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11 applicants for school board seat

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to fill a seat left vacant by former school board president Chris Chiang,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 3307 Views

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Nearly 1,000 lightning strikes recorded in Bay Area

Lightning struck 978 times in the Bay Area Thursday night during a dry storm that prompted a Red Flag Warning for fire danger,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Electric Blue, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 10293 Views

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Man arrested in bike theft

A 24-year-old Santa Clara man was arrested last week after he allegedly stole two bikes from a Mountain View apartment complex,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1895 Views

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Local coach to compete in world championship

A local track and field coach who taught at both Stanford and Los Altos High School is headed to France this week to compete...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by KC, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2341 Views

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Mountain View plays host to sister city's teens

Teens from Mountain View's sister city in Japan are getting a taste of life in Silicon Valley this week as part of a high...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Stevie, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1663 Views

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Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 3950 Views

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Teaming up to beat diabetes

Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 3772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Depression still a top problem in high schools

High school staff in Mountain View have a lot to brag about after recent results from a school climate survey showed Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Conflict-of-interest concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Browned & conflicted, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1836 Views

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 | 1307 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 | 3898 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 | 3859 Views

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Point of historical Interest, El Camino?

There is a brown "point of historical interest sign" on north side of El Camino after Showers Drive/Whole Foods. The sign...

Original post made by Builder on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 134 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
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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by David B., on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:35 am | 178 comments | 50471 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 | 2079 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 | 3103 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 | 2289 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 | 1778 Views
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