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High speed chase ends in arrests

A high-speed chase through Mountain View turned into a manhunt Thursday night, after the car police were pursuing collided...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 13 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 21 homes

A largely vacant 1.4-acre lot at 137 Easy St. may soon be home to a development of row houses after the council unanimously...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ada Resi, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 5 comments | 1564 Views

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World Music Day to bring downtown road closures

Much of downtown Palo Alto will be closed to traffic on Sunday, June 16, to make room for World Music day, which runs from...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Jun 16, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google denies giving NSA "direct access" to user data

National Security Agency documents leaked to the press say Mountain View's Google has been cooperating with the US government...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:41 am | 9 comments | 7758 Views

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The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. The sentiment overwhelms upon entering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by k teleki, on Jun 15, 2013 at 12:58 am | 4 comments | 4655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A happy homecoming

Air National Guard Sgt. Jesus Feliciano is embraced by his children, fraternal twins Tristan and Adriana, when he returned...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Jun 14, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free International Cafe Community Cooking Class

Learn and Sample new Recipes Alongside your Neighbors Join us for a free 'International Cafe' Cooking Class! We hope...

Original post made by Pauline de Lange on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pauline de Lange, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backtracks after cat owners pounce on licensing law

After public outcry, on Tuesday City Council members were persuaded to scratch new regulations for pet owners in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 29 comments | 7182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Wild, wacky and wonderful

Colman Domingo, playwright and actor for TheatreWorks' latest show, is a bit of a native son, having done a fair amount of...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 5175 Views

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You got a license for that cat, Mister?

For the first time, the city of Mountain View is poised to require that pet cats be licensed. The City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by OldtimerMV, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 102 comments | 7588 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power restored after early morning outage

Power has been restored to more than 5,800 PG&E customers in Mountain View following an outage this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 8 comments | 1134 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cat owners pounce on license debate

Tonight the City Council is likely to re-examine the surprisingly controversial cat licensing requirements it approved last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 26 comments | 3363 Views

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Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by The only thing we need to fear is fear itself, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 16 comments | 4983 Views

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Witness' report leads to arrest in bike theft

Police arrested a San Jose man for allegedly stealing a bicycle at the Mountain View Caltrain station after a witness alerted...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 12 comments | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Play your way to better behavior

How important is it to get kids on their feet and active during the school day? Pretty important, as it turns out. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:57 am | 7 comments | 1901 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge gang bust nets 39 arrests

All but nine of 48 alleged members or associates of the Nuestra Familia criminal gang indicted in May are in custody in the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 2042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

President Obama visited Palo Alto Thursday night to attend two fundraisers benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1325 Views

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Thursday: Obama to visit Midpeninsula

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Palo Alto home of Vinod and Neeru Khosla at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Old Steve, on Jun 10, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 16 comments | 1553 Views
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