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OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 3281 Views

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Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday -- devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 44 comments | 2088 Views

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New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 5070 Views

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District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language -- three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned that...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 44 comments | 2141 Views

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Committee chair unleashes anti-Semitic comments

Comments made by Visual Arts Committee chair Christopher Parkinson online and in emails last week are bizarre, anti-Semitic,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 44 comments | 2279 Views

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Parking at 100 Moffett Project

(Letter to the editor published in the 11/29/13 print edition) On Dec. 3, the City Council will consider final approval...

Original post made by Peter Spitzer on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Spitzer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 44 comments | 3511 Views

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Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 5823 Views

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Strikers at BMW returning to the table

After three weeks of striking at BMW of Mountain View, service writers and mechanics were scheduled to go back to the bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by bmw walker, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:17 am | 43 comments | 3073 Views

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Train Depot set to become a wine bar

It took seven years, but the City Council has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot after picking a...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by RICK JARA, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 43 comments | 3089 Views

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HSR may cut into Central Expressway

Should high-speed rail come to Mountain View, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by sally j, on Jun 7, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 43 comments | 2336 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 2258 Views

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City examining site of fatal accident

Trees, swaying lightly in the cool breeze, line the sidewalk and median strip of California Street at its intersection with...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 43 comments | 2309 Views

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MV's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 2480 Views

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Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 3097 Views

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MV driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash

Family members of the man killed in a grisly car accident last month reacted with relief June 10 to the news that police...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 43 comments | 2409 Views

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Gay marriage supporters file Chick-Fil-A appeal

It appears that Chick-Fil-A's chickens have come home to roost. The company's funding of anti-gay rights groups and president...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 43 comments | 2215 Views

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Council OKs downtown office building

On Tuesday evening the City Council unanimously approved another new downtown office building, a three-story structure built...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 43 comments | 1313 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Don't talk to yourself, on Apr 24, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 43 comments | 602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school, district draft five-year agreement

Litigation and disputes over facilities may be a thing of the past for Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim L., on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:24 am | 43 comments | 3013 Views

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Birthday party gone bad

A birthday party on East Middlefield Road turned into a violent melee Saturday, with police forcefully arresting six people....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by final word!, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:13 pm | 42 comments | 3318 Views
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