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Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 5156 Views

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Fire inspectors: Mobile home fire was intentionally set

The fire that tore through a mobile home last month was intentionally set, according to an investigation by the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by beelia, on Jan 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 5156 Views

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Water district calls for greater conservation

Just hours before the skies above the Peninsula began to dump rain into local creeks and reservoirs, the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmm,, on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 5156 Views

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Permanente Creek Flood Protection Project

This evening, the Santa Clara Valley Water District held a hearing in city council chambers to discuss the draft environmental...

Original post made by dfb on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 5155 Views

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Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 5151 Views

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Fire on Latham Street leads to arrests

The Mountain View Fire Department is investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire Saturday evening in an apartment building...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Max, on Dec 14, 2007 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 5145 Views

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Housing issues top city's October agenda

Following a crush of complaints from local renters, Mountain View leaders are scheduling an ambitious series of meetings...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 26 comments | 5145 Views

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Council OKs El Camino initiative

Mountain View became one of the first cities to sign onto the "Grand Boulevard Initiative" after council members voted 6-1...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Dec 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 7 comments | 5143 Views

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Police: reports of mountain lion sighting at Rengstorff Park

Police in Mountain View are advising residents near Rengstorff Park to stay inside after a mountain lion was reportedly seen...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Waiting for the reality, on May 9, 2014 at 6:43 am | 10 comments | 5143 Views

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Water district candidate challenges "unfair" tax

Gary Kremen isn't pulling any punches. The founder of Match.com kicked off his race for a seat on the county water district...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Carlos Britto, on Aug 23, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 5143 Views

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A smaller carbon footprint? There's an app for that

It might be hard to wrap your head around, but a Bay Area company is aiming to turn your home into a "virtual powerplant"...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on May 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 5142 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>High density housing creates more problems Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3541 posted...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on Nov 24, 2007 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 5140 Views

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Office planned for downtown church property

In a bid to balance its bottom line, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Mountain View is planning to lease out its Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Church property for commercial use should be taxed, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 5136 Views

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Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Brown, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 5136 Views

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Preschools give up space for high schools

The carnival hosted by the Mountain View Parent Nursery School celebrated Tim Dobbins' 25 years of teaching earlier this...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by What do you expect?, on May 19, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 5129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 5124 Views

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Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 5121 Views

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Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 5120 Views

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Harry and Ida Pinto, husband and wife, passed away on same day

Harry and Ida Pinto, Mountain View residents married for 67 years, died within 12 hours of each other on Aug. 26. Both were...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Les Groshong, on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 5119 Views

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Air Guardsmen rescue sick baby at sea

A Moffett Field-based team of Air National Guardsmen reached San Diego this morning after rescuing a sick baby and her family...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Oh, on Apr 13, 2014 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 5119 Views
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