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NASA Ames scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received over 5,000 questions about the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Geppetto, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 1392 Views

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Hangar One's fate: NASA Inspector General won't back down

Following the backlash over a June 2011 report pushing for the disposal of historic Hangar One and Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aero-Swiss, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:37 am | 9 comments | 5012 Views

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Neighbors should have upper hand in park design

It is no surprise that the City Council balked at rubber-stamping the Santa Clara Valley Water District's final plan to lower...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Dec 21, 2012 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views

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CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wen, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

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Holiday Fund: A partnership sent from 'the heavens'

Some might see it as simple supply-and-demand economics, but officials from a local chapter of the Kiwanis International...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Dec 20, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 998 Views

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A new place to hack

Members gathered last weekend to paint the walls at Hacker Dojo's new space. The Dojo, a shared office and event space for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yes!, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1369 Views

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Thursday, Dec. 20

[http://www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/announcments/436-caroling-in-the-hills-dec-20 ==B Community:== Caroling in the Hills] Parks...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A classroom project on schedule

Construction of 24 new classrooms at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools is about halfway complete, according to Matt...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1410 Views

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Want to adopt a pet? 'Shelters First' offers deal through December

For those interested in a pet, the six animal shelters in the Silicon Valley are holding an adoption special this month....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1461 Views

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El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cade Brighton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 3002 Views

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Firefighters deliver food, holiday cheer

Mountain View firefighters treated senior citizens to holiday meals on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Mountain View Senior Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Grandfather, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 2602 Views

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Zuckerberg donates a fortune to local foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today, Dec. 18, that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Chris Torres, on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

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60 arrests in county's holiday DUI campaign

Sixty people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs last weekend during an ongoing, holiday anti-drunken...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by junpierk, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 902 Views

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New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by CopperC, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 10 comments | 1440 Views

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Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 1921 Views

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Council delays vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council delayed approval of a plan to turn McKelvey Park's baseball fields into a flood basin after examining several...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

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Council compromises on housing fees

Facing an unprecedented demand for more affordable housing in Mountain View, City Council members voted Tuesday to increase...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 1654 Views

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Police find one of two runaway girls

Mountain View police report that one of two local runaway girls have been found. The younger of the girls was located by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1081 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Housing Prices

Have you been affected by the rising cost in housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6412...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by endangered species, on Dec 16, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magician's tale creates magic onstage

The winter season inspires dreams and the illusion of magic for many people. One Mountain View ballet director took her vision...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ai-Wen Wu, on Dec 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views
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