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Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Ignorant Citizen, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 904 Views

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Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go

One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Survey Says, 2 hours ago | 50 comments | 2137 Views

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Los Altos residents still asked to boil tap water

Customers in a portion of Los Altos still need to boil their tap water before consuming it, Cal Water officials said Tuesday....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by @mariposa, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 1537 Views

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A helping hand in mental health

People hospitalized for a mental illness have a long road ahead of them, with plenty of pitfalls to sidestep as they try...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Donagh McKeown, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

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Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building

The North County Social Services Agency Building got a slightly catchier name -- it was re-christened in honor of Victor...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by George, on Jul 28, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

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Past jail time

Bay Area "hyphy" rap duo the Hoodstarz grew up in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. After running in to trouble with the law,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by P-Watch, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1383 Views

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Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by You're funny, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 65 comments | 4414 Views

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Growing need for garden plots in Mountain View

Want to grow your own veggies, herbs or flowers at a Mountain View community garden? Get to the back of the line. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3359 Views

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1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/07/10/1000-new-homes-get-nod-from-council...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 583 Views

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Celebrating life and death at the Obon Festival

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple's annual Obon Festival is this weekend, bringing Japanese cultural activities and displays,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 2357 Views

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It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Keep our diversity, on Jul 25, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 25 comments | 5173 Views

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Editorial: Sound approach on 'human rights city' issue

The City Council is taking an "easy does it" approach to deciding on whether Mountain View should become an official "human...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 25, 2015 at 8:34 am | 27 comments | 1004 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ron H., on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 176 comments | 49614 Views

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Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ashlynjohnson, on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 2915 Views

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electric scooters on the Stevens Creek Trail

The city has posted signs along the Stevens Creek Trail saying that electric scooters will be allowed on the trail starting...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 24, 2015 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 116 Views

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Bicyclist dies following car crash

The Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries earlier this month after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain View died...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by mommy, on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 449 Views

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Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. The Taiwanese frozen dessert, xue hua bing, resembles paper-thin ribbons...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Feick, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 5923 Views

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Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet

A planet being hailed as a possible "Earth 2.0" has been discovered by the NASA Kepler exploration mission. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by MV Worker, on Jul 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 12 comments | 3531 Views

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Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 3101 Views
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