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OTHER ISSUES

A teacher's lament: I'm no Superman

I realize Davis Guggenheim's recent documentary film "Waiting for Superman" wasn't intended to bash teachers. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Someone who knows, on Nov 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One saved, almost

In a move that seems to make the restoration of Hangar One all but a done deal, NASA officials have agreed to spend $20 million...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by local yokel, on Nov 21, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 2011 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minton's -- going, going, gone

Machines and supplies were sold for pennies on the dollar as the city's oldest business was liquidated, lot by lot, at an...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Shelby Morgan, on Nov 21, 2010 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 2685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Be a mentor and change a kid's life

A study says that deterring one at-risk youth from a life of crime saves an estimated $2.6 million to $5.3 million. In that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cliff, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2323 Views

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New heart care technology getting trial at El Camino

A new technology, intended to cut down on unnecessary, costly and potentially dangerous heart procedures, will begin trials...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:32 am | 2 comments | 2798 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty to savor

With the zillions of Chinese restaurants on the Peninsula, how do you go about finding the place that makes the mark? When...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 3783 Views

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'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by I. Ron Ically, on Nov 19, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 1770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One saved, almost

In a move that seems to make the restoration of Hangar One all but a done deal, NASA officials have agreed to spend $20 million...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 2383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:24 am | 3 comments | 2528 Views

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Kittens flood local shelters

It's kitten season at local shelters, and this month for only $10, you can take one home. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3601...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Erik Parsons, on Nov 18, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

SPORTS

A trial run

On a cool, windy Sunday in New York City, Mountain View resident Kelley Blalock ran for four hours, 32 minutes and 10 seconds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jupiterk, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 3644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes, iPod stereo stolen

Two bicycles and an iPod stereo was stolen from a detached garage in the 2100 block of Leland Avenue sometime between the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by jupiterk, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2092 Views

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Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 17, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2205 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Garden proposal whacked

At its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council sided with neighbors, city staff and Parks and Rec commissioners by killing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

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Green thumbs seeing red

Most gardeners say their hobby brings them peace. But things have been anything but peaceful lately at the Willowgate community...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 5 comments | 3414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students boot up classmates

Two local high school seniors are taking old, unwanted computers donated by the community, repairing essential components...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2164 Views

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Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower on its roof, but the parents of a preschool...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dennis Wingo, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bakotich house saved in new co-housing plan

It was nearly set for demolition or removal, but now the 1880s Bakotich house on Calderon Avenue may be preserved along with...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 13, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2432 Views
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