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AROUND TOWN

Police in armed standoff with 'mentally ill' man

No shots were fired in an armed standoff with a 63-year-old transient man who claimed he had a gun, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:27 am | 6 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downed high-voltage lines cause fire near trailer park

Residents of a Mountain View mobile home park near Moffett Field were roused last night by a series of small "explosions,"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 16, 2012 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 1656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian takes lead in funds raised for supervisor race

Joe Simitian's quest to retake his former seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is benefiting from a strong...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 8, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Daytime burglary nets computers, jewelry

Three computers and miscellaneous jewelry were stolen from a house in the 700 block of Hans Avenue during the day on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rogerthat, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 6 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 14, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 6 comments | 1421 Views

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Cheerleaders seek funds for trip to nationals

The Los Altos High School cheerleaders are holding an e-waste recycling event on Saturday, March 3 to raise money so the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jo, on Feb 27, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1159 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Small businesses want to be part of North Bayshore plan

Small businesses near Google headquarters are excited by proposals to create a vibrant and walkable village in North Bayshore,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by J, on Sep 8, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 6 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apparent attempted abduction in Los Altos Hills

A woman walking her dog in along Hilltop Drive in Los Altos Hills told police she was nearly abducted today, March 29. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 30, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 4968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robbery suspect nabbed

An employee of Red Rock Coffee was injured Saturday when he tried to stop a man from stealing his bicycle, which was locked...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by RobinS, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 1225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 20, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1228 Views

ELECTIONS

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Plastic Bag Ban

Would you support a plastic bag ban in Mountain View or your city? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5514...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 12, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2,000 miles on a bike

As she approaches her 70th year, Pam Perkins is gearing up for the ride of her life -- a 2,000-mile, 40-day bicycle ride...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Linda Gelpke, on May 2, 2012 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 1956 Views

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Sexual battery alleged at MV business

An employee of Earthly Delight Gourmet has been accused of sexual battery after he allegedly lured a Santa Clara woman into...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by military caps, on Apr 28, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 6 comments | 1224 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 2108 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors strike deal over disputed roof-top patio

It took three weeks of discussion, but downtown residents announced Monday, May 14, that they finally settled a dispute over...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on May 17, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1601 Views

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Hangar One supporters send Obama a message

President Barack Obama landed at Moffett Field for a visit to Silicon Valley Wednesday evening, and supporters of Hangar...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jenna X. Manta, on May 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 1777 Views

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High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:07 am | 6 comments | 1770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important Reasons to Vote NO on G

Because the biggest donor to the YES on G campaign is the out-of-state bank that will handle the bond? Because the district...

Original post made by No on G parent on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Indecent exposure on Thompson Avenue

A woman called the Mountain View police to report seeing a man in a parked car with his pants pulled down on June 6, the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Jun 8, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1441 Views
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