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OTHER ISSUES

Google WiFi replaced in City Hall, library

After getting numerous complaints about Google's aging free Google WiFi system, city officials announced last week that a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by haha, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:09 am | 10 comments | 4923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 28 comments | 5127 Views

AROUND TOWN

'From science fiction to science fact'

Discovering that something from science fiction is real is no ordinary feat. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kirk, on Dec 14, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 3563 Views

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Food truck offers its version of the Parisian burger from Linda's Drive-In

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by windh20earthsky, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:54 am | 12 comments | 3251 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pricey housing trumps low-cost options

The approval of another massive luxury housing complex at Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway last week shows that local...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 4672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 5555 Views

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23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 14358 Views

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Police seeking suspected tool thief

Police are looking for help tracking down two men who stole tools and equipment from a workshop in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 4688 Views

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Council rejects light rail station plan

Council members decided Tuesday night not to spend a few million dollars improving access to an isolated light rail station. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:31 am | 9 comments | 4940 Views

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Man injured in fight outside downtown bar

A San Mateo man told police that he and a friend were jumped by a group of 10 or more men outside of a downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Drink Up, on Dec 11, 2013 at 5:42 am | 6 comments | 2587 Views

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An entrepreneurial kitchen

The Mountain View Day Worker Center has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Working with a group of student volunteers from Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by GOOGLE EATATHOME, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 6528 Views

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County animal shelters lower pet adoption fees

Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual "Home for the Holidays"...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by mari posa, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 4157 Views

ELECTIONS

Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 9944 Views

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Missing 68-year-old found safe

Mountain View police report that a missing 68-year-old who suffers from diabetes and early-stage Alzheimer's disease was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Police Departmen, on Dec 9, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 5413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 19370 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 7, 2013 at 3:28 am | 6 comments | 11637 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Great Beauty'

It is, perhaps, impossible to make an ode to Rome without invoking Fellini. Though Paolo Sorrentino does so only indirectly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 14094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 11865 Views

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Big jump in downtown parking costs

Those who drive to work in downtown Mountain View be warned: the city is finally enforcing its two-hour time limits on parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:10 am | 37 comments | 24724 Views

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NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 6237 Views
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