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OTHER ISSUES

New EPA plan protects neighborhood from toxic fumes

Mountain View resident Jane Horton said her fight to have her home tested for toxic groundwater vapors would have been much...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 8801 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 8796 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Debate over the future of the Grant Road farm grows nasty

Many Mountain View residents who live adjacent to the Grant Road farm (or famed "pumpkin patch" as it's better known) were...

Original post made by Anne Toth on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 11, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 27 comments | 8790 Views

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County to resurface sections of Arastradero

Several sections of Arastradero Road near Palo Alto will be refurbished in the next month as part of a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad , on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 8774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Yikes, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 8772 Views

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USGS moving to new home at Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down their West Coast science center in Menlo Park over...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 8767 Views

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Council tells developer to scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Serena, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 8761 Views

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Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 8761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County offers discount transit passes to low-income residents

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and San Jose City Councilman Sam Liccardo joined a charity group Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 8755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy's school goes back to the future

For years, Khan Academy has challenged the status quo in education, vowing to create a world-class education available to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 8748 Views

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Mountain View mom dies in SoCal car crash

The victims of a horrific car crash last weekend in Santa Barbara County included a young woman from Mountain View, Kelly...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by Eric Wright, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 8744 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 8744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS gets Friday night lights for home game

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by B, on Oct 12, 2012 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 8737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:04 am | 99 comments | 8710 Views

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Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., on Jul 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 36 comments | 8708 Views

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An entrepreneurial kitchen

The Mountain View Day Worker Center has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Working with a group of student volunteers from Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by GOOGLE EATATHOME, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 8682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last-ditch effort to re-open Whisman school

With only a week to go before the Mountain View Whisman school board decides on whether to open a new school in the district,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 121 comments | 8679 Views

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Feds, police stage major gang bust in county

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Thursday raided 14 locations in Santa Clara County and arrested suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by why hate, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:27 am | 3 comments | 8645 Views

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Bullis files another lawsuit against LASD

Bullis Charter School's legal team has filed another lawsuit against the Los Altos School District in an effort to get a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by HMMMMM, on Sep 26, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 77 comments | 8639 Views

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New tenant rule would soften gentrification's sting

Residential landlords may soon have to pay higher compensation costs to renters being displaced by renovations and redevelopments...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hugh Janus, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 8621 Views
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