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Neighbors strike deal over disputed roof-top patio

It took three weeks of discussion, but downtown residents announced Monday, May 14, that they finally settled a dispute over...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on May 17, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1841 Views

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Arrest in decades-old murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be levied against the killer of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views

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Top managers in Mountain View, Santa Clara earn top dollar compared to peers in larger San Jose

See today's August 8, 2010 article on how overpaid out city employees are: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525?nclick_check=1 ...

Original post made by Observer on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1840 Views

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Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1840 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View La Panotiq set to open Monday

For a year or more, two new specialty bakeries were pending in downtown Mountain View. Alexander's Patisserie (209 Castro)...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Baxman, on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views

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Council decides on 'less painful' cuts

With some adjustments, the Mountain View City Council supported most of the general fund budget as recommended by the city...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer reading pays off

Third-grade Mountain View resident Ethan Xie won a $529 check towards his college education from ScholarShare, California's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reader2, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1838 Views

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Report: Cities unprepared for sea-level rise

The Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury has a message for city and county officials who are dragging their feet regarding...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anxious for Obama in Mountain View

Volunteers gathered to make get-out-the-vote phone calls from President Barack Obama's campaign office in Mountain View Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman reportedly sexually harassed in Palo Alto park

Police in Palo Alto are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in an incident in which a woman reported being...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Jul 14, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments | 1837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dream Act hailed by local officials

Officials in the local community college district and immigrant rights activists are applauding the recent passage of a new...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 36 comments | 1836 Views

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Hospital names members of advisory committees

Officials with El Camino Hospital have named the 21 people who will serve on six newly created hospital board committees...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Pat, on Jul 10, 2012 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1836 Views

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Bay Area celebrates July 4 with fireworks, festivals

From San Jose to San Francisco, the Bay Area plans to go out with a bang for this Thursday for the Fourth of July, with fireworks,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Jul 5, 2013 at 7:16 am | 3 comments | 1836 Views

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CSA honors this year's 'Hometown Heroes'

Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills community members joined together last Friday morning to honor the Community...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by CSA, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1835 Views

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Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 1835 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 1835 Views

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Palo Alto to repave San Antonio Road near MV border

Palo Alto is set to launch today, Monday, the next phase of the San Antonio Road construction project, an effort that includes...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by My Slacker Way, on Aug 15, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 4 comments | 1835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing

In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 1835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Collect pension, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1834 Views

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Advocates seek detailed bike injury data

Council candidates and cycling advocates are calling for the city to release more detail about the 203 bike-related injuries...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 1834 Views
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