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As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by PlutoFan, on Jul 15, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 3401 Views

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DUI suspected in driver rescued from Sunnyvale train tracks

A driver who narrowly missed being struck by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Monday night has been cited on suspicion of drunk driving...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by High on Alcohol, on Aug 4, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 3800 Views

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Perseid meteor shower to appear this week

This week will be one of the best times to watch the Perseid meteor shower, chair of Foothill College's astronomy department...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ps, on Aug 13, 2015 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 3380 Views

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Man arrested in Walgreens robbery

Police arrested a 26-year-old man after he allegedly took a shirt from a Walgreens store without paying, and threatened an...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 16, 2015 at 12:38 am | 5 comments | 3519 Views

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A rocky road home for apartment fire victims

It's been more than a month since a two-alarm fire at the Park Vista Apartments forced hundreds of residents to take shelter...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Sep 5, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 4365 Views

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Rising rents present new threat for Hacker Dojo

Hacker Dojo, Mountain View's one-of-a-kind laboratory for start-ups and makers, could soon be in need of a new home. For...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kevin SMESV.org, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4477 Views

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Man arrested for fireworks possession

Police arrested a 20-year-old Mountain View man last week after he was pulled over and allegedly found to have a firework,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 2960 Views

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Home fix-up sets off legal quagmire

Did Mountain View city staff nearly stumble into a civil lawsuit by offering some friendly advice? Did a longstanding Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by long time resident, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:31 pm | 5 comments | 2449 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Sunday

A seasonal ban on wood-burning fires is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Agree with Jay, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 2042 Views

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Lease mandate rejected by Council

On Tuesday, City Council members voted down their own urgency ordinance, saying it was insufficient to address Mountain View's...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Debbie downer, on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 3660 Views

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Los Altos police arrest burglary suspects

Los Altos police have arrested two suspects in connection to a string of burglaries earlier this month. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 28, 2015 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 3375 Views

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Mountain View lacks crucial staff for permit reviews

Mountain View is facing a severe lack of seasoned city planners and other staffers needed to handle an unrelenting surge...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 2700 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg, wife commit to giving 99 percent of Facebook shares to charity

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan, announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that they will give 99 percent of their...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by At OK with it , on Dec 3, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2192 Views

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Two arrested in Monte Carlo fight

Police arrested two women early Sunday after an argument at the Monte Carlo Club in downtown Mountain View erupted into a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Security at Club, on Dec 30, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 3086 Views

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Split council backs downtown hotel, offices

By a thin margin, the Mountain View City Council agreed on Tuesday to enter formal negotiations with a developer to transform...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 15, 2016 at 8:21 am | 5 comments | 5393 Views

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Water district CEO resigns

The Santa Clara Valley Water District announced Thursday night that CEO Beau Goldie would be stepping down, effective Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by @ george, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 2703 Views

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Mountain View goes to Washington

Seeking federal aid for an assortment of local issues, Mountain View City Council members brainstormed priorities as they...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Brad, on Feb 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 5 comments | 1002 Views

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Silicon Valley transportation is abominable.

As a visitor to your town needing to find bus and train information to get around I must say it is abominable. Bus stops...

Original post made by Visitor on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Feb 28, 2016 at 9:41 am | 5 comments | 852 Views

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Bay Area newspaper chain announces major consolidation

The parent company of San Jose Mercury News, the Daily News, the Oakland Tribune and more than two dozen community newspapers...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by george, on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 5 comments | 2374 Views

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Hacker Dojo announces plans to leave Mountain View

Just weeks from the expiration of its current lease, Hacker Dojo has found a new home for its scrappy club of coders and...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by TonyS, on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:51 am | 5 comments | 6885 Views
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