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Guest opinion: Google gets behind new General Plan

Through the proposed General Plan update, the city has outlined a bold and transformative vision for guiding its future....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cliff Chambers, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2134 Views

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Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

More than $400 was stolen from the register of an East El Camino Real convenience store when the clerk was robbed at gunpoint...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2028 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 | 1985 Views

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Council happy with no-bid trash contract

Recology officials could breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday when the City Council supported the garbage contractor's proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:42 am | 18 comments | 3043 Views

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New Stevens Creek Trail bridge to open Saturday

A new extension of the Stevens Creek trail opening Saturday may be the last such opening for quite some time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by David K, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 25 comments | 3436 Views

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Family plans public memorial for MV man killed in accident

The death of a Mountain View man who was well known around town could have been easily prevented, according to relatives....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 103 comments | 7588 Views

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Council OKs 134 new apartments

If the city's park and housing fees are not too onerous, Prometheus Real Estate Group can move forward with building 134...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 21, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 2025 Views

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Mimes send Google's shareholders a message

A group of mimes in track suits weren't exactly silent as they called attention to Google's online tracking practices Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Jun 22, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

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Chowchilla kidnapper, on parole, living in Mountain View

The man convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, Calif., is living in Mountain View, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:56 pm | 29 comments | 4253 Views

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Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 21 comments | 3545 Views

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Stevens Creek Trail extension opens

Wearing bicycle helmets and their walking shoes, several hundred residents waited patiently Saturday morning for city officials...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacy Yeng, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 2983 Views

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Media tracks down Chowchilla kidnapper

It didn't take long for local media outlets to figure the Mountain View address of paroled "Chowchilla" kidnapper, Richard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Kt, on Jun 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 3868 Views

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Memorial service planned for victim in fatal accident

A memorial service for the woman who died after crashing into a tree on the side of Highway 85 in Mountain View is set for...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by DG, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:13 am | 14 comments | 3337 Views

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Hospital expects a profitable 2013

Officials with El Camino Hospital are expecting 2013 to be a good year with a $56 million profit for the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

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Neighborhood wins appeal, council rejects car wash

The Shoreline West neighborhood won its appeal against a car wash in the neighborhood Tuesday night when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 2910 Views

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'Happy to be here'

William Ware will be missed by the community he loved so much, said family and friends of the Mountain View resident, who...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Jul 4, 2012 at 9:19 am | 9 comments | 2785 Views

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Two union contracts down, two to go

City Council members unanimously passed a union agreement with SEIU-represented city employees Tuesday, saving the city $115,000...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Jun 28, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

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MV woman dies in freeway crash

The woman who died after crashing into a tree on the side of Highway 85 in Mountain View has been identified as Arlette Alonso,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by c/o 2005, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 2191 Views

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Steins beer garden appeal goes to council Tuesday

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 2391 Views

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Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 5044 Views
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