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OTHER ISSUES

Local motorcycling figure Kari Prager dies

Kari Prager, longtime owner of the California BMW and Triumph motorcycle dealership in Mountain View, passed away at his...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Andreasen, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 18402 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn busted over worker pay, pays $6 million

The booming Mountain View company that helps people find jobs has been ordered by the United States Labor Department to pay...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by @Scott Lamb, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 18308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA finds toxic vapors in Evandale homes

Above a much-studied toxic groundwater plume, the Environmental Protection Agency has found something of a surprise: toxic...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by jravanell, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:04 am | 22 comments | 18022 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Gyro House burglary caught on video

Police are looking for a man who burglarized the Gyro House restaurant in downtown Mountain View on May 23. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 17413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and is being detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country has...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:15 am | 4 comments | 17298 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 17040 Views

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Council quiet on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View City Council members are paving the way for a boom in office development, but they have been oddly silent on...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 12 comments | 16990 Views

AROUND TOWN

After much ado, Minton's project is approved

The City Council gave the green light once and for all on Tuesday night to a 203-unit luxury apartment complex which will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Progressive Owner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 18 comments | 16867 Views

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Council picks goose-inspired art for fire station

Canada Geese might be a nuisance for golfers and a headache for staff at Shoreline Park, but the City Council put that aside...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 16827 Views

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President Obama to speak at MV's Walmart

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim G, on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 30 comments | 16731 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 16705 Views

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Ambitious Piazza's remodel keeps a focus on customers

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 16597 Views

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When semiconductor companies dumped toxics down the drain

Thirty-five years ago, the Palo Alto Times ran a story headlined "Scores of fish killed by chemical spill in creek." It was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 16536 Views

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Cyclist, train collide near downtown station

Caltrain service was briefly halted Tuesday afternoon after a northbound train and a bicyclist collided near the downtown...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by DG, on May 14, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 16436 Views

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Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by heewhaw, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 38 comments | 16332 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Like a rolling stone, singer-guitarist Llewyn Davis tumbles through the Greenwich Village folk-music scene of the '60s. It's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Xaviem, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 16328 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 16270 Views

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City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 16169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock 'n' roll high school

Students from high-performing schools like Los Altos High School are often encouraged to pick up extracurricular activities....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mike Gospe, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 16168 Views

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Council takes a swing at Shoreline bird nuisance

After trying every method imaginable, the city has upped the ante in its bird battle at Shoreline Park with Tuesday's City...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Don Lindsay, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 16133 Views
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