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OTHER ISSUES

Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 3463 Views

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A cautionary note on Plan Bay Area

We hope that Plan Bay Area, the ambitious regional planning document that assigns housing quotas for counties and cities,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lane Mason, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 3463 Views

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No easy solutions for Hangar One

NASA headquarters and House Republicans now appear to view the demolition of Hangar One as a real possibility, but it would...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by HopeToRenovate, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 6 comments | 3462 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two sickened by noxious fumes at Starbucks

Three employees at a Mountain View Starbucks reported feeling sick and short of breath early Tuesday after noxious fumes...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 15, 2016 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 3462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 3462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New charter school seeks high school district's OK

There could be a new charter school in town. Citing a need for Silicon Valley students to better understand global culture...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by How about talking to the community?, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:06 am | 6 comments | 3461 Views

AROUND TOWN

William Ware remembered

At the suggestion of a Valley Transit Authority bus driver, a bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 3461 Views

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Council allows pot deliveries to start Friday

As of Friday, marijuana deliveries will be legal in Mountain View, but it will still be several months before retail pot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by It's a Mad, Mad,Mad World, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:40 pm | 9 comments | 3461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Sandy Hook, what should a community do?

When news of the terrible tragedy in Sandy Hook, Conn. broke last December, all of our hearts immediately went out to the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 3459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves vision for the city's future

After months of workshops where some 800 residents shared their hopes and dreams of how their city should grow, a planning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by , on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 3459 Views

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Local nonprofit agencies overwhelmed

It's a Monday afternoon, and Ramona and two of her children are making their daily rounds at the Community Service Agency's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Antushka vladamir, on Jan 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 3459 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital district voters should defeat Measure M

We hope voters in the El Camino Hospital District will see Measure M for what it is — a vindictive strike by a disgruntled...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 3459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 3457 Views

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Hospital expansion to increase traffic woes

The city of Mountain View is soliciting feedback on major expansion plans at El Camino Hospital, which call for hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 19, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 3457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 3456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worries swirl over future San Antonio school site

The Los Altos School District is planning to move forward on a complicated plan to buy land next to the San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 17, 2018 at 8:39 pm | 25 comments | 3456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seniors vulnerable to accidents in home

Millions of seniors end up in the hospital every year in the U.S. because of falls and other accidents -- roughly a third...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Barb Przybylowicz, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3456 Views

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Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County

Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 3456 Views

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Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 5 comments | 3455 Views

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Measure V backers to rally at City Hall

With the future of rent control on the line, the Mountain View Tenants Coalition is making another show of force with a rally...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by mike rose, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 61 comments | 3454 Views
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