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Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vinnie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:19 am | 31 comments | 5594 Views

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"We are constructing cities for an economy that no longer exists"

The architect said to be responsible for the success of downtown Mountain View gave a passionate talk Monday night. Michael...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 2164 Views

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Hospital pay cap qualifies for ballot

Voters will decide if executive pay at El Camino Hospital should be capped, as a Peninsula labor group says it has gotten...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by ECH Employee, on May 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 2436 Views

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Where everybody knows your name

Eating at Main Street Cafe & Books is like dropping in at a neighbor's house, more about the friendliness than the food....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cookie Lover, on May 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 2615 Views

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A failure to communicate

Adults could do better when it comes to making middle school students feel valued by the community, according to the superintendent...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on May 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 2167 Views

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Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the span of about...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Encyclopedia Brown, on May 9, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 3909 Views

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Thursday, May 10

[http://neutrahouse.org/upcoming_events.html ==B Film:== 'People in Glass Houses'] Joseph Eichler and his distinctive architectural...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

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City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on May 14, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 29 comments | 5188 Views

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Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 2722 Views

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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 is assigning...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 1149 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 | 5025 Views

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Man makes off with cash in deli hold-up

Police are looking for a man they say held up the Fairchild Delicatessen on Wednesday afternoon. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shecky Green, on May 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1783 Views

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City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aaron G, on May 10, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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Community blasts NASA chief's proposal to dispose of Moffett

It took little more than a day for local city officials and others concerned about Moffett Field's future to unite in opposition...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by NASA employee, on May 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 9 comments | 8160 Views

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Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 2190 Views

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Fancy fungus among us

Most companies would avoid describing their products as ugly. But Far West Fungi has some fun with its sometimes alien-looking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 14, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

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Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Non-Smoker, on Nov 4, 2014 at 11:25 am | 14 comments | 5611 Views

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Mountain View resident accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Zonker, on May 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 2328 Views

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Wednesday, May 16

[http://www.worldaffairs.org/events/2012/iran-today-and-its-place.html ==B Talk:== Iran's nuclear program] A free public...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 16, 2012 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2117 Views

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Wednesday: commission to look at plans for San Antonio center

Planning Commissioners are expected to look at plans tonight for a 150-room hotel and 741,000 square feet of office space...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 21, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 4927 Views
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