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New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 2225 Views

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History museum site unpopular at candidate debate

In a council candidate debate Thursday, Cuesta Park neighborhood residents were uniformly unenthusiastic about the location...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 16 comments | 3033 Views

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End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 16 comments | 4863 Views

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Price hike for affordable housing project

After approving the project last year, the City Council is being asked by the developer of a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 16 comments | 2395 Views

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Tax day protest at Google

As Americans across the country scrambled to mail off their W-2 and 1099 tax forms on Monday, April 18, a crowd of more than...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:09 am | 16 comments | 3498 Views

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Bleeding man found lying on apartment steps

Police found a man bleeding from a "large laceration" on the back of his head, lying down on the steps of an apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by MTV, on May 11, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 16 comments | 2793 Views

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Condos may set trend on El Camino

The City Council approved a retail and housing project for 1616 El Camino Real on Tuesday that could be an example of what...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 5153 Views

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Apology doesn't change approval of roof-top patio

In a difficult meeting Wednesday, Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said he could not remove a controversial roof-top patio...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 3760 Views

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Council OKs study of rising sea level

On Tuesday, City Council members voted to study the rising sea level over northern Mountain View, budgeting $460,000 for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 16 comments | 2702 Views

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Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 47175 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

As supporters of immigration reform prepared to march from Rengstorff Park to Mountain View City Hall on May 1 -- a day that...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 2, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 2452 Views

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Google wants to incorporate wildlife into new office project

The planners behind Google's first ground-up office development in Silicon Valley want to bring wetland wildlife into the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by SiliconHouse, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:26 am | 16 comments | 10319 Views

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Cat controversy highlights problems with informing the public

It was the animal control ordinance that nearly got away -- and caused some finger pointing over why thousands of cat and...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:09 am | 16 comments | 2433 Views

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Vargas' journey 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas is preparing to make his directorial debut. The Mountain View High School alumnus, former ==I Voice==...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 16 comments | 2749 Views

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Thank dog, city's golf course finally breaks even

At Shoreline Golf Links there are fewer geese causing a nuisance, the turf is in better shape than ever and the course has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chip, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:31 am | 16 comments | 13243 Views

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Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments | 6717 Views

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Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 3892 Views

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Rival developers offer options for downtown hotel

Competing development firms delivered two distinct visions on Monday for a luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by @resident of ML, on Oct 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 6180 Views

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Backlash over city's business license crack-down

Amazon, the online retail giant, sells truckloads of goods every day in Mountain View, yet the company apparently doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by moreoversight, on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 4666 Views

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Nurses picket over negotiation impasse

More than 100 nurses hit the streets this morning to protest poor working conditions at El Camino Hospital, after hospital...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sam C. CCRN, CEN., on Sep 11, 2016 at 4:20 am | 16 comments | 10390 Views
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