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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 | 4411 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 | 2003 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 | 3082 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 | 2490 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 | 4486 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 | 3070 Views

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Council OKs study of rising sea level

On Tuesday, City Council members voted to study the rising sea level over northern Mountain View, budgeting $460,000 for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 16 comments | 2185 Views

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Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 45918 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

As supporters of immigration reform prepared to march from Rengstorff Park to Mountain View City Hall on May 1 -- a day that...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 2, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 2216 Views

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Google wants to incorporate wildlife into new office project

The planners behind Google's first ground-up office development in Silicon Valley want to bring wetland wildlife into the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by SiliconHouse, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:26 am | 16 comments | 9496 Views

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Cat controversy highlights problems with informing the public

It was the animal control ordinance that nearly got away -- and caused some finger pointing over why thousands of cat and...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:09 am | 16 comments | 1825 Views

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Vargas' journey 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas is preparing to make his directorial debut. The Mountain View High School alumnus, former ==I Voice==...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 16 comments | 2519 Views

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Thank dog, city's golf course finally breaks even

At Shoreline Golf Links there are fewer geese causing a nuisance, the turf is in better shape than ever and the course has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chip, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:31 am | 16 comments | 12506 Views

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Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments | 6065 Views

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Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 3288 Views

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Rival developers offer options for downtown hotel

Competing development firms delivered two distinct visions on Monday for a luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by @resident of ML, on Oct 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 5752 Views

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Farewell to Bumble Bee Health Foods

John and Karen Farrell run a two-person crew at Mountain View's Bumble Bee Health Foods store, fielding questions about probiotics...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 10, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 16 comments | 4079 Views

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Backlash over city's business license crack-down

Amazon, the online retail giant, sells truckloads of goods every day in Mountain View, yet the company apparently doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by moreoversight, on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 3952 Views

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Old Nob Hill Foods Location

Now that Nob Hill has opened up its larger, fancier store, what are the plans for the old location next door? I would love...

Original post made by MVResidentX on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by carl m, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 8940 Views

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Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 7690 Views
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