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Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 3937 Views

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21 households displaced by fire

The cause of a two-alarm fire that displaced 21 households from an apartment complex on El Camino Real on Tuesday is still...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views

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Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 7279 Views

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City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 54 comments | 5948 Views

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Erik Onorato remembered by friends, family

Erik Onorato, the 26-year-old who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on April 9, will be remembered as "an incredible...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Leila, on May 5, 2012 at 2:04 am | 5 comments | 3684 Views

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High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:39 am | 5 comments | 4043 Views

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High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2765 Views

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Man attempts to steal bag of dog droppings

In a bizarre attempted robbery, an unknown man tried -- and failed -- to snatch a bag of dog droppings from a woman's hand...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 18, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 11 comments | 1946 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 | 4168 Views

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Rengstorff House wedding bookings near record levels

Is it a sign of the local economy's health or a fashion trend? The number of weddings planned for the Rengstorff House this...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 3179 Views

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Tuesday: Council may OK dedication of post office to fallen soldier

The Mountain View City Council will decide Tuesday whether to dedicate the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 2761 Views

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Algae turns waste into fuel

Worried about the scarcity of fossil fuels? Researchers at Mountain View's NASA Ames say they have a solution. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 6642 Views

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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 | 2794 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 | 5020 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 | 2621 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 | 2489 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 | 3631 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 | 4514 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 | 2367 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 | 2349 Views
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