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Seekers of alien life converge for MV group's SETI convention

A first-of-its kind convention this weekend is hosted by Mountain View's SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence),...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freestyle teacher, Fulbright scholar, diplomat

Next year, as part of his prestigious fellowship, local teacher Gordon Jack hopes to forge new relationships between Argentinean...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robie Livingstone, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the <I>Sacramento Bee</I></B>,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 2756 Views

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Neighbors, council clash on Minton's project

The City Council differed with about a dozen neighbors Tuesday about the merits of building 214 apartments across the street...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by took Urban Design, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 2756 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anti-tax protesters rally outside Eshoo's office

Carrying American flags and picket signs, members of the anti-tax group called the "Tea Party Patriots" picketed outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2755 Views

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Santa Clara County bus, light-rail cuts coming

Major cutbacks in bus and light-rail service will hit Santa Clara County transit riders in January, the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 26, 2009 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2755 Views

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Man arrested in umbrella attack

Police arrested a man Monday after he allegedly attacked a worker at his apartment complex with an umbrella because he suspected...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 2755 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Purse-snatcher pushes woman

A woman told police she was pushed from behind and robbed of her purse at about 7 a.m. on April 27 as she walked in the 500...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by what3333, on May 2, 2011 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 2754 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No home yet for Berlin Wall sections

On Tuesday the City Council was set to decide where to display two large sections of the Berlin Wall donated to the city...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2754 Views

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City blames contractors for janitors' job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts last week, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Nov 22, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2754 Views

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Big majority of MV voters back pot legalization

Proponents of legal recreational marijuana scored a big victory last week after California voters approved Proposition 64...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by vkmo, on Nov 17, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 2754 Views

ELECTIONS

Better solutions to housing puzzle than North Bayshore

The General Plan Update and the Precise Plan processes have been an extensive endeavor of community engagement over six years...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 2754 Views

RESTAURANTS

Emerging star on Castro

A mechanical engineer by training, Hasan Yildiz has a passion for food that has led him on a quest to cook and learn. After...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget &#8212; and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2752 Views

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A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local debaters bring home national honors

Four local high school students and a coach returned this month from a national speech and debate competition with medals,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by MVHS parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 2751 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One walls to be removed next week

Next week workers are scheduled to begin removing the siding of Hangar One, the massive and historic hangar at Moffett Field,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 2751 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 2751 Views

ELECTIONS

COMING UP: Meet your elected officials

The local chapter of the League of Women Voters is holding its annual "Meet Your Elected Officials" event this Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2751 Views
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