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Day Worker Center continues to grow despite challenges

Lorenzo Organista once led a platoon of men in the Mexican Army. Now, in Mountain View and nearby cities, he's a leader of...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by General Contractor, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:08 am | 10 comments | 2729 Views

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City eyes developer for new Shoreline hotel

After Google bowed out of negotiations last year to develop a hotel next to its headquarters, several other developers stepped...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 10 comments | 2850 Views

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Council wants more info on 'crisis' budget

Council members had a visceral reaction to an array of non-specific budget cuts proposed by the city manager Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments | 2489 Views

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Hotel deal worries council dissenter

The city of Mountain View is finally close to reaching a deal for a hotel and conference center in the Shoreline area. But...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:10 am | 10 comments | 2669 Views

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Gay youth protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Edward, on May 3, 2010 at 3:15 am | 10 comments | 2460 Views

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Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Edward, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 2261 Views

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Thirteen car burglaries in same neighborhood

Mountain View police are looking for three or more men who apparently broke into 13 different cars in the same neighborhood...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by robbed here too, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 2284 Views

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Caltrain raises parking fees, reduces service

The board of directors for Caltrain on Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 10 comments | 2959 Views

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EDITORIAL: Grand jury report on school salaries misses forest for the trees

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury's recent broadside attack on the high salaries and benefits received by local school...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 10 comments | 2715 Views

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Water District floats flood basin idea for McKelvey Park

Next week, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the proposal of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by MM, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 10 comments | 3156 Views

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Toy guns out of bounds at Art & Wine Festival

Sitting at our favorite Starbucks in Mountain View this Sunday, we had a different-than-usual view in front of us as we watched...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 2569 Views

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Man arrested for alleged hate crime

A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday evening for a hate crime, police say, after he allegedly yelled a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by wake up, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:10 am | 10 comments | 3453 Views

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Building owners hit with 'compliance permit'

Under requirements approved Tuesday by the City Council, property owners caught with buildings that seriously run afoul of...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by dang, on Dec 15, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 3459 Views

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Hurled asphalt shatters patrol car's window

Authorities are looking for whoever threw a chunk of asphalt onto a California Highway Patrol car in Mountain View on Thursday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 2218 Views

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Man killed by train at San Antonio station

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Caltrain at the San Antonio station in Mountain View Wednesday evening, a transit...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:36 am | 10 comments | 3579 Views

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City could buy Castro Street properties

The City Council considered the purchase of a quarter acre of prime real estate on Castro Street during a closed meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 10 comments | 1771 Views

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Worst Stretch of highway ANYWHERE

OK, I have had enough of this stretch of road. It's dangerous. It's poorly designed. It's full of ridges, holes and bumps....

Original post made by driverX on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Buchanan, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 1967 Views

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Shoreline Hotel deal fizzles, again

The city's third attempt in over a decade to build a conference center and boutique hotel on city property next to Google...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Jul 11, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 10 comments | 2160 Views

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Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 2757 Views

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Prometheus draws ire from tenants, again

Residents of downtown's largest apartment complex are demanding compensation from their landlord, Prometheus Real Estate...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 10 comments | 4017 Views
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