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Google to expand into Sunnyvale, makes room for 2,900 workers

Having hit the limit for rapid expansion in Mountain View, Google has made its first move into Sunnyvale, leasing a large...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by AGo, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 2765 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2299 Views

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Bay Area News Group to lay off workers, rebrand papers

In the latest sign of economic distress in the newspaper industry, the Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday its plan to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 1780 Views

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UPDATE: Power line damaged by falling branch

Contrary to prior reports from a Mountain View Fire Department official, PG&E says that the loud "boom" heard by residents...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Aug 25, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 2178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'I'm happy -- lucky -- alive,' instructor says after crash

A small airplane made an emergency crash landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by bkengland, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 1888 Views

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Attempted burglary thwarted

Two men, apparently working together, attempted to break into a house in the 800 block of Sierra Vista Avenue on Aug. 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Fed up, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 1861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

So hard to say goodbye

It's not easy to let go, as Theuerkauf Elementary School kindergartner Justin, 5, and his dad BJ discovered Monday in teacher...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cece, on Aug 25, 2011 at 6:27 am | 3 comments | 2094 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by InvestInYourFuture, on Aug 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 1909 Views

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NASA, Google hatch deal

A 42-acre Google campus is now set for Moffett Field thanks to a 40 year lease agreement the Internet giant signed with NASA...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 4011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle School leaves Mountain View

Twelve years after it first opened its doors on Rengstorff Avenue, the Girls' Middle School is moving from Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fyi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 6 comments | 2380 Views

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Former MV city manager helps deliver city of Bell from scandal

Mountain View's widely respected former city manager Kevin Duggan has found a new calling after retirement, and it includes...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 22 comments | 3174 Views

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Bike stolen from garage

A BMX-style red bicycle was stolen from a garage in the 900 block of Trophy Drive sometime last week, police said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 9 comments | 1983 Views

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Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday, Aug. 17, presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2761 Views

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El Camino's top execs get salary increases

The top 12 El Camino Hospital executives will receive an average pay increase of 4.7 percent this year now that administrators...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by ECH EMPLOYEE, on Aug 22, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 18 comments | 3745 Views

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Voices Around Town

Asked in Downtown Mountain View. Pictures and interviews by Hannah Kim Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7125...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Andy C, on Aug 22, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A respite for the poor makes way for offices

The Pacific Euro Hotel is not the sort of place most people would want to stay. The smell of cigarette smoke permeates the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 22, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 14 comments | 2124 Views

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Fill 'er up with nostalgia

Just off of El Camino Real, on El Monte Avenue, a family operated gas station continues to offer full-service to customers...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 2529 Views

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Texting-while-driving bill gets legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jester, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 2733 Views

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SETI raises $200K to stay open

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute, which had to shutter many of its alien-seeking antennas earlier this year due to...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2288 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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