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Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2011 Views

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Homeless man sentenced for counterfeiting

A federal court judge has sentenced a Gulf War veteran and drug addict who apparently lived in Mountain View to 30 months...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by SteelPanther, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 4 comments | 1739 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 3123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New drug suspected in teen's overdose

Local authorities suspect a relatively new drug to be responsible for the apparent overdose of a high school student from...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 am | 12 comments | 3877 Views

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Google donates $50K to restore Immigrant House

As Google looks to improve its image locally, the search giant's latest gift to the city will help with the restoration of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wenyleela, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 2363 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 | 285 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 | 175 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 | 303 Views

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'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 3700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board taps Khan Academy in SAT overhaul

A local web-based education company is at the center of number of major changes planned for the SAT. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Captain James T. Kirk, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 2802 Views

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Google Bicyclists and Helmets

Each year 19000 US bicyclists are killed or injured. A majority of deaths are from injuries to the head.. 70 % of...

Original post made by Monika on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by On Track, on Mar 14, 2014 at 9:32 am | 10 comments | 219 Views

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Medicare a big money-loser for El Camino

El Camino Hospital is losing much more money from low Medicare reimbursements than similar hospitals in the Central Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:56 am | 1 comment | 1367 Views

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What adequate Google housing could look like

If you've ever wondered what it might look like if there was enough housing in Mountain View for all of the city's Google...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 13, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 30 comments | 3905 Views

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Protesters await Israel PM's arrival in Mountain View

Protesters awaited the arrival of Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Computer History...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by chris_j, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 1281 Views

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Stop the Stop Light Trap

If any of you have driven through the intersection of Castro St and Central Expressway lately, you may have noticed some...

Original post made by Greg David on Mar. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 142 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1079 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 2122 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 | 1884 Views
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