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Mountain View cops embrace technology

The Mountain View Police Department is rolling out a smartphone application and boosting its social media presence in an...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by joey lattas, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 2439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp makes calculus kid-friendly

A unique school that teaches high-level science and math concepts to students years earlier than is typical in public schools...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 11, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 3124 Views

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Foothill board chooses Air Force base

The former Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale has been chosen as a new campus for Foothill College, Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by B. Smart, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 3785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Kids and homework

Do you think kids are getting the right amount of homework? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4578...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Teacher Mom, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 2076 Views

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Two dozen trees saved on El Camino

Late last year the city marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Aug 10, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2058 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2060 Views

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$2 million 'ransom' for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Linda Jahnke, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 2720 Views

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Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2456 Views

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Google's self-driving car in five-car crash

Google's self-driving cars have traveled 160,000 miles without incident, but that changed last week when one was behind a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paradize650, on Aug 9, 2011 at 9:37 am | 21 comments | 3440 Views

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Council compromises in vote on San Antonio center project

San Antonio shopping center is set for a major facelift after a suspenseful council meeting Tuesday in which the project...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Aug 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 15 comments | 2249 Views

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$2 million "ransom" for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 7, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA district seeks fairer grades

Not all A's are created equal. The differences in how teachers grade their students are being scrutinized by a commission...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 2241 Views

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Habitat for Humanity wants to build 8 homes on Chiquita Ave.

Received in the mail: PUBLIC NOTICE NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING REGARDING A PROPOSAL TO DEVELOP AFFORDABLE OWNERSHIP HOUSING...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Duo arrested in skimming scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by RandyBQuaid, on Aug 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 19643 Views

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Police Log

AUTO BURGLARY Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7095 posted Friday, August 5, 2011,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 6, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2285 Views

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Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his apartment on Aug. 2, at around 10:45 p.m., according to police...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1871 Views

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Crime briefs

<B>Coffee shop burglarized Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7091 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 3 comments | 2413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Smaller flood basin for Cuesta Annex?

A close look at the way water drains off the hills into Permanente Creek has revealed 300 acres that do not drain into the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 2791 Views

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Man beaten, robbed outside Monte Carlo club

A group of men beat and robbed a Sunnyvale man as he left the Monte Carlo Night Club with his girlfriend at about 2 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 5, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 2042 Views
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