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Peace Day celebration downtown on Saturday

A holiday created by the United Nations, "Peace Day" will be celebrated around the world on Saturday, Sept. 21, and will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by libtards, on Sep 20, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer: That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2748 Views

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VTA meets to discuss service cuts

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will hold a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 12 to gather input on proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2748 Views

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Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Naren, on Dec 31, 2012 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 2748 Views

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Rainy season off to a dry start

Weather forecasters are predicting the next two weeks will be dry in the Bay Area, according to officials with the National...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 2748 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voters OK City Council pay raise

After council members complained that they are paid less than minimum wage, Mountain View voters gave their elected representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2747 Views

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A cool treat

Kelsey Petersen, left, and Alina Legai battle the heat with ice cream. The two 16-year-olds, both students at Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Martin Carmelita, on Oct 5, 2012 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2747 Views

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Talking about the end of the world

On Saturday, Oct. 27, the SETI Institute's weekly science radio show, "Big Picture Science," will be hosting a live performance...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 2747 Views

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Community tree-lighting set for Monday

On Monday, Dec. 3, the city of Mountain View will be holding its annual Community Tree Lighting Celebration from 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by All Welcome, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2747 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 2745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encore

Los Altos High School senior Aashia Mehta isn't quite at the point where she can script a killer new app on her own. However,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Trudy, on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2744 Views

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Navy plans a war on 'hazardous' wildlife

It's amazing how quickly something can return to nature once neglected by humans. Just as preservationists had predicted,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by curious, on May 22, 2012 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2744 Views

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President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by ElectrifyCaltrainButScrapHSR, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 17 comments | 2744 Views

OTHER ISSUES

TONIGHT: Council takes up HSR, Cuesta tennis

The City Council has a packed agenda tonight, including a study session on high speed rail, proposed utility rate increases,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by test, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 11 comments | 2743 Views

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Mountain View to share dispatch system with Palo Alto, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Mountain View, Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by A Cow Tent, on May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2743 Views

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Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Andrew B, on Sep 1, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 17 comments | 2742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike to school to win a new bicycle

By the beginning of June, at least eight lucky Mountain View students will have brand new bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by huxley, on May 6, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 2741 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Bruno's exploded gas line runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas transmission line that blew up in San Bruno, killing seven people, also runs through residential areas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by judielaine, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2741 Views

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Spare the Air day declared for Tuesday

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning firewood and other solid fuels during the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2739 Views
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