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Salt pond restoration moves ahead

The process of turning two former salt ponds along Shoreline Park's northern edge back into tidal marshes soon will speed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by @Jim, on Nov 13, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 9336 Views

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Inspector General: Google execs saved millions on jet fuel at Moffett

Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 7 comments | 8155 Views

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Fire controlled at Sims metal recycling

A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City this morning is under control, although the smell of smoke and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by John Ginez, on Dec 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 4315 Views

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New veterans memorial approved

A new memorial for war veterans and those who serve in the military was approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 4, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 2618 Views

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Water district calls for greater conservation

Just hours before the skies above the Peninsula began to dump rain into local creeks and reservoirs, the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmm,, on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 3391 Views

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Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 3571 Views

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Suspects escape after burglary in Palo Verde neighborhood

Palo Alto police surrounded a Palo Verde home for five hours after receiving a report of forced entry Monday night but officers...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 26, 2014 at 9:10 am | 7 comments | 2080 Views

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Counties crack down on e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 3701 Views

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Moffett Field: Air Rescue wing flying to aid sick baby

A Bay Area-based Air National Guard team left Moffett Federal Airfield Thursday afternoon on a rescue mission to help a...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Notalibertarian, on Apr 6, 2014 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 3710 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

In preparing for what is becoming an annual event, organizers of Mountain View's May Day march for immigration reform are...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Desmond, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2540 Views

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Crime brief: MV man arrested after string of burglaries

Two men, including one Mountain View resident, were arrested in connection to at least five burglaries from homes and vehicles...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by rolo, on May 29, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 7 comments | 3326 Views

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Surprise pension costs for school districts

School districts got a surprise last month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan to pay for the state's pension shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by BIG SURPRISE, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3338 Views

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Broadreach tapped to develop Moffett Gateway

The City Council moved forward with plans for a large hotel and office development on city property Tuesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 4148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 3239 Views

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Council OKs eminent domain to secure alley rights

On Tuesday night, members of the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to get itself...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waiting4Congestion, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 7270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1537 Views

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Three seek hospital seats

Three people are now vying for the two open seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board this November, kicking the election...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Susana, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 2516 Views

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VTA looks to improve service to Levi's Stadium

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is assessing ways to improve carrying fans to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by 9ers fan, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 2404 Views

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New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:40 am | 7 comments | 2006 Views

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City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Small Business Owner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 2212 Views
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