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AROUND TOWN

Tour reveals Google's efforts to go green

Google headquarters is a wealth of environmental friendliness, from plants that clean the air to toxin-free furniture. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Los Altan, on Dec 3, 2011 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council kills request for detailed meeting minutes

Planning commissioners upset about the city ending its practice of keeping a written record of meeting discussions didn't...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by bkengland, on Jan 16, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 1504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice launches new online 'virtual edition'

A new enhanced digital version of the ==I Mountain View Voice== is now available for online readers, allowing them to flip...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bee, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 1503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Francis teen helps school in India

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India, but in the shadow of its huge IT companies are schools without electricity,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Karina, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almost done

Construction worker Jose Oriana sorts through leftover drywall inside the city's new day worker center at 113 Escuela Ave....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 16 comments | 1503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Price hike for affordable housing project

After approving the project last year, the City Council is being asked by the developer of a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 16 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Drinking while off-road driving, police say

After a few too many drinks, a Sunnyvale man decided to do a little off-road driving early Tuesday morning, police alleged. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by jupiter, on May 1, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest 167 on suspicion of DUI

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Papers Please, on Sep 8, 2010 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 1502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 1502 Views

BOOKS

Love and Terror in Middle East

LOVE AND TERROR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 3rd Ed., by Dr. Frank Romano: author event Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 1-4 pm, Barnes &...

Original post made by Dr. Frank Romano on Sep. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man charged in string of 8 Los Altos robberies

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a string of eight robberies in Los Altos since February, including four banks, a liquor...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by ...., on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 8 comments | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley report shows a 'region at risk'

In an exhaustive study of the region's economy and health, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network says the rise of countries...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:46 am | 17 comments | 1501 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medical pot user busted for growing

A man arrested May 25 for allegedly possessing large quantities of marijuana for sale has the full support of his mother,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 1501 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cities challenge state budget measure cutting redevelopment districts

A spokesman for the state government said today that officials are confident a new lawsuit will not derail a state budget...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Shoreline, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 1501 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1501 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The sky is the limit' for Rengstorff Park

Council members held a study session Tuesday to discuss ideas for an upgrade of Rengstorff Park with the intention of making...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by A view from the sky, on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 1500 Views
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