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Sunnyvale boots Buddy's, pot club lands in San Jose

The pot club forced to close by the city of Mountain View last month met a similar fate rather quickly in Sunnyvale and is...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Alexander, on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:31 am | 13 comments | 1958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget advice for Caltrain pours in

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 1893 Views

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Man injured in home-invasion robbery

A 72-year-old man was injured in a home-invasion robbery this morning on the 1300 block of Phyllis Avenue. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by guns for morons, on Sep 18, 2010 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 1480 Views

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Attempted homicide near Whisman Park

A local man, with the aid of a friend, was able to get himself to the hospital Saturday night after a group of teens beat...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by TrailRider, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:51 am | 13 comments | 2002 Views

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Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2005 Views

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Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 13 comments | 1668 Views

SPORTS

No green at city's golf course

The City Council said Tuesday that the best way to figure out whether to outsource the golf course operation is to ask private...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Feb 3, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 13 comments | 2692 Views

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Contractor files big claim for bad Yelp review

Online reviews are a fact of life for today's businesses, but one local story illustrates how some are coming to grips with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by A. Palled, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 2966 Views

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Leap from parking structure ends police chase

A man running from police ended the pursuit when he hurt himself by jumping from the top of a multiple-story parking structure,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Phantom, on May 19, 2011 at 11:24 am | 13 comments | 1685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stripped Hangar One "a failure in government"

The Moffett Field Restoration Advisory Board members signed a letter in support of NASA's $32.8 million request to re-skin...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Catherine, on May 23, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 13 comments | 1978 Views

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Council takes a swing at Shoreline bird nuisance

After trying every method imaginable, the city has upped the ante in its bird battle at Shoreline Park with Tuesday's City...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Don Lindsay, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 10124 Views

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Inks criticizes pay deal with new city manager

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council member John Inks criticized the $240,000 salary the council approved for new city...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:47 am | 13 comments | 2495 Views

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Huge day care center closes

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots disappeared last week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula Day Care Center...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 2578 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:25 am | 13 comments | 3062 Views

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Mountain View's anti-smoking efforts get an 'A'

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Proof, on Feb 2, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 13 comments | 2112 Views

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'Well-shaven' naked man asks for directions

A stark naked, "well-shaven" young man asked a woman in a Mountain View parking garage for directions on Aug. 8, police said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by T-800, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 1717 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 3488 Views

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Attempted burglary thwarted

Two men, apparently working together, attempted to break into a house in the 800 block of Sierra Vista Avenue on Aug. 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Fed up, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 1568 Views

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Indecent exposure reported on Stevens Creek trail

A woman jogger from Mountain View encountered a man masturbating within view of the Stevens Creek trail at about 2:45 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mattie, on Oct 6, 2011 at 7:23 am | 13 comments | 1295 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Split council walks away from affordable housing fee

On Tuesday the City Council had its most intense disagreement in recent memory when members split over whether to pursue...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 1511 Views
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