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New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by CopperC, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 10 comments | 2547 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Melting pot, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 5313 Views

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Teen attacked while riding bike

A teenager riding his bicycle in Mountain View on Monday night was seriously injured when an assailant struck him in the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 2191 Views

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City looks to trim $100 million from Rengstorff Park plan

The largest park in the city's most dense neighborhood is now closer to seeing a facelift. Having passed on a $136 million...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 8, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 10 comments | 3648 Views

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Graham wins Distinguished School award

Graham Middle School has been named a California Distinguished School -- an honorary title given by state education officials...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Graham Parent, on May 6, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 4186 Views

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Helping the helpless

Though burn victims in this country may emerge from the hospital with significant scars, chances are they will ultimately...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on May 26, 2013 at 11:09 am | 10 comments | 2493 Views

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Party doesn't end well for MV men

Two Mountain View men were arrested -- one of them for assaulting a policeman -- after officers broke up an apartment party...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 3005 Views

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Immigrant House a theme in OMVNA ice cream social

The Old Mountain View Neighborhood holds its annual ice cream social this Sunday at Mercy-Bush Park, and this year the event...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cheers, on Aug 15, 2013 at 5:42 am | 10 comments | 5243 Views

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Men arrested for assaulting clerk

Two 20-year-old men were arrested in Mountain View on Tuesday after allegedly stealing beer from a local convenience store...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by OR, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:54 am | 10 comments | 13773 Views

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Help for kids with severe food allergies?

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by allergy symptoms, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:52 am | 10 comments | 9999 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 | 19191 Views

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Dedication set for Berlin Wall display outside library

Two big sections of the Berlin Wall now on permanent display in front of the Mountain View library will be dedicated in a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 16146 Views

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EPA to hold community meeting on toxics

A community meeting is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12, for residents concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency's discovery...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 7306 Views

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New track and field in the works for Crittenden Middle School

The city's middle schools may soon have some parity when it comes to playing field quality, after City Council members supported...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kostka, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 14801 Views

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Leaky sewer lines delivered TCE to homes

A report commissioned by the city is boosting suspicions that early semiconductor companies spread pollution throughout northeastern...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Liz S., on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 10 comments | 24854 Views

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Council OKs 33 row homes for Colony Street

The neighborhood around the intersection of of Colony Street and Sierra Vista Avenue may have 33 new households soon, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:31 am | 10 comments | 8228 Views

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Police warn of package-stealing 'Grinches'

The Mountain View Police Department is asking that residents be on alert for "Holiday Grinches" on the prowl. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hairy Kalahan, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 10 comments | 10157 Views

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Google Bicyclists and Helmets

Each year 19000 US bicyclists are killed or injured. A majority of deaths are from injuries to the head.. 70 % of...

Original post made by Monika on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by On Track, on Mar 14, 2014 at 9:32 am | 10 comments | 963 Views

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VTA to hold open houses at City Hall

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will host two open house events to discuss current transportation projects...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 6336 Views

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Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes

In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:13 am | 10 comments | 4467 Views
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

VOTE HERE