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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 | 6034 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 | 4637 Views

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Review: Song and sentiment

Christopher Vettel (playing Professor Bhaer) and Emily Koch (Jo March) find an unlikely friendship in TheatreWorks' "Little...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 4344 Views

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Gov. Brown set to speak at tech summit in Mountain View

Gov. Jerry Brown is set to join a discussion in Mountain View Monday afternoon with The Atlantic magazine's editor-in-chief...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 4017 Views

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Crime brief: Sticks and stones

A group of young men was spotted hitting each other with sticks and throwing stones at one another in the 500 block of Walker...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2387 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Dec 19, 2013 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 4778 Views

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Fire controlled at Sims metal recycling

A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City this morning is under control, although the smell of smoke and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by John Ginez, on Dec 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 3785 Views

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Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 4568 Views

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Wood-burning banned for 11th straight day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/12/17/wood-burning-banned-for...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Rerun, on Dec 18, 2013 at 6:50 am | 9 comments | 1793 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City hires its first information technology chief

For a city government in the center of Silicon Valley, it was becoming obvious that the city's information technology wasn't...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by PM, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 9 comments | 1922 Views

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Crime brief: Electronics, jewelry stolen in burglary

Electronics, jewelry and money were stolen from a home in the 1500 block of Tyler Park Way on Dec. 8, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2281 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prison program shift drives property-crime increase, report says

Property crimes across the state rose 7.6 percent this year, and Santa Clara County was hit the worst, with an increase of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 23, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 11 comments | 2953 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mimi Matossian, on Dec 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 4349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 7151 Views

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Free breakfast program needs a boost

The poor and homeless are often invisible in the middle of one of Silicon Valley's most booming cities, but the need for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Dec 26, 2013 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 4016 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Like a rolling stone, singer-guitarist Llewyn Davis tumbles through the Greenwich Village folk-music scene of the '60s. It's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Xaviem, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 9069 Views

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Resident of burned-down mobile home committed suicide

The county coroner's office has ruled that the man found dead inside his burned-down unit in a Mountain View mobile home...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 2927 Views

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Viewpoint: City should at least study Google bridge

No one can dispute that the city has a tremendous problem accommodating the runaway growth that has permeated every facet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Obvious, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 49 comments | 6472 Views

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Spare the Air day today, tomorrow

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 24, "Spare the Air Days," with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2752 Views

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Wood burning banned on Xmas eve, possibly Christmas Day

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 789 Views
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