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A soldier's romance

Everything changed for Jason Poole, a U.S. Marine on his third tour of duty in Iraq, when a bomb blew up in his face in 2004....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Zoe, on Feb 24, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 4549 Views

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Police use Tasers on two fighting women

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allie V., on Sep 11, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 5699 Views

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Civility Roundtable on undocumented workers

After successfully hosting a roundtable discussion about Google's impacts on the city, the human relations commission will...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 22, 2012 at 11:46 am | 29 comments | 3472 Views

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City looks for solution to North Bayshore traffic woes

On Tuesday the City Council took a small step towards addressing the bumper to bumper traffic in and out of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 29 comments | 4003 Views

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No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 5810 Views

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Council backtracks after cat owners pounce on licensing law

After public outcry, on Tuesday City Council members were persuaded to scratch new regulations for pet owners in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 29 comments | 11190 Views

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Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 14230 Views

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Google's self-driven car may roll in the new year

Calling it the "best holiday gift we could have imagined," Google announced on Monday that it had finished a road-worthy...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 3, 2015 at 9:34 am | 29 comments | 21792 Views

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City to flush water mains after complaints about smelly tap water

City officials are responding to complaints from residents who say their tap water smells like rotten eggs. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by @Jay, on May 6, 2015 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 7818 Views

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Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements

Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 29 comments | 4622 Views

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Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Jun 5, 2015 at 10:54 am | 29 comments | 4614 Views

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Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jeanine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:59 am | 29 comments | 5152 Views

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Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 29 comments | 3521 Views

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Shooting victims found inside MV dry cleaners

The bodies of two shooting victims were found inside a Mountain View dry cleaning business the morning of Friday, May 14,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by SAD, on May 17, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 29 comments | 3453 Views

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Police arrest necklace-snatching suspects

A robbery suspect was arrested Aug. 6 after he barricaded himself in the bathroom of an apartment on Latham Street in an...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Double Jeopardy, on Aug 12, 2011 at 9:06 am | 29 comments | 6681 Views

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Major smoking clampdown is in the air

Smokers may soon have to curb their habits in Mountain View, thanks to a city proposal to nix smoking in and around outdoor...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stupid conversation, on Dec 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 29 comments | 4080 Views

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City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on May 14, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 29 comments | 5184 Views

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Chowchilla kidnapper, on parole, living in Mountain View

The man convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, Calif., is living in Mountain View, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:56 pm | 29 comments | 4586 Views

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Woman hit by car dies in hospital

Sarra Golukhov, the 81-year-old Mountain View woman who was struck by a car near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 29 comments | 3634 Views

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China Cafe robbed at gunpoint

An employee of the China Cafe restaurant located near the Safeway on Miramonte Avenue was robbed at gunpoint as she prepared...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Baffled, on May 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 29 comments | 2983 Views
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