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OTHER ISSUES

Electronics stolen during apartment burglary

Several laptops and camera equipment were among items stolen in the July 27 daytime burglary of an apartment in 500 block...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Don't do the crime if you cant do the time. but you shouldn't do it anyway, on Jul 30, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 1804 Views

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Tennis legend Alex Swetka dies at 94

Local tennis legend Alex Swetka, who owned Swetka's Tennis Shop in Mountain View with his wife, died July 17, a few months...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by @@Addition, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 2908 Views

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Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 4140 Views

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A piece of history

The last piece of Hangar One's exterior came off Thursday, wrapping up an environmental cleanup that took just over a year. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Todd L., on Jul 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 14 comments | 2017 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. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 3418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital district gets high marks, survey says

A majority of people living within the El Camino Hospital District are "highly satisfied" with the job the hospital is doing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by gary maxwell, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by nutile1011, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 59 comments | 2848 Views

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Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 4404 Views

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Bicycle stolen out of open garage

A bicycle was stolen on Tuesday from the open garage of a home in the 1800 block of Appletree Lane, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by That MV guy, on Jul 26, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 9 comments | 1370 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Jul 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 1332 Views

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Avoiding blood-sucking insects

Bzzzzzz. Thwack. There's nothing quite like the buzz of a mosquito to ruin a summer barbecue -- or a warm night's rest. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 25, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

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CSMA Jazz Jam, Sunday, July 29

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) hosts Jazz Jams several times per year - with one coming up this Sunday, July 27!...

Original post made by csma on Jul. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1093 Views

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Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1585 Views

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Tuesday, July 24

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/330/33077/ ==B Talk:== Abbas Milani] Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian-studies program...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

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15 arrested in county child-porn sweep

Detectives from 30 law enforcement agencies, including Mountain View, have arrested 15 people in a crackdown targeting child...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 24, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 1945 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 23, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 1910 Views

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Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 5046 Views

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Proposal to study new BMX park is DOA

The subject of building a new BMX park in Mountain View was not on the agenda Tuesday night, but was brought up at the end...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1585 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 3909 Views
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