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Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views

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Cash mob gives helping hand to downtown grocer

Ava's Downtown Market and Deli saw a spike in business last weekend when it was visited by an organized "Cash Mob" which...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Marn-Yee Lee, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1288 Views

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Army: toxic cleanup is not our problem

Activists and regulators are at odds with the U.S. Army over toxics contaminating Orion Park, a former housing complex site...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 2162 Views

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Erik Onorato remembered by friends, family

Erik Onorato, the 26-year-old who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on April 9, will be remembered as "an incredible...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Leila, on May 5, 2012 at 2:04 am | 5 comments | 1729 Views

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High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:39 am | 5 comments | 1213 Views

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Mistaken ID in bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1192 Views

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Algae turns waste into fuel

Worried about the scarcity of fossil fuels? Researchers at Mountain View's NASA Ames say they have a solution. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 3192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing for the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 1597 Views

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Mountain View resident accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Zonker, on May 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1439 Views

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Concerns about job losses, national security

With rescue missions, disaster relief efforts and two major employers depending on the unique aspects of Moffett Federal...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by mpumas, on May 30, 2012 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Huff principal aims to help English learners

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position for the upcoming school year, officials...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on May 26, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2077 Views

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Council OKs 134 new apartments

If the city's park and housing fees are not too onerous, Prometheus Real Estate Group can move forward with building 134...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 21, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 1363 Views

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Disability Pride Parade moves to Mountain View

Disabled and non-disabled residents of Silicon Valley will march together in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 21,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by SP Phil, on Jul 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 1569 Views

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City hires new head of community services

J.P. de la Montaigne has been tapped to oversee the city's Community Services Department. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5889...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1318 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 1318 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 1443 Views

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Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 1702 Views

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Scientists: Wind could meet world power needs by 2030

Wind holds enough energy to meet or exceed the world's total demand for power by 2030, according to new research from Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Creationist, on Sep 13, 2012 at 7:24 am | 5 comments | 1929 Views

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Tiff brews between NASA Ames and NASA HQ?

Those working to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One have taken note of reports that Pete Worden, the director of Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Nov 10, 2012 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School test scores continue to climb

Officials from both of Mountain View's public school districts are hailing recently released state standardized testing data...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 2419 Views
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