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Armed man barricades himself in Mountain View apartment complex

The Mountain View Police Department's Hostage Negotiating Team is attempting to diffuse a tense situation currently unfolding...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by LikeToWatch, on Jul 3, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 8 comments | 6344 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Train Schedules, on Jan 10, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 8 comments | 3428 Views

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City barks up new tree for animal control

The city is taking a serious look at switching from Palo Alto Animal Services to a Santa Clara-based service in order to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Meow, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 2282 Views

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11 applicants for school board seat

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to fill a seat left vacant by former school board president Chris Chiang,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 3800 Views

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Man attempts to hit officer with car before fleeing

Local police are looking for a man they say attempted to hit an officer with his car on Castro Street Saturday night. The...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sunnyvale Homeowner, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2155 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 | 5331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS grapples with water restrictions

Mountain View High School has done an exceptional job of scaling back water usage, slashing 68 percent of irrigation water...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ignorant Citizen, on Aug 13, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 2887 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2279 Views

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Police probe copper theft at Shoreline

Mountain View police are investigating the theft of copper wire ripped from several electrical boxes in the parking lot of...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by What again, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 8 comments | 1467 Views

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Man struck and killed by Caltrain Monday night

A commuter train hit and killed a man near the Santa Clara station Monday evening, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. In a separate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Joseph L, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:55 am | 8 comments | 2818 Views

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School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 4709 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police find marijuana in suspect's dreadlocks

A traffic stop by Palo Alto police for an expired vehicle registration led to the multi-felony arrest of a Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2105 Views

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Pumped up and ticked off

A fight broke out at the 24 Hour Fitness on Showers Drive on the morning of April 12, stemming from an argument over whether...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 1346 Views

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City official explains bad odor

There have been a number of complaints about a mysterious rotten egg smell all over town, which turns out to be the smell...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 3304 Views

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Company's kit will electrify a Miata

Thanks to a local company there's now an alternative to shelling out $100,000 for a Tesla Roadster. It is a kit that will...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sick of it, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 6107 Views

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Class action lawsuit filed against County over solitary confinement practices

A class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Santa Clara County for placing hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Nov 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 1854 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 5491 Views

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'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 2294 Views

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Caltrain to return whistles to underneath trains

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy c, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2250 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 | 4818 Views
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