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EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 3624 Views

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Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task — how...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Knower, on Feb 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 4287 Views

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Police dog helps cops find heroin

The Mountain View Police Department's drug sniffing dog, Zeus, helped officers locate 11 grams of heroin Friday evening. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mr Niceo, on Feb 4, 2014 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 2525 Views

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Drivers warned of rain-slicked roadways

While today's rainfall is bringing some relief to the parched Bay Area, it is also creating dangerous driving conditions,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by pedestrian, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

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A transformed El Camino Real in the works

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members made some preliminary but very significant moves in planning the El...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 4458 Views

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Environmental Planning Commission Conflict of Interest

Rachel Grossman, Real Estate Project Executive at Google is the Chair of the Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission. The...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnow on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 600 Views

OTHER ISSUES

App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 4838 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 | 3499 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 | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 575 Views

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$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved a $300-million bond measure Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2908 Views

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'Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Miss Marie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

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KMVT now on Roku, Apple TV

Mountain View's community access television station is no longer just for those who subscribe to Comcast's cable service. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Mar 11, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1255 Views

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Can Jumbotron, fountains make a 'great place?'

Can a 1-acre space designed by famous "Great Place" creator Fred Kent add badly needed charisma to San Antonio Center, which...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views

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Police say arson caused 2-alarm fire

Arson is suspected to be the cause of the of the two-alarm fire that broke out early Sunday morning on Fordham Way. The home...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mr DePorto, on Mar 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views

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High school district preparing for Common Core

Local high school district officials are planning to use about $750,000 from the state to help pay for professional development...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Helen, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

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Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos launch joint dispatch system

After two years of planning, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments last week officially rolled out a...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2322 Views

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New home for North County Social Services in MV

The North County Social Services Agency is settling in nicely to its new digs, according to the organization's director. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Dr. G. DeKaplani , on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 39973 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Watch: "Silicon Valley" trailer

The cast and creators of the new HBO show, "Silicon Valley," gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City last night to celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2189 Views
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