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OTHER ISSUES

New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 1658 Views

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Almost done

Construction worker Jose Oriana sorts through leftover drywall inside the city's new day worker center at 113 Escuela Ave....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 16 comments | 1545 Views

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History museum site unpopular at candidate debate

In a council candidate debate Thursday, Cuesta Park neighborhood residents were uniformly unenthusiastic about the location...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 16 comments | 2497 Views

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Two women hurt in attempted purse-snatching

A group of men tried to rob two women as they were walking in front of the Hampton Inn and Suites on Moffett Boulevard on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:37 am | 16 comments | 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council supports $13.6 million deal for schools

The City Council pleased the parents who packed the council chambers on Tuesday by supporting a proposal that will give $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Feb 13, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 2666 Views

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End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 16 comments | 3068 Views

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Price hike for affordable housing project

After approving the project last year, the City Council is being asked by the developer of a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 16 comments | 1566 Views

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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 | 2596 Views

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Code inspectors reveal illegal, unsafe side of the city

City code inspectors gave a tour through some of the worst code violations in Mountain View, including storage lockers being...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by "Eleudora", on May 14, 2011 at 9:28 am | 16 comments | 2394 Views

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Bleeding man found lying on apartment steps

Police found a man bleeding from a "large laceration" on the back of his head, lying down on the steps of an apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by MTV, on May 11, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 16 comments | 2088 Views

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Row homes to replace strip mall

A housing project killed by the recession won unanimous approval by the council Tuesday, May 24, replacing a vacant strip...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school teacher paid $225K in settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned in 2009 was paid $225,000 in a legal settlement with the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 4, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 2234 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2073 Views

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Burglar scared off by alarm, police say

Mountain View police are seizing on a thwarted residential burglary to remind locals to set their home security alarms at...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 26, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 1362 Views

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Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene Y., on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 16 comments | 4155 Views

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New grocer aims to satisfy downtown

After several failed attempts to bring a new grocery store downtown, city officials and downtown residents may be surprised...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1190 Views

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Downtown district is out of business

The California Supreme Court shut down Mountain View's Downtown Revitalization Authority last week along with 400 or so other...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 2323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About face

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from Terra Bella -- a county-run "community school" for...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by $1M home loan for county supe, on Mar 9, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 16 comments | 1976 Views

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Condos may set trend on El Camino

The City Council approved a retail and housing project for 1616 El Camino Real on Tuesday that could be an example of what...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 3215 Views

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Apology doesn't change approval of roof-top patio

In a difficult meeting Wednesday, Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said he could not remove a controversial roof-top patio...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2312 Views
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