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Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2518 Views

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City parts ways with Virgin Hotels

City Council members decided not to pursue an exclusive right to negotiate with Virgin to develop a hotel on two downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by 50YearResident, on Nov 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 2518 Views

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Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Seth, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blowing people away

A local building that draws more electricity than the entire city of Mountain View turns 25 next week. The massive structure...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Dec 10, 2012 at 5:59 am | 6 comments | 2517 Views

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Pedestrian struck by truck dies of injuries

Mountain View police are hoping to find witnesses to a fatal car accident that took the life of a 91-year-old pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 2516 Views

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MV firefighters battling Valley, Butte wildfires

Firefighters from Mountain View are among the more than 13,000 firefighters across California who are battling a dozen large...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Stay Safe, on Sep 16, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

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Police chase ends in Mountain View

A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man faces an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon charge after allegedly ramming a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Francis, on Jan 20, 2012 at 5:16 am | 1 comment | 2515 Views

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VTA board OK new sales tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 19 comments | 2515 Views

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Can health care really be fixed?

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 2514 Views

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Navy has an obligation to restore Hangar One

Once again the U.S. Navy has attempted to squirm out of its responsibility to restore historic Hangar One at Moffett Field. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Neil Walton, on May 16, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 2514 Views

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Local couple 'elated' by gay marriage rulings

Brian Fiorino and Duke Khuu say they are elated to know that their daughter will be born into a world where her parents have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 am | 17 comments | 2514 Views

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High speed rail meeting fails to sway crowd

While it didn't degenerate into a shouting match, there wasn't a lot of love either from the 100-plus people who showed up...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:17 pm | 21 comments | 2514 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 | 2514 Views

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Crime briefs: Jewelry stolen, peeping Tom

Burglars reportedly got away with jewelry from a home on Sylan Avenue, while a resident of the Americana Apartments reported...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2514 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 | 2513 Views

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Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 2513 Views

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Proposal would extend mayoral term to 2 years

Under a proposal being discussed by the Council Procedures Committee at 3:30 p.m. today in City Hall, the selection of a...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Oct 15, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 2513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 2512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 7 comments | 2512 Views

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Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by C. E. Castillo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views
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