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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 | 1346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2252 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 | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1162 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 | 3449 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 | 3951 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 | 2329 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 | 2295 Views

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Measure M may be dead

Measure M, the voter-approved local initiative that would limit executive pay at El Camino Hospital, looks as if it will...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Don't say anything against, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 1043 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa today announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen felony and...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Slann, on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 6 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson pushes for fire sprinklers

Just as he promised, a local school board trustee is continuing his push to get fire sprinklers installed throughout the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 6 comments | 3992 Views

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EPA to test homes for toxics on Leong Drive

EPA officials announced on Friday that their agency has allocated $100,000 to test and remediate homes on Leong Drive that...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 1491 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 7, 2013 at 3:28 am | 6 comments | 10868 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County asks state Attorney General to investigate DA Rosen

The California Attorney General has been asked to investigate a pay-compensation policy District Attorney Jeff Rosen has...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 10, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 1414 Views

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Mountain View man charged in Palo Alto hate crime

A man police say described himself as a "white supremacist" allegedly assaulted a black man in downtown Palo Alto last week...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by CP, on Apr 29, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 6 comments | 2026 Views

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Voice wins award for environmental coverage

The Mountain View Voice won recognition for its coverage of environmental issues, taking home a first place award in a statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by jane, on May 1, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 995 Views

SPORTS

VIDEO: Two-alarm fire at Tropicana Hotel

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that swept through a vacant hotel on El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by JR, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 1525 Views

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Bay Area drove state population growth in 2012

The Bay Area led the charge in California's massive population increase last year, particularly Santa Clara County, which...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by OMV Resident, on May 3, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 3520 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taco Bell burglarized

Three hundred dollars was taken after someone smashed through the drive-through window of the Taco Bell at 975 N. Shoreline...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on May 8, 2013 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 2008 Views

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Pressure cooker causes bomb scare at San Antonio Shopping Center

Police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a pressure cooker was spotted in bushes outside a building at San...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on May 29, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 6 comments | 1407 Views
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