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Would-be robber thwarted when clerk flees

A local convenience store clerk thwarted an attempted armed robber by running away, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1281 Views

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Berlin Wall sections find permanent home by library

After considering several other sites, on Tuesday the City Council settled on putting two donated sections of the Berlin...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 28 comments | 3525 Views

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Council OKs ultra-green offices for Samsung

Samsung's research and development headquarters may be headed to Mountain View soon, after the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 1789 Views

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Students, staff show off new labs at Foothill College

Touring the newly opened Physical Sciences & Engineering Center at Foothill College, it's easy to forget you are on the grounds...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 11238 Views

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William Ware remembered

At the suggestion of a Valley Transit Authority bus driver, a bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1392 Views

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VTA continues to push buses lanes for El Camino

While the future of air traffic at Moffett Field may be the most important concern for Mountain View residents (as some still...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Disband, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 1650 Views

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Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 26, 2013 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 1692 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by truth be known, on Mar 22, 2013 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2118 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 104 comments | 8134 Views

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EPA to test homes for toxics on Leong Drive

EPA officials announced on Friday that their agency has allocated $100,000 to test and remediate homes on Leong Drive that...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 1498 Views

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New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 3453 Views

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Foothill's 'founding father' dies

Robert Smithwick, one of the founders of Foothill College who continued to help the college throughout his life, died Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ray Crump, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Huff crossing guard hit by car

A Huff Elementary School crossing guard is alive but doesn't remember being hit by a red-light-running car on Monday, while...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by BikeCommuter, on Mar 29, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 42 comments | 2928 Views

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'Bye Bye Birdie' at Graham Middle School

A group of young singers and actors from Graham Middle School are rehearsing for an upcoming production of "Bye Bye Birdie,"...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by T. Evans, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 1364 Views

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Co-housing community breaks ground

After breaking ground last week, Mountain View's first co-housing project will soon provide a different sort of lifestyle...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by P, on Mar 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 1389 Views

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Open Space district launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Topical, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees approve $50 million in Measure G projects

The Mountain View Whisman School District has a rough outline of how it will spend the first $50 million of its $198 million...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:55 am | 9 comments | 1378 Views

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Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 9954 Views

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Committee chair unleashes anti-Semitic comments

Comments made by Visual Arts Committee chair Christopher Parkinson online and in emails last week are bizarre, anti-Semitic,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 44 comments | 2860 Views
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