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No charges for driver in fatal California Street collision

Police say they can't determine who was at fault -- the driver or the pedestrian -- in the Sept. 15 that resulted in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 6 comments | 2014 Views

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Hacker Dojo ditching problematic building

Little more than two weeks after raising $250,000 to bring its building up to code, Hacker Dojo has found a different way...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 20, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 6 comments | 2401 Views

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Bay Area gas prices continue to drop

Drivers going to the pump throughout the Bay Area will be paying less to fill up their tanks in the next couple weeks, an...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 6 comments | 944 Views

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Two men robbed at gunpoint at Foothill College

Two men were robbed at gunpoint this morning at Foothill College, a campus spokesman said. According to law enforcement officials,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 6 comments | 1063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New board member pushes for fire sprinklers

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District install fire sprinklers in all of its buildings? Incoming school board member...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 6064 Views

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Video games stolen in burglary

A Mountain View man returned from vacation on Saturday to find that his apartment had been burglarized while he was gone,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jorge, on Nov 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 2437 Views

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Holiday train comes to town

The Caltrain "Show Train" will be returning to Bay Area stations this weekend, Dec. 1 and 2, to collect toys for underprivileged...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 6 comments | 1961 Views

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Blowing people away

A local building that draws more electricity than the entire city of Mountain View turns 25 next week. The massive structure...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Dec 10, 2012 at 5:59 am | 6 comments | 1307 Views

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Jerry Hill announces 'Oughta Be a Law ... Or Not'

Residents in newly elected state Sen. Jerry Hill's district will now have a chance to weigh in on what "Oughta Be a Law ......

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Dec 14, 2012 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 1088 Views

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Police use social media to fight drunken driving

The Mountain View Police Department is taking to social media this week in an effort to raise awareness about the consequences...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Paul Elrick, on Dec 22, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 2422 Views

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New safe-driving laws take effect in California

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 1638 Views

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iPads stolen from Microsoft

Five iPads were stolen over the Christmas holiday from the Microsoft offices in Mountain View. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1111 Views

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Auditors: 4 of 5 county Supervisors complied with expense rules

Audits of more than $140,000 in expenses charged to taxpayers by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors released Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1263 Views

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Pumar sticks with not guilty plea

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for allegedly hitting and killing local...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 6 comments | 2153 Views

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Local Air Guard wing deploys for Afghanistan

Troops may soon be withdrawing from Afghanistan but on Thursday 200 local air guardsmen were headed to the war-torn country...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:08 am | 6 comments | 1460 Views

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Caltrain wants input on new ticket machines

Caltrain riders are being asked for their opinions in an online survey the agency will use to improve features on its ticket...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sir Vey, on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 1037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by I work here, on Feb 9, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 2703 Views

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Caltrans OKs Clark Avenue stoplight

Despite outcry from residents who said it would increase traffic on their streets, Caltrans has decided to move forward with...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Feb 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 3563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden club says goodbye to robot

The Crittenden Middle School LEGO Robotics Club varsity squad gathered after school on a Wednesday afternoon to bid a sentimental...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Liz Mabey, on Feb 25, 2013 at 8:46 am | 6 comments | 2216 Views

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Toxics put pregnant Googlers at risk, expert says

The elevated levels of toxic TCE vapors recently found in Google offices on Whisman Road and elsewhere should be a concern...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 1840 Views
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