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Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

President Obama visited Palo Alto Thursday night to attend two fundraisers benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1861 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 | 14886 Views

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One dead in mobile home fire

A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 4855 Views

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High school district preparing for Common Core

Local high school district officials are planning to use about $750,000 from the state to help pay for professional development...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Helen, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 3206 Views

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$200K in pot seized in drug bust

Mountain View police raided a building on Independence Avenue Thursday night and seized about 1,000 marijuana plants. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 13 comments | 21806 Views

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Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Another Observer, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments | 3976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school superintendent to step down

Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 3252 Views

ELECTIONS

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

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Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 3896 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Region's gridlock a predictable mess

My wife and I just returned from six months of living in Berlin, Germany. Berlin has a comprehensive system of fast and efficient...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by CW, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 11 comments | 578 Views

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El Camino to close free RotaCare Clinic

The Mountain View RotaCare is closing down. The board of El Camino Healthcare District signed a new deal to finance the MayView...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by DoctorData, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

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Hospital overpaying its top executives

The recent action by the El Camino Hospital board to approve huge salaries and bonuses for the top 10 hospital executives...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Grace Metalious, on Nov 11, 2007 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 3947 Views

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Advocates call for more affordable housing

Mountain View has experienced a net loss of affordable housing over the past 20 years, according to resident Roy Hayter of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2008
Last comment by AJ, on Jun 1, 2008 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 3547 Views

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Man with Molotov cocktail thwarted

Thanks to an intervening neighbor, an apartment on the 400 block of Del Medio Avenue was spared an attack early last week...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Nov 6, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 2719 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 2958 Views

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Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 6576 Views

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Eshoo plans 'telephone town hall meetings'

As people across the country pack fiery "town hall meetings" on health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by J in Geneva, on Oct 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 18 comments | 3236 Views

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Alvarez case: 'Evil killer' sentenced to death

Convicted cop-killer Alberto Alvarez showed little emotion in a packed Redwood City courtroom Monday morning as a judge handed...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

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El Camino Hospital opens 'cyberknife' cancer center

A new tumor-treatment facility at El Camino Hospital could help address the hospital's recent budget woes by attracting more...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by @ECH taxpayer, on May 4, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1658 Views

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Three sentenced in gang-related stabbing

Three members of a Norteno gang from Mountain View have been sentenced in last year's stabbing death of Mario Aguilar, an...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 14, 2010 at 10:23 am | 11 comments | 2885 Views
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