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Local megachurch's charismatic leader resigns

Paul Sheppard, the beloved pastor who led the monumental growth of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship for 20 years, resigned...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:58 am | 534 comments | 24718 Views

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Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 9, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 240 comments | 34466 Views

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El Camino bus lanes win praise from public, concern from council

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Blake, on Apr 20, 2015 at 6:58 am | 222 comments | 5983 Views

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Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 16636 Views

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Bullis signs deal, avoids lockout

Teachers from Bullis Charter School won't be locked out of their classrooms this year, thanks to BCS officials who signed...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on May 28, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 134 comments | 7708 Views

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Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:17 am | 126 comments | 7061 Views

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Plastic bag ban starts Monday

Shoppers take note: Mountain View's ban on plastic grocery bags begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by jeff, on Nov 24, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 112 comments | 7780 Views

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Scientology center draws downtown protest

A strange standoff between the Church of Scientology and a group calling itself "Anonymous" played out during a downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 107 comments | 17562 Views

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200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:26 am | 102 comments | 8698 Views

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Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 3176 Views

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Spanish-language signs defaced

Elementary school district officials are angry over the act of a vandal or vandals who stole some of the district's Spanish-language...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Nov 30, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 87 comments | 3531 Views

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Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 4034 Views

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City may allow pot dispensaries by year's end

The City Council approved a one-year ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, buying itself time to craft regulations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by scotty, on Sep 21, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 86 comments | 10926 Views

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Girl, 18, goes missing outside Castro Street night club

Police are searching for Brittany Brown, an 18-year-old Mountain View resident who disappeared Friday night after working...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 84 comments | 5331 Views

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National group targets local Day Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" the neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Church, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 84 comments | 6553 Views

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Renewed outrage over Americana roof work

Residents of the Americana apartment complex say they have been asked to spend the Fourth of July weekend moving out of their...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sanjit, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 80 comments | 3253 Views

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Sick and tired of chronic fatigue syndrome

Amberlin Wu, who has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome for 15 years, is sick and tired of being sick and tired. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by AnotherAffected, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 79 comments | 31216 Views

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Milk pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 2 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by mv resident, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 78 comments | 14277 Views

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Movie theater proposed for San Antonio shopping center

Developer Merlone Geier has significantly revised its proposal for phase two at San Antonio Shopping Center to include an...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by MW, on Apr 4, 2013 at 1:08 am | 77 comments | 256038 Views

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Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 6614 Views
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