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$1.2 million condos approved for 324 Bryant St.

Talk about pricey. The developer of a condo project on Bryant Street estimates that he'll get an average of $1.2 million...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 19, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 3671 Views

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SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 11063 Views

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Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 12399 Views

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Council happy with no-bid trash contract

Recology officials could breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday when the City Council supported the garbage contractor's proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:42 am | 18 comments | 3042 Views

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Neighborhood wins appeal, council rejects car wash

The Shoreline West neighborhood won its appeal against a car wash in the neighborhood Tuesday night when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 2901 Views

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Chick-Fil-A approved, with drive-through

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli on Wednesday evening approved a new Chick-Fil-A with a drive-through for 1962 El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by HighProof, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 18 comments | 3800 Views

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Hacker Dojo launches Kickstarter campaign

Mountain View's open community of computer programmers and engineers could very well be forced out of town if Hacker Dojo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:34 am | 18 comments | 3261 Views

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Campaign launched to save tiny 1888 "immigrant house"

Local residents once fought to save the home of Mountain View pioneer and businessman Henry Rengstorff, but now there's an...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 18 comments | 15440 Views

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Riders flock to Caltrain

When Caltrain announced its latest ridership statistics, even its own employees were surprised. The public transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by samjoe, on Aug 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 18 comments | 5582 Views

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Police eying speed on California Street

If two recent pedestrian deaths haven't slowed down drivers on California Street, a ticket from Mountain View police might...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 18 comments | 3089 Views

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Speeding cop car collision costs city $200K

The city of Mountain View has reached a $212,500 settlement with a woman who claims she was hit by a Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me again, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 am | 18 comments | 3790 Views

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City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by anna, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 3424 Views

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Grading system 'broken' or just buggy?

Steve Uhlir, who began speaking out against aspects of the high school district's new grading policy about six months ago,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by MVHS parent N, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 3540 Views

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Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by HBLandelsMom, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 18 comments | 4063 Views

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Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 12927 Views

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Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 12977 Views

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City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 4801 Views

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Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 4740 Views

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Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 8664 Views

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Students to rally over police killings

Student activists from Mountain View and Los Altos plan to hold a peaceful rally at Eagle Park on Wednesday in solidarity...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Soggy Bottom Ben, on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:04 am | 18 comments | 3254 Views
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