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A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2841 Views

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City seeks public input on its website, technology

The city of Mountain View is holding an informal forum on Monday, April 4, for the public to weigh in on how the city can...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Just Think About It, on Apr 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

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Where is Woo Idea Farm?

I have not seen him, his signs or his truck around in a long time. Did he finally give up and take his show on the road?...

Original post made by DrT on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2211 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Spending $30M

How should Mountain View spend the $30 million it just received as a lump sum lease payment from Google? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by jupierk, on May 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 2175 Views

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Caltrain officials: Weekend express trains a hit with riders

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 2127 Views

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Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4285 Views

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Fast track for North Bayshore

With the pressure on from the city's biggest companies, a new "precise plan" for Google's neighborhood got a jump start Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2536 Views

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Inks criticizes pay deal with new city manager

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council member John Inks criticized the $240,000 salary the council approved for new city...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 10, 2011 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 2350 Views

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New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2895 Views

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Hospital finances healthier this year

El Camino Hospital is off to a "a much smoother" start this fiscal year compared to last year. The board of directors has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 2330 Views

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Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 2205 Views

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Fun on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by L, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3391 Views

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Fireworks Show - for residents or not?

We tried to see the holiday fireworks over Shoreline but couldn't find parking so we missed the show. Google and other businesses...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 6, 2011 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1881 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 2150 Views

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Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jul 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2232 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Sep 8, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 2539 Views

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Crime briefs

<B>Teenage rampage Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7077 posted Friday, July 29, 2011,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by , on Jul 30, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 2092 Views

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Crime briefs

<B>Coffee shop burglarized Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7091 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 3 comments | 2723 Views

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SETI raises $200K to stay open

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute, which had to shutter many of its alien-seeking antennas earlier this year due to...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2652 Views

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Social Services office stays open, for now

A new owner has other plans for a conveniently located downtown building housing a free health clinic and a county social...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:58 pm | 3 comments | 2627 Views
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