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Free talk on search for extraterrestrial intelligence

Frank Drake is giving a free lecture about the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Dec 7, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 2588 Views

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Air district issues second 'Spare the Air' alert

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 11, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1827 Views

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Indecent exposure on Stevens Creek Trail

A 28-year-old Mountain View woman was sexually harassed as she walked on the Stevens Creek Trail on Monday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by same guy?, on Dec 8, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 2019 Views

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Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by fantasy, on Dec 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

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Council OKs teen center construction funds

The City Council took decisive action Tuesday in support of a new Mountain View teen center, allocating $1.1 million to build...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kman, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

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Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Tinker Bell, on Jan 5, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 32 comments | 24644 Views

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Let it glow

Festive head gear firmly in place, local children Jayden and Kiana wait in the evening chill for the start of the annual...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by The Grinch, on Dec 9, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1897 Views

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Council getting serious on new shuttle service

City officials have been talking about creating a Mountain View shuttle service for years, but on Tuesday City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2011 at 9:28 am | 6 comments | 5993 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint

A man was robbed of his cell phone, keys and wallet in the carport of his apartment complex in the early hours of Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 9, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

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Foothill professor is an astronomy star

The chair of the Foothill College astronomy department has just been made an honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 12, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 3562 Views

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Council gives commission a bit more power

Thanks to a City Council decision Tuesday night, the Environmental Planning Commission's relatively small role in city government...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

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City may hire more staff to handle Google's growth

Illustrating just how much Google plans to grow in future years, the City Council is set to vote Tuesday night on whether...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 19, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 3192 Views

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Dittmer's begins remodeling new location

Dittmer Bubert, founder of the longtime Mountain View butcher shop and deli Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and Wurst-Haus, has started...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 3592 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

A teenage boy and his mother returned home to find a burglary in progress on the afternoon of Dec. 8, police said. Police...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 14, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 3147 Views

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Update: NASA sitting on offer to save Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is among those wondering why NASA headquarters is not responding to a proposal from Google's founders...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Dec 19, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 9 comments | 7855 Views

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Voices Around Town

How do you feel about the proposed ban on outdoor smoking? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7406...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by B, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2101 Views

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City to hire staff to handle Google's growth

Illustrating just how much Google plans to grow in future years, the City Council voted Tuesday night to take $255,000 up...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by funny, on Dec 19, 2011 at 2:49 pm | 7 comments | 3208 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Google, Hangar One

Google has offered to pay for the restoration of Hangar One. We asked people in downtown Mountain View how they felt about...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 3183 Views

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Flood of development proposals get council support

The demolition underway at San Antonio Shopping center may soon extend to California Street, thanks to a property acquisition...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 3365 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Mountain View police have released a sketch of the man they believe burglarized the home of an elderly Mountain View woman...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 20, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 2208 Views
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