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Community Center: rehab or replace?

Citing tight finances and the virtues of recycling, on Tuesday City Council members expressed interest in renovating the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 9 comments | 2513 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 | 4626 Views

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NASA and SETI seek video of meteor

NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute are asking for the public's help finding footage photos...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

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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 | 2218 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 | 3239 Views

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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 | 3979 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 | 2179 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 | 2233 Views

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Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Smell the Roses Instead, on May 6, 2012 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 2122 Views

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Utilities rates may increase

City Council members were shocked to learn Tuesday that for the city government, saving water doesn't pay. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Frankie, on Jun 8, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 11 comments | 3444 Views

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Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 3918 Views

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New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 2961 Views

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Voice wins honors for photos

The Mountain View Voice took home top honors for its photo essay in the annual statewide California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 9, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 2531 Views

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LASD, Bullis reach tentative agreement

The battle over Bullis Charter School appears to be over -- a tentative compromise could give the school its own campus....

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bond is not the answer, on May 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 2373 Views

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Advocates for Palo Alto shelter make last minute plea to keep MV's business

Tonight the City Council will vote on whether to join the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority. A group of Palo Altans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 12 comments | 2285 Views

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Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by CherylP., on May 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 12 comments | 2610 Views

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GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA is assigning...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by former mv resident, on May 10, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

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GSA to dispose of Hangar One, Moffett airfield

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA is assigning...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 10, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

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Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Rob Peter to pay Paul, on May 10, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2128 Views

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Council wrestles with grade separation designs

Facing plans for increased use of the Caltrain corridor by Caltrain and high-speed rail, City Council members adopted an...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 14, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 13 comments | 3122 Views
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