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AROUND TOWN

Far fewer Mayfield homes in new plan

In an ironic twist caused by the recession, the controversial high-density Mayfield housing development has been significantly...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sean, on Aug 27, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school

Kindergartner Ava Taylor, 4, gets an uplifting hug from big sister Ellie, 7, as brother Silas, 6, looks on. It was Ava's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Tray, on Aug 27, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck fire set intentionally

Investigators say the fire that consumed a white Chevrolet pickup just off of Ednamary Way two weeks ago was set intentionally....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by more?, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 1436 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letter: City manager paid more than San Jose counterpart

Our City Council members have been busy patting themselves on the back and banking re-election campaign contributions. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Need Work, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:07 am | 3 comments | 1421 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain riders sound off on budget cuts

About 860 people have weighed in on potential service cuts at Caltrain, including 245 who attended the company's Bay Area...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 9 comments | 3048 Views

ELECTIONS

Google wunderkind running for council

At 20 years old Aaron Jabbari is as young as City Council candidates come. But according to Jabbari's resume, taking on a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 3028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo joins other Congress members to oppose Google-Verizon deal

In a letter to the chair of the FCC this week, local Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and three other members of Congress stated...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Yeah, on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blocked pathway causes a stir

The city is looking into complaints from residents after a homeowners association decided to block off the only path through...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by CalTrain Passenger, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 2533 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Treasured flight simulator celebrates 30 years

The electro-mechanical wonder at NASA Ames known as the Vertical Motion Simulator had its 30th anniversary last Friday. A...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2088 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge won't reopen high-speed-rail challenge

A last-ditch effort by Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of nonprofit groups to reopen its lawsuit against the California...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Martin Carmelita, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area hit by heat wave

Bay Area residents are finally getting the summer they were waiting for today -- and then some -- as a sudden heat wave is...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Native, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget advice for Caltrain pours in

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sweltering heat expected to hit Bay Area

The National Weather Service announced today, Aug. 23, that an excessive heat watch would be in effect from Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bubb parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local educators upbeat about new federal curriculum standards

California's adoption of a national standardized public school curriculum will benefit Mountain View students in many ways,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yakking on the phone while driving costly to 1,600 Bay Area motorists

Bay Area law enforcement agencies issued more than 1,600 citations to drivers using their phones without hands-free devices...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:14 am | 6 comments | 1361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Using the Bubb Dumpsters for Personal Trash

I'm a teacher at Bubb Elementary and I am increasingly frustrated by Mt. View citizens using the dumpsters at Bubb to throw...

Original post made by Bubb Teacher on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports for slim...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:43 am | 20 comments | 1617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook unveils "Places" feature

Facebook Wednesday unveiled its much-anticipated "Places" feature, allowing users to share their real-time locations as well...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 20, 2010 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

No contest for two hospital board members

The two members of El Camino Hospital's board of directors whose terms expire in December face no challengers in the November...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by NO WAY!, on Aug 19, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Colleges caught in state budget battle

Unlike other community college districts in the Bay Area and throughout California, Foothill-De Anza has managed to avoid...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 1396 Views
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