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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 | 5003 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 | 5283 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 | 4242 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 | 5715 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 | 2747 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 | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 20318 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 | 1753 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 | 956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can Jumbotron, fountains make a 'great place?'

Can a 1-acre space designed by famous "Great Place" creator Fred Kent add badly needed charisma to San Antonio Center, which...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs master plan for Rengstorff Park

A plan to guide the redevelopment of Rengstorff Park was approved by the City Council March 4, and it includes a remodeled...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 4064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police say arson caused 2-alarm fire

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the of the two-alarm fire that broke out early Sunday morning on Fordham Way. The home...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mr DePorto, on Mar 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 2807 Views

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Make-or-break council decision on pod cars tonight

Tonight City Council members will decide what to do about their longstanding interest in having an automated transit network...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 53 comments | 33532 Views

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'Confusion' surrounding online education policy at MVHS

Recent statements by Mountain View High School's principal questioning the value of online courses have highlighted tensions...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by vkmo, on Mar 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 3191 Views

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High school district preparing for Common Core

Local high school district officials are planning to use about $750,000 from the state to help pay for professional development...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Helen, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 3021 Views

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Major Caltrain delays as dispatching system fails

Caltrain is experiencing major system-wide delays this morning following a failure in its computerized dispatching system,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Easy Commute, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2823 Views

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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 5707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man gets beaten up, arrested for drunkenness

Police arrested a man on suspicion of being drunk in public in the parking lot behind a Castro Street bar, about an hour...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2949 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV hits trees, ties up traffic in police chase

A suspected drunk driver hit multiple parked cars, bounced off of two trees on Shoreline Boulevard, ran a red light and drove...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by chuck mangione, on Mar 21, 2014 at 6:29 am | 6 comments | 4421 Views
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