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Rim Fire reaches Hetch Hetchy reservoir

The massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has reached the area surrounding the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bobby Boucher, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 4219 Views

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Public meeting on controversial animal control ordinance

A community meeting for Mountain View's troublesome animal control ordinance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2013 at 7:38 am | 36 comments | 24792 Views

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Update: Train service resumes after pedestrian struck and killed in Palo Alto

A southbound train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks at Charleston Avenue in Palo Alto at 7:35 this morning, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by AC, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 9 comments | 9962 Views

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Bike stolen from second story balcony

A local man's bike was stolen from the second-story balcony at his apartment in the 1500 block of W. Middlefield Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by James, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 12655 Views

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Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 11080 Views

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Hill's limousine legislation faces critical vote

The fate of a new state bill on limousine inspections after the tragic fire on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge will be decided on...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 31, 2013 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

A fresh verdict from a Sacramento County judge threatens the one source of money that high-speed-rail officials felt was...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Waste, on Sep 4, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 3407 Views

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New CSMA head aims to broaden school's reach

If Vickie Scott Grove can accomplish anything in her new role as executive director of the Community School of Music and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by SB Lambert, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

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Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 16178 Views

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Eshoo, Lofgren seek more answers before Syria vote

With the U.S. Congress preparing to debate a potential military strike at Syria, Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, and Zoe Lofgren,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 7 comments | 9350 Views

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Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by @LadyFinger, on Sep 4, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 5456 Views

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Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 11438 Views

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No takers yet for Hangar One

While officials with NASA and the U.S. General Services Administration continue their search for someone willing to lease...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 3596 Views

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High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 13035 Views

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Pumar trial begins today

The trial of Matthew Pumar -- the man accused of felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Me, on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 2445 Views

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Gang members sentenced for sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

The three men accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Mountain View girl in Castro Park last fall have accepted a plea...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Shocking, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 3533 Views

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Different strokes

It started with a terrible headache. And then he noticed he was having trouble forming words. He couldn't whistle for the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by BT, on Sep 10, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 9856 Views

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Lego scammer sentence: 30 days in prison, at-home custody

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Thursday to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 7564 Views

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Pumar trial: Witnesses of grisly accident testify on first day

Four witnesses of the June 2012 traffic collision that killed William Ware as he waited for a bus in Mountain View testified...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 12 comments | 12236 Views

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High-speed rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by ScottUSA, on Nov 27, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 6 comments | 31678 Views
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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 2,689 views

OK I Changed The Title
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 1,149 views

Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 352 views