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Emergency rig show and shine

The satellite dish-equipped vehicles we might all rely on to coordinate earthquake relief efforts gathered in a Moffett Field...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 26, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3000 Views

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Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Its become very clear, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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El Camino steps up fight against deadly disease

A difficult-to-pronounce disease commonly found in nursing homes and hospitals is a growing problem, according to a Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 6317 Views

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City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 10, 2011 at 6:54 am | 2 comments | 2093 Views

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City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 3949 Views

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MV residents hit with $80 county library fee

Palo Alto and Mountain View residents who make use of the county's vast library collection available in Los Altos libraries...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by ago, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1685 Views

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New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would move...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

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Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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Local company promises to change photography

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by tooMuch, on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 2560 Views

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Hangar One could be boon for city

The long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1823 Views

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Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tree Nut, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when their camper van collided head-on with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by MVneighbor, on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

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MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1953 Views

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Another necklace-snatching victim comes forward

Another victim has come forward, claiming she was also robbed of jewelry by a Mountain View man arrested Aug. 6 and charged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1987 Views

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Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2183 Views

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Review: A sweet but spiceless 'Sense'

In spite of a talented cast and attractive production values, TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:17 am | 2 comments | 3948 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 | 1724 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 | 1774 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 | 1614 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 | 1702 Views
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