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OTHER ISSUES

Woman turns herself in for trying to steal liquor

A 19-year-old Mountain View woman was arrested and charged with robbery after she turned herself in yesterday for attempting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 8 comments | 2251 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 | 2070 Views

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House's smoke alarm 'saved our lives'

Shortly after 4 a.m. on the morning of April 28, Tim Dobbins, along with his wife, daughter and the two family cats, were...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by MVPNS Alum, on May 6, 2011 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 1869 Views

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More cell towers proposed in residential areas

The race to provide ultra fast mobile phone connections is bringing a slew of cell tower proposals to Mountain View, including...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 2201 Views

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County supervisors OK area code overlay

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this morning voted to implement a new area code via an overlay method, in which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by MARY, on May 26, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2042 Views

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Council hires Campbell's city manager

Mayor Jac Siegel announced Friday afternoon that the City Council has finally picked a new city manager, Daniel Rich, who...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2173 Views

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Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 1961 Views

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Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 2135 Views

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Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2068 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by InvestInYourFuture, on Aug 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 1590 Views

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Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday, Aug. 17, presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2231 Views

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Town hall meeting on children's online privacy

Parents are invited to a community discussion with business leaders and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier tonight, Aug. 31, in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 3, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 8 comments | 1915 Views

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ZIP code trumps genetic code

The message of a city- and county-sponsored event at Google this week was quite clear: where you live plays a larger role...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ho Ho Ho, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 1686 Views

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Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 2226 Views

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Electronics reported stolen in burglary

An iPhone, iPad and purse were stolen from an apartment in the 1600 block of Villa Street sometime overnight between Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 1568 Views

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Save the Annex or risk flooding the hospital?

In early October the City Council will be asked to either protect the El Camino Hospital area in a major flood or keep a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Frank Ski, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro kids go bananas over reading

Castro School's principal, Judy Crates, donned a full gorilla suit on Sept. 8 -- following through on a promise she made...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 2, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 8 comments | 2129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives 200 laptops to local high schools

Google is donating 200 used laptops to Mountain View high schools, as part of its ongoing efforts to support science, technology,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by creditWhereDue, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 2278 Views

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Target cashier accused of embezzlement

A new cashier at the Target on Showers Drive has been accused of pocketing nearly $2,000 in cash over the course of his first...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by tommygee10, on Sep 23, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 8 comments | 1471 Views

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El Camino Real smashup pins man in car

With some help from the metal-cutting abilities of the "jaws of life," firefighters carefully extracted a man from his Toyota...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 8 comments | 1584 Views
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