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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 | 4138 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 | 2873 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 | 1967 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 | 4283 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 | 3265 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 | 2818 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 | 6771 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 | 2881 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 | 5133 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 | 2726 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 | 2532 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 | 3736 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 | 4673 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 | 2425 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 | 2397 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 | 2543 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 | 4083 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 | 4384 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 | 3318 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 | 2963 Views
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