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Fire department offers safe prescription drug disposal

The Mountain View Fire Department will be collecting unwanted prescription medications for disposal this Saturday, Oct. 26. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Sandahl, on Oct 24, 2013 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 17733 Views

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When semiconductor companies dumped toxics down the drain

Thirty-five years ago, the Palo Alto Times ran a story headlined "Scores of fish killed by chemical spill in creek." It was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 18022 Views

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Council closing in on plan for Google, North Bayshore

Potentially adding space for over 17,500 new office workers, a plan is coming into focus for Google's neighborhood north...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 26 comments | 20048 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 31662 Views

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"March against illegal guns" hits downtown Thursday

A march down Castro Street is planned for Thursday evening in support of "commonsense measure to prevent gun violence." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 35 comments | 3866 Views

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Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 5118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City of Mountain View and Children's Creative Learning Center need to return to the negotiating table

Quality day care is essential to every community. Mountain View City Council members are scheduled to cast a vote on Oct...

Original post made by Anett Gyurak on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Vanessa Nudd, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

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'Kidical Mass' aims to get families bicycling

A "mellow" bike ride set for Saturday morning is aimed at getting more families on their bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by KW, on Oct 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 4587 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 10429 Views

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Theater review: Pedantic politics

TheatreWorks' production of this play of backroom political dealings is handsome, but the script fails to deliver. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 30054 Views

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Police chase, arrest armed felon on Mora Drive

After a short chase on foot, Mountain View officers arrested a parolee suspected of carrying a loaded firearm and attempting...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just Pass'n Thru, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 6303 Views

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Call for Inks to join Mayors Against Guns

The recent shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., reminds us of the threat of gun violence in our daily lives. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Moreregulation, on Oct 16, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1689 Views

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Day Worker Center benefit at CSMA

At the Community School for Music and Arts on Friday, Oct. 25, a musical performance will tell the true stories of four women...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2842 Views

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FREE Community Concert Sun, Oct 20, 2 PM - Eddie Madril, Native American Music and Dance

This Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 pm, join us at CSMA for the first of our 2013-2014 Community Concerts! Eddie Madril, a member...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1376 Views

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The school nurse will see you now

There's a new addition to the team, and now that she is up to speed and the rest of the district's health services department...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5594 Views

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Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jorge, on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 65274 Views

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Embattled board member gets censured

Steven Nelson, the embattled Mountain View Whisman School District trustee, found little support from his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Oct 14, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 7509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recycle Bike Drive Coming Nov 3

Original post made by GreenTown Los Altos on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by GreenTown Los Altos, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

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Mora Drive housing project waits on toxic cleanup

Lingering toxic chemicals in the groundwater and soil under 2274 Mora Drive is being blamed for the delay of the development...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 6771 Views

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Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 7931 Views
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