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Mountain View Holiday Inn sued for sexual harassment

The Holiday Inn on El Camino Real near San Antonio Road is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 12 comments | 2003 Views

ELECTIONS

City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3654 Views

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Police chase man suspected of forging prescription

A Sunnyvale man fled Mountain View police after pharmacists at a local drugstore reported that the man was attempting to...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 5, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 2528 Views

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Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV thief threatens to run over Walmart employees

A man threatened to run over two Walmart employees with his minivan on Dec. 23 after walking out of the store with a television...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 30, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 1749 Views

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Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 7, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 12 comments | 2022 Views

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Caltrain board declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency Thursday after hundreds of riders packed SamTrans headquarters...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 12 comments | 2324 Views

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President Barack Obama coming to Facebook in Palo Alto on April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by rollsEyes, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 2503 Views

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Keibun Son: 'no contest' plea to fatal hit-and-run

Keibun Son, the woman who killed a Mountain View man in a hit-and-run accident July 19, pleaded no contest on April 13 to...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by sEaN, on Apr 17, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 12 comments | 2765 Views

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Group protests FCC's stance on cell phones, SmartMeters

A group of about 25 people picketed outside of the Computer History Museum last week to call attention to what the protest's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by healthtolive, on May 7, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 12 comments | 6890 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 | 1900 Views

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Office project replaces baseball field

On Tuesday, the City Council allowed an office building project to replace a tennis court and baseball field used by North...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1550 Views

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Mountain View business owner indicted on arson, fraud charges

A Mountain View business owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and arson,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 20, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 1792 Views

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Google buys former home of the Pacific Press

Google's newest real estate purchase in Mountain View is not only home to a division of rival Microsoft, it is also one of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by LivingOnThe Border, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 3949 Views

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City passes budget, but waits on union deal

The 2011-12 city budget was passed unanimously with little fanfare Tuesday night, although consequential job cuts may be...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 1544 Views

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Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by DayWorker, on Jul 28, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 12 comments | 1284 Views

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Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Sep 6, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 12 comments | 2100 Views

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Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 1639 Views

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Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 2530 Views

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Officer identified in police car accident

The Mountain View Police Department has identified the officer that was involved in a traffic accident on Dec. 28. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Glad I Wasn't There, on Dec 30, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 12 comments | 1526 Views
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