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Party guest attacks host with metal pipe

Police are searching for a man accused of attacking an acquaintance with a metal pipe outside of a house party in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by SARCASM, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 1771 Views

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Fire causes $500K in damage to garage

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1902 Views

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Google scales back bridge project

Concern over nesting egrets, among other issues raised by conservationists, led Mountain View-based Google to redesign its...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Apr 25, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 3005 Views

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MV's post office renamed for fallen soldier?

A Mountain View post office could be renamed in memory of U.S. Army Lt. Ken Ballard, who was killed while serving in Iraq...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

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Youth sports camp preview this weekend

In an effort to promote its athletic programs and give coaches a sneak peek at up-and-coming local talent, this summer Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by To each his own, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2352 Views

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Multiple power outages hit city

Failing PG&E equipment caused power outages Monday and over the weekend in Mountain View, affecting over 3,000 households...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 3002 Views

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Venture capitalists make lifetime philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 4189 Views

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'Startup Village' sets up downtown

Anyone with a startup, an idea for one, or the desire to one day think up the next great app or social media platform, should...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cindy F Solomon, on May 3, 2012 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2387 Views

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"We are constructing cities for an economy that no longer exists"

The architect said to be responsible for the success of downtown Mountain View gave a passionate talk Monday night. Michael...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1981 Views

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Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the span of about...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Encyclopedia Brown, on May 9, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 3735 Views

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Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 2016 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by Monica, on May 23, 2012 at 1:56 am | 3 comments | 3624 Views

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GSA outlines disposal process for Moffett Field

Moffett Federal Airfield isn't officially up for grabs until the General Services Administration receives a "Report of Excess"...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jenna X. Manta, on May 25, 2012 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 2977 Views

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County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 1, 2012 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 1839 Views

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Broken gas line closes El Camino

A broken gas line caused the closure of El Camino Real in Mountain View Friday morning, fire officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old timer, on Jun 12, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

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Trash cans set ablaze at Eagle Park

Police believe two teenage boys are responsible for setting a pair of fires inside of a garbage can and a recycling can at...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sheesh, on Jun 12, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 1927 Views

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El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cade Brighton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 12695 Views

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Packard Foundation opens new, eco-friendly headquarters

New, eco-friendly headquarters for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation reflect environmental values of the Packard family...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 3 comments | 2802 Views

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Beer garden appeal goes to council tonight

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them at tonight's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 2462 Views

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MV driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash

Family members of the man killed in a grisly car accident last month reacted with relief Tuesday to the news that police...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by mug shot?, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 2086 Views
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