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ELECTIONS

Editorial: Water district needs outside audit, firmer policies

The county District Attorney's Office is looking into allegations of improper conduct and payouts of public funds for work...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Culture of Corruption, on Nov 8, 2015 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 508 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district fends off fraud allegations

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has been in deep water in recent months, following allegations of fraudulent charges...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Corruption in action, on Nov 8, 2015 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2258 Views

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Farewell to Bumble Bee Health Foods

John and Karen Farrell run a two-person crew at Mountain View's Bumble Bee Health Foods store, fielding questions about probiotics...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Bonnie Barnes Moreno, on Nov 7, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 490 Views

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Change smoke detector batteries when setting clock back

Daylight savings time ends early Sunday morning, and firefighters are reminding Bay Area residents to change the batteries...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 6, 2015 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

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Glitzy and geeky gather for Breakthrough Prize

Tech CEOs, top researchers and Hollywood celebrities will all converge at Moffett Field on Sunday for what might be considered...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2212 Views

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City looks for new transit to avoid crowded roads

Whether it might be a monorail, magnetic pod cars or even gondolas, Mountain View leaders say there needs to be a better...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 439 Views

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Take a free ride

For the first time, Mountain View council members reviewed the numbers for the city's fledgling community shuttle system,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Nov 6, 2015 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 3996 Views

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Crime brief: Taser used in struggle at bank

Police arrested a Hayward man in Mountain View over the weekend after he allegedly refused to leave a credit union and resisted...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by @Really???, on Nov 6, 2015 at 7:28 am | 3 comments | 1860 Views

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Community center revamp to cost extra $4.25M

A long awaited project to remodel the community center at Rengstorff Park is now expected to cost $4.25 million more than...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 5, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 1692 Views

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Pedestrian critically injured in vehicle collision

A pedestrian is in critical condition this morning after she was struck by a vehicle on northbound El Monte Road near Marich...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by THE DETAILS, on Nov 4, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 8934 Views

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Drought blamed for 'dirt' smell and taste in tap water

Officials with the Santa Clara Valley Water District say that a "dirt-like" flavor and odor currently in the district's tap...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Yawn, on Nov 3, 2015 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 2728 Views

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Bicyclist struck, killed by car near Palo Alto

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 6766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

30th anniversary for local PONY baseball league

Los Altos-Mountain View PONY baseball is stepping up to the plate for its 30th year. The local youth baseball league opened...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Al Answers, on Nov 3, 2015 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1411 Views

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Sunnyvale council OKs winter homeless shelter site

The Sunnyvale City Council approved an agreement Tuesday for a temporary winter shelter for the homeless to be used by Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by MARTA GOMEZ, on Nov 2, 2015 at 10:47 pm | 8 comments | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll reveals MV Whisman voters support parcel tax increase

It would be a close call, but initial poll results show that residents in the Mountain View Whisman School District would...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Old Mtn View Parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 31 comments | 3371 Views

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Lease mandate rejected by Council

On Tuesday, City Council members voted down their own urgency ordinance, saying it was insufficient to address Mountain View's...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Debbie downer, on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 2492 Views

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Council may scale back renter protections

The City Council's proposed emergency measures to combat the local rental crisis, already criticized by tenants' advocates...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 31, 2015 at 11:17 am | 25 comments | 3600 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Battling an overlooked killer

High blood pressure is a serious issue in the Bay Area, and local health officials have vowed to do something about it. The...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Oct 31, 2015 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 3384 Views

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Pedestrian struck outside of gas station

A 60-year-old Mountain View woman was hospitalized for minor injuries Tuesday after she was struck by a vehicle exiting a...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:08 am | 22 comments | 3496 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Sunday

A seasonal ban on wood-burning fires is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Agree with Jay, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 1165 Views
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