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Track Watch guard to be sentenced in burglary, robbery

A Palo Alto Track Watch guard who was arrested for burglarizing three residences and robbing a disabled woman is expected...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2016 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1291 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area rainfall to date falls short

The amount of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 2015-16 rainfall season is less than same period last year and less...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 3668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inspectors close care facility for mentally ill

San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for the mentally ill, was ordered to shut down last week week after health inspections...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 570 Views

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Mobile home residents see trouble down the road

Just a stroll from Google, LinkedIn and the NASA Ames Research Center, the mobile-home park tucked at the end of Space Park...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 5, 2016 at 5:37 am | 10 comments | 1714 Views

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P.E. credit for marching band?

Everyone seems to agree that marching up and down a football field while banging on drums or playing the horn is hard work....

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Marching band, on Mar 4, 2016 at 9:24 am | 36 comments | 56076 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Don't ignore public transit for short-term highway fix

City Councilman John McAlister, Cupertino council member Rod Sinks, and other elected officials in the county are voices...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 4, 2016 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 720 Views

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Bay Area newspaper chain announces major consolidation

The parent company of San Jose Mercury News, the Daily News, the Oakland Tribune and more than two dozen community newspapers...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by george, on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 5 comments | 1563 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Federal judge clarifies order regarding release of student records

After California parents were recently notified that their children's records might be released as part of a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Increduloous, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 1840 Views

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Time to tax big businesses?

Looking to solve the area's worst traffic problems, a coalition of North County city leaders are floating an audacious tax...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by bjd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 30 comments | 2682 Views

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Google self-driving car blamed for crash with bus

For the first time, one of Google's self-driving vehicles appears responsible for causing an accident in Mountain View. The...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 3, 2016 at 10:46 am | 23 comments | 3927 Views

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Eshoo backs Apple's resistance to FBI iPhone access

A ranking member of the U.S. Congressional Communications and Technology Subcommittee said she supports tech company Apple's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by @Gary, on Mar 2, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 496 Views

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Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 4119 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City wins grant for water meter upgrades

Mountain View is being awarded a $50,000 grant to test out new water readers that would allow households to instantly check...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Waterlogged, on Mar 1, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 12 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2395 Views

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Fight leaves one man injured, another jailed

A fight between two men on Friday night, Feb. 26, in Palo Alto left one man seriously injured and landed another in jail,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by ugh., on Mar 1, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Obama nominates federal judge Lucy Koh to U.S. appeals court

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of San Jose was nominated by President Obama today to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ron, on Mar 1, 2016 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1295 Views

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Google car v bus - first read about it on BBC

I wonder why the BBC is ahead of US media on this one? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35692845?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebo...

Original post made by BBC reader on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Snark Repellent, on Feb 29, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 258 Views

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City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by This Plan Needs More Work, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:10 am | 18 comments | 2038 Views

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City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 28, 2016 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 2847 Views

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Council lends support to county homeless initiatives

Mountain View City Council members agreed to two resolutions Tuesday night declaring homelessness a "crisis," and vowing...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Feb 28, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 4 comments | 504 Views
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