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Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 5483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing market through the roof

While the housing market seems to have slowed elsewhere, homes have been selling faster than ever in Mountain View, with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Mar 24, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 17 comments | 5006 Views

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Outside the box

The majority of houses in Old Mountain View are decades-old country homes, complete with bay windows, front porches and other...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Fed Up, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:55 pm | 17 comments | 4712 Views

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Unwritten law for violent immigrants

The recent tragedy in San Francisco, when a father and his two sons were gunned down in cold blood, allegedly by an undocumented...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jul 29, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 17 comments | 3181 Views

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Google shows off 'extraordinary' building plans

As if conquering the Internet weren't enough, Google has a new wonder in the works: a space-age structure that could be the...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 6916 Views

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San Antonio Center owners propose redevelopment

The City Council approved a gatekeeper request Tuesday which could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio shopping center,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Oscar, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 3010 Views

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City plans yearly shredding event

Mountain View residents once again will get a chance to safely dispose of old tax returns, bank statements and medical records...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by vet, on Aug 18, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 17 comments | 3229 Views

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Juveniles caught with loot after robbing home

Police say they found a Sony PlayStation stuffed down the pants of a 17-year-old boy Sunday afternoon after he and a friend...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by local, on Apr 12, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 17 comments | 2236 Views

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Cuesta tennis courts up for grabs again

Cuesta Park's tennis courts will have a new operator since the city decided to replace hometown favorite Tim Foley over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Olivia, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 17 comments | 3598 Views

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State complicates city's budget woes

As the City Council struggled to resolve a $6 million general fund deficit Tuesday night, more bad budget news broke in the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Crazy, on May 7, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 17 comments | 2387 Views

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Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 4, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 17 comments | 2718 Views

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Palo Alto's JJ&F threatens move to Mtn View

An owner of Palo Alto's beloved JJ&F grocery store told the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night that unless they move...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ron Seward, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 17 comments | 2723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advocates say teen center would reduce crime

Gang violence and crime in general will be substantially reduced if the city opens a larger and better teen center —...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by the kid kid, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:46 am | 17 comments | 2890 Views

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TONIGHT: Council to examine ideas for meadow

When the Stevens Creek Trail was extended south of El Camino Real earlier this year, people began dreaming up uses for the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 17 comments | 2304 Views

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Navy moves on plan to strip Hangar One

Though no local elected official or community leader supports it, the Navy announced on Wednesday that it is no longer delaying...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Oct 1, 2009 at 8:42 am | 17 comments | 2644 Views

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What is that clearing up in the mountains?

As I was sitting at the red light at the intersection of 237 and El Camino, I looked up at the Santa Cruz mountains and noticed...

Original post made by Gazer on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 2480 Views

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Police: Would-be burglars tried to run down cop

Police say a group of men tried to run over a police officer in their getaway car after attempting to steal liquor from a...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:51 am | 17 comments | 2041 Views

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Silicon Valley report shows a 'region at risk'

In an exhaustive study of the region's economy and health, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network says the rise of countries...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:46 am | 17 comments | 1971 Views

ELECTIONS

Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 2979 Views

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EDITORIAL: Mass transit's uncertain future

For years the city has been searching for a better way to get people from the downtown transit center — site of Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by charms, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 2216 Views
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