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Google makes more real estate moves

In an effort to centralize its workforce, Google has moved employees out of three buildings totaling 128,000 square feet,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Joe Renter, on Dec 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Role models turn students into better citizens

Partners for New Generations, a local mentoring and tutoring program, organizes 150 volunteers to work with at-risk students...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Denise, on Dec 30, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service above self

If you want to do well while doing good, Mountain View's Rotary Club provides both outlets — business networking and...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 2, 2009 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 2054 Views

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Google laying off employees kept hush-hush

http://www.webguild.org/2009/01/google-layoffs-6000-gone.php Today, in documents obtain by the Associated Press, Google...

Original post made by GSB on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by just google it, on Jan 8, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

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Changing a health care system that 'is not working'

Elna Tymes healed quickly after her first knee replacement, mostly due to a consistent physical therapy regime. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by Health Care, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Changing a health care system that 'is not working'

Elna Tymes healed quickly after her first knee replacement, mostly due to a consistent physical therapy regime. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by Health Care, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1948 Views

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COMING UP: Army Reserve center to break ground

A $79 million facility for Army reservists will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday morning just outside the main...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by REM, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2280 Views

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Local nonprofit agencies overwhelmed

It's a Monday afternoon, and Ramona and two of her children are making their daily rounds at the Community Service Agency's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Antushka vladamir, on Jan 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

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Locals to Obama: Health care 'is not working'

A group of 37 residents gathered at the Mountain View Senior Center last month to discuss possible health care reforms, agreeing...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Aaron M. Roland, M.D., on Jan 13, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Historic moment at City Hall

In a changing of the guard ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday night, Margaret Abe-Koga became Mountain View's first female...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by lifelong resident, on Jan 15, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

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Inauguration Day event downtown

Tomorrow morning, the high-tech restaurant uWink will be broadcasting the inauguration of President Barack Obama on its numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 19, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2722 Views

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The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by fernando rivera, on Jan 20, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2041 Views

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Field of Beautiful Yellow Flowers on Grant Rd.

Have you seen the beautiful field of yellow flowers on Grant ? At the location of the farm that closed a few years back....

Original post made by MV-Res on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Catherine, on Feb 5, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

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Local leaders take on hate crime

A dozen community leaders, responding to alleged hate crimes from late last year, met last week and agreed it is time to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul White, on Feb 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

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Youth get activities, but not at the Senior Center

Once again, the Mountain View Senior Center was spared the fate of having teens using its facilities in the evenings. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Santo, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2233 Views

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Mandatory water restrictions on the way

Santa Clara County residents will face mandatory water rationing this spring, although it is not yet clear exactly when,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by h brunner, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passion for piano

A love of music and teaching runs in the veins of Christie Skousen, a Mountain View mom and accomplished pianist who began...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

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Stanford offers 'Facebook for Parents' course

A new course at Stanford University beginning on Thursday aims to bring parents into the relatively unfamiliar realm of social...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by BJ Fogg, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1966 Views

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Arrest made in 2007 rape on Terra Bella

Mountain View police arrested a man this week in connection with the 2007 rape of a 22-year-old woman who was assaulted at...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 20, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham teacher honored

A Graham Middle School teacher received a $500 grant to broadcast daily news updates to the whole student body and implement...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by LeS, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views
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