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Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1461 Views

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Gay marriage supporters file Chick-Fil-A appeal

It appears that Chick-Fil-A's chickens have come home to roost. The company's funding of anti-gay rights groups and president...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 43 comments | 2534 Views

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Another Spare the Air day called for Friday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for the region for Friday. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1198 Views

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Intuit expanding in North Bayshore

Intuit has purchased some property it currently occupies, as well as some neighboring parcels in the North Bayshore area,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by harvardmom, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New parent group forms to oppose Bullis

A group of parents and concerned citizens have formed a coalition to defend the Los Altos School District against what the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Heather Rose, on Aug 17, 2012 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 6240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start of school ushers in big changes

As students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were busy adjusting to their new class schedules and evaluating each...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 1523 Views

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Bay Area real estate prices highest in four years

Bay Area home sales are continuing to rise, with the median sale price the highest it has been in nearly four years, according...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:14 am | 7 comments | 1312 Views

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Gas leak triggers evacuation at MV Kaiser

Staff of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in downtown Mountain View were ordered to evacuate the Castro Street building...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mongo, on Aug 16, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

ELECTIONS

Six qualify to run for City Council

Two incumbent City Council members and four newcomers will compete for four seats on the Mountain View City Council this...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Nick, on Aug 15, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

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Palo Alto to repave San Antonio Road near MV border

Palo Alto is set to launch today, Monday, the next phase of the San Antonio Road construction project, an effort that includes...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by My Slacker Way, on Aug 15, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 4 comments | 1509 Views

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SAP executive pleads 'not guilty' in LEGO-theft case

A Palo Alto software company executive accused of switching barcodes on the tags of LEGO toys at a Mountain View store rejected...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Waldo, on Aug 15, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 1956 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' Palo Alto home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Nerdist, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 3920 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Public Transportation

What changes would could be made to public transportation to encourage you to use it more often? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Tuesday, Aug. 14

[http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/2012nwf/ ==B Theater:== "The Trouble with Doug"] TheatreWorks New Works Festival presents...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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Burglar strikes Steve Jobs' home in Palo Alto

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pure business

It wasn't long ago that it was hard to imagine a store in nearly every neighborhood selling what was practically free: water. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kyser, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 1734 Views

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Tension eases for El Camino

For the time being, the El Camino Hospital District is not in danger of being dissolved by the county agency charged with...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 12, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 1431 Views

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MV driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash

Family members of the man killed in a grisly car accident last month reacted with relief Tuesday to the news that police...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by mug shot?, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 1425 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates happy to limit campaign spending

Six candidates for City Council this year have agreed to limit their campaign expenses, a Mountain View tradition for which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 1790 Views
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