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OTHER ISSUES

Fire danger warning issued for Bay Area, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area this afternoon through Friday morning could increase the risk for wildfires,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

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City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, on Aug 6, 2015 at 11:43 am | 13 comments | 5447 Views

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Tonight: Meeting on Mountain View salt pond restoration

A team of government scientists and officials will gather tonight, Aug. 4, in Mountain View to discuss the next steps in...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by BD, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:40 am | 15 comments | 4910 Views

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Will bay restoration increase the risk of bird strikes?

Is this something that we should worry about? Dose anyone have any data that shows this? If so please post or if no data...

Original post made by Career Move on Aug. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A strange definition of transparency

Why is public information about applicants for an open seat on the school board being suppressed by the board president of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Aug 5, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 14 comments | 3368 Views

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Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Aug 5, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 28 comments | 5464 Views

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Rebuilding a life

It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Elsa V. W, on Aug 5, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 3206 Views

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One small seed

Based on a half-acre expanse of land on the grounds of St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, NanoFarms USA provides both...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Great Spot, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2874 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation

A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 4658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 4362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program

Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by mr_b, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 4503 Views

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DUI suspected in driver rescued from Sunnyvale train tracks

A driver who narrowly missed being struck by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Monday night has been cited on suspicion of drunk driving...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by High on Alcohol, on Aug 4, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 3333 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 5549 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two trains strike unoccupied car in Sunnyvale

An unoccupied vehicle on the tracks was struck by two different Caltrains this evening in Sunnyvale, according to Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by why, on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 2035 Views

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City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays

Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 3146 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 11080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Awalt High School /40 year reunion/Class of 1975

Please go to Eventbrite.com, for info, registration and purchase tickets for the August 15th event to be held at Michael's...

Original post made by Spartan Reunion on Aug. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 713 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by concerned donor, on Aug 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 3905 Views

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It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by screwed, on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:32 am | 28 comments | 9212 Views

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Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 3171 Views
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