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Video sheds light on origins of Silicon Valley

Mountain View's Computer History Museum has posted a 15-minute documentary on YouTube illustrating how a dispute in a Mountain...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by H. K. Woodward, on May 8, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Youth Theatre Presents "Sleeping Beauty"

Peninsula Youth Theatre will present Kate Hawley's "Sleeping Beauty," a twist on this classic tale, May 9 - 17 at the Mountain...

Original post made by mike on May. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1819 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Friends question circumstances behind suicide

In the days, weeks and months prior to her death Monday morning on the tracks just north of the San Antonio station in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on May 8, 2009 at 7:56 am | 1 comment | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demographers tell MV Whisman board to act fast or face overcrowding

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Forum to discuss district renovations

Community members are invited to come to Castro School tonight to discuss the elementary school district's 10-year facilities...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 1973 Views

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State complicates city's budget woes

As the City Council struggled to resolve a $6 million general fund deficit Tuesday night, more bad budget news broke in the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Crazy, on May 7, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 17 comments | 1827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial service Saturday for 2nd train victim

A "Celebration of Life" memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Spangler Mortuaries in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by GSB, on May 7, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 1792 Views

ELECTIONS

State complicates city's budget woes

As the City Council struggled to resolve a $6 million general fund deficit Tuesday night, more bad budget news broke in the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 7, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

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Council tackles 'ghetto' concerns

Hoping to put to rest worries that an affordable housing development would lower property values downtown, a majority of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by local techie, on May 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 28 comments | 2059 Views

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Palo Alto sees second train fatality in two days

Another possible suicide -- the second in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m. today after a northbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PME, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 2002 Views

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Mountain View Whisman Choral Students Perform at Shoreline on May 11

Mountain View Whisman School District presents the 8th Annual Choral Fest on Monday, May 11 at Shoreline Amphitheatre. The...

Original post made by CSMA on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman Choral Students Perform at Shoreline on May 11

Mountain View Whisman School District presents the 8th Annual Choral Fest on Monday, May 11 at Shoreline Amphitheatre. The...

Original post made by CSMA on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Earth Baby, baby

Tired of sending diaper after plastic diaper to the landfills, a group of Mountain View parents-turned-entrepreneurs is hoping...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on May 7, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 1937 Views

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Council tackles 'ghetto' concerns

Hoping to put to rest worries that an affordable housing development would lower property values downtown, a majority of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Fedup, on May 7, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 1723 Views

ELECTIONS

Big cuts considered for city services

After months of discussions with department heads, city manager Kevin Duggan has proposed budget cuts to fill a $6.1 million...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on May 7, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fighting for the American dream

A senior at UC Santa Cruz majoring in earth sciences, Adriana expresses her passion for geology both through her enthusiastic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Child criminals - NOT!, on May 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 2065 Views

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District considers major bond measure

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on May 7, 2009 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 1934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman killed by train in possible suicide

A woman apparently committed suicide this morning after sitting on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto just north of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Singh, on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 9 comments | 1834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bureaucrats botch plastic bag ban

The latest attempt to increase government revenue in the county is the proposed ordinance to tax/ban single-use plastic bags...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on May 5, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

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Cuesta tennis courts up for grabs again

Cuesta Park's tennis courts will have a new operator since the city decided to replace hometown favorite Tim Foley over a...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mike Rodgers, on May 5, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 9 comments | 1830 Views
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