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Pumar returning to court

The jury selection is scheduled to begin next week in the trial of Matthew Pumar, who is on trial for the death of well-known...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 2661 Views

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Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 4510 Views

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Investing in our community

Our new General Plan allows sizeable increases in housing and commercial activity in the area anchored by San Antonio Road,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Juan C, on Mar 16, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 2317 Views

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EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 7186 Views

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Bakery busted for bread recycling

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:56 am | 2 comments | 3224 Views

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Simitian sworn in as Santa Clara County supervisor

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Joseph Huber officially swore in former state Sen. Joe Simitian as Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 20, 2013 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 2067 Views

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Berlin Wall sections find permanent home by library

After considering several other sites, on Tuesday the City Council settled on putting two donated sections of the Berlin...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 28 comments | 6227 Views

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Council OKs ultra-green offices for Samsung

Samsung's research and development headquarters may be headed to Mountain View soon, after the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 3353 Views

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Students, staff show off new labs at Foothill College

Touring the newly opened Physical Sciences & Engineering Center at Foothill College, it's easy to forget you are on the grounds...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 12679 Views

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William Ware remembered

At the suggestion of a Valley Transit Authority bus driver, a bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2353 Views

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VTA continues to push buses lanes for El Camino

While the future of air traffic at Moffett Field may be the most important concern for Mountain View residents (as some still...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Disband, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 2839 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by truth be known, on Mar 22, 2013 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3525 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 104 comments | 10248 Views

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EPA to test homes for toxics on Leong Drive

EPA officials announced on Friday that their agency has allocated $100,000 to test and remediate homes on Leong Drive that...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 2488 Views

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New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

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Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 26, 2013 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 2929 Views

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Foothill's 'founding father' dies

Robert Smithwick, one of the founders of Foothill College who continued to help the college throughout his life, died Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ray Crump, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1949 Views

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Committee chair unleashes anti-Semitic comments

Comments made by Visual Arts Committee chair Christopher Parkinson online and in emails last week are bizarre, anti-Semitic,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 44 comments | 4774 Views

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Editorial: Time to put brakes on San Antonio Center

There are plenty of reasons for the City Council to put the brakes on Merlone Geier's phase-two plans for the new San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:59 am | 12 comments | 2422 Views

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Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by pedestrian, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 1923 Views
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