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Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its two-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oleg, on Jun 16, 2011 at 11:43 am | 15 comments | 2541 Views

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Dittmer's moving to new location

The Mountain View institution known as Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and Wurst-Haus will reopen in a new Mountain View location...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 2771 Views

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Robber punches woman, takes purse

A woman was mugged and punched in the face early Monday morning as she walked to work, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by CrimeStats, on Jun 15, 2011 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 1829 Views

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Council compromises in vote on San Antonio center project

San Antonio shopping center is set for a major facelift after a suspenseful council meeting Tuesday in which the project...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Aug 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 15 comments | 1859 Views

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Police investigating string of burglaries

There is no evidence indicating that any of the four burglaries reported on Aug. 12 in Mountain View are related, police...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2309 Views

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Study finds downtown is booming

Mountain View has an enviable success story unfolding on Castro Street, where office spaces are full and retail sales are...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 2292 Views

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Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Observation preschool could close

It was standing room-only last night at the local high school district's board meeting, as supporters of a local preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 3808 Views

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Palo Alto burglars ditch loot in Mountain View

An alert resident that witnessed a residential burglary in progress called 911 Thursday morning, enabling Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 23, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge halts challenge language to school district bond

A judge with the Santa Clara County Superior Court has stopped a local man's legal action against Mountain View's elementary-...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene, on May 9, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 2333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tuesday: Council may OK dedication of post office to fallen soldier

The Mountain View City Council will decide Tuesday whether to dedicate the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 1979 Views

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Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 7305 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 2773 Views

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Media tracks down Chowchilla kidnapper

It didn't take long for local media outlets to figure the Mountain View address of paroled "Chowchilla" kidnapper, Richard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Kt, on Jun 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 2531 Views

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Foothill College cuts radio, work programs

Foothill College will discontinue several programs this fall quarter due to $2.3 million in budget cuts that took effect...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 15 comments | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 15 comments | 3160 Views

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Woman hospitalized after street fight

A Hollister woman was hospitalized after another woman reportedly knocked her down and repeatedly smashed her head into the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 3425 Views

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Public event set for space shuttle flyover

Update: Shuttle to flyover NASA Ames at 10:17 a.m., coming from San Francisco. The public has been invited to NASA Ames...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 3209 Views

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El Camino spends big bucks to defeat salary cap

A group opposing Measure M -- the upcoming initiative to cap executive pay at El Camino Hospital -- is greatly outspending...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:09 pm | 15 comments | 2448 Views

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Neighbors threaten to sue over McKelvey plan

A plan to turn McKelvey Park into a flood detention basin has drawn the ire of neighbors who say they may sue over plans...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ralph, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:12 am | 15 comments | 3753 Views
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