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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 | 1088 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 | 1434 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 | 1548 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 | 2223 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 | 1546 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 | 1551 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 | 1643 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 | 1658 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 | 12595 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 | 1315 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 | 1171 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 | 1723 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 | 1305 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates lining up for fall race

A newcomer, two commissioners and two incumbents have said they will run for the City Council when four seats become open...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sam Altman, on Mar 24, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 2399 Views

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MV's withdrawl could shut down animal shelter

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center, a fixture on East Bayshore Road for the past four decades, could be shut down or relocated...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Well, well, on Mar 28, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 1540 Views

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High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Grossman Woman, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 1350 Views

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Police: Gun-wielding suspect 'targeted' victims

Two Mountain View men received a frightening wake-up call early Thursday morning, when a man with a gun entered their bedroom...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1249 Views

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Immigrant rights march draws people to downtown

A march focusing on immigration reform held in Mountain View on May Day had a wider focus thanks to the Occupy movement,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by usa, on May 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 1474 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 2965 Views
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