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AROUND TOWN

CSMA director announces departure

Jeffry Walker, executive director for the Community School of Music and Arts, is leaving his position after 3 1/2 years....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by S.N., on Jul 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 1381 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ditch diggers drag for Google

For the ultra-fast broadband network Google wants to build in some lucky U.S. city, lots of small trenches will have to be...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Kelly Guthrie, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 6401 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yelling and threats alleged in NASA Ames dust-up

Last month an eyebrow-raising e-mail was sent out to NASA Ames Research Center's 2,500 employees by Ames director S. Pete...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 19, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2895 Views

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Foundation awards $1.3 million in local grants

Sixty-five community-based organizations in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will receive $1.3 million in modest grants...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 52 comments | 7780 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Innovation at risk?

The massive and ongoing federal support that has created and fueled the Bay Area brain trust -- big engineering and medicine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1950 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" follows the Jerry Bruckheimer tradition of big stars and big special effects, often...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by lia williams, on Jul 17, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 4708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merger won't fly

We doubt if the Santa Clara County grand jury's idea to save money by merging the three local school districts will generate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

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Life in a fishbowl

The new terminal of San Jose's Mineta Airport is also a unique museum, where artwork almost becomes part of the architecture....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1565 Views

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Plans to destroy Hangar One relics may be unnecessary

As a Navy contractor mobilizes to deconstruct much of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One to remove contaminants, preservationists...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by casualObserver, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 5 comments | 1868 Views

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Pot club operator says he will run for council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 22 comments | 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Host Families sought for International Exchange Students

International high school exchange students are coming to study in the Mountain View area during the 2010-11 school year....

Original post made by Lillian Clemente on Jul. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arne Duncan tells Foothill grads 'to be shape-shifters'

Foothill College graduates will need to be "shape shifters" to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century, U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 1657 Views

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Council struggles with its position on high-speed rail

Council members were clearly concerned Tuesday about the message they are sending as they discussed making official comments...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 48 comments | 2732 Views

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Teens arrested on burglary charges

Two Mountain View teenagers were arrested on suspicion of burglary on July 12 after a woman reported that cash had been...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 15 comments | 1856 Views

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Former Mountain View planner dies in motorcycle crash

Brad Eckhardt, a Mountain View city planner for 17 years before leaving in 2002, was killed on July 4 after losing control...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Reader, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1573 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall Friday afternoon

Stanford University student and climbing enthusiast Christina "Chris" Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from the north...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 3936 Views

RESTAURANTS

Breakfast in Mountain View????

Does everyone stay in for breakfast on the weekends in this suburb? I swear I have not seen a good greasy spoon diner anywhere!...

Original post made by Brian on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Jul 14, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 2401 Views

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Not-so-good vibrations

Gus Malek-Madani has always been a problem solver. As a child in Iran, he would take things apart and try to put them back...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Storage Architect, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views
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