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Life under the big top

Heidi Scott, a Mountain View software engineer, joined her family as well as animal trainer Tabayara Maluenda, the Brothers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by pcuvie, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1259 Views

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Anna Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities in the 18th...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1224 Views

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Offices OK'd for work furlough site

A Middlefield Road building that once housed over 100 convicts on work-furlough can soon be scraped to allow a three-story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nuts and Gum, on Aug 30, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More technology equals better students, teachers say

MERIT -- Making Education Relevant and Interactive Through Technology -- is a year-long course taught by Foothill faculty...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 30, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1833 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 4323 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 3116 Views

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Voices Around Town

Do you think Mountain View needs more affordable housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7136...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Don Bahl, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 1402 Views

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For some, a 1965 fire still burns

Retired Mountain View firefighters and their families are still feeling the effects of the massive blaze at the Jasco chemical...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 26, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Affordable Housing

Do you think Mountain View needs more affordable housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4653...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple

Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday submitted his resignation to the company's board, saying he could no longer meet his "duties...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the rest of the state on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

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Google to expand into Sunnyvale, makes room for 2,900 workers

Having hit the limit for rapid expansion in Mountain View, Google has made its first move into Sunnyvale, leasing a large...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by AGo, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

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Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1301 Views

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Bay Area News Group to lay off workers, rebrand papers

In the latest sign of economic distress in the newspaper industry, the Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday its plan to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 1279 Views

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UPDATE: Power line damaged by falling branch

Contrary to prior reports from a Mountain View Fire Department official, PG&E says that the loud "boom" heard by residents...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Aug 25, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

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'I'm happy -- lucky -- alive,' instructor says after crash

A small airplane made an emergency crash landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by bkengland, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 1274 Views

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Attempted burglary thwarted

Two men, apparently working together, attempted to break into a house in the 800 block of Sierra Vista Avenue on Aug. 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Fed up, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 1441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

So hard to say goodbye

It's not easy to let go, as Theuerkauf Elementary School kindergartner Justin, 5, and his dad BJ discovered Monday in teacher...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cece, on Aug 25, 2011 at 6:27 am | 3 comments | 1370 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by InvestInYourFuture, on Aug 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 1308 Views
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