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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 | 1364 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 | 582 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 | 1285 Views

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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 | 3599 Views

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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 | 2523 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 | 26796 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 | 2923 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 | 2719 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 | 2538 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 | 4799 Views

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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 | 2575 Views

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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 | 3982 Views

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Two homes burning on Wortham Court

A two-alarm fire broke out on Wortham Court in Mountain View on the afternoon of March 19. No one has been reported injured...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 21, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 3 comments | 4082 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. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bizarre..., on Mar 19, 2014 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

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Drought affects wildlife on first day of spring

The sunny, warm weather may be a pleasure for humans, but it is showing signs of negatively impacting local wildlife, a Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 22, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 2795 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation in July 2012, she could not have foreseen how the trip from Cairo, Egypt,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 20, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 3849 Views

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Ames' flying robot and airline traffic projects in spotlight

In a tour of NASA Ames on Monday, NASA chief Charles Bolden stopped to listen to engineers discuss several projects that...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 20, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 13474 Views

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Prometheus to add up to 526 units

On Tuesday, Prometheus Real Estate Group got the City Council's stamp of approval for 66 more apartments for its Manzanita...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 28 comments | 5290 Views

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Not just another chain restaurant

The verdict on Paul Martin's American Grill, a new chain outpost in Mountain View: uniformly flavorful food, generous portions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 18269 Views

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Open space district purchases secluded INE Ranch

For decades, coyotes, hawks and dusky-footed woodrats have roamed the secluded INE Ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Few...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Already Back, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:16 am | 11 comments | 21206 Views
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