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OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors strike deal over disputed roof-top patio

It took three weeks of discussion, but downtown residents announced Monday, May 14, that they finally settled a dispute over...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on May 17, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1622 Views

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Hangar One supporters send Obama a message

President Barack Obama landed at Moffett Field for a visit to Silicon Valley Wednesday evening, and supporters of Hangar...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jenna X. Manta, on May 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 1796 Views

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High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:07 am | 6 comments | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important Reasons to Vote NO on G

Because the biggest donor to the YES on G campaign is the out-of-state bank that will handle the bond? Because the district...

Original post made by No on G parent on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 1826 Views

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Indecent exposure on Thompson Avenue

A woman called the Mountain View police to report seeing a man in a parked car with his pants pulled down on June 6, the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Jun 8, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1458 Views

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Council moves ahead with new housing fees

The City Council acted quickly on Tuesday so as not to miss out on as much as $24 million in funds from apartment projects...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 1851 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Rotts, on Jun 14, 2012 at 1:22 am | 6 comments | 1486 Views

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Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 4146 Views

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Steins Beer Garden OK'd by City Council

Elation filled the City Council chambers Tuesday evening when the council approved a German-themed restaurant and beer garden...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by GG, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 1866 Views

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Tennis legend Alex Swetka dies at 94

Local tennis legend Alex Swetka, who owned Swetka's Tennis Shop in Mountain View with his wife, died July 17, a few months...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by @@Addition, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 2951 Views

ELECTIONS

New blood for hospital district board

Two newcomers and two incumbents will run this November in an election to choose three members of the El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jacques De Jager, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1727 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. The bees...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by man and van croydon, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:18 am | 6 comments | 1656 Views

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Mountain View man makes 600th blood donation

A 75-year-old Mountain View man hit a personal milestone when he made his 600th blood donation at the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by herbert maxwell, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 6 comments | 1378 Views

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More residents say PG&E will strip their yards

A group of residents who live in a Rock Street condo complex are joining a chorus of complaints from Mountain View residents...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by OldGuy, on Sep 5, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 6 comments | 1787 Views

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Long road ahead to boost city's bike network

According to census data, a growing number of Mountain View residents are rolling to work on bicycles. But Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Roberta Kerr, on Sep 9, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 2952 Views

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Meditation teacher's practice thrives in Mountain View

Meditation teacher Shaila Catherine once added it all up. It turned out that she's spent more than eight of her 50 years...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by A Student of Buddhism, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 3149 Views

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Over 200 bike-related injuries in five years

A bicyclist is injured every nine days in Mountain View, on average, according to data compiled this week by the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Steve (cyclist), on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 2275 Views

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Bike use climbs in Mountain View

Bicycle advocates are buzzing about new census data which shows that bicycling to work is on the rise in Mountain View —...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Luis, on Oct 9, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1470 Views

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No charges for driver in fatal California Street collision

Police say they can't determine who was at fault -- the driver or the pedestrian -- in the Sept. 15 that resulted in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 6 comments | 2116 Views

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Hacker Dojo ditching problematic building

Little more than two weeks after raising $250,000 to bring its building up to code, Hacker Dojo has found a different way...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 20, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 6 comments | 2508 Views
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