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Planning Commission Considers Making Shared Parking Mandatory for San Antonio Center

Last night, the Environmental Planning Commission held a Study Session for the San Antonio Center Precise Plan. Among the...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on May 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

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Group to seek referendum on San Antonio project

Community organizers are seeking to stop Merlone Geier's redevelopment of San Antonio Shopping Center this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2014 at 6:15 am | 40 comments | 6595 Views

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A smaller carbon footprint? There's an app for that

It might be hard to wrap your head around, but a Bay Area company is aiming to turn your home into a "virtual powerplant"...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on May 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 3765 Views

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Public input sought on VTA's light rail project

A meeting to gather public input on a VTA project to add light rail tracks in Mountain View is set for Thursday, May 22,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 6414 Views

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Crime brief: Battery of security guard, police officer

Man hits a security guard at Molly Magee's, then hits an officer while in custody. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/05/16/crime-brief-battery-of-security-...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 23, 2014 at 6:27 am | 8 comments | 3763 Views

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County supervisors seek new 'living wage' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed staff to study the impacts of imposing a "living wage" on...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on May 22, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 3581 Views

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Reaping the benefits of gardening

Growing up as an "army brat," Pam Scott recalled moving around the country in her youth. While her state of residence continuously...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2592 Views

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Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 5244 Views

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Google proposes to take over city trail project

City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday to postpone construction of a trail crossing near Google headquarters after...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by 3 x Daily Rider, on May 21, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments | 4685 Views

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President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 5320 Views

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Merlone-Geier Asks City for Shared Parking for San Antonio Center

In what has to be one of the strangest twists yet in the shared parking saga for the San Antonio Center project, Merlone...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by YYXX, on May 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 3536 Views

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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by All day long, on May 21, 2014 at 6:23 am | 93 comments | 11692 Views

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Council mulls a minimum wage hike

On Tuesday night all but two members of the City Council expressed interest in raising Mountain View's minimum wage, possibly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fairpay, on May 20, 2014 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 9974 Views

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Preschools give up space for high schools

The carnival hosted by the Mountain View Parent Nursery School celebrated Tim Dobbins' 25 years of teaching earlier this...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by What do you expect?, on May 19, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 3244 Views

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Judge accepts Mi Pueblo reorganization plan

Mi Pueblo supermarkets received a thumbs-up from a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday, May 14, after he affirmed the company's...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on May 19, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2931 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 2176 Views

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Third in a row: Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

A third consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Wednesday, air quality officials said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on May 19, 2014 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1237 Views

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Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and he has set his sights on Mountain View, as...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on May 19, 2014 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 3849 Views

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Council tackles jobs-housing balance

On Tuesday evening, residents pressed the City Council to do something about the city's worsening housing shortage while...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by HollyinSunnyvale, on May 19, 2014 at 9:56 am | 15 comments | 3419 Views

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Vote for the Best of Mountain View

Mountain View <I>Voice</I></B> readers have great taste, and that's why we seek their expertise every summer as we search...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on May 16, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 513 Views
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