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'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by jane, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 6 comments | 7218 Views

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Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo, the San Jose-based grocer with local stores in Mountain View and East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paul W, on Feb 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 7675 Views

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Locals rally for city to boost minimum wage

A group of over 50 people gathered outside Mountain View City Hall Wednesday to call for a pay raise for the city's poorest...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MV Snob, on Feb 26, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 60 comments | 15668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford study finds Lyme disease widespread in open spaces

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to a new study released Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Angel Moon, on Feb 20, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 5015 Views

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Google offers MV better Internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 6909 Views

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Woman breaks bottle over attacker's head

A Santa Cruz woman was able to escape an alleged sexual assault by breaking a bottle over her attacker's head, according...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Feb 22, 2014 at 6:37 am | 8 comments | 2614 Views

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Exploring the African-American legacy in preserving open space

In an effort to introduce community members to a part of history unknown to some, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Feb 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 3885 Views

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Police seek victims of alleged sexual predator

Investigators are asking for the community's help in identifying anyone who may have been victimized by a local man police...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 21, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2312 Views

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Medical innovator Fogarty faces 80 with optimism

Surgeon, vintner and inventor with 150 patents to his name, Dr. Thomas Fogarty founded the Fogarty Institute for Innovation...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advisor, on Feb 24, 2014 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 4160 Views

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Opportunity for an edge on City Council

Mountain View is a city guided by its City Council, or more correctly, by four of the seven members. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 22, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 665 Views

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Police arrest man for indecent exposure

Police arrested a Mountain View man for allegedly exposing himself to two juvenile boys on Stevens Creek Trail earlier this...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 2703 Views

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Firefighters want to see vintage rig restored

After Mountain View lost several buildings to fires in the 1920s, the city took delivery of what was said to be the best...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Feb 25, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 12 comments | 13972 Views

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Cops move to the cloud

In many ways, Mountain View's briefing room is just like any other -- with one key exception. Since 2011, police officers...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 3023 Views

BOOKS

County libraries tout improved e-book experience

The Santa Clara County Library District is encouraging readers to delve into more than 46,000 free e-books being made available...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 3748 Views

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Crime briefs

Police are looking for burglars who reportedly stole jewelry and watches in two incidents. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2637 Views

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Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. The Taiwanese frozen dessert, xue hua bing, resembles paper-thin ribbons...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 4640 Views

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Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:53 am | 15 comments | 3528 Views

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Water district calls for greater conservation

Just hours before the skies above the Peninsula began to dump rain into local creeks and reservoirs, the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmm,, on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 4216 Views

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Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 6446 Views

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Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 2699 Views
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