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New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Apr 9, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 8 comments | 3510 Views

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Monday, April 9

[http://www.redrockcoffee.org/#/open_mic ==B Music:== Open mic night at Red Rock] The weekly open mic night tonight, April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1598 Views

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Leadership Mountain View is accepting applications for the Class of 2013

Applications are now being accepted for the class of 2013. Completed application and a letter of recommendation must be received...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Apr. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1692 Views

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Police bust six businesses in underage alcohol sting

After running a sting operation on nearly 50 Mountain View merchants, local police cited six local businesses for selling...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by OR, on Apr 8, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 2041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Renegade' robot aims for global domination

Renegade-the-robot is on a winning streak. The Mountain View High School robotics team piloted their latest machine, Renegade,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by James, on Apr 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 5576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 3453 Views

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High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 24 comments | 2889 Views

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Undercover cop sheds disguise

An officer from the Mountain View Police Department emerged from his undercover assignment last week, and in doing so shed...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2153 Views

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Army: toxic cleanup is not our problem

Activists and regulators are at odds with the U.S. Army over toxics contaminating Orion Park, a former housing complex site...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 3571 Views

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Man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges including murder and assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2371 Views

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April crackdown on distracted driving

Law enforcement all over the state will be on high alert this month, looking for drivers using their cell phones to text...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Zap, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents concerned over district's handling of Bubb incident

A pair of parents of students at Bubb Elementary School said that they thought the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 3213 Views

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Fire causes $500K in damage to garage

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1793 Views

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Woman surprises burglars in her home

East Palo Alto police arrested a man and two teenage boys suspected of burglarizing a Mountain View home on March 30. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 4, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No end to schools' battle over space

Another court ruling has been handed down in the years-long battle over classroom space between Bullis Charter School and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ron Haley, on Apr 3, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 49 comments | 3697 Views

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Shoplifting attempt goes awry

After attempting to make off with two liquor bottles and scuffling with some shop employees, two teenagers were arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2331 Views

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Police arrest man for fatal hit-and-run collision

Police in Sunnyvale have arrested a man suspected of killing a pedestrian with his car Saturday afternoon and injuring two...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1990 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 2, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 8 comments | 2463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sketch released of 'stranger' who lunged at Bubb student

Police have released a composite sketch of the man they suspect lunged at a 9-year-old female Bubb Elementary School student...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by bubb rubb, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:47 am | 13 comments | 3790 Views
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