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Robots deployed to protect and serve

Standing at 5 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Knightscope K5 looks like it came straight out of the sci-fi film Stars...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 11, 2015 at 9:44 am | 4 comments | 3265 Views

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Two homes burning on Wortham Court

A two-alarm fire broke out on Wortham Court in Mountain View on the afternoon of March 19. No one has been reported injured...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Methematician, on Aug 11, 2015 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 4525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Small earthquakes strikes off SF coast

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by anthodyd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1381 Views

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Mountain View man dies in Sonoma County car crash

A Mountain View man died on the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred late Friday night near Sonoma, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by bjd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 4373 Views

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Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Except..., on Aug 10, 2015 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students take on MV social justice issues

Immigration, policy brutality and the high cost of living are all hot-button issues that are sure to draw a crowd, and here...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Prithvi and Padma Singh, on Aug 9, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 619 Views

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11 applicants for school board seat

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to fill a seat left vacant by former school board president Chris Chiang,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 3238 Views

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Nearly 1,000 lightning strikes recorded in Bay Area

Lightning struck 978 times in the Bay Area Thursday night during a dry storm that prompted a Red Flag Warning for fire danger,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Electric Blue, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 1723 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 10242 Views

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Man arrested in bike theft

A 24-year-old Santa Clara man was arrested last week after he allegedly stole two bikes from a Mountain View apartment complex,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1850 Views

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Local coach to compete in world championship

A local track and field coach who taught at both Stanford and Los Altos High School is headed to France this week to compete...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by KC, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2309 Views

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Mountain View plays host to sister city's teens

Teens from Mountain View's sister city in Japan are getting a taste of life in Silicon Valley this week as part of a high...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Stevie, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1633 Views

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Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 3935 Views

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Teaming up to beat diabetes

Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 3756 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Depression still a top problem in high schools

High school staff in Mountain View have a lot to brag about after recent results from a school climate survey showed Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2330 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Conflict-of-interest concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Browned & conflicted, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1792 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire danger warning issued for Bay Area, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area this afternoon through Friday morning could increase the risk for wildfires,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

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City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, on Aug 6, 2015 at 11:43 am | 13 comments | 3858 Views

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Tonight: Meeting on Mountain View salt pond restoration

A team of government scientists and officials will gather tonight, Aug. 4, in Mountain View to discuss the next steps in...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by BD, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:40 am | 15 comments | 3822 Views

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Point of historical Interest, El Camino?

There is a brown "point of historical interest sign" on north side of El Camino after Showers Drive/Whole Foods. The sign...

Original post made by Builder on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 125 Views
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