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Meeting: Little outcry over rise in cancer near toxic site

Despite sensational TV news coverage, a rise in the number of people living near Mountain View's toxic sites with non-Hodgkin...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Williams, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 8890 Views

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County supervisor told to repay $13K

Supervisor George Shirakawa must repay the county $12,772 in expenses he wrongly charged on his government credit card, the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Dec 8, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 2176 Views

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Neighbors threaten to sue over McKelvey plan

A plan to turn McKelvey Park into a flood detention basin has drawn the ire of neighbors who say they may sue over plans...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ralph, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:12 am | 15 comments | 4581 Views

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Council OKs plastic bag ban

The days of plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the distribution...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:25 am | 9 comments | 6785 Views

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Young suspects charged as adults in sex assault at Castro Park

The two 17-year-olds arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl at a Mountain View park are being charged...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
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Elderly man missing from hospital

The Mountain View Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man they said wandered away from El Camino...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Dec 10, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

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Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 5979 Views

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Council compromises on housing fees

Facing an unprecedented demand for more affordable housing in Mountain View, City Council members voted Tuesday to increase...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 2549 Views

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Police find one of two runaway girls

Mountain View police report that one of two local runaway girls have been found. The younger of the girls was located by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1716 Views

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Council delays vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council delayed approval of a plan to turn McKelvey Park's baseball fields into a flood basin after examining several...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1815 Views

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Want to adopt a pet? 'Shelters First' offers deal through December

For those interested in a pet, the six animal shelters in the Silicon Valley are holding an adoption special this month....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 2045 Views

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A new place to hack

Members gathered last weekend to paint the walls at Hacker Dojo's new space. The Dojo, a shared office and event space for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yes!, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views

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NASA Ames scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received over 5,000 questions about the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Geppetto, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 1973 Views

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Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 7731 Views

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CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wen, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Council member Laura Macias says farewell

After eight years on the job, City Council member Laura Macias went to her final council meeting last week and is now saying...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 3804 Views

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Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 22284 Views

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Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

A second Spare the Air Day has been called for today (Jan. 2), banning the burning of wood and solid fuel, according to the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by James Thurber, on Jan 2, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2162 Views

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'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back -- and forward -- in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by vfree, on Jan 3, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2624 Views

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Pumar to go to trial

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing a local man, William Ware, last June will stand trial on the charge...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 2083 Views
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