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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 | 4146 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 | 2575 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 Sparty, on Jan 5, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 3007 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 | 2804 Views

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Tuesday, June 12

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Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 12, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2110 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 | 2323 Views

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El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cade Brighton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 13467 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 | 3506 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 | 13162 Views

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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 | 16771 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 | 2589 Views

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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 | 6850 Views

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Council moves forward with affordable studios; two popular taquerias to be displaced

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by horrible news, on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 2723 Views

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Design firm builds green dream home

The builders of a new house now under construction just a few blocks from Castro Street are touting their design as "one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ray Morneau, on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 2990 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 | 2499 Views

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Council tells developer to 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. 16, 2012
Last comment by Serena, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 8603 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 | 2765 Views

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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 | 2419 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 | 2225 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 | 2312 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 7,990 views