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Council "underwhelmed" by San Antonio Center plans

On Tuesday, half of the City Council was "underwhelmed" by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 1937 Views

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Police give up pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sad, on May 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1592 Views

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Nadine Levin retires after 20 years at City Hall

City Hall was in as much turmoil as it had ever been when assistant city manager Nadine Levin was hired in December of 1989....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 7, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 2143 Views

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Meeting set June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 1490 Views

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Surprise! There are 93,500 ballots still uncounted

Surprise! A last-minute surge of mail-in ballots means the election in Santa Clara County isn't over and some close races...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

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What's going on with the Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline?

The Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline has been fenced off and the pumped covered in dark plastic. Is this another...

Original post made by John the Man on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1489 Views

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Council happy with city budget

After a year of discussions the city has a balanced budget that now has the backing of the City Council after a unanimous...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1656 Views

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Rep. Eshoo honored by public television station

The Cat in the Hat was on hand Monday, when Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was honored for her support of public television at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jun 23, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jim, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

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Council split on outsourcing golf course

With a nearly $1 million deficit at Shoreline Golf links threatening the city budget, the City Council is split over whether...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1641 Views

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Recyclables Pirates: How do you feel about them?

This is a topic that certainly falls into the category of a two-sided coin. On the one side, with the economy being what...

Original post made by The Eye on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1601 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1756 Views

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Life in a fishbowl

The new terminal of San Jose's Mineta Airport is also a unique museum, where artwork almost becomes part of the architecture....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1979 Views

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Water district candidates seek reform

Two local politicians -- Bern Beecham and Lou Becker -- have announced they plan to run for a seat on the governing board...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by last of the 'wild' places, on Jul 24, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 2093 Views

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More than 100 video games swiped

A Playstation 3, more than 100 video games and an Acer laptop computer were stolen from a Mountain View apartment sometime...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Aug 3, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

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No place like demolished home

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Aug 7, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1827 Views

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MV Farmers Market No. 1 in Bay Area

The Mountain View Farmers Market is more than just popular -- it's won first place among Bay Area markets. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shopper, on Sep 16, 2010 at 8:17 am | 3 comments | 2078 Views

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Always be prepared

When disaster strikes, it often spurs people to reevaluate just how prepared they are for the unexpected. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by North Whisman Neighbor, on Sep 17, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 1794 Views

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Two laptops stolen in Dana St. burglary

Two laptops, valued at about $1,500, were stolen from a duplex in 900 block of W. Dana Street on Sept. 21. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1988 Views

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Landmark tunnel under Bay breaks ground

A $347 million water tunnel -- the first to be built underneath the San Francisco Bay -- broke ground early Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sunny, on Sep 28, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2129 Views
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