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Anna Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities in the 18th...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1429 Views

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Fiery crash closes University Avenue Sunday morning

A 32-year-old suspected drunk driver from Mountain View narrowly escaped with his life early Sunday morning after a high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by OR, on Sep 15, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 290 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against Saratoga's King

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 1881 Views

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Council OKs outsourcing golf course

Saying they were forced to do so by difficult circumstances, the City Council approved on Tuesday the outsourcing of Shoreline...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Arthur M., on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 1610 Views

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Apartment burglarized on Alvin Street

An apartment in the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 9 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:39 am | 7 comments | 1454 Views

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Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 1486 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dentist will swap cash for Halloween candy

A Mountain View dentist is offering cash for children's candy this Halloween. Dr. Joseph Lee launched his anti-tooth decay...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1713 Views

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Finger-lickin' stick-up

Two men wielding handguns robbed a Mountain View location of Kentucky Fried Chicken yesterday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Carl Hagen, on Nov 25, 2011 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 1102 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Mountain View police have released a sketch of the man they believe burglarized the home of an elderly Mountain View woman...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 20, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 1444 Views

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NASA report: New Hangar One skin cheaper than demolition

Congress take note: a new NASA report says that demolishing Moffett Field icon Hangar One is more costly than replacing its...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Dec 24, 2011 at 11:04 am | 7 comments | 1562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives to local schools in 2011

Christmas came early and frequently this year for local schools, as Mountain View-based Google played Santa Claus -- donating...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 2244 Views

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Fresh & Busy

The new Fresh & Easy grocery store at Rengstorff Avenue and Middlefield Road drew a huge crowd to its opening on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 16, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 1559 Views

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Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1570 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 1679 Views

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Former city manager supports village concept for North Bayshore

As city manager in the early 1980s, Bruce Liedstrand helped lead efforts to transform the city's downtown and create a vision...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ravindra Srinivas Rao, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 1680 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 13139 Views

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Second Harvest struggling as food prices rise

Higher food prices and the rising cost of gas are hindering operations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1324 Views

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Tough road for undocumented teens

For undocumented students at Mountain View High School, nothing has changed in the years since Jose Antonio Vargas hesitantly...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the gap for English learners

English learners now account for 40 percent of the total student population in Mountain View's elementary and middle schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 1751 Views

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$40K stolen in apartment burglary

More than $40,000 in cash was stolen from an apartment in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way on March 9, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by sEaN, on Mar 12, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 7 comments | 1312 Views
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