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AROUND TOWN

Ranks of city staff set to swell

Rebounding with gusto after a recessionary slowdown, Mountain View City Hall could be entering a new period of rapid growth....

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on May 9, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 2866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language, and its limits

In staging the classic Lerner and Loewe musical, "My Fair Lady," Broadway By the Bay has made the curious choice of engaging...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gives high schools $700,000

Despite steep state budget cuts, the high schools will continue to offer certain academic programs to students, such as career...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by George St Clair, on May 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 2865 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curbing seasonal allergies

Sneezing, a stuffy or runny nose and itchy eyes are the uncomfortable signs that allergy season is underway. Hay fever, also...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 2864 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food banks send plea for more donations

Food banks around the Bay Area are asking for more donations as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches. Second Harvest Food...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:49 am | 7 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite budget hit, city better off than expected

Now that California has an official budget — signed today by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger — city staffers say cuts...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by sleep-deprived, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local woman creates original breakfast cereal

A Mountain View woman says she has figured out how to make a breakfast cereal with the taste and texture of sweetened Cheerios...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Keely, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:05 am | 13 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends rallying around drowned woman's children

Friends are rallying around the surviving children of a former Mountain View resident who drowned last month. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Feb 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 24 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents to meet with PG&E over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have succeeded in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 2863 Views

MOVIES

Living Classroom's 'hands-on' program growing

Though some have trouble pronouncing the word, the students in Evelyn Wester's third-grade class at Landels Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike Latham, on May 5, 2009 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 2862 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How Google employees were exposed to toxics

All it took was a faulty HVAC system to allow toxic vapors into a pair of Mountain View buildings where over 1,000 Google...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by MtnViewOriginal, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 2862 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Conflict-of-interest concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Browned & conflicted, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 2862 Views

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A good year for trails

Two major highways will no longer stand in the way of cyclists and pedestrians on two popular Mountain View trails once a...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 19, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 2862 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teenage girl hits officer with his own baton

A teenage girl was punched by her arresting officer Monday after she took the officer's baton and struck him repeatedly with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 16, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 17 comments | 2861 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Vargas' journey 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas is preparing to make his directorial debut. The Mountain View High School alumnus, former ==I Voice==...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 16 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council decides on 'less painful' cuts

With some adjustments, the Mountain View City Council supported most of the general fund budget as recommended by the city...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by tony, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sarge's new lease on life

Former Army Ranger Sargent Binkley is well on his way to a new life since he robbed a Mountain View Walgreens five years...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 2860 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 2859 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2858 Views
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