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In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2416 Views

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VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2416 Views

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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 2415 Views

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Parcel tax to aid community college district

Officials of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District say Measure E, a parcel tax on the November ballot, will provide...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2415 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Kari Prager memorial ride

In memory of beloved California BMW motorcycle dealership owner Kari Prager, around 200 motorcyclists left the Old Middlefield...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Arlie Ray, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2414 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to lure industry to MV border

After seeing a surge of housing in several south Palo Alto neighborhoods over the past decades, city officials are now poised...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:48 am | 5 comments | 2414 Views

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Bay Area health officials monitoring swine flu

Health officials across the Bay Area say they are actively monitoring the spread of swine flu in the U.S., though no cases...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

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Police arrest Mountain View man for fatal April accident

Mountain View police have arrested the man accused of hitting and killing an 81-year-old local woman with his minivan. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 2412 Views

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Web site's scores, comments can set the price

Thanks to GreatSchools.net, when buyers shop for homes in Mountain View, they often know minute details on the local schools...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Not a teacher, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:58 am | 12 comments | 2412 Views

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Rainy season off to a dry start

Weather forecasters are predicting the next two weeks will be dry in the Bay Area, according to officials with the National...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff student a whiz at math

A student from Mountain View has been named the second-best "Mathlete" among all fifth-graders in the country by a national...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 2411 Views

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Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 2411 Views

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Hangar One supporters send Obama a message

President Barack Obama landed at Moffett Field for a visit to Silicon Valley Wednesday evening, and supporters of Hangar...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jenna X. Manta, on May 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 2411 Views

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Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart

"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2411 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2411 Views

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Man kidnaps ex-girlfriend

A Sunnyvale woman was kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend outside of a Mountain View restaurant Friday, April 22. The man allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Apr 28, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 12 comments | 2410 Views

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Peninsula Youth Theatre Presents "Sleeping Beauty"

Peninsula Youth Theatre will present Kate Hawley's "Sleeping Beauty," a twist on this classic tale, May 9 - 17 at the Mountain...

Original post made by mike on May. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2410 Views

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DA won't seek death penalty for Mtn View man

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr announced this week that she will not seek the death penalty against a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Death vs Money, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 5 comments | 2409 Views

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Police use stun gun on man

Local police used an electronic "stun gun" to subdue a local man who refused to cooperate with an officer early Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 2409 Views

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Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2409 Views
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