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No new charges for Ideafarm

No new charges were brought against Wo'O Ideafarm on Monday, Jan. 3, when he appeared before Santa Clara County Criminal...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Jan 8, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 3469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 3468 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council praises green apartment project

Possibly the most praised residential project of its size in recent memory was approved by the City Council Tuesday night;...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 3467 Views

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Police: Brittany Brown lied about disappearance

Brittany Brown, the young Mountain View resident who made headlines last year when she disappeared for four days after going...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Franky, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:45 am | 10 comments | 3466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quakes much more a concern than a tsunami, experts say

While concern over the possibility of a major earthquake the Bay Area is warranted, an expert from the United States Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by HoleInTheHead, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 3464 Views

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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 | 3464 Views

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District considers major bond measure

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on May 7, 2009 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 3464 Views

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Police say arson caused 2-alarm fire

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the of the two-alarm fire that broke out early Sunday morning on Fordham Way. The home...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mr DePorto, on Mar 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 3464 Views

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Facebook CEO: 'Messages' = way of the future

Predicting people will call it "the way the future should work," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Palo Alto social-networking...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 3463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School districts decry new state reserves law

Local school boards have come out against a last-minute trailer bill, passed with the state budget, that would force school...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Charter Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 3461 Views

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Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday, Aug. 17, presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 3461 Views

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Woman killed by train in possible suicide

A woman apparently committed suicide this morning after sitting on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto just north of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Singh, on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 10 comments | 3459 Views

BOOKS

Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 7 comments | 3459 Views

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Supervisors allot $3 million to North County shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of North County's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by The homeless are part of our communties, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 3458 Views

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Local leaders: Race relations must improve

A week after police arrested three Mountain View High School students for alleged hate crimes, community leaders said the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Son of a LEGAL South American, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 3458 Views

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Reserve center hosts soldiers' homecoming

After a year-long tour of duty in Iraq, 45 U.S. Army soldiers reunited with their families Sunday at a Mountain View reserve...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by former Signal Officer, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 9 comments | 3458 Views

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El Camino Hospital's finances looking healthier

A series of policy changes at El Camino Hospital -- for patient care, staffing and executive salaries and benefits -- are...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by LAF, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 3456 Views

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Bay Area: Tens of thousands expected to protest Trump

Tens of thousands of people are taking to the streets around the Bay Area over the next few days in protest of Donald Trump's...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:38 pm | 5 comments | 3456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great ride

Janice King, a school bus dispatcher and driver for the Mountain View Whisman School District has been driving buses since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by STL Terry, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 3455 Views

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Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 3455 Views
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