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Police chase, arrest armed felon on Mora Drive

After a short chase on foot, Mountain View officers arrested a parolee suspected of carrying a loaded firearm and attempting...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just Pass'n Thru, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 4471 Views

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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 4774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 10165 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV cold-case killer convicted

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 4249 Views

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"Moffett Gateway" site slated for office, hotel

The City Council decided Tuesday that a new hotel and office space would be the best use of a forested piece of city-owned...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Old BEn, on Nov 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 6539 Views

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Man injured in fight outside downtown bar

A San Mateo man told police that he and a friend were jumped by a group of 10 or more men outside of a downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Drink Up, on Dec 11, 2013 at 5:42 am | 6 comments | 2477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Free breakfast program needs a boost

The poor and homeless are often invisible in the middle of one of Silicon Valley's most booming cities, but the need for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Dec 26, 2013 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 4162 Views

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Spare the Air day today, tomorrow

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 24, "Spare the Air Days," with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2917 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Emergency officials get autism training

Mountain View's police and fire departments have been getting special training lately -- learning how to improve their interactions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by William Stillman, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2458 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plan would beam WiFi from the sky

One of the latest sci-fi-esque projects to come out of Google's skunkworks is one that could replace traditional internet...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by jibzzzz, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:02 am | 6 comments | 7127 Views

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Police arrest two in connection to car arson

Investigators believe a Los Altos man intentionally set his car on fire at a Mountain View auto repair shop last month with...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by O, on Feb 8, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 6 comments | 2816 Views

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'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by jane, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 6 comments | 6138 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Google makes amends for failing WiFi

If ever there was a way into this tech-driven city's heart, the gift of lightning-fast Internet connections has to be high...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 2870 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 4614 Views

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Council OKs master plan for Rengstorff Park

A plan to guide the redevelopment of Rengstorff Park was approved by the City Council March 4, and it includes a remodeled...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 3421 Views

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SUV hits trees, ties up traffic in police chase

A suspected drunk driver hit multiple parked cars, bounced off of two trees on Shoreline Boulevard, ran a red light and drove...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by chuck mangione, on Mar 21, 2014 at 6:29 am | 6 comments | 3825 Views

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Why we need taller buildings

The City Council's decisions on development baffle me. I see rents and house values sky-rocketing, with longtime residents...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:57 am | 6 comments | 1481 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in fatal crash

A Mountain View man allegedly driving under the influence was arrested after his car passenger was killed in a crash in Los...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Mar 31, 2014 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 4128 Views

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Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 6 comments | 3092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman-Slater residents want schools reopened

I need to voice my concern and raise awareness to the residents of Mountain View regarding the lack of a walkable neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Uhoh, on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 6 comments | 782 Views
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