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OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 5813 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 20, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 5813 Views

SPORTS

City attorney announces retirement

The city announced today that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in December. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 5812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four more arrests in house party arson case

Mountain View police announced Thursday morning that four more people have been arrested in connection with the illicit parties...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Not excited about rape, on Apr 11, 2014 at 7:49 am | 8 comments | 5811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google buys Pear Avenue Theatre

In what may be a competition with Microsoft over real estate in the North Bayshore area, Google recently purchased the building...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Mar 27, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 5810 Views

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El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by YourRealName, on Jul 27, 2014 at 4:04 am | 6 comments | 5810 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 | 5808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by W.C.S, on Feb 24, 2008 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 5805 Views

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Self-driving car struck by red-light runner

One of Google's self-driving cars was involved in a collision Friday after a driver ran a red light, slamming into the autonomous...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 3, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 32 comments | 5805 Views

ELECTIONS

Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 5805 Views

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City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Small Business Owner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 5804 Views

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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5804 Views

OTHER ISSUES

One hurt, several displaced in Church St. fire

The Red Cross has provided lodging for seven people, including an infant, after a two-alarm fire destroyed part of a Church...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Geoffrey Ziman, on Jun 15, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 5803 Views

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Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by MVBRod, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:53 am | 37 comments | 5803 Views

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Will the kids be all right?

Every morning, Meysi wakes up before 6:30 a.m. in the homeless shelter in San Jose. She makes the traffic-filled trek north,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 5800 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Denial of Justice?

Is hostility toward suspected pedophiles so severe that prosecutors exhibit excessive zeal and defense attorneys don't bother...

Original post made by Stevie James on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Fima Fimovich, on Jul 20, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 5794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members praise Intuit project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members praised the first major North Bayshore office development proposal under...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by shani Kleinahus, on Apr 25, 2013 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 5792 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County settles food storage lawsuit with Sysco

Ten California counties, including Santa Clara County, have settled a civil lawsuit filed against the Sysco Corporation regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 5787 Views

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Residents urged to prepare for storm

Bay Area residents should prepare themselves for heavy rain and strong winds when a storm expected to be the largest of the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 11, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 5787 Views

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Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 5786 Views
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