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AROUND TOWN

Finger-lickin' stick-up

Two men wielding handguns robbed a Mountain View location of Kentucky Fried Chicken yesterday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Carl Hagen, on Nov 25, 2011 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 1734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by John Doe, on Nov 24, 2011 at 3:00 am | 1 comment | 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian aide arrested for drunkenness, vandalism

A senior field representative to California Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) was arrested for public drunkenness and vandalism...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 24, 2011 at 2:23 am | 5 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Pedestrian safety

How could downtown Mountain View be made safer for pedestrians? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/index.php?id=4976...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Wally, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 1768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crash and Need for Traffic Light at Villa and Mariposa

At about 6:20 this evening, an SUV entering Villa from Mariposa and a sedan traveling toward Shoreline on Villa collided....

Original post made by Pieter Kark, MD on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wally, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite 'range anxiety,' electric vehicle owners happy

Quiet enough to sneak past a librarian, a trio of electric cars parked in front of the library on Nov.12 for perhaps the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 3362 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 2215 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Businesses look to crowdsourcing

Does your business need better promotion? Do you want to compile a sales lead list? Why not split the job into tasks, broadcast...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 4358 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 2798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board member quits his day job

A locally elected water board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 25305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Whatchu talkin bout Willis?, on Nov 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class inspired the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by occupy, on Nov 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers quick to accept new package

With both sides obviously aware that money is extremely tight this year, teachers and the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observrer, on Nov 20, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

How can we make downtown Mountain View safer for pedestrians? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7362...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by GC, on Nov 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Occasional ban on wood fires starts Nov. 1

Sunday marked the beginning of a four-month period in the Bay Area when burning wood will be outlawed on "Spare the Air"...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Nov 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 23 comments | 3410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study finds downtown is booming

Mountain View has an enviable success story unfolding on Castro Street, where office spaces are full and retail sales are...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 3613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 9217 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 36 comments | 4700 Views
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