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NASA imaging tech makes for better wildfire battles

Thanks to NASA Ames Research Center, the U.S. Forest service will have a new weapon to battle wildfires with this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning to stretch a dollar in Kenya and Haiti

Indoor plumbing and electricity have been at the fore of Diana Chou's mind of late, and not because the recent Los Altos...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by MVHS dad, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1852 Views

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Pakistan flood relief benefit raises $350,000

A recent fundraiser to benefit victims of the flooding in Pakistan drew more than 400 people to the Computer History Museum...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Sep 1, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1851 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint

A man was robbed of his cell phone, keys and wallet in the carport of his apartment complex in the early hours of Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 9, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1851 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1851 Views

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Bay Area has most "mega commuters" in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by kristine, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 1851 Views

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Swallowtail on bougainvillea

Ed Perry sent in this striking image of a swallowtail butterfly: "It drank heavily from the nectar of our 'society garlic'...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by James clarke, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

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$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 1850 Views

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NASA 'committed' to re-skinning Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said that, for the first time, they are jointly "committed" to preserving...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gx, on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 1849 Views

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MV man arrested in drug bust

A six-month undercover investigation of a drug trafficking ring in San Mateo County has resulted in six arrests, the San...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 18 comments | 1849 Views

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Two laptops stolen in Dana St. burglary

Two laptops, valued at about $1,500, were stolen from a duplex in 900 block of W. Dana Street on Sept. 21. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1849 Views

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City to strengthen 'green' building code

Homeowners, contractors, developers and environmentalists, take note: Mountain View's building code is about to get a bit...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Apr 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 1849 Views

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PG&E finds no leaks in Mountain View gas line

PG&E workers found no leaks in 1.5 miles of gas pipeline subjected to eight hours of pressure testing in Mountain View on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by fancydev2010, on May 11, 2011 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 1849 Views

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Arrillaga plan could give TheatreWorks a permanent home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district refinances bond

The local community college district is refinancing, ensuring those who own property within the district will pay lower rates...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on May 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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Irene Sharp Concert at CSMA on June 25 (NOT June 22)!

The concert with Irene Sharp (Cello) and Steven Lightburn (piano) is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm at the Community School...

Original post made by csma on Jun. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1847 Views

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Tentative ruling in high speed rail suit

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge issued a tentative ruling Thursday that would allow work to proceed on the California...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by Deborah, on Oct 11, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

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Pedestrian struck by truck dies of injuries

Mountain View police are hoping to find witnesses to a fatal car accident that took the life of a 91-year-old pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Green light for green bond

A recent telephone survey of district residents has led Mountain View-Los Altos School District officials to believe they...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by KJ, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views
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