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AROUND TOWN

ABAG again angers officials

Regional housing targets from the Association of Bay Area Governments may be a thorn in Mountain View's side for yet another...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by Kent Scharninghausen, on Dec 21, 2007 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 6344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 11723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Del Medio apartment destroyed by grease fire

A three-alarm fire that destroyed one apartment unit last Sunday and damaged three others was started after a cooking fire...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by x, on Dec 20, 2007 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 5946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home solar installations tripled in '07

It's been a blazing year for solar power in Mountain View, with residential solar installations tripling from 84 at the start...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Dec 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 8042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot all but barred from San Antonio

Home Depot's future at the San Antonio shopping center took a significant turn for the worse last week when a majority of...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 7393 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino execs see big salary increases

[CLARIFICATION: This story as it appeared in the Oct. 26 print edition provided some misleading information on executive...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Unemployed, on Dec 16, 2007 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 6151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adios Home Depot?

Home Depot's future at the San Antonio shopping center took a significant turn for the worse last week when a majority of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by SAM ROWLES, on Dec 16, 2007 at 2:32 am | 3 comments | 6477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes tenant relocation ordinance

The City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to require those who wish to demolish, redevelop or convert low income rental housing...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by acutegrl, on Dec 15, 2007 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 6452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who is the hardest person on your list to shop for?

This week's "Voices Around Town" question asked, Who is the hardest person on your list to shop for? Here's some of the answers...

Original post made by Don Frances on Dec. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5641 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire on Latham Street leads to arrests

The Mountain View Fire Department is investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire Saturday evening in an apartment building...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Max, on Dec 14, 2007 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 7573 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy to close bargain stores at Moffett

The Navy has announced that its Moffett Field hardware store, department store and barber shop will close Feb. 2 as part...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by Otter, on Dec 13, 2007 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 6682 Views

SPORTS

LAMVPB Back to Baseball Camps January 5th and 6th

Los Altos-Mountain View PONY Baseball Annual Back-to-Baseball Camps for the Pinto-2 (ages 8-9), Mustang (ages 9-10), Bronco...

Original post made by Richard Siegel on Dec. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6094 Views

OTHER ISSUES

From saris to blue jeans

In August 1947, India emerged bold and triumphant from the shackles of British rule. Today, 60 years later, Indians have...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Yanping Liao, on Dec 12, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 6501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forty years of feuding over student parking

A 40-year debate over parking on the streets surrounding Mountain View High School continued last week, as the district successfully...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Dec 9, 2007 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 6385 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs El Camino initiative

Mountain View became one of the first cities to sign onto the "Grand Boulevard Initiative" after council members voted 6-1...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Dec 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 7 comments | 6372 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google' Gamble - What Would You Do With 700 MHz?

Here's a place to discuss my article on Google for Dec 7, 07. What would you do with 700 MHz spectrum that Google is bidding...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Dec. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5886 Views

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Better late than never, Santa peddles in to kids' delight

Several hundred people, most of them young children, gathered in Mountain View's Civic Center Plaza on Monday night, waiting...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 7, 2007 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 5760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday December 7, 2007 from 6- 9 pm, Photography reception, Norton Gallery, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto

Something Changed In My Eye Currently there is a retrospective of Karen Schreiber’s photographs taken from different...

Original post made by Karen Schreiber on Dec. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Light up the holidays

Several hundred people, most of them young children, gathered in Mountain View's Civic Center Plaza on Monday night, waiting...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 6452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home Depot story a goof

A series of misleading reports in several news outlets boil down to one big correction: Mountain View has never received,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Dec 5, 2007 at 6:28 am | 24 comments | 9192 Views
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