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City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 4583 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 19674 Views

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NCP engineering Launches U.S. Corporation and Establishes Headquarters in San Francisco Bay Area

NCP engineering, VPN and remote access provider, today announced its incorporation as a U.S.- registered business, headquartered...

Original post made by Nicole Miscioscia on Feb. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1869 Views

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Simitian: State school budget not reality-based

This year's state budget for education is the "least reality-based proposal" state Sen. Joe Simitian has seen from the governor...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 1382 Views

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Armed robbers hit another Mountain View store

A 7-Eleven on California Street is the latest target in a recent string of robberies in Mountain View that police suspect...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 22 comments | 1388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train victim ID'd as recent Gunn High grad

A young man who stepped in front of a commuter train near West Meadow Drive in Palo Alto late Friday night has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Elder Farrell M. Smith, Director, Oakland Temple Visitors' Center, on Jan 30, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1541 Views

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Obama plan gives high speed rail $2.25 billion

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:37 am | 5 comments | 1439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees cut back autism workers' hours

After two months of union negotiations, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District last week voted 3-2 to reduce...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nan Recker, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2198 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets early start on this year's budget

It's only January, but the City Council and interested residents spent nearly five hours in a public meeting Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by missy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1390 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stolen car crashes in Los Altos, driver flees

An unidentified driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a tree in a residential Los Altos neighborhood early Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1633 Views

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Local transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real turned violent when one attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Clayton, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 5 comments | 1686 Views

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Origin of "Minton's project would decrease traffic" perception

Here is the specific language in the recent independent Draft MND report predicting that a proposed redevelopment of the...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman mugged while walking to work

A Mountain View woman talking on her cell phone while walking to work Monday morning was attacked by a man who slapped her...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:35 am | 9 comments | 1541 Views

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TONIGHT: City holds budget workshop

The City Council has scheduled a public meeting this evening to discuss options for addressing an estimated $5 million general...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by sam, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 1401 Views

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Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro

The latest form of transit in downtown Mountain View may be low-tech, but it also seems a perfect fit for these modern times,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack Naybor, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1778 Views

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City could buy Castro Street properties

The City Council considered the purchase of a quarter acre of prime real estate on Castro Street during a closed meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 10 comments | 1462 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local megachurch's charismatic leader resigns

Paul Sheppard, the beloved pastor who led the monumental growth of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship for 20 years, resigned...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:58 am | 534 comments | 21285 Views

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This Saturday: Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed Fundraiser & Raffle

Only 5 days away! There will be a limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door. Plus, raffle prizes from SF 49ers,...

Original post made by Rotary Club of Mountain View on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs home loan perk for city workers

Mountain View's city employees will now be eligible for low interest home loans worth up to $100,000 thanks to a late Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 1905 Views

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Camera may hold clue to arrests

Last week's birthday party-turned-violent melee is either a case of police brutality or drunken partiers run amok, depending...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 2 comments | 1793 Views
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