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Man robbed at gunpoint

A San Francisco man was robbed at gunpoint in the early hours of Oct. 1 while he was walking near the Carl's Jr. fast food...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Oct 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1342 Views

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Rainy weather on horizon for Bay Area this week

Skies have turned gray over the Bay Area, and rainfall is expected for the next few days as a storm system from the Gulf...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by School mom, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

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Steve Jobs, Apple's creative genius, dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 2490 Views

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'Civility Roundtable' hopes to foster respect

The Tucson, Ariz. shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords brought the nation together in a state of shock and mourning....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

SPORTS

Synthetic beats real in turf debate

The sentiment was all but unanimous in Tuesday's City Council study session that three city ball fields should use artificial...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Howard Higley, on Oct 18, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County renews Bullis charter amid criticism

Bullis Charter School boasts higher test scores than any other charter school in California, its waiting list is lengthy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1626 Views

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Burglar makes off with computers

A woman was awakened by the sound of a burglar rummaging around her home in the early hours of Oct. 15, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Litsa, on Oct 20, 2011 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1254 Views

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Casket Showroom on Castro Street

Is anyone else freaked out by the casket showroom on Castro Street? How about some curtains for privacy and respect?...

Original post made by GG on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by DeathRUs, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1187 Views

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Local heroes honored in state ceremony

Mountain View public safety dispatcher Jen Wandruff and 8-year-old resident D'Jana Wright will be honored as heroes today...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

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Another quake strikes near Berkeley

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake centered near Berkeley shook the Bay Area Friday morning (Oct. 27), according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sarcastic Jane, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten'

Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Headache, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1496 Views

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FEMA to test Emergency Alert System nationwide

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will take over television and radio Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by willie, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

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Making a veteran's day

Maj. Thomas W. Keegan kisses his son Tom at a medal ceremony held at Moffett Field on Saturday, Nov. 5. Keegan was awarded...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 10, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

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El Camino doctor helps troops overseas

One of El Camino Hospital's top surgeons recently returned from a two-week stint at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

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High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1491 Views

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Businesses look to crowdsourcing

Does your business need better promotion? Do you want to compile a sales lead list? Why not split the job into tasks, broadcast...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 3322 Views

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Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1451 Views

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Festooned for fall

Fall colors are decorating Mountain View in time for Thanksgiving Day. Twirling a bright red leaf in her hand, Theresa Miller...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ryan Leaf, on Nov 28, 2011 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 1182 Views
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