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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 | 2850 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 | 2093 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2687 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 1822 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 | 27907 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 6708 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 | 2997 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 9289 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2279 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 | 2546 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 | 4283 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 | 4547 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 | 3457 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 | 4653 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2249 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 | 1215 Views

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Council quiet on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View City Council members are paving the way for a boom in office development, but they have been oddly silent on...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 12 comments | 14650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs: Jewelry stolen, peeping Tom

Burglars reportedly got away with jewelry from a home on Sylan Avenue, while a resident of the Americana Apartments reported...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1214 Views

SPORTS

Still swinging: Mountain View Tennis Club looks to expand

The Mountain View Tennis Club is set to spring into its 2014 season with its first tournament of the year. The one-day tournament...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jo-Ann Smith, on Mar 15, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 482 Views
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