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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
There are no comments yet. 2911 Views

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Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 28, 2012 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 2352 Views

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Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Naren, on Dec 31, 2012 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 2546 Views

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New Year's Eve revels on the Midpeninsula

Looking for somewhere to celebrate the end of 2012? Dances and concerts are planned for Midpeninsula revelers who want to...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Buck, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 5990 Views

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Charter school battles, building plans

It's been a big year in local education. While a years-long battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2466 Views

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New safe-driving laws take effect in California

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 2871 Views

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Witnesses: car that killed Ware was speeding

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

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 2729 Views

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'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back — and forward — in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2647 Views

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Google chairman to visit North Korea

Under North Korea's new leader, Kim Jong-un, a relationship is apparently building between the isolated communist country...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2411 Views

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Bill approved to rename Mountain View post office after fallen soldier

It's official: The bill to rename a Mountain View post office branch as the Lieutenant Kenneth N. Ballard Memorial Post Office...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jeffrey D. Todd, on Mar 3, 2013 at 1:14 am | 5 comments | 18697 Views

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Construction workers 'nick' gas line in downtown Mountain View

There is no danger of an explosion or fire after construction workers near the corner of Bryant and Villa streets clipped...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2555 Views

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Tom Means retires from the City Council

City Council member Tom Means is wrapping up a term in office in which he applied his unique brand of libertarian idealism...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by David, on Jan 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 7 comments | 3144 Views

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Arrest in decades-old murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be levied against the killer of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Monalisa Garcia, on Aug 16, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 14 comments | 4528 Views

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iPads stolen from Microsoft

Five iPads were stolen over the Christmas holiday from the Microsoft offices in Mountain View. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 2152 Views

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Visions in metal

Don't call it "mixed-media." This sculpture by Ryan Carrington is screws in plywood, plain and simple as it is intricate....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tina, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 2307 Views

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Truck swerves off highway near Moffett

No one was injured this morning, Jan 8, after the driver of truck heading southbound on Highway 101 lost control of his vehicle,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

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Inks named mayor, Clark makes vice mayor

Two election winners took the top jobs in Mountain View after being sworn into office on Tuesday. John Inks became mayor...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Ed Mussman, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2775 Views

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Advocates: Pedestrian plan up for vote lacks detail

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

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Arrest in decades-old murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be levied against the killer of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

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Driver to face trial in Ware's death

Now that a judge has ruled there is enough evidence to proceed with a trial of Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 11, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 7 comments | 2058 Views
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