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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County awarded $750K grant

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded Santa Clara County a $750,000 "Second Chance" grant to help reintegrate youth from...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rainy weather on horizon for Bay Area this week

Skies have turned gray over the Bay Area, and rainfall is expected for the next few days as a storm system from the Gulf...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by School mom, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs outsourcing golf course

Saying they were forced to do so by difficult circumstances, the City Council approved on Tuesday the outsourcing of Shoreline...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Arthur M., on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint

A San Francisco man was robbed at gunpoint in the early hours of Oct. 1 while he was walking near the Carl's Jr. fast food...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Oct 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro kids go bananas over reading

Castro School's principal, Judy Crates, donned a full gorilla suit on Sept. 8 -- following through on a promise she made...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 2, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 8 comments | 1513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apartment burglarized on Alvin Street

An apartment in the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 9 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:39 am | 7 comments | 1271 Views

ELECTIONS

Obama praises Mountain View while greeting mayor

Before president Obama's town hall meeting in Mountain View on Monday, Mayor Jac Siegel said Obama had some flattering words...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 36 comments | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl: Do Not Ever Think That You are Incapable of Positive Change! Read On...

Everybody: it is never too late to begin altering what is obviously a very, very broken status quo. A status quo that favors...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 30, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'What's Your Number?'

Based on Karen Bosnak's novel "20 Times a Lady," "What's Your Number?" is frothy and predictable, occasionally annoying (the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by NeHi, on Sep 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against Saratoga's King

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 1610 Views

MOVIES

MVHS grad's movie in African film fest

A documentary by a filmmaker with local ties will be among the nearly three dozen films featured in this year's Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Deffria Bass, on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

MOVIES

Standing up in the face of cancer

Stand-up comedian and cancer patient Steve Mazan will be making an appearance at El Camino Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

SPORTS

Council may outsource golf course on Tuesday

In what is sure to be an emotional meeting on Tuesday, the City Council is set to vote on outsourcing the operation of the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Another Steve, on Sep 30, 2011 at 10:25 am | 17 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for Wednesday, warning of unhealthy pollution...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Charlene, on Sep 29, 2011 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 974 Views

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Silicon Valley’s First CoHousing Project Wins Approval

The Mountain View Cohousing Community received approval on September 27 for what will be the first cohousing development...

Original post made by Katherine Forrest on Sep. 29, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

PA school board enthusiastic about property deal

Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Sep 28, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 3564 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Live performance

What is the best performance you've seen in Mountain View recently? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4762...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Sep 27, 2011 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council clears path for 4G antennas

Thanks to a City Council decision Tuesday, cell phone companies may soon be able to build a network of small antennas on...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Geee, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 1138 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One petition on its way to Congress

A petition to save Hangar One at Moffett Field has reached over 2,400 signatures, 1,500 of which were obtained at the recent...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Gerry, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 1317 Views
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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