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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 3867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for picky eaters

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Victoria, on Oct 4, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 8 comments | 11676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:33 am | 8 comments | 7331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google expansion brings mixed feelings

While Google has been in Mountain View for years, the company has yet to occupy an entirely new building in the city. That...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 8, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 33 comments | 7728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD may be on way to compromise

While lawmakers in the nation's capital continue to wait for their respective opponents to blink, a smaller-scale but equally...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 9451 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Thank dog, city's golf course finally breaks even

At Shoreline Golf Links there are fewer geese causing a nuisance, the turf is in better shape than ever and the course has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chip, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:31 am | 16 comments | 9094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help for kids with severe food allergies?

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by allergy symptoms, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:52 am | 10 comments | 6219 Views

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Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by no more, on Oct 17, 2013 at 7:23 am | 37 comments | 14005 Views

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Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ronnie Falcao, LM MS CPM, on Oct 7, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2662 Views

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Sixty fruitful years at Satake

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 7, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 308 Views

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Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
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OTHER ISSUES

Stanford neuroscientist shares Nobel in medicine

Stanford University neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today with James Rothman...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2179 Views

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NASA researchers protest government shutdown

Over 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Patrick Bryant, on Oct 10, 2013 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 647 Views

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Police chase, arrest armed felon on Mora Drive

After a short chase on foot, Mountain View officers arrested a parolee suspected of carrying a loaded firearm and attempting...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just Pass'n Thru, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 4300 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs union wages for affordable housing

In what was called a "value judgment" by city staff, the City Council decided Tuesday that it was worth using affordable...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by left wing nut job, on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:18 pm | 23 comments | 3362 Views

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Castro's readers win again

From good books come good things. Castro students celebrated their victory -- they read more books over the summer than any...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views

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Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 5228 Views

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MV bride succumbs to lung cancer

Jen Bulik-Lang, the Mountain View woman whose terminal cancer diagnosis inspired local vendors to throw her a dream wedding,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Did she smoke, on Oct 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 8806 Views

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SLAC workers, others won't get back pay after furloughs

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 1,500 at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Richard, on Oct 12, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2297 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Embattled board member gets censured

Steven Nelson, the embattled Mountain View Whisman School District trustee, found little support from his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Oct 14, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 3562 Views
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