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Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:32 am | 12 comments | 1832 Views

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Major upzoning slated for two neighborhoods

East Whisman and a portion of Moffett Boulevard may soon be allowed to grow much taller, if directions from the Planning...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jane Horton, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 12 comments | 1453 Views

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TONIGHT: Council vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council is scheduled to vote this evening on a conceptual plan for McKelvey Park which would lower the entire park...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 12 comments | 1340 Views

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Council approves $100K for HSR images

In an attempt to ensure that high speed rail doesn't ruin Mountain View's landscape, the City Council on Tuesday decided...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Mar 30, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 12 comments | 1408 Views

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Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by just thinking, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 12 comments | 1976 Views

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GONE GREEN

Google employee Courtney Nelson rides her bike to work Monday along Amphitheatre Parkway, passing Vista Slope in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 12 comments | 1491 Views

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Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 1976 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo asks Fed for $51 million in funds for MV projects

Congress woman Anna Eshoo's list of federal funding requests in 2011 includes over $51 million in funds for various Mountain...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by CMS, on Jun 2, 2010 at 1:30 pm | 12 comments | 1920 Views

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Man robbed, beaten over roommate's $150 debt

A Mountain View man was robbed and beaten in his apartment on Wednesday, May 12, by two men who claimed his former roommate...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by erwin, on May 17, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 12 comments | 2004 Views

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Landmark La Costena building to be redeveloped

Building owner Charles Gardyn says he doesn't have to kick out two popular burrito joints in order to make redevelopment...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Joe Silva, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 12 comments | 1435 Views

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'Amazing' false alarm -- TV show a no-show

Fans of the TV show The Amazing Race were disappointed to find out that reality show contestants did not, in fact, show up...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 1, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 12 comments | 1449 Views

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Far fewer Mayfield homes in new plan

In an ironic twist caused by the recession, the controversial high density Mayfield housing development has been significantly...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1497 Views

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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 | 2060 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 | 3727 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 | 2589 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 | 2552 Views

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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 | 1789 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 | 2085 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 | 2380 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 | 2558 Views
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