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RESTAURANTS

New chef embraces the old at Chez TJ

The new chef at Chez TJ's, Mountain View's only Michelin-starred restaurant, says that diners shouldn't expect to find agar...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 22, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2157 Views

RESTAURANTS

Third time's a charm

Good things come in threes. There are now three Scott's Seafood restaurants in the area, in Palo Alto, San Jose and Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 22, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school grading policy under fire

Did the high school district overreach when officials overhauled its grading system? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=8324...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parent of a MVHS Sr., on Dec 21, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 5899 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received over 5,000 questions about the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Geppetto, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One's fate: NASA Inspector General won't back down

Following the backlash over a June 2011 report pushing for the disposal of historic Hangar One and Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aero-Swiss, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:37 am | 9 comments | 6515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors should have upper hand in park design

It is no surprise that the City Council balked at rubber-stamping the Santa Clara Valley Water District's final plan to lower...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Dec 21, 2012 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wen, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: A partnership sent from 'the heavens'

Some might see it as simple supply-and-demand economics, but officials from a local chapter of the Kiwanis International...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Dec 20, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A new place to hack

Members gathered last weekend to paint the walls at Hacker Dojo's new space. The Dojo, a shared office and event space for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yes!, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday, Dec. 20

[http://www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/announcments/436-caroling-in-the-hills-dec-20 ==B Community:== Caroling in the Hills] Parks...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A classroom project on schedule

Construction of 24 new classrooms at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools is about halfway complete, according to Matt...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1472 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Want to adopt a pet? 'Shelters First' offers deal through December

For those interested in a pet, the six animal shelters in the Silicon Valley are holding an adoption special this month....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1514 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cade Brighton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 3945 Views

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Firefighters deliver food, holiday cheer

Mountain View firefighters treated senior citizens to holiday meals on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Mountain View Senior Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Grandfather, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 2860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to local foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today, Dec. 18, that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Chris Torres, on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1379 Views

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60 arrests in county's holiday DUI campaign

Sixty people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs last weekend during an ongoing, holiday anti-drunken...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by junpierk, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by CopperC, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 10 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 1983 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council delays vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council delayed approval of a plan to turn McKelvey Park's baseball fields into a flood basin after examining several...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1188 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council compromises on housing fees

Facing an unprecedented demand for more affordable housing in Mountain View, City Council members voted Tuesday to increase...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 1720 Views
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