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'Electronic Nose' developed at NASA Ames

If you've ever been curious to know what toxics are in the air you breathe, NASA Ames is developing an app for you. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by svetozar.katuscak@gmail.com, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 8556 Views

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Legal action forces toxic clean up in Permanente Creek

After being sued by the Sierra Club for dumping toxics from its mining operations into the upper reaches of Permanante Creek,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by rain, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 4851 Views

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Civility roundtable on guns and school violence tonight

"Could Sandy Hook happen here?" is the headline for tonight's civility roundtable, an event organized by the Human Relations...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on May 31, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 1914 Views

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City seeking Stevens Creek group volunteers

Interested in getting involved with public works projects? The City of Mountain View is seeking applicants for a Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by trail user, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 3381 Views

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A victory march for marriage equality

On the evening of the Supreme Court ruling against California's gay marriage ban, over 100 people marched through downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jonathan K., on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 2656 Views

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Protest over Rose Market's fate

Over 80 people gathered in front of the Rose Market on Monday night to protest the possible loss of the small shops at the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 19, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments | 2691 Views

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Summer months treacherous for teen drivers

For parents of teens with freshly minted drivers licenses, the good news is that the Fourth of July has passed. The bad news...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by RJ, on Jul 24, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 3373 Views

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Uber launches low-cost car service in Palo Alto

Uber, the San Francisco-based car service mobile app company, started offering its lowest-cost transportation option in Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 18, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 10900 Views

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Eshoo votes to defund NSA phone program

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted Wednesday in favor of an amendment to a defense spending bill that would require...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 2724 Views

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With no sales tax, Google contributes little to city's bottom line

Mountain View must realize that Google's prestige is not paying the bills. Google does not generate the tax revenue Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:49 am | 4 comments | 5365 Views

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Local National Guard troops help fight state's wildfires

Today more than 7,000 firefighters, several California National Guard helicopters and two C-130 cargo planes are battling...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 5801 Views

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Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by @LadyFinger, on Sep 4, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 7820 Views

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State reps to host seminar to keep seniors from being scammed

Scams against seniors are so prevalent that State Sen. Jerry Hill and Assemblyman Rich Gordon are hosting a free Senior Scam...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by vkmo, on Sep 28, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 3747 Views

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Call for Inks to join Mayors Against Guns

The recent shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., reminds us of the threat of gun violence in our daily lives. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Moreregulation, on Oct 16, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 2705 Views

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City manager, attorney and clerk get raises

On Tuesday the City Council approved raises for the three employees the council hires to oversee the daily functioning of...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 3880 Views

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Cavemen never had it so good

Michelle Tam -- a lifelong food lover who has been known to prioritize culinary experiences over viewing world-renowned art...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jenna, on Nov 21, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 4 comments | 19538 Views

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Mountain View crime briefs

Burglaries, a cell-phone snatching and a flaming sofa in this week's Mountain View police log. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 30, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 2867 Views

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Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by calmingtor, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 9324 Views

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Police arrest 8 in meth bust

Law enforcement officials arrested eight suspects for allegedly selling more than 2 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Human Paraquat, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 8202 Views

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Crime briefs: restaurant burglarized, beer stolen

Burglars reportedly took a computer and cash register from a restaurant and beer from a storage shed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by O, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 3603 Views
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