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Palo Alto police arrest naked man after string of attacks

Police arrested an 18-year-old Palo Alto man suspected of being under the influence of narcotics Friday night after he, while...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Apr 7, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 4893 Views

ELECTIONS

Lessons learned from failed math program?

The hasty roll-out and abrupt ending of Teach to One, the controversial digital math program adopted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Board Watcher, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 10 comments | 4892 Views

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Gang sweep leads to 15 arrests

Fifteen people were arrested across Santa Clara County last week as part of a gang task force co-sponsored by the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by AntiTroll, on Mar 19, 2017 at 8:29 am | 8 comments | 4891 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters reject Los Altos bond measure

A bond measure to fund renovations at a Los Altos park and community center has been roundly rejected by voters in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 46 comments | 4891 Views

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Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:52 am | 11 comments | 4890 Views

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A geyser on Middlefield Road

A geyser sprang up like Old Faithful on Middlefield Road this afternoon around 3 p.m., the result of a rental car hitting...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Eruption, on May 1, 2014 at 5:53 am | 8 comments | 4890 Views

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Army: toxic cleanup is not our problem

Activists and regulators are at odds with the U.S. Army over toxics contaminating Orion Park, a former housing complex site...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 4889 Views

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Bike Shop Closing

Does anyone know why BIKE SPRING on Castro Street closed all of sudden last September? ...

Original post made by bicyclist on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Apr 8, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 4888 Views

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Oscar-nominated animated shorts 2016

The slate of the five animated short films nominated at this year’s Academy Awards unfortunately leaves something to be...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 4888 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A whole life in whole grain

Mountain View resident Monica Spiller has made it her life's mission to promote whole grains, a passion that has led her...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alyssa, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4885 Views

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'Keep moving forward'

After serving as principal of three schools in the Mountain View Whisman district, Judy Crates has announced she plans to...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 4885 Views

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Man seriously injured in downtown stabbing Saturday

A Marin County man was arrested for attempted murder Saturday night after he allegedly stabbed another man in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by cuesta park neighbor, on Nov 6, 2017 at 5:14 pm | 4 comments | 4885 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsement: Schmidt for Santa Clara Valley Water Board

The Voice endorses incumbent Brian Schmidt over challenger Gary Kremen for a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by HydroCurious, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 11 comments | 4884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local districts ignore home school ruling

Urged on by the state's top education official, local schools are continuing to support families who teach their children...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jon T, on Aug 26, 2008 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 4883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School districts see budget storm coming

Local school officials say they are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as they assess what could happen if the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 4883 Views

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Pear parcel could prevent path plans

Former City Council member Matt Pear is not a fan of a proposal to create a pedestrian path along the length of the Hetch...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 22 comments | 4883 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung, Reeder win seats on Healthcare District board

Incumbent David Reeder and neurosurgeon Peter Fung won the two seats up for election on the El Camino Healthcare District...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by be smartn get informed, on Nov 16, 2014 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 4883 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA considers complete bus route overhaul

In an effort to increase bus ridership and prepare for an onslaught of commuters from new BART stations in Milpitas and San...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2016
Last comment by AC, on Apr 11, 2016 at 6:21 pm | 14 comments | 4883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County joins lawsuit against drug firms

Santa Clara County joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Made the switch, on May 25, 2014 at 6:48 am | 3 comments | 4882 Views

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City, Google in hotel talks

For more than 20 years the city has had a goal to build a large hotel with a conference center. Finally, with the help of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by ravindra, on Nov 11, 2007 at 7:11 am | 2 comments | 4881 Views
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