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For some, a 1965 fire still burns

Retired Mountain View firefighters and their families are still feeling the effects of the massive blaze at the Jasco chemical...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 26, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 3 comments | 1522 Views

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SMOKERS WIN HUGE VICTORY IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS!!!

A few weeks ago, the newspapers, television and radio stations were filled with coverage about a proposal by the Fort Worth...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1522 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1522 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

As supporters of immigration reform prepared to march from Rengstorff Park to Mountain View City Hall on May 1 -- a day that...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 2, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 1522 Views

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Council: No roof for you

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1521 Views

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King Tuttles

Four members of The Tuttles with AJ Lee — a five-piece bluegrass group playing this weekend at First Presbyterian Church...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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City seeks public input on its website, technology

The city of Mountain View is holding an informal forum on Monday, April 4, for the public to weigh in on how the city can...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Just Think About It, on Apr 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 1520 Views

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Man beaten, robbed outside Monte Carlo club

A group of men beat and robbed a Sunnyvale man as he left the Monte Carlo Night Club with his girlfriend at about 2 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 5, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 1520 Views

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Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furor erupts over sex, drug stories in school paper

For the second time in less than a month, high school district officials have come under fire from a group of parents upset...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michal Krupa, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 1520 Views

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Woman fights off assault on Stevens Creek Trail

Police say a 27-year-old Mountain View woman jogging Stevens Creek Trail on Sunday afternoon fought off a sexual assault...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stereeh, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:09 am | 13 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Francis teen helps school in India

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India, but in the shadow of its huge IT companies are schools without electricity,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Karina, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

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A farm no more, houses spring up

The beloved pumpkin patch and farm on Grant Road is long gone and a new 53-unit housing development there is starting to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 10 comments | 1518 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jun 21, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

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Man charged in string of 8 Los Altos robberies

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a string of eight robberies in Los Altos since February, including four banks, a liquor...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by ...., on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 8 comments | 1518 Views

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Split council walks away from affordable housing fee

On Tuesday the City Council had its most intense disagreement in recent memory when members split over whether to pursue...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 1517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

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Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1517 Views

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NASA seeks $32.8 million for Hangar One rehab

NASA is requesting $32.8 million to restore iconic Hangar One at Moffett Field, potentially ending a long battle over its...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Christine Taylor, on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman trustees vote to raise their pay

In a split vote, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees voted last week to give themselves a raise. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1516 Views
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