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OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Patience, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 2859 Views

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Pluto is ready for its close-up

A watch party at NASA Ames gathered Tuesday to see images of Pluto that were 10 years in the making. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Scientist, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 3037 Views

OTHER ISSUES

1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 5667 Views

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As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by PlutoFan, on Jul 15, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 2857 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Hospital has a very good year

El Camino Hospital raked in more money than anticipated this fiscal year, ending with $65 million in extra cash -- and hospital...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by robyn, on Jul 15, 2015 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 4112 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV to study South Bay clean-energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View officials are powering forward with a small band...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Len Abrams, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 3392 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Should we try a new approach to housing affordability?

Mountain View and neighboring cities are having a housing crisis. People are being forced out of the area because they can...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by DoNoHarm, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1107 Views

RESTAURANTS

A bittersweet union

Affogatos prove that opposites do, indeed, attract. They bring together hot and cold, sweet and bitter in holy, delicious...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by K, on Jul 13, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 2916 Views

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Old bombs unearthed in Mountain View

It might seem more like a problem for the shores of Normandy or Iwo Jima, but local police officials say World War II-era...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by John Kostka, on Jul 13, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 5626 Views

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West Nile mosquitoes found in Mountain View

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus were found in Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2015 at 12:22 am | 11 comments | 3924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos board asks MV to fund park purchase

The Los Altos School District is looking to partner with the city of Mountain View to build a new school in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 12, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 132 comments | 7405 Views

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Made with passion and care

Success is often found when talent is backed by passion, and when it comes to the artwork Bruce Pizzichillo and his wife,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

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A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 5197 Views

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Downtown grocer still struggling, quietly

The owners of Mountain View's only downtown grocery store say it's been no easy task to stay in business since setting up...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:14 am | 41 comments | 12320 Views

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Police: East Palo Alto man cited in hit-and-run accident

A 34-year-old man who allegedly struck two vehicles before plowing through a Caltrain fence and hitting a power pole has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Timo, on Jul 12, 2015 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 2680 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Top planet hunter retires from NASA Ames

NASA Ames Research Center lost one of its brightest stars last week with the retirement of William Borucki, a research scientist...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by former Lick Obs staff, on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Last Word, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:59 am | 11 comments | 3648 Views

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County sets bait to stop fruit flies

State workers will begin laying bait today in Santa Clara County to stop the spread of oriental fruit flies, county officials...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2704 Views

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City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jul 10, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views
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