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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Police have released a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 8 burglary, and are asking for the public's help in solving the case. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 3647 Views

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Downtown Revitalization Authority shuts down today

A state-ordered shut down of Mountain View's downtown Revitalization Authority took effect today, and city officials are...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 4584 Views

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Silicon Valley economy rebounding, report says

With 42,000 new jobs and other positive indicators, Silicon Valley's innovation engine is heating up again, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:44 am | 5 comments | 3254 Views

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Police standoff ends peacefully

A standoff with police ended peacefully when a young woman came in from the roof of a two-story house around 10:30 p.m. on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 12, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 2868 Views

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Fire guts apartments on Dana Street

Firefighters battled a four-alarm structure fire in Mountain View Monday afternoon that damaged 26 apartments. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 4613 Views

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$20K taken in home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by jupiterk, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 2970 Views

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Cash mob gives helping hand to downtown grocer

Ava's Downtown Market and Deli saw a spike in business last weekend when it was visited by an organized "Cash Mob" which...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Marn-Yee Lee, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 5031 Views

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Apparent attempted abduction in Los Altos Hills

A woman walking her dog in along Hilltop Drive in Los Altos Hills told police she was nearly abducted today, March 29. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 30, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 8195 Views

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Army: toxic cleanup is not our problem

Activists and regulators are at odds with the U.S. Army over toxics contaminating Orion Park, a former housing complex site...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 6557 Views

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Mistaken ID in bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 3558 Views

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Mountain View resident accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Zonker, on May 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 3513 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 5, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 4015 Views

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Guest opinion: Google gets behind new General Plan

Through the proposed General Plan update, the city has outlined a bold and transformative vision for guiding its future....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cliff Chambers, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 3054 Views

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Council OKs 134 new apartments

If the city's park and housing fees are not too onerous, Prometheus Real Estate Group can move forward with building 134...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 21, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 3683 Views

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Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 4141 Views

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Disability Pride Parade moves to Mountain View

Disabled and non-disabled residents of Silicon Valley will march together in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 21,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Ann Barbara Ann Bonner, on Apr 20, 2015 at 2:18 pm | 5 comments | 4863 Views

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City hires new head of community services

J.P. de la Montaigne has been tapped to oversee the city's Community Services Department. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5889...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 3805 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 3674 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 4484 Views

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Scientists: Wind could meet world power needs by 2030

Wind holds enough energy to meet or exceed the world's total demand for power by 2030, according to new research from Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Creationist, on Sep 13, 2012 at 7:24 am | 5 comments | 4675 Views
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