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Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 4272 Views

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Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 4300 Views

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Townhouse fire displaces four people

A two-alarm fire at a Mountain View townhouse Monday night resulted in one minor injury and left four people displaced....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Susan Slater, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 9674 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 2833 Views

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A superintendent's resignation. Honestly?

It has become the rule rather than the exception: City manager or executive director or superintendent of schools "resigns"...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1681 Views

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Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County

Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 3155 Views

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Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3126 Views

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Air district officials tout transit as Spare the Air season starts

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year's Spare the Air summer season Monday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Link, on Apr 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 2829 Views

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Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by BuyGosh, on Jan 11, 2016 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2509 Views

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Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation

A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 4718 Views

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Small earthquakes strikes off SF coast

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by anthodyd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2273 Views

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Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2523 Views

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Larry Ellison buys Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto

Larry Ellison, one of Silicon Valley's wealthiest and most extravagant high-tech titans, has added to his collection of riches...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by mvman, on Sep 15, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 3178 Views

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Two struck in paintball gun drive-by

Police are searching for suspects who had allegedly shot a paintball gun at people on El Camino Real on Sunday. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 24, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 2575 Views

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Suspect in fatal stabbing arrested in Mountain View

A 35-year-old man was arrested in a fatal stabbing during a teen's birthday celebration in unincorporated Morgan Hill over...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sage, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1047 Views

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Immigrant House goes for historic recognition

Fans of the century-old Immigrant House later this week will urge the Mountain View City Council to grant formal historic...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 27, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 2612 Views

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Glitzy and geeky gather for Breakthrough Prize

Tech CEOs, top researchers and Hollywood celebrities will all converge at Moffett Field on Sunday for what might be considered...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2962 Views

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Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

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Water district delays decision on $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has put off a decision on whether to work with a controversial firm to kick off work...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by When did this happen?, on Feb 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2654 Views

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Water district CEO departure prompts big payout

Last month, Santa Clara Valley Water District board members announced that CEO Beau Goldie would be stepping down from the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 2138 Views
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