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ELECTIONS

Council candidate forum at Google HQ

Local election season is here and the Mountain View-Los Altos chapter of the League of Women Voters is hosting its City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 1803 Views

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Governor visits Google, signs bill to OK driverless cars

Gov. Jerry Brown arrived at Google today to sign a bill to allow the testing of driverless cars on California's roads. And...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 22 comments | 4035 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teens embrace hands-on health care class

About halfway through class at Los Altos High School, sophomore Chris Styner has nearly immobilized junior Manuel Padilla,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1946 Views

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Caltrain gets funds to start modernization work

Caltrain received nearly $40 million in state funds to pay for the first phase of modernizing and electrifying the popular...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:57 am | 3 comments | 1523 Views

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City wants input for website revamp

If you've ever had trouble using the city's website, now is the time to say something. A survey asking for opinions on the...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Kopnrad M. Sosnow, on Oct 1, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 2803 Views

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Pedestrian killed crossing California Street

A man visiting from Springfield, Ill. was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of California Street and Pettis...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Adrienne, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 48 comments | 3492 Views

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MV pedestrian killed in Sunnyvale

A Mountain View woman was fatally struck by a car in Sunnyvale on Thursday evening, authorities said today. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Keith, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 2209 Views

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Candidate threatened, campaign signs defaced

Several of Mayor Mike Kasperzak's re-election campaign signs have been defaced along Cuesta Drive, with the words "liar"...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 29, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 35 comments | 5121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frankski, on Sep 29, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by inbetween, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 20 comments | 3222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the air alert issued for Saturday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for the region for Saturday, Sept. 29. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Sep 28, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arborists and tree lovers form non-profit

There's a group of residents who look at the trees in city parks and on city streets with a sense of pride. That is because...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jacaranda, on Sep 28, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1960 Views

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Residents to meet with PG&E over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have succeeded in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 1619 Views

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Sapce shuttle's last flight delights crowds

A massive crowd gathered on the tarmac at Moffett Federal Airfield Friday morning, Sept. 21, to watch the historic last flight...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 27, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

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Council OKs new garbage contract

While competitors were knocking on the city's door, the City Council gave long time garbage hauler Recology Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1351 Views

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Teens embrace hands-on health care class

Los Altos High School's health science career class is a very hands-on experience, which may help develop students' interest...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

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Gas leak shuts down Shoreline Boulevard

PG&E crews have stopped a gas leak in Mountain View that was caused by an accident involving a garbage truck Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Keeping Score, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1548 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E to meet with residents over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have been successful in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Larry Medina, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 1576 Views
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