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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 | 1700 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 | 1454 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 | 1717 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 | 1743 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 | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1447 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 | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1877 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 | 2431 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 | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diericx Bridge opens on time

With all of the bad news, nice to see City and contractors meet the time line opening on 8/13. Nice looking bridge, too....

Original post made by j_cooper on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ryland Towne Court = apartheid

Have I got your attention? Good! Ryland Towne Court is complex of newer townhomes located at the very end of Ortega,...

Original post made by lkyldy on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2176 Views

AROUND TOWN

pathway blocked

Today, soon after a set out on my Sunday morning walk, I was dismayed to find the pathway which connects my neighborhood...

Original post made by lindaloo on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice seeks to interview hospital layoffs

The Voice is seeking employees of El Camino Hospital who either know they will be laid off or are afraid they may be among...

Original post made by Nick V on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1392 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 4881 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail Authority drops tunnel, viaduct options

Forget about aerial tracks or tunnels. If high-speed trains are to run through Mountain View, the tracks will be either at-grade...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 14, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2941 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail directors told to lie low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 17 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in truck fire on Ednamary Way

Police suspect arson is to blame for a spectacular vehicle fire that awoke residents in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1552 Views
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