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Zoning official gives office project thumbs down

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli recommends that City Council members vote against a four-story office project that would...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1373 Views

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Merlone Geier seeks OK for city's tallest building

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 63 comments | 4720 Views

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Elon Musk has NASA Ames to thank

When Elon Musk's Dragon spacecraft re-entered earth's atmosphere May 31 it did so courtesy of a heat shield material developed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1449 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chez TJ: office would tower over gourmet restaurant

For the last five years, Louise Christy has been the volunteer gardener for Chez TJ, the highest-rated restaurant in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Rotts, on Jun 14, 2012 at 1:22 am | 6 comments | 1441 Views

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Developer wants to demolish historic home

One of the first homes ever built in Mountain View's downtown area would be demolished if developer Roger Burnell's proposal...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by something smells, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 17 comments | 1463 Views

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Chez TJ: office would tower over gourmet restaurant

For the last five years, Louise Christy has been the volunteer gardener for Chez TJ, the highest-rated restaurant in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Patricia Larenas, on Jun 13, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 7 comments | 2176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA Ames engineer busted in Craigslist child predator sting

Mercury-News report: http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_20847907/nasa-ames-engineer-arrested-florida-child-sex-sting "When...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1464 Views

ELECTIONS

Official defends hospital against critical report

In the wake of a report calling for serious reforms, officials with El Camino Hospital said they will continue to work diligently...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dorothea Grimes-Farrow, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school squabble misguided

It is time for the Los Altos School District (LASD) to turn down the rhetoric and accept that it can no longer refuse to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 9336 Views

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Broken gas line closes El Camino

A broken gas line caused the closure of El Camino Real in Mountain View Friday morning, fire officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old timer, on Jun 12, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 3 comments | 1431 Views

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Trash cans set ablaze at Eagle Park

Police believe two teenage boys are responsible for setting a pair of fires inside of a garbage can and a recycling can at...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sheesh, on Jun 12, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 1352 Views

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NASA wants GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by zparvez, on Jun 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 13 comments | 2757 Views

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Tuesday, June 12

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2012/06/12/classes-workshops-lectures/the-honest-truth-about-dishonesty-by-dan-ariely/...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 12, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure G passes

The Mountain View Whisman School District's $198 million school bond, Measure G, has passed by a healthy margin -- garnering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 31 comments | 3221 Views

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Council moves ahead with new housing fees

The City Council acted quickly on Tuesday so as not to miss out on as much as $24 million in funds from apartment projects...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters of Measure G greatly outspending opponents

Supporters of Measure G have raised far more than opponents of the $198 million school bond set to go to a vote in the June...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:09 am | 49 comments | 2946 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget deficit shrinks to $750,000

Unexpected savings in health care costs helped reduce the city's budget deficit from a projected $1.1 million down to $750,000....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 1635 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 6:54 am | 2 comments | 1634 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Development plan threatens 'Birthplace of Silicon Valley'

Silicon semiconductor technology was first introduced to Silicon Valley in a building that now houses a grocery store. The...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jun 8, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 5421 Views
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