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ELECTIONS

Google wunderkind running for council

At 20 years old Aaron Jabbari is as young as City Council candidates come. But according to Jabbari's resume, taking on a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 3200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo joins other Congress members to oppose Google-Verizon deal

In a letter to the chair of the FCC this week, local Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and three other members of Congress stated...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Yeah, on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blocked pathway causes a stir

The city is looking into complaints from residents after a homeowners association decided to block off the only path through...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by CalTrain Passenger, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 2704 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Treasured flight simulator celebrates 30 years

The electro-mechanical wonder at NASA Ames known as the Vertical Motion Simulator had its 30th anniversary last Friday. A...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2256 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge won't reopen high-speed-rail challenge

A last-ditch effort by Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of nonprofit groups to reopen its lawsuit against the California...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Martin Carmelita, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1485 Views

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Bay Area hit by heat wave

Bay Area residents are finally getting the summer they were waiting for today -- and then some -- as a sudden heat wave is...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Native, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget advice for Caltrain pours in

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 1946 Views

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Sweltering heat expected to hit Bay Area

The National Weather Service announced today, Aug. 23, that an excessive heat watch would be in effect from Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bubb parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local educators upbeat about new federal curriculum standards

California's adoption of a national standardized public school curriculum will benefit Mountain View students in many ways,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yakking on the phone while driving costly to 1,600 Bay Area motorists

Bay Area law enforcement agencies issued more than 1,600 citations to drivers using their phones without hands-free devices...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:14 am | 6 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Using the Bubb Dumpsters for Personal Trash

I'm a teacher at Bubb Elementary and I am increasingly frustrated by Mt. View citizens using the dumpsters at Bubb to throw...

Original post made by Bubb Teacher on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports for slim...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:43 am | 20 comments | 1731 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook unveils "Places" feature

Facebook Wednesday unveiled its much-anticipated "Places" feature, allowing users to share their real-time locations as well...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 20, 2010 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1825 Views

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No contest for two hospital board members

The two members of El Camino Hospital's board of directors whose terms expire in December face no challengers in the November...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by NO WAY!, on Aug 19, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

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Colleges caught in state budget battle

Unlike other community college districts in the Bay Area and throughout California, Foothill-De Anza has managed to avoid...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 1478 Views

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Two robbed at gun-point in parking garage

Two Mountain View visitors were robbed at gunpoint at a parking garage in the 100 block of Bryant Street at about 10:45 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 18 comments | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Senate OK's penalties for Internet 'e-personation'

Claiming to be someone whom you're not on the Internet could get you thrown in jail or subject to a fine or a lawsuit, if...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

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CHP crackdown on texting, talking drivers

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are joining forces today for a strict zero-tolerance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by At Tom, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 1863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ballet school piques tots' interest in dance

A preschool classroom turned into a stage, as a dancer from Western Ballet in Mountain View performed for a rapt audience...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by garrett, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 2411 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Protest at Google over Verizon deal

Demonstrators concerned with internet neutrality and free speech online are planning to gather at Google tomorrow to protest...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 8 comments | 1748 Views
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