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23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 16901 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Great Beauty'

It is, perhaps, impossible to make an ode to Rome without invoking Fellini. Though Paolo Sorrentino does so only indirectly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 15448 Views

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Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 56 comments | 14097 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold snap breaks MV record

In Mountain View, temperatures dipped to 32 degrees Thursday morning, breaking a 15-year record, according to the National...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 6336 Views

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Missing 68-year-old found safe

Mountain View police report that a missing 68-year-old who suffers from diabetes and early-stage Alzheimer's disease was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Police Departmen, on Dec 9, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 6040 Views

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An entrepreneurial kitchen

The Mountain View Day Worker Center has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Working with a group of student volunteers from Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by GOOGLE EATATHOME, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 7058 Views

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County animal shelters lower pet adoption fees

Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual "Home for the Holidays"...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by mari posa, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 4651 Views

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Council rejects light rail station plan

Council members decided Tuesday night not to spend a few million dollars improving access to an isolated light rail station. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:31 am | 9 comments | 5147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 28 comments | 5357 Views

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Man injured in fight outside downtown bar

A San Mateo man told police that he and a friend were jumped by a group of 10 or more men outside of a downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Drink Up, on Dec 11, 2013 at 5:42 am | 6 comments | 2698 Views

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'From science fiction to science fact'

Discovering that something from science fiction is real is no ordinary feat. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kirk, on Dec 14, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 3837 Views

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Council deadlocks on Google bridge idea

Though it might stop them from meeting goals for keeping cars out of North Bayshore, a slim majority of council members are...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by NotAFanOfNoseCutting, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 9901 Views

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Police seeking suspected tool thief

Police are looking for help tracking down two men who stole tools and equipment from a workshop in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 5158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inspector General: Google execs saved millions on jet fuel at Moffett

Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 7 comments | 9126 Views

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Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 9881 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing more scarce than ever

On Dec. 5, one of Elena Pacheco's biggest fears came true -- she received an eviction notice for the California Street apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 7443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 6153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pricey housing trumps low-cost options

The approval of another massive luxury housing complex at Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway last week shows that local...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 5813 Views

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Police warn of package-stealing 'Grinches'

The Mountain View Police Department is asking that residents be on alert for "Holiday Grinches" on the prowl. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hairy Kalahan, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 10 comments | 8310 Views

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District declares ninth straight Spare the Air alert

Another "Spare the Air" alert has been issued for the Bay Area on Monday, Dec. 16, banning fires and wood burning for the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Tango Box, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 6305 Views
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