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NASA celebrates "The Martian" release

Plenty of movies have chronicled space exploration, but never before has a film generated quite so much excitement at NASA...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2573 Views

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When science meets science fiction

When it comes to pondering the universe beyond Earth, the number of questions that come to mind might seem, well, astronomical....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Oct 2, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 3457 Views

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Huff named Blue Ribbon School

Mountain View's own Huff Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School this week, one of only two schools...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Wow!, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 2539 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman's car attacked by hammer-wielding man

Police arrested a 57-year-old Mountain View man last week after he allegedly approached a woman in her vehicle and began...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 3476 Views

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Office planned for downtown church property

In a bid to balance its bottom line, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Mountain View is planning to lease out its Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Church property for commercial use should be taxed, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 5151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis pulls ahead with top test scores

For many charter schools in Santa Clara County, the results of the first Common Core-aligned standardized tests were a wake-up...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Another View, on Oct 1, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 3659 Views

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Suspect in fatal stabbing arrested in Mountain View

A 35-year-old man was arrested in a fatal stabbing during a teen's birthday celebration in unincorporated Morgan Hill over...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sage, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' poor test scores prompt call for action

There are no two ways about it. School administrators and board members at the Mountain View Whisman School District agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Otto Maddox, on Sep 30, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 52 comments | 7241 Views

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New track and field in the works for Crittenden Middle School

The city's middle schools may soon have some parity when it comes to playing field quality, after City Council members supported...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kostka, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 14011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustee upset over school board agendas

The normally mundane and uncontroversial process of setting items for future agendas in the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Internet Referee, on Sep 30, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 18 comments | 1738 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New affordable housing comes with big price tag

A city committee gave initial support Tuesday for contributing $5.8 million toward building 60 units of affordable housing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:48 am | 15 comments | 3701 Views

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Rainy season off to a dry start

Weather forecasters are predicting the next two weeks will be dry in the Bay Area, according to officials with the National...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 2470 Views

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LinkedIn campus plans win praise

LinkedIn's transformative plans for a new North Bayshore campus received a round of accolades from Mountain View officials...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:45 am | 9 comments | 2205 Views

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Officer punched in concert altercation

A 45-year-old Daly City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly walked into traffic, fled police and punched...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by TAX Booze, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 10 comments | 2630 Views

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Say cheese

It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by dollarbin, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:53 am | 2 comments | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alternative styles praised in local Teacher of the Year winners

Two teachers in Mountain View who have taken their teaching techniques off the beaten path, inspiring students and peers...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 28, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 3709 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Reality, on Sep 28, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 1310 Views

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Highway debris flattens tires in Mountain View

Nine vehicles driving on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View received flat tires this morning as a result of debris...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2756 Views

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Police prepare for major Shoreline event

The Mountain View Police Department released an advisory warning people of the potential use of drugs and health concerns...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Witness, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 19 comments | 3896 Views

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Alza Corp. leaving city after 17 years

Johnson and Johnson, Alza's parent company, is shutting down operations in Mountain View, laying off 600 employees in the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:50 am | 14 comments | 9180 Views
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