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Google boosts ties with Howard University

Aspiring computer science students from Howard University, a historically black college, will have the opportunity to work...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by hsnpoor, on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 1552 Views

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Effort to retire Palo Alto sludge incinerators moves ahead

Seeking to shed Palo Alto's status as one of only two California cities that still burn their sludge, the City Council swiftly...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by That's High, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 2106 Views

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Rescue Wing airlifts injured fisherman

In a risky mission, Moffett Field's 129th Rescue Wing yesterday completed a complex rescue operation to airlift a seriously...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 19, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hogwarts and all

Were we to ask a Magic-8 Ball if we should expect greatness of the new movie set in J.K. Rowling's wizarding world, "Fantastic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2464 Views

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Judge defers ruling on Trump sanctuary city order

Lawyers for Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco asked a federal judge Friday to block an executive order by...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sanctuary, on Apr 18, 2017 at 3:51 pm | 20 comments | 1785 Views

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Computing pioneer Robert Taylor dies at 85

Robert W. Taylor, 85, a Woodside resident for 34 years and a visionary in the development of computer networks and modern...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1922 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Los Altos home

A fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage to a Los Altos home Saturday afternoon, a county fire captain said...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3270 Views

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Ponds in Cuesta Park

In 1974 the sunken areas in Cuesta Park were shallow ponds. Does anyone remember this? When I moved here in 1977 they were...

Original post made by Gerry Ryan on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by Better in the long run, on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 251 Views

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Federal judge to consider injunction on sanctuary cities order

A San Francisco federal court judge Friday morning will consider San Francisco and Santa Clara counties' requests to halt...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Alex M., on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views

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Suspect charged in Mountain View Voice Online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned on April 11 in federal District Court for the Sept. 17, 2015, hacking of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 14, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

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City calls for apartment rents to roll back

Owners of nearly 15,000 apartments in Mountain View are now obligated to immediately lower their rents to October 2015 rates,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:28 am | 38 comments | 5769 Views

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Water district walks back homeless housing idea

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is backing away from a controversial proposal to shelter homeless residents in district-owned...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gary , on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 2326 Views

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Suspects arrested on stolen vehicle, drug charges

Police arrested two Oregon residents last week after they were allegedly caught driving a stolen vehicle in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

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City Council Refuses To Follow City Charter CSFRA

Mark Novack sent me an Email based on my questions regarding CSFRA and its date of enforcement, and he stated: “I spoke...

Original post made by The Business Man on Apr. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 207 Views

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Gaps in oversight need to be plugged, school board says

It's been three months since the Mountain View Whisman School District dropped its ill-fated digital math program, Teach...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:34 am | 9 comments | 1598 Views

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New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Herewegoagain, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:31 am | 11 comments | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District aims to keep neighborhoods intact with new boundaries

After parents and residents said that changing school attendance boundaries could tear their communities apart, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:11 am | 22 comments | 4339 Views

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School board agrees to add classes at crowded schools

Admitting that it's not a perfect plan, Mountain View Whisman School District officials said they will install portable classrooms...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 8 comments | 2493 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by dc, on Apr 12, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 42 comments | 4951 Views

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Teen arrested on indecent exposure charges

An 18-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly exposed himself to at least two women,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Apr 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 3830 Views
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