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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 | 1434 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 | 7762 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 | 1948 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 | 4705 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 | 2011 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 | 1564 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 | 1865 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 | 2379 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. 2184 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 | 1655 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 | 2732 Views

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Teens arrested on burglary charges

Two Mountain View teenagers were arrested on suspicion of burglary on July 12 after a woman reported that cash had been...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 15 comments | 1855 Views

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Former Mountain View planner dies in motorcycle crash

Brad Eckhardt, a Mountain View city planner for 17 years before leaving in 2002, was killed on July 4 after losing control...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Reader, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1570 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall Friday afternoon

Stanford University student and climbing enthusiast Christina "Chris" Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from the north...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 3934 Views

RESTAURANTS

Breakfast in Mountain View????

Does everyone stay in for breakfast on the weekends in this suburb? I swear I have not seen a good greasy spoon diner anywhere!...

Original post made by Brian on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Jul 14, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 2399 Views

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Not-so-good vibrations

Gus Malek-Madani has always been a problem solver. As a child in Iran, he would take things apart and try to put them back...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Storage Architect, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 1502 Views

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Night safety work planned at Caltrain crossings

Eight Caltrain crossings in Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale will get safety upgrades within the next year, the Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jul 13, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 1282 Views

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Rail Authority besieged by critical reports

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has until February to resolve a litany of recently uncovered problems with the planned...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Seer, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 14 comments | 1770 Views

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A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 3184 Views

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Water board member's loyalty questioned

Richard Santos, District 3 director for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, may have acted unethically by influencing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by public commentator, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1411 Views
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