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Man tried to light cop car on fire, police say

Mountain View police have arrested a man for allegedly trying to light the back seat of a police car on fire — the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ricci wynne, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 2397 Views

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Leadership Mountain View celebrates 20 years

Each year Leadership Mountain View, a nonprofit run by the Chamber of Commerce, brings together several dozen people who...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Susan Hamilton, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2563 Views

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The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2391 Views

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Report: Valley jobs decline while pay increases

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2790 Views

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Ad hoc BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erik, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 2172 Views

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Why does Mountain View smell like a sewer?

It has been like this for several weeks at least. It's not just me is it? I start smelling it when I drive home from work...

Original post made by JD on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 2158 Views

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Smiling faces at 38th Art & Wine Festival

Michelle Buretz has her caricature drawn by artist John Pearson at the Art & Wine Festival in downtown Mountain View on Sunday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Sep 19, 2009 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2026 Views

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Police: Roommate attacked with wooden sword

Police say a 79-year-old man was assaulted by his 26-year-old roommate wielding a traditional Japanese wooden sword. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jason Harden, on Sep 22, 2009 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2234 Views

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Mountain View cash rains down on recycle center

Police are hoping to return $3,200 to its rightful owner after the cash arrived in a load of recyclables from Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Him, on Sep 28, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 1789 Views

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If not Eiffel, why not a Castro Tower?

Great cities often have landmarks at important intersections.  It is both an expression of the city spirit and a visual...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1827 Views

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Running for the prize

Mountain View nonprofit Brute Labs was recently awarded a grant of more than $10,000 to fund the Project RUN! physical education...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Dontae, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1930 Views

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Judge rules Carbajal can stand trial

A judge ruled Friday at a preliminary hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court that there is enough evidence for Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by AreYouKidding?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2019 Views

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EDITORIAL: Energetic Stasek got things done

Even though her life was cruelly cut short on Sept. 24, former City Council member Rosemary Stasek accomplished more during...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 9, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 1834 Views

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Runaway Virginia girl ends up at police station

A 16-year-old runaway girl from Virginia was dropped off by a truck driver at the Mountain View police station on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Oct 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1900 Views

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City's trail network promises to grow

The City Council has approved conceptual designs for further upgrades to Mountain View's network of trails — upgrades...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Oct 24, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 1856 Views

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Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 2157 Views

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The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by ldupre, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 1940 Views

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El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2441 Views

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'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2487 Views

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City goes with high-quality affordable housing

A conceptual design for an affordable housing project on Evelyn and Franklin streets was well received in a City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by gc, on Dec 6, 2009 at 7:44 am | 3 comments | 1693 Views
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