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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 | 1989 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 | 2423 Views

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 | 1434 Views

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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 | 1331 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 | 2560 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 | 2785 Views

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Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos launch joint dispatch system

After two years of planning, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments last week officially rolled out a...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2467 Views

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New home for North County Social Services in MV

The North County Social Services Agency is settling in nicely to its new digs, according to the organization's director. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Dr. G. DeKaplani , on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 44322 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Watch: "Silicon Valley" trailer

The cast and creators of the new HBO show, "Silicon Valley," gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City last night to celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2292 Views

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City declares water shortage emergency

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gak, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments | 5107 Views

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Affordable housing and homelessness

In the last two years the number of homeless people in Mountain View has increased by almost 300 percent. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 941 Views

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Air Guardsmen rescue sick baby at sea

A Moffett Field-based team of Air National Guardsmen reached San Diego this morning after rescuing a sick baby and her family...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Oh, on Apr 13, 2014 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 4215 Views

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The cocktail craftsman

If you find yourself thirsty in downtown Palo Alto, you might wander into the Epiphany Hotel's restaurant, Lure + Till, and...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Timbo, on Jul 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup event attracts middle school students

Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 4124 Views

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Four more arrested in connection with arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 4072 Views

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Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police

Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Renter, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 3551 Views

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Editorial: Time for council to face jobs-housing imbalance

When then city manager Kevin Duggan welcomed Google to the North Bayshore many years ago, no one knew that this tiny start-up-would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 548 Views

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Supervisors vote to fund North County shelter

An East Palo Alto shelter will open its doors to Palo Alto and other northern Santa Clara County homeless people with help...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by mike f, on Apr 24, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 7914 Views

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Serious impact from climate change unless we act now

The recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) adds to the preponderance of evidence that climate...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Concerned scientist, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 5061 Views
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