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Tax day protest at Google

As Americans across the country scrambled to mail off their W-2 and 1099 tax forms on Monday, April 18, a crowd of more than...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:09 am | 16 comments | 2577 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google: Bridges will be open to the public

Wanting to set the record straight after strong comments were made in Tuesday's council meeting, Google made it clear Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 27 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's at the new San Antonio Center?

Posters on the Palo Alto messages board report that the Fry's on El Camino is closing to make room for new housing. Someone...

Original post made by Shopper on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Shopper, on May 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 2576 Views

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Man gets beaten up, arrested for drunkenness

Police arrested a man on suspicion of being drunk in public in the parking lot behind a Castro Street bar, about an hour...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2576 Views

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Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 16 comments | 2576 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2575 Views

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Emergency officials get autism training

Mountain View's police and fire departments have been getting special training lately -- learning how to improve their interactions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by William Stillman, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hopes resurrected for grocery store

The City Council indicated Tuesday that a city-owned parking lot downtown could be the site of a long-sought grocery store,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 2574 Views

ELECTIONS

A bad year for goal-setting

For the first time in years, the Mountain View City Council will not have an ambitious set of goals for the year, a direction...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 2574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Funds for schools or jobs downtown?

Some City Council members would like to subsidize a grocery store downtown, but Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, announced Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 2574 Views

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City gets first glimpse of $100,000 HSR images

Thanks to some expensive new drawings, visualizing what high speed rail will look like in Mountain View just got easier....

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 30, 2013 at 10:31 am | 50 comments | 2573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jobs, classes, services cut in Foothill-De Anza budget

Courses have been discontinued, positions have been eliminated, pay packages have been downsized and faculty are overworked...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Numbers, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 2573 Views

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City begins plans for $71 million in park funds

There's a silver lining to all of the real estate development in Mountain View -- a truckload of park funds paid by developers....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Scott K, on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:45 am | 8 comments | 2573 Views

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Man slashed with knife during argument

Police arrested a Mountain View woman last week after she allegedly got into an argument with a roommate, picked up a knife...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Oct 21, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 2572 Views

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Election results show city leans left

Mountain View showed left-leaning political stripes in the November election, voting to the left of the county and much of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jon S., on Dec 20, 2008 at 1:19 am | 4 comments | 2571 Views

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New traffic signal aims to make tracks safer

Nearby residents worry that a new traffic signal at the intersection of Rengstorff and Crisanto avenues may be causing some...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Think locally, vote nationally

Last weekend at the Art & Wine Festival, while most people were enjoying themselves, two men were seen to get into a screaming...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Al Bundy, on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 2570 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission: Fields should no longer be free

The Mountain View Parks and Recreation Commission recommended Wednesday that local sports leagues be charged a $1 an hour...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Feb 19, 2009 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 2570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

The Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program is looking for mentors for our 11th grade students. We are in need of...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
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Mountain View sculpture may cross the border

A sculpture by artist Charles Ginnever currently located at Mayfield Mall site in Mountain View could be shifted to Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2569 Views
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