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A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 2591 Views

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Water board member's loyalty questioned

Richard Santos, District 3 director for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, may have acted unethically by influencing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by public commentator, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 1569 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Compassion, on Jul 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Total recall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Shoreline Hotel deal fizzles, again

The city's third attempt in over a decade to build a conference center and boutique hotel on city property next to Google...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Jul 11, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 10 comments | 1532 Views

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City's property values plummet

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martin Littler, on Jul 11, 2010 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1214 Views

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Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 1593 Views

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Vice President Biden in Atherton today

Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1138 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil Grand Jury Speaks Out on Ghysels Conflict of Interest

Good objective rticle on Conflict of Interest in Local Schools in the SJMerc. http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_15414204 Too...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 5 comments | 1853 Views

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Coast Guard copter low over MV about 430p on 7-8?

A Coast Guard Dolphin rescue helicopter flew low over west/southwest Mountain View today (7/8) about 430p today. Very unusual....

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attempting to solve a tough equation

The Math Acceleration Program and JustMATH are two free, locally run efforts to help get Mountain View students back on track...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 1679 Views

OTHER ISSUES

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by vfree, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views

SPORTS

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Carl T, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 3224 Views

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A swing and a miss

A Mountain View man was arrested after attempting to punch a police officer on Sunday, July 4, according to a Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Racists...step down, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 1176 Views

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Teens jumped in 'gang-related' attack

Three teenagers were jumped by a group of about six men wielding weapons outside a convenient store near the border of Los...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 30 comments | 1622 Views

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Burglars nab jewelry, cash

About $2,000 in jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from a Mountain View home on the 1000 block of Morton...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by unknown, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1189 Views

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What is that annoying tone?

For the last 2 days I've been hearing a tone intermittently. It's an electronic tone off in the distance that goes off for...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jeral, on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views
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