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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 | 2654 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 | 2168 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 | 1534 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 | 1279 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 | 3115 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 | 1817 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 | 1293 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 | 1429 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 | 2351 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 | 1719 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 | 1266 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 | 3745 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 | 4162 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 | 2430 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 | 2553 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 | 1103 Views

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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 | 2304 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 | 4308 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 | 1589 Views

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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 | 11654 Views
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