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YourMechanic brings car repairs to you

This week I swapped cars with my husband and my car broke down. He managed to drive it, somewhat erratically, to a local...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 9 comments | 7969 Views

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Council OKs plastic bag ban

The days of plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the distribution...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:25 am | 9 comments | 7575 Views

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High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ted Crocker, on Mar 7, 2013 at 8:35 am | 9 comments | 3686 Views

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Unsafe toxics found in five more Evandale Avenue homes

Residents of a condo complex at 175 Evandale Avenue were in for a surprise Monday when they took up an offer to see instantly...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bill H. Amend, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 5730 Views

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Google denies giving NSA "direct access" to user data

National Security Agency documents leaked to the press say Mountain View's Google has been cooperating with the US government...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:41 am | 9 comments | 12313 Views

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FBI stages raid on local apartment

With guns drawn, FBI agents raided an apartment at a Mountain View complex on Monday, July 15, according to local witness...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Map Quest, on Jul 23, 2013 at 10:00 am | 9 comments | 4927 Views

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Foothill-De Anza Foundation divesting from fossil fuels

A student-led campaign pushing for a greener Foothill-De Anza Community College District has led the board of the FHDA Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 16687 Views

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City hires its first information technology chief

For a city government in the center of Silicon Valley, it was becoming obvious that the city's information technology wasn't...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by PM, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 9 comments | 3643 Views

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A call for immigration reform at May Day march

A crowd of residents marched from Rengstorff Park to City Hall on Thursday evening, calling attention to problems created...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ think, on May 5, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 6191 Views

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LAHS hosts discredited anti-drug program

An anti-drug program discredited by the state for inaccurate and misleading information continues to make presentations in...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Homesick Old Ben, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:37 am | 9 comments | 5109 Views

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Fogging for West Nile virus

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District is scheduled to do a mosquito fogging treatment on Tuesday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 27, 2014 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 7783 Views

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Crime brief: man causes hospital disturbance

Police arrested a 48-year-old Folsom man last week after he entered a hospital on Castro Street and allegedly caused a disturbance...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Faravelli Family, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:07 am | 9 comments | 9605 Views

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Trustee says 'millions' needed to boost Castro students

In an effort to address poor student achievement among low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 9 comments | 5653 Views

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Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 7553 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to send airplane-noise survey to Federal Aviation Administration

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by I smell sadness, on Oct 25, 2015 at 8:22 am | 9 comments | 3413 Views

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Caltrain begins improvements to prevent deaths by suicides

Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Here's another one James, on Sep 9, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 2468 Views

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County OKs North County homeless shelters

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a handful of homeless shelter programs that would provide...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Liz, on Oct 10, 2015 at 8:47 am | 9 comments | 3482 Views

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Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Well, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 3386 Views

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City mulls tweaks to fatal crash site

Mountain View officials have started making minor safety upgrades to the intersection at El Monte Avenue near Marich Way,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 4065 Views

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Council hopefuls head to Google for Wednesday forum

Eight candidates vying for a seat on the Mountain View City Council will get another chance to square off at a political...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 9 comments | 4094 Views
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