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Report: NASA Ames boosts Bay Area's economy

The United States economy gets a hefty return on every tax dollar spent by NASA Ames, which generates $877 million a year...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Skeptic, on May 13, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

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Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by jojo, on May 13, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 1120 Views

RESTAURANTS

No pizza needed

Italian restaurants in the greater Palo Alto area are as plentiful as apps on an iPhone. From Olive Garden to Quattro at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by shelley hansen, on May 13, 2010 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sid, on May 13, 2010 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 2950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest four in drug sting at Phish show

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police arrested four people for allegedly selling hallucinogenic drugs at a psychedelic rock...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dope Man, on May 13, 2010 at 5:33 am | 28 comments | 2682 Views

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Train Depot set to become wine bar

It took seven years, but the city has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by can'tbelieveit, on May 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 1429 Views

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Affordable housing project on track

City Council members indicated they had no major issues with a plan for 50 affordable family apartments at Evelyn and Franklin...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on May 12, 2010 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeffery Baier named new LASD superintendent

Longtime Los Altos educator Jeffery Baier was named the new superintendent of the Los Altos School District at a Monday,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

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Assailant beats man with wooden stick, flees

An assailant beat a 26-year-old Mountain View man with a wooden stick Thursday night, May 6, in a Castro Street parking lot,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on May 11, 2010 at 1:13 am | 11 comments | 1163 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City asks unions for $1 million cut

Mountain View's budget outlook is rosier than expected, but city officials will be less likely to worry about service cuts...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on May 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views

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Local police bust nets $100,000 in pot plants

Mountain View police say they seized more than $100,000 worth of marijuana plants growing in a house near Aptos after a local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by grow pot indoors, on May 10, 2010 at 10:33 am | 18 comments | 2192 Views

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Teacher could face battery charge

A 17-year-old male student has accused his 58-year-old female teacher at View Side Academy -- a Mountain View school for...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 17 comments | 2289 Views

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State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1549 Views

OTHER ISSUES

And you would be ...?

"Well, that was fast. If you do well, I guess by next week, they'll make you the publisher," a bemused colleague said to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Julian O'Brien, on May 8, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVWSD considers all-day kindergarten

Should every school in the Mountain View Whisman School District offer extended-day kindergarten? The school board will take...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Barfolemew, on May 7, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City asks unions for $1 million cut

Mountain View's budget outlook is rosier than expected, but city officials will be less likely to worry about service cuts...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on May 7, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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Armed robbers back out of stick-up

Two men unsuccessfully tried to rob a Mountain View grocery store late Thursday night, April 29, before fleeing the scene...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on May 6, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

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Alcohol use a factor in fatal car crash

The driver who died in a fiery crash in February on West Middlefield Road had a blood alcohol content three times the legal...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 6, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 1210 Views

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Just hanging around

Twin brothers Eli, left, and Mark beat the heat on a warm day by spending some time on the swings at Pioneer Park in downtown...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sammy the Squirrel, on May 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views

RESTAURANTS

Clap your hands for papusas

It's easy to miss Rincon Sabroso. This small and low-key Mexican restaurant is all but hidden alongside empty storefronts...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sean, on May 5, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 2734 Views
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