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Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:53 am | 15 comments | 2223 Views

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Water district calls for greater conservation

Just hours before the skies above the Peninsula began to dump rain into local creeks and reservoirs, the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmm,, on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 2273 Views

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Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 4900 Views

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Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 1107 Views

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$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved a $300-million bond measure Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oh Sure, fine, no problem!, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing back wrestling

A group of local parents are prepared to go to the mat in support of a proposal to bring back Mountain View High School's...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob Capriles, on Mar 1, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 642 Views

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The coffee-beer buzz

The romantic adage "we go together like peanut butter and jelly" should be amended to "we go together like coffee and beer." Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views

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Drought persists, despite Bay Area's rainy weather

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Clay Laom, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 732 Views

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Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 2454 Views

SPORTS

Former educator, AIDS activist memorialized

Much of the legacy of Dushan "Dude" Angius — one of the local high school district's most respected elders —...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by natale [ nat ] ra, on Mar 4, 2014 at 8:02 am | 1 comment | 5394 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Google makes amends for failing WiFi

If ever there was a way into this tech-driven city's heart, the gift of lightning-fast Internet connections has to be high...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 1429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former educator, AIDS activist honored

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District's board of trustees recently voted to name the school's gymnasium...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Awalt HS Student, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views

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Protesters await Israel PM's arrival in Mountain View

Protesters awaited the arrival of Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Computer History...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by chris_j, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 1267 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 1803 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1054 Views

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Google-employed commissioner resigns

Citing concerns about the perception of a conflict of interest, Google employee Rachel Grossman has resigned from the the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 14 comments | 1562 Views

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Google talks up its 'tools' for journalists

They've worked with municipalities to provide free wireless and broadband Internet, created the world's most popular email...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:54 am | 3 comments | 1316 Views

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Google Town: imaging housing for all employees

If you've ever wondered what Mountain View might look like if there was enough housing for all of Google's local employees,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 1441 Views

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'Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Miss Marie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 490 Views
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