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OTHER ISSUES

Greens clash with neighbors over 'Hawthorn Park'

The city's growth pains reached an unexpected intensity Tuesday night as environmentalists in favor of dense housing clashed...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kent Scharninghausen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 4383 Views

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Details emerge on council expenses

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by LOL, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2860 Views

ELECTIONS

By a clear margin: Macias, Means, Kasperzak and Inks

City staff will take orders from some familiar faces in January after the four open seats in the City Council race were taken...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by James P., on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 3595 Views

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Officials: 25 pinched in Rengstorff Park cleanup

Police arrested 25 people in Rengstorff Park for gambling and drinking last year, city officials say, in efforts to rid the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Enough!, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 6 comments | 2731 Views

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Police revive 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

Drivers could be fined as much as $435 if they or their passengers are caught not wearing seatbelts, Mountain View police...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by George, on May 22, 2009 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 2079 Views

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Water District floats flood basin idea for McKelvey Park

Next week, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the proposal of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by MM, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 10 comments | 2990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on Ghysels was full of cheap shots

I am writing to convey my disappointment in the Nov. 6 editorial "The superintendent and the principal." The piece seems...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Augie, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 3061 Views

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Just hanging around

Twin brothers Eli, left, and Mark beat the heat on a warm day by spending some time on the swings at Pioneer Park in downtown...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sammy the Squirrel, on May 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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The funny physicist

It's not every day that you find a physicist who likes to do stand-up comedy about science. Somehow Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1613 Views

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Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2443 Views

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Two women hurt in attempted purse-snatching

A group of men tried to rob two women as they were walking in front of the Hampton Inn and Suites on Moffett Boulevard on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:37 am | 16 comments | 2187 Views

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Duggan was one of a kind

Some city managers work hard for good ratings so they can build a resume for the next job in a larger city, with a bigger...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 2158 Views

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Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne Infeld, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1886 Views

MOVIES

Standing up in the face of cancer

Stand-up comedian and cancer patient Steve Mazan will be making an appearance at El Camino Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 3376 Views

MOVIES

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3723 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 | 1740 Views

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Caltrain gets funds to start modernization work

Caltrain received nearly $40 million in state funds to pay for the first phase of modernizing and electrifying the popular...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:57 am | 3 comments | 1911 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 21962 Views

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Council OKs ultra-green offices for Samsung

Samsung's research and development headquarters may be headed to Mountain View soon, after the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 2965 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google wants to incorporate wildlife into new office project

The planners behind Google's first ground-up office development in Silicon Valley want to bring wetland wildlife into the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by SiliconHouse, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:26 am | 16 comments | 9141 Views
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