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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 | 2513 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 | 1810 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 | 3571 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 | 5153 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 | 2980 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 | 2126 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 | 2802 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 | 1838 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. 7, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:20 am | 134 comments | 28596 Views

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What adequate Google housing could look like

If you've ever wondered what it might look like if there was enough housing in Mountain View for all of the city's Google...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 13, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 30 comments | 6866 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The tweeting species: A conversation with Jonathan Franzen

When novelist and tech-skeptic Jonathan Franzen pays a visit March 6 to Mountain View as part of the Peninsula Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Spletz, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3033 Views

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'Google park' now a possibility

With Google in the midst of a donation-spree that seems timed to counter it becoming a symbol for Bay Area gentrification...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by MV Council Seats Branding, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 9345 Views

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KMVT now on Roku, Apple TV

Mountain View's community access television station is no longer just for those who subscribe to Comcast's cable service. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Mar 11, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2319 Views

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Google donates $50K to restore Immigrant House

As Google looks to improve its image locally, the search giant's latest gift to the city will help with the restoration of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wenyleela, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 2582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 4397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New drug suspected in teen's overdose

Local authorities suspect a relatively new drug to be responsible for the apparent overdose of a high school student from...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 am | 12 comments | 4606 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 3569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board taps Khan Academy in SAT overhaul

A local web-based education company is at the center of number of major changes planned for the SAT. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Captain James T. Kirk, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 4709 Views

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Medicare a big money-loser for El Camino

El Camino Hospital is losing much more money from low Medicare reimbursements than similar hospitals in the Central Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:56 am | 1 comment | 2293 Views

ELECTIONS

City needs more housing, says 'balanced' growth campaign leader

It's a City Council election year, but one of the more active political campaigns might not be run by a council candidate....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Orest, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:26 am | 18 comments | 1253 Views
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