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Christmas greetings from afar

Mountain View native Isamar Gomez will be spending her Christmas in Afghanistan, where she is stationed as an intelligence...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 2467 Views

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Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Seldon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 11 comments | 2467 Views

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2014 second-highest year for West Nile virus cases

There were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2467 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 3 comments | 2466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle School leaves Mountain View

Twelve years after it first opened its doors on Rengstorff Avenue, the Girls' Middle School is moving from Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fyi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 6 comments | 2465 Views

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Budget fire vs. house fires

Balancing the city's budget this year and next doesn't appear to require any too-painful budget cuts. But in the longer run,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 2465 Views

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Time to slow down on California Street

Often it takes a traumatic event to bring an otherwise ignored problem to light, and that is certainly the case in the tragic...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by lower the speed limit, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 4 comments | 2465 Views

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Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2464 Views

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VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 2463 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames pays tribute to Barry Blumberg, tamer of Hep B

On Tuesday NASA Ames Research center will pay tribute to the man who identified the Hepatitus B virus and developed the vaccine...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2463 Views

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Two beaten in Escuela Avenue robbery

Two men were beaten and one of them was robbed Tuesday as they were walking in the 500 block of Escuela Avenue, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Trevea, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2463 Views

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No injuries after CalTrain hits car near Castro St.

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Google Maps, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 2463 Views

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Los Altos senior calls con man's bluff

A Los Altos senior wants her peers in Mountain View and elsewhere to be wary of anyone calling and claiming to be from the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2463 Views

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Council OKs stricter campaign finance rules

The Mountain View City Council approved a slate of new campaign-finance rules meant to clamp down on shadowy groups seeking...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 12 comments | 2463 Views

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Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

ELECTIONS

Online Voter Registration-A Bad Idea

09/12/2011 Howdy, Recently I was contacted by a super-group of concerned citizens about California Senate Bill 397...

Original post made by Alan Whitehorn on Sep. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2462 Views

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Teacher is a hero to lost woman's family

It was a classic scenario: A young man stopped to help an elderly woman cross the street. But what Mountain View High School...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:54 am | 19 comments | 2462 Views

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Police expect heavy concert traffic Wednesday

Mountain View commuters should expect a major traffic jam Wednesday afternoon and evening, July 27, due to a sold-out concert...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by CC, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2462 Views

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Finance program for efficiency upgrades expands to Mountain View

The City Council recently voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program available to local residents....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beware, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2461 Views
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