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TONIGHT: Important discussion on housing

The housing element of the city's General Plan -- "the primary policy document for the development, rehabilitation and preservation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Peter Henderson, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2773 Views

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Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Jan 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 5 comments | 2773 Views

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Gas leak shuts down Shoreline Boulevard

PG&E crews have stopped a gas leak in Mountain View that was caused by an accident involving a garbage truck Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Keeping Score, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For the love of science

Despite the ubiquitous presence of science and innovation in the Bay Area, Bay Area students receive woefully little instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 2772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bestor had long heard many arguments for and against Proposition 13, passed in 1978 to control...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Bob Holmgren, on Apr 21, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 2772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo opposes Obama's Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, announced last week her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:38 am | 18 comments | 2772 Views

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Liz Kniss witnesses health care bill signing

Liz Kniss, a Santa Clara County supervisor who was invited to Washington, D.C., for the signing of President Obama's health...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by digger, on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2772 Views

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Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

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Election season in full swing

The presidential election was brought to Mountain View in a big way on Thursday with the opening of a key Obama election...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Sep 12, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 2771 Views

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New state law mandates fines for big water wasters in drought

Big water wasters will be subject to big fines or surcharges during drought conditions under a new state law authored by...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by robyn, on Sep 10, 2016 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 2771 Views

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Friends rallying around drowned woman's children

Friends are rallying around the surviving children of a former Mountain View resident who drowned last month. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Feb 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 24 comments | 2770 Views

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Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 6 comments | 2770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2769 Views

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"I Love Mountain View" website launched by the MV Chamber of Commerce

www.ilovemv.org The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to launch this website which will showcase all that...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jun. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest three in connection with rape of 13-year-old

Mountain View police arrested two 17-year-old boys and a 23-year-old man Nov. 28 in connection with the rape of a 13-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Gail Cheeseman, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 20 comments | 2768 Views

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County poet laureate looks to you for muse

Santa Clara County's poet laureate is encouraging residents to participate in an exercise to create the first Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 13, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 2768 Views

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Retiring doc keeps passion for volunteering

When Dr. Jeffrey Urman retired this spring from Kaiser after nearly 20 years, employees at the hospital said it wasn't hard...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2768 Views

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Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up

Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ted, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:35 am | 23 comments | 2768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman Choral Students Perform at Shoreline on May 11

Mountain View Whisman School District presents the 8th Annual Choral Fest on Monday, May 11 at Shoreline Amphitheatre. The...

Original post made by CSMA on May. 7, 2009
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