty founded the Fogarty Institute for Innovation...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advisor, on Feb 24, 2014 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 4428 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 4425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cat owners pounce on license debate

Tonight the City Council is likely to re-examine the surprisingly controversial cat licensing requirements it approved last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 26 comments | 4425 Views
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