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OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:17 am | 126 comments | 12371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school superintendent to step down

Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 2 comments | 5848 Views

AROUND TOWN

An American dream deferred

What's spurring the surge of Central American immigrants to come to the United States? In a special report from Guatemala,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by , on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 7483 Views

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Holiday Fund: Day workers give thanks to volunteers

Paul Ramirez, who found hope and help at the Day Worker Center, plans to show his appreciation to the volunteers who helped...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 5314 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police to wear body cameras

Body cameras for on-duty police officers took the center stage in a national discussion on police accountability this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 5, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 14 comments | 7957 Views

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Symphony director found guilty of tax fraud

A Superior Court judge found the former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association guilty of tax fraud this...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 5, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 5182 Views

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Animal shelters drop adoption fees for holidays

Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) and five additional Bay Area animal shelters will take part in the annual Home for the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by @Charlene, on Dec 4, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 6180 Views

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Crime briefs: purse-snatching and home burglary

A man attempted to flee police after allegedly stealing a purse, and a home was burglarized over Thanksgiving. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by , on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 5028 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs North Bayshore plan for offices only

In a meeting Tuesday night, City Council members were compelled to justify their approval of a North Bayshore precise plan...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Dec 4, 2014 at 9:23 am | 42 comments | 3767 Views

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City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?

City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 8568 Views

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Developer makes another deal to save the Milk Pail market

A new deal has been signed to save the city's popular Milk Pail Market, but it only goes into effect if the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Stop The trolls, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:19 am | 11 comments | 2722 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by A talking cat, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:41 pm | 5 comments | 5275 Views

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16-year-old charged with felony arson in house party fire

A 16-year-old Mountain View teen is being charged as an adult with felony arson in connection with the fire that destroyed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by sc, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 8415 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inclement weather prompts warning on hazardous conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 4420 Views

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Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 5514 Views

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County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 4489 Views

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Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Churchill, on Nov 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 39 comments | 14366 Views

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Seven injured in parking lot fight

Police arrested three men following a large brawl in a Mountain View parking lot that involved as many as 14 people and left...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Nov 29, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 7052 Views

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Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wesley, on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 20 comments | 16610 Views

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'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 8854 Views
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