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AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

VIDEO: People on Castro Street answer this week's question: Unlicensed drivers in Mountain View will no longer have their...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1451 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President dines in Woodside Thursday night

President Barack Obama waves from the back seat of a Chevy Suburban on his way to a dinner with high-tech executives in Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 20, 2011 at 1:06 am | 4 comments | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 2700 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Vick dog goes on to share the love

One year ago, Leo was destined for the cruel life of a fighting dog under soon-to-be-disgraced Falcons quarterback Michael...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Huh?, on Feb 19, 2011 at 10:32 am | 6 comments | 3705 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reaction to El Camino CEO's firing

Last week El Camino Hospital announced -- with very little explanation -- that its CEO will leave the organization at the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

No injuries after CalTrain hits car near Castro St.

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Google Maps, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA requests $32.8 million for Hangar One

NASA has requested $32.8 million to restore iconic Hangar One at Moffett Field, potentially ending a long preservation battle. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by ARC employee, on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 10 comments | 3309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza planning parcel tax

The local community college district is planning to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to help augment three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by More Criminals for You..., on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 16 comments | 3260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Classic meets new in TheatreWorks season

In its new season, TheatreWorks will enter many worlds: Jane Austen's England, post-Katrina New Orleans and the 1930s British...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by phm, on Feb 18, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1723 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA seeks $32.8 million for Hangar One rehab

NASA is requesting $32.8 million to restore iconic Hangar One at Moffett Field, potentially ending a long battle over its...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Christine Taylor, on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell phone tower risks should not be dismissed

The Jan. 14 <I> Voice</I></B> editorial was quite unsettling. First, the editorial completely missed the central challenge...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Disagree, on Feb 18, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 6 comments | 1743 Views

OTHER ISSUES

End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 16 comments | 3914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: thumbs up to teen center at Rock Church

A majority of the City Council on Tuesday gave life to idea that's been a long time coming in Mountain View -- an adequate...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Feb 17, 2011 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students learn to love Alta Vista

One student at Alta Vista High School thought the continuation school was for "dummies, druggies and thugs," when she started....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Feb 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 2258 Views

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Senate confirms MVHS alum as federal judge

The U.S. Senate on Monday, Feb. 14, unanimously confirmed President Obama's nomination of Santa Clara County Superior Court...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 16, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

BOOKS

Carbajal jury deadlocked on 4 of 6 charges

The jury in the trial of Pedro Carbajal remains deadlocked on four of the six counts facing the former Mountain View soccer...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 3525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report touts World Expo's economic benefits

If the Bay Area is successful in bringing the World Expo to Moffett Field in 2020, it would inject $5.6 billion into the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 15, 2011 at 8:20 am | 7 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs from Mountain View

A 22-year-old man was arrested in an assault outside the Monte Carlo Club, and a squatter was arrested for possession of...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Feb 14, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Dyceus, on Feb 14, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 13 comments | 1857 Views
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