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AROUND TOWN

Nearly 1,000 lightning strikes recorded in Bay Area

Lightning struck 978 times in the Bay Area Thursday night during a dry storm that prompted a Red Flag Warning for fire danger,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Electric Blue, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2396 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by kimwhit, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Face-biting suspect may just be cheek-pincher

Police now say that the woman suspected of biting two children on the face yesterday may have only pinched their cheeks. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sara, on Jan 15, 2012 at 10:38 am | 19 comments | 2395 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 | 2395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young art students win scholarships

Nine elementary and middle school students from Mountain View were recently awarded a scholarship for the Community School...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Article on Mountain View and Google in the New York Times

Google and Mountain View Recast Company-Town Model quotes both Mayor Bryant and several comments from this website. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/19/us/19sfvalley.html...

Original post made by Yonatan Bryant on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

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Country Gourmet worker charged with assault

Police arrested an employee at Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant Saturday on assault charges after he allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 28, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

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Council gives up on Shoreline hotel

The city has abandoned its plan to build a hotel on a plot of land near the Shoreline Amphitheater, approving a 53-year,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by GDM, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 2394 Views

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City blames contractors for janitors' job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts last week, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Nov 22, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

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Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart

"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2394 Views

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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 | 2393 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

The Mountain View Police Department has released a sketch of a burglary suspect who surprised a napping resident on Thursday....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Jun 5, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 2393 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Oct 18, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2392 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Should PG&E put a hold on SmartMeters until more is known about the health impacts of the electromagnetic frequencies they...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by deanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 2392 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters Guide: June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on May 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 2392 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy has an obligation to restore Hangar One

Once again the U.S. Navy has attempted to squirm out of its responsibility to restore historic Hangar One at Moffett Field. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Neil Walton, on May 16, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 2391 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2391 Views

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Tuesday: new plan for high-speed rail to be unveiled in MV

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

City barks up new tree for animal control

The city is taking a serious look at switching from Palo Alto Animal Services to a Santa Clara-based service in order to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Meow, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 2390 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Budget Deficit

How should California deal with its budget deficit? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5678&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2390 Views
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