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Attacks on sex offenders may be connected

Police say two registered sex offenders living in Mountain View have been targeted for attack in recent weeks, apparently...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by MSLGWCEO, on Nov 15, 2008 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 3666 Views

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Fire, fallen power line shuts Bayshore Freeway

All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View were closed Tuesday night for nearly three hours due to a large fire that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Jan 4, 2009 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 3071 Views

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Council supports idea for 25 cent bag fee

A proposal to discourage single use shopping bags gained the support of the City Council on Tuesday night, setting the stage...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by dparksion, on Feb 5, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 8 comments | 3378 Views

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Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 3308 Views

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Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2548 Views

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MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 2639 Views

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'Intent on causing trouble'

The violent melees in which six people were stabbed at an oldies rock concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre last weekend appears...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2982 Views

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Group: City's parking policy impedes progress

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 3175 Views

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Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago — and three years after giving the gift of free WiFi Internet to its hometown — Google met...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 16, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 8 comments | 2298 Views

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Police find marijuana in suspect's dreadlocks

A traffic stop by Palo Alto police for an expired vehicle registration led to the multi-felony arrest of a Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2333 Views

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Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1883 Views

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Medical pot club opens, against city's wishes

The City Council decided Tuesday to take legal action against the first known storefront pot club in Mountain View, located...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by FamilyMan, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:02 am | 8 comments | 4268 Views

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Recession Tales: Single mom swallows pride, relies on food bank

"Marie" is worried. She has a diploma from Los Altos High School and a bachelor's degree in business administration -- but...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ginger, on May 18, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1919 Views

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Protest at Google over Verizon deal

Demonstrators concerned with internet neutrality and free speech online are planning to gather at Google tomorrow to protest...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 8 comments | 2173 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2010

==I Mountain View Voice== readers go wild for these local businesses, and they showed their love by voting in this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 8 comments | 3306 Views

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Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on Jan 15, 2011 at 2:14 am | 8 comments | 2231 Views

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Man arrested for soliciting sex from minor

A San Jose man was arrested for soliciting a local 16-year-old boy to engage in lewd and sexual behavior Sunday night, police...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Eric T., on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 8 comments | 2186 Views

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Unions asked for another $1 million cut

Largely because of a $3.2 million rise employee compensation costs, the city faces an estimated $2.1 million budget deficit...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 2195 Views

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Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hindsight is 20/20, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 10581 Views

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Council supports plan to move historic house

A creative proposal by a developer to clear space for an office building by moving a historic house appears to have the blessing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by OMV resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 2832 Views
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