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Council to developer: Scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 26 comments | 6901 Views

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Vargas doesn't qualify for Obama's deportation freeze

If he were just one year younger, Mountain View High School grad and immigration reform advocate Jose Antonio Vargas would...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 1917 Views

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Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views

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Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 6580 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Economic impact of electric Caltrain

Modernizing the Caltrain corridor with electrified trains and updated signal systems could create 9,600 jobs in the Bay...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 16, 2012 at 8:43 am | 4 comments | 3566 Views

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City opens new $9 million trail link

After the ceremonial ribbon was cut, a crowd swarmed onto the new Permanente Creek Trail extension Tuesday, including a new...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by salty, on Jun 16, 2012 at 12:15 am | 14 comments | 2080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain looks to bolster service

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 1495 Views

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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 | 1408 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 | 4810 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 | 1486 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 | 1850 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 | 1476 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 | 1492 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 | 2240 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. 1486 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 | 1557 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 | 10488 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 | 1464 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 | 1375 Views
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