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Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 3136 Views

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Foothill-De Anza to spearhead state's online efforts

With demand increasing for online college education options, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by James, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 6456 Views

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FDA orders local firm to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by SP Phil, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 7678 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google WiFi replaced in City Hall, library

After getting numerous complaints about Google's aging free Google WiFi system, city officials announced last week that a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by haha, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:09 am | 10 comments | 5038 Views

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Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by jumpingjack, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 9015 Views

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Back to his roots

Up in the mountains of Windham County, Vt., Will Ackerman's Imaginary Road Studios has a fine Steinway and sweeping views....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by rob131, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:11 am | 2 comments | 5550 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View crime briefs

Burglaries, a cell-phone snatching and a flaming sofa in this week's Mountain View police log. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 30, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 1934 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Philomena'

The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tammy, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 15010 Views

RESTAURANTS

A vegetarian oasis

Six blocks southeast of Castro Street, Yam Leaf Bistro is like a time-out. No fighting for parking, no scrum of restaurants...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

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North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 5 comments | 2933 Views

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One dead in mobile home fire

A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 4463 Views

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Cold snap to hit Peninsula

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving Day will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 3056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local church raising money for typhoon victims

A local branch of the Iglesia Ni Cristo church -- headquartered in the Philippines and serving a large proportion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by eLgimikero, on Dec 3, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 2175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing life to the imagination

In a room at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, a dozen students are hard at work drawing comics. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by K Teleki, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 6694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Career day, Silicon Valley style

Just two days before the Thanksgiving break, Mountain View High School students took some time out of their normal schedules...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 3001 Views

ELECTIONS

Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 10253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freezing temperatures prompt warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning over the next few days as conditions are expected to be frostier...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by grime, on Dec 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 4772 Views

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NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 6506 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 15967 Views

AROUND TOWN

23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 16203 Views
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