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MV's Vargas testifies before Senate on immigration

Former Mountain View High School student Jose Vargas gave an impassioned speech before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by unomas, on Feb 13, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 2105 Views

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Big office project proposed for North Whisman

Well, that didn't take long. The City Council adopted a new general plan last year anticipating 1.1 million square feet of...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 4631 Views

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Caltrans OKs Clark Avenue stoplight

Despite outcry from residents who said it would increase traffic on their streets, Caltrans has decided to move forward with...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Feb 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 5275 Views

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Congressmen accuse NASA Ames of giving secret technology to China

The director of Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center is embroiled in what is either a scandal or a witch-hunt over accusations...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 5 comments | 5546 Views

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Crittenden club says goodbye to robot

The Crittenden Middle School LEGO Robotics Club varsity squad gathered after school on a Wednesday afternoon to bid a sentimental...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Anne, on Feb 14, 2013 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

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Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergei Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 21, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 2301 Views

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The Voice celebrates 20 years

When Carol Torgrimson and Kate Wakerly came up with a plan to start what was originally called "The Voice of Mountain View"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Great Auntie, on Feb 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 2259 Views

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Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by flat-earth-is-flat, on Feb 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 1955 Views

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EPA to step up outreach on TCE danger

After the ==I Voice== discovered a number of residents on Evandale Avenue had no knowledge of newly discovered toxins creeping...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Steve Apelman, on Feb 25, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 4704 Views

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Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views

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Woman attacks her supervisor at laundry

A woman was arrested last week for allegedly bashing another woman's head into a washing machine repeatedly, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 27, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1757 Views

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Affordable housing project helps some, hurts others

The city's below market rate housing program took a strange turn Tuesday night with the approval of an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by tex, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 21 comments | 4871 Views

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Toxics put pregnant Googlers at risk, expert says

The elevated levels of toxic TCE vapors recently found in Google offices on Whisman Road and elsewhere should be a concern...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 4521 Views

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Measure M may be dead

Measure M, the voter-approved local initiative that would limit executive pay at El Camino Hospital, looks as if it will...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 4733 Views

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Caltrain electrification meeting set for tonight

Caltrain's voyage toward electrification of its Peninsula corridor will make a stop at Palo Alto tonight, where officials...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Feb 28, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 3880 Views

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County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa today announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen felony and...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Slann, on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 6 comments | 3259 Views

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High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt Thursday when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:54 am | 10 comments | 2584 Views

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Pedestrian struck by car dies at hospital

Mountain View police are seeking witnesses to a fatal accident last night on Phyllis Avenue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phyllis Neighbor, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 15 comments | 3164 Views

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Teens name center "The View"

Teens on the city's Youth Advisory Committee got their way on Tuesday when the City Council voted to approve their favored...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 3477 Views

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Bay Area has most "mega commuters" in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by kristine, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 2664 Views
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