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Want to sound off about the city? There's an app for that.

Mountain View residents can voice their questions and concerns about the city at any time and from anywhere, now that the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:18 am | 7 comments | 1768 Views

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Bank robbed by man with threatening note

Mountain View Police are looking for a 50-year-old man who robbed the Heritage Bank of Commerce on El Camino Real near Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Jun 12, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 7 comments | 1341 Views

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City's tobacco program earns accolades

Mountain View gets an A-plus for its efforts to prevent smoking and sales of cigarettes to under-age teenagers. According...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by mv resident, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1333 Views

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Innovation at risk?

The massive and ongoing federal support that has created and fueled the Bay Area brain trust -- big engineering and medicine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1923 Views

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Open windows prove open invitation to burlgars

Cash, jewelry and more than $1,000 in electronics were taken from two local homes by burglars who gained entry through open...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by welcomesaidthespidertothefly, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 7 comments | 1499 Views

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No place like demolished home

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1549 Views

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'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 1999 Views

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Moffett Field segment of Bay Trail opens today

The newest segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail -- which stretches 2.4 miles behind Moffett Field and connects Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by southbayrider, on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 7 comments | 3002 Views

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Police nab bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Why does this always come up?, on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2236 Views

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iPod, jewelry taken in burglary

An open sliding back door is the suspected point of entry in a Sept. 21 burglary at a home in the 1000 block of Boranda Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1881 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1817 Views

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Bicyclist injured on San Antonio-101 overpass

A 16-year-old boy riding a bike over the San Antonio Road overpass at Highway 101 was injured Sunday afternoon when a car...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 2312 Views

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Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 2433 Views

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Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 9835 Views

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Company's kit will electrify a Miata

Thanks to a local company there's now an alternative to shelling out $100,000 for a Tesla Roadster. It is a kit that will...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sick of it, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 5562 Views

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More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2269 Views

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'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by I. Ron Ically, on Nov 19, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 1799 Views

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Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a 72-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rita Nutile, on Dec 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2925 Views

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Green light for Segways on trails

After being told that Segways caused no accidents on the Stevens Creek Trail during a two-year trial period, the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Man of the Trail, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 1936 Views

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El Camino Hospital's finances looking healthier

A series of policy changes at El Camino Hospital -- for patient care, staffing and executive salaries and benefits -- are...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by LAF, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2669 Views
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