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BOOKS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 5369 Views

SPORTS

More owl trouble -- this time
for Shoreline ball field plan

After years of outcry from residents for more playing fields, the city is apparently moving full steam ahead on a 12-acre...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by hannah, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5367 Views

MOVIES

Spare-the-Air day on Wednesday prohibits burning

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Viejo, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 5367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 5366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cat owners pounce on license debate

Tonight the City Council is likely to re-examine the surprisingly controversial cat licensing requirements it approved last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 26 comments | 5366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Not biased against gender, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google set to launch Hangar One cleanup

Now in control of the Moffett Federal Airfield, local tech giant Google is set to begin a pilot program to rehabilitate and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Dec 19, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 5364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 5363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outside the box

The majority of houses in Old Mountain View are decades-old country homes, complete with bay windows, front porches and other...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Fed Up, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:55 pm | 17 comments | 5353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wealthy donor urgently needed to save Hangar One's windows

The community has little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated windows...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by SaveHangarOne_dot_org, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 5346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital hires high-tech guru

El Camino Hospital has hired Eric Pifer, M.D., to oversee the hospital's information and technology interests as part of...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Mollie, on Jul 22, 2007 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 5346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor visits Google, signs bill to OK driverless cars

Gov. Jerry Brown arrived at Google today to sign a bill to allow the testing of driverless cars on California's roads. And...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 22 comments | 5345 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 5344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Down and derby

Mountain View's first soap box derby went off without a hitch last weekend on the Dana Street overpass in front of Landels...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Tom Nelson, on Jun 14, 2007 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 5341 Views

OTHER ISSUES

One hurt, several displaced in Church St. fire

The Red Cross has provided lodging for seven people, including an infant, after a two-alarm fire destroyed part of a Church...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Geoffrey Ziman, on Jun 15, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 5340 Views

RESTAURANTS

affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 5334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plutocracy and the Santa Clara Board of Education

On November 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School (BCS) to amend its enrollment...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 5333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 5332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two indecent exposures reported in Mountain View

Thanks to a quick-thinking victim, police arrested a 20-year-old Redwood City man on Feb. 4 on charges of indecent exposure. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 5331 Views
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