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Filling bellies, and stockings at CSA

Holiday shopping can be stressful -- long lines and messy merchandise often take the fun away from gift-giving. But the families...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 2451 Views

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Abe-Koga drops bid for county supervisor

On Thursday, Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga announced that she is ending her campaign for Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 3028 Views

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Downtown district is out of business

The California Supreme Court shut down Mountain View's Downtown Revitalization Authority last week along with 400 or so other...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 3523 Views

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Police say masseur assaulted sleeping customer

Police have arrested a man practicing massage in Mountain View for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who fell asleep...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 3220 Views

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Police in armed standoff with 'mentally ill' man

No shots were fired in an armed standoff with a 63-year-old transient man who claimed he had a gun, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:27 am | 6 comments | 2486 Views

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Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 3221 Views

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Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 4443 Views

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Fresh & Busy

The new Fresh & Easy grocery store at Rengstorff Avenue and Middlefield Road drew a huge crowd to its opening on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 16, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 2515 Views

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Council kills request for detailed meeting minutes

Planning commissioners upset about the city ending its practice of keeping a written record of meeting discussions didn't...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

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Downed high-voltage lines cause fire near trailer park

Residents of a Mountain View mobile home park near Moffett Field were roused last night by a series of small "explosions,"...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 16, 2012 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2960 Views

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Face-biting suspect may just be cheek-pincher

Police now say that the woman suspected of biting two children on the face yesterday may have only pinched their cheeks. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sara, on Jan 15, 2012 at 10:38 am | 19 comments | 3031 Views

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Jewelry, camera stolen in apartment burglary

Jewelry and a camera were reported stolen when an apartment in the 1800 block of Higdon Avenue was burglarized on Jan. 13,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by , on Jan 16, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 2396 Views

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Pizza deliveryman robbed at gunpoint

A pizza deliveryman was robbed after dropping off a pizza at an apartment in the 2000 block of California Street on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 17, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 2109 Views

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Police chase ends in Mountain View

A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man faces an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon charge after allegedly ramming a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

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World War II vet's heroism honored, 66 years later

It was Carl Clark's jacket that the U.S. secretary of the Navy pinned the commendation medal on, but Mr. Clark told the hundreds...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by oscar, on Jan 19, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 3014 Views

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Artful framing

Hellen Hsieh of Mountain View prepares to hang artwork by members of Abilities United at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park. Hsieh was...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Abilities United, on Jan 18, 2012 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 5495 Views

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No fear of drought, for now

Though rain has been scarce over the past few months, Mountain View residents have little reason to fear drought at this...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 21, 2012 at 6:36 am | 4 comments | 2555 Views

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Weekend, Jan. 21 & 22

[http://rba.org/ ==B Music:== The Special Consensus] The Chicago-area bluegrass band The Special Consensus will play a concert...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stop already, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 34360 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 20, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views
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