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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 | 8194 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 | 7785 Views

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Council member Laura Macias says farewell

After eight years on the job, City Council member Laura Macias went to her final council meeting last week and is now saying...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 9 comments | 5624 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 | 3807 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 | 5979 Views

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Solar Impulse takes off Friday

The world's first solar-powered aircraft capable of flying overnight begins its cross-country journey Friday, taking off...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:56 am | 9 comments | 10560 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 | 12625 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 | 5121 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 | 16904 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 | 3703 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 | 6396 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 | 5273 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 | 7999 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 | 9779 Views

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Light rain heading to Bay Area

Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area this afternoon but likely won't amount to much. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Power Outages, on Sep 18, 2014 at 11:48 am | 9 comments | 12842 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 | 5862 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 | 7764 Views

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Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 5232 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 | 3736 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 | 2596 Views
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