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Major Caltrain delays as dispatching system fails

Caltrain is experiencing major system-wide delays this morning following a failure in its computerized dispatching system,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Easy Commute, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2428 Views

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'Confusion' surrounding online education policy at MVHS

Recent statements by Mountain View High School's principal questioning the value of online courses have highlighted tensions...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by vkmo, on Mar 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2832 Views

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San Antonio Center Precise Plan Calls for Shared Parking

I am sure that those of you who regularly attend and/or watch City Council meetings are asking yourselves "What do you mean...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1427 Views

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Fire closes Burger King on El Camino

No one was hurt when the Burger King near Grant Road on El Camino Real caught fire Thursday, an official from the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:25 am | 9 comments | 3353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 3572 Views

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Police say arson caused 2-alarm fire

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the of the two-alarm fire that broke out early Sunday morning on Fordham Way. The home...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mr DePorto, on Mar 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 2457 Views

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Homeless man sentenced for counterfeiting

A federal court judge has sentenced a Gulf War veteran and drug addict who apparently lived in Mountain View to 30 months...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by SteelPanther, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 4 comments | 1960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 6545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New drug suspected in teen's overdose

Local authorities suspect a relatively new drug to be responsible for the apparent overdose of a high school student from...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 am | 12 comments | 4609 Views

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Google donates $50K to restore Immigrant House

As Google looks to improve its image locally, the search giant's latest gift to the city will help with the restoration of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wenyleela, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 4400 Views

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Can Jumbotron, fountains make a 'great place?'

Can a 1-acre space designed by famous "Great Place" creator Fred Kent add badly needed charisma to San Antonio Center, which...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1198 Views

SPORTS

Still swinging: Mountain View Tennis Club looks to expand

The Mountain View Tennis Club is set to spring into its 2014 season with its first tournament of the year. The one-day tournament...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jo-Ann Smith, on Mar 15, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1241 Views

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Crime briefs: Jewelry stolen, peeping Tom

Burglars reportedly got away with jewelry from a home on Sylan Avenue, while a resident of the Americana Apartments reported...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1669 Views

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'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 7604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board taps Khan Academy in SAT overhaul

A local web-based education company is at the center of number of major changes planned for the SAT. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Captain James T. Kirk, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 4710 Views

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Google Bicyclists and Helmets

Each year 19000 US bicyclists are killed or injured. A majority of deaths are from injuries to the head.. 70 % of...

Original post made by Monika on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by On Track, on Mar 14, 2014 at 9:32 am | 10 comments | 402 Views

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Medicare a big money-loser for El Camino

El Camino Hospital is losing much more money from low Medicare reimbursements than similar hospitals in the Central Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:56 am | 1 comment | 2297 Views

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What adequate Google housing could look like

If you've ever wondered what it might look like if there was enough housing in Mountain View for all of the city's Google...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 13, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 30 comments | 6874 Views
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