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Mobile guides aid exploration of open space

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District audio tour is part of the latest trend in the outdoor experience. Once the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1777 Views

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High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Grossman Woman, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 1365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tuesday: Council may OK dedication of post office to fallen soldier

The Mountain View City Council will decide Tuesday whether to dedicate the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 1798 Views

SPORTS

MVLA Monsoon Blue U12 Girls Soccer Tryouts 2/4

If you are a serious, skilled soccer player born between August 1, 1999 and July 31, 2000 and are looking to play on a national...

Original post made by A. Petrella on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hanolo llo, on Apr 25, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 4375 Views

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Google scales back bridge project

Concern over nesting egrets, among other issues raised by conservationists, led Mountain View-based Google to redesign its...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Apr 25, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1700 Views

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Multiple power outages hit city

Failing PG&E equipment caused power outages Monday and over the weekend in Mountain View, affecting over 3,000 households...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1749 Views

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Council to take another stab at Rengstorff Park plan

Seven months after the City Council rejected plans for revamping Rengstorff Park, city staffers are pitching four new scenarios...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 9 comments | 1389 Views

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Planning for transitional kindergarten

How should the local school district deal with "young fives," children who don't make the birthday cut-off to enroll in kindergarten? Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 1760 Views

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MV painting company operator charged with fraud

The operator of a Mountain View painting company is facing charges of insurance fraud, according to the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing for the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 1736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Algae turns waste into fuel

Worried about the scarcity of fossil fuels? Researchers at Mountain View's NASA Ames say they have a solution. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 3985 Views

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Two laptops stolen from local business

Two laptops were stolen from MOOG CSA Engineering on the first of the month in a burglary that was not reported until April...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 1274 Views

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Youth sports camp preview this weekend

In an effort to promote its athletic programs and give coaches a sneak peek at up-and-coming local talent, this summer Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by To each his own, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1450 Views

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City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 54 comments | 3839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1519 Views

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MV's post office renamed for fallen soldier?

A Mountain View post office could be renamed in memory of U.S. Army Lt. Ken Ballard, who was killed while serving in Iraq...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

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Mistaken ID in bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1314 Views

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Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 20, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1236 Views

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Rengstorff House wedding bookings near record levels

Is it a sign of the local economy's health or a fashion trend? The number of weddings planned for the Rengstorff House this...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 1619 Views

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$1.2 million condos approved for 324 Bryant St.

Talk about pricey. The developer of a condo project on Bryant Street estimates that he'll get an average of $1.2 million...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 19, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 2425 Views
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