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OTHER ISSUES

Google donation saves Deer Hollow farm -- for now

Deer Hollow Farm is what Sue Gale calls a "wonderful, magical place," nestled in the hills of Rancho San Antonio County Park....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 23, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 2363 Views

ELECTIONS

Three file for new water district seat

Three candidates have filed papers to run for a newly created four-year seat on the governing board of the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Jul 23, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

ELECTIONS

Google employee plans to run for City Council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 17 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

An air and space museum for Hangar One?

Preservationists who have been fighting to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One are now organizing an "promising" effort...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Local Yokel, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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CSMA director announces departure

Jeffry Walker, executive director for the Community School of Music and Arts, is leaving his position after 3 1/2 years....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by S.N., on Jul 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 1226 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ditch diggers drag for Google

For the ultra-fast broadband network Google wants to build in some lucky U.S. city, lots of small trenches will have to be...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Kelly Guthrie, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 4900 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yelling and threats alleged in NASA Ames dust-up

Last month an eyebrow-raising e-mail was sent out to NASA Ames Research Center's 2,500 employees by Ames director S. Pete...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 19, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2649 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by some girl, on Jul 19, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 4 comments | 3312 Views

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Foundation awards $1.3 million in local grants

Sixty-five community-based organizations in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will receive $1.3 million in modest grants...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 52 comments | 2672 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Innovation at risk?

The massive and ongoing federal support that has created and fueled the Bay Area brain trust -- big engineering and medicine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1801 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" follows the Jerry Bruckheimer tradition of big stars and big special effects, often...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by lia williams, on Jul 17, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 4414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merger won't fly

We doubt if the Santa Clara County grand jury's idea to save money by merging the three local school districts will generate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 1889 Views

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Life in a fishbowl

The new terminal of San Jose's Mineta Airport is also a unique museum, where artwork almost becomes part of the architecture....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1377 Views

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Plans to destroy Hangar One relics may be unnecessary

As a Navy contractor mobilizes to deconstruct much of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One to remove contaminants, preservationists...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by casualObserver, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 5 comments | 1663 Views

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Pot club operator says he will run for council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 22 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Host Families sought for International Exchange Students

International high school exchange students are coming to study in the Mountain View area during the 2010-11 school year....

Original post made by Lillian Clemente on Jul. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arne Duncan tells Foothill grads 'to be shape-shifters'

Foothill College graduates will need to be "shape shifters" to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century, U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 1501 Views

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Council struggles with its position on high-speed rail

Council members were clearly concerned Tuesday about the message they are sending as they discussed making official comments...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 48 comments | 2508 Views
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