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AROUND TOWN

Highway 101 to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 12 comments | 2434 Views

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Immigrant rights march draws people to downtown

A march focusing on immigration reform held in Mountain View on May Day had a wider focus thanks to the Occupy movement,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by usa, on May 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 1472 Views

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Suicide attempt or botched burglary?

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt is more likely the result of a burglary gone terribly wrong, police...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by USA, on May 3, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 9 comments | 1446 Views

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Food for thought

To the cynical outsider, it might appear to be a ploy to keep employees at work around the clock, but according to two of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Hail Google!, on May 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 12 comments | 2344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids sing on the big stage

When they take the stage Monday night, the young singers of Mountain View's elementary and middle school choruses will be...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Enough Already, on May 3, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

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'Startup Village' sets up downtown

Anyone with a startup, an idea for one, or the desire to one day think up the next great app or social media platform, should...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cindy F Solomon, on May 3, 2012 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1559 Views

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Thursday, May 3

[http://www.busbarn.org/inspector.html ==B Theater:== 'The Government Inspector'] An unfortunate case of mistaken identity...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 3, 2012 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trees axed for $1.6 million condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 3, 2012 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2,000 miles on a bike

As she approaches her 70th year, Pam Perkins is gearing up for the ride of her life -- a 2,000-mile, 40-day bicycle ride...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Linda Gelpke, on May 2, 2012 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 1952 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Ban on Freedom of Choice

I got involved with city politics just a few short months ago because of the ban on smoking. Little did I know just...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale Snaps Up Martelo

Baffled why comments on the original story were deleted and the topic locked. The citizens of Mountain View should be allowed...

Original post made by Steve on May. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1297 Views

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Drinking while off-road driving, police say

After a few too many drinks, a Sunnyvale man decided to do a little off-road driving early Tuesday morning, police alleged. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by jupiter, on May 1, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1503 Views

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City looks for solution to North Bayshore traffic woes

On Tuesday the City Council took a small step towards addressing the bumper to bumper traffic in and out of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 29 comments | 2684 Views

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Venture capitalists make lifetime philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 2539 Views

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Bikes stolen from apartment balcony

Two mountain bikes valued at more than $5,000 were stolen from the third-floor balcony of an apartment complex located at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 13 comments | 1787 Views

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Sunnyvale snaps up Martello

Just as Los Gatos did after his retirement in 2009, Sunnyvale is hiring Michael Martello, Mountain View's former city attorney,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1486 Views

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Police: Gun-wielding suspect 'targeted' victims

Two Mountain View men received a frightening wake-up call early Thursday morning, when a man with a gun entered their bedroom...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1247 Views

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Neighbors unhappy with roof-top patio added to Minton's project

After the City Council approved the project, a roof-top patio was added to the 200 luxury apartments under construction near...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 35 comments | 2952 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trees axed for $1.6m condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1506 Views
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