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Zoning OK'd for group homes, homeless shelters

The City Council unanimously passed state-required zoning code changes on Dec. 4 to allow housing for the homeless and mentally...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by haha, on Dec 13, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 2172 Views

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Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 2923 Views

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New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by CopperC, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 10 comments | 2275 Views

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This weekend

[http://busbarn.org/its-a-wonderful-life.html Theater: 'It's A Wonderful Life'] The Bus Barn Stage Company presents a live...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 14, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views

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Woman sentenced for embezzlement

A Mountain View woman who pleaded no contest to embezzling $350,000 from a Redwood City construction company was sentenced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2638 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint on Latham Street

A man was robbed at gunpoint in the 2400 block of Latham Street at about 4 p.m. on Dec. 12, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1902 Views

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Magician's tale creates magic onstage

The winter season inspires dreams and the illusion of magic for many people. One Mountain View ballet director took her vision...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 5117 Views

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Firefighters deliver food, holiday cheer

Mountain View firefighters treated senior citizens to holiday meals on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Mountain View Senior Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Grandfather, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 5269 Views

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60 arrests in county's holiday DUI campaign

Sixty people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs last weekend during an ongoing, holiday anti-drunken...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by junpierk, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1738 Views

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Police use social media to fight drunken driving

The Mountain View Police Department is taking to social media this week in an effort to raise awareness about the consequences...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Paul Elrick, on Dec 22, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 5013 Views

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Zuckerberg donates a fortune to local foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today, Dec. 18, that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Chris Torres, on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

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Thursday, Dec. 20

[http://www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/announcments/436-caroling-in-the-hills-dec-20 ==B Community:== Caroling in the Hills] Parks...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

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Holiday Fund: A partnership sent from 'the heavens'

Some might see it as simple supply-and-demand economics, but officials from a local chapter of the Kiwanis International...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Dec 20, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1632 Views

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Neighbors should have upper hand in park design

It is no surprise that the City Council balked at rubber-stamping the Santa Clara Valley Water District's final plan to lower...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Dec 21, 2012 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Melting pot, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 5031 Views

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Preliminary hearing for Pumar Dec. 27

Matthew Pumar, the Mountain View driver accused of hitting and killing a man who was waiting for the bus, is set to appear...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Eddy, on Dec 27, 2012 at 2:35 am | 3 comments | 2035 Views

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DUI checkpoint in MV on Dec. 29

Local police will be holding a DUI checkpoint in Mountain View on the Saturday before the New Year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Dec 29, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 9 comments | 3880 Views

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Pedestrian deaths, bag ban, Hangar One top the news in 2012

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by SaveHangarOne, on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 2374 Views

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Witnesses: car that killed Ware was speeding

The driver accused of hitting and killing William Ware appeared in court today, Dec. 27, for a preliminary hearing. Several...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Dec 29, 2012 at 7:25 am | 4 comments | 1849 Views

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2012: The year in review

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
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