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First Presbyterian passes on cell tower deal

After being put through the wringer in a neighborhood battle over a church-top cell antenna, Miramonte Avenue's First Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cletis, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 11 comments | 3088 Views

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Burglar kicks in front door

Electronics, jewelry and cash were stolen from a home in the 500 block of Piazza Drive after a weak front door was apparently...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:38 am | 11 comments | 2342 Views

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TCE causes cancer, other health problems, EPA says

Despite political pressures to kill it, a long-delayed Environmental Protection Agency report has finally been released confirming...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 11 comments | 3940 Views

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Council OKs funds for affordable housing projects

The largest addition to the city's affordable housing stock in recent memory got its start on Tuesday after City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 2373 Views

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Apartment developer buys hotel, Western Appliance building

Prometheus Real Estate Group is becoming a familiar name in Mountain View's City Hall as it announces its second apartment...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thomas, on Jun 29, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 11 comments | 3713 Views

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UPDATE: No gunman found after 2.5-hour search

After an "exhaustive search" police have stopped looking for a man with a rifle reportedly seen near the intersection of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 2838 Views

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Hill urges support for Caltrain electrification plan

Local lawmakers and transit officials are calling on the public to get behind a proposal that would allocate $1.5 billion...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 9:57 am | 11 comments | 2505 Views

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Restaurant burglar takes $360 in steaks

Four slabs of filet mignon and $80 in cash were stolen from Le Petit Bistro by a burglar with an an epicurean bent, sometime...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by GotoCamera, on Apr 1, 2012 at 1:08 am | 11 comments | 2767 Views

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Unarmed man robs Rotten Robbie station

An unarmed man made off with a handful of cash Wednesday evening after robbing a local gas station, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Kcajsnikrep@yahoo.com, on May 18, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 11 comments | 2282 Views

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What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 5030 Views

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Steins beer garden appeal goes to council Tuesday

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 2833 Views

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Rotten Robbie robbed

The convenience store attached to the Rotten Robbie, located at 310 N. Whisman Road, was robbed on Friday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 11 comments | 3094 Views

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Landlord doubles rent, forces gym out of downtown

It's like the dot-com boom all over again. Facing a huge rent increase, Custom Fitness has been forced from its longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:12 am | 11 comments | 2678 Views

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City launches "Ask Mountain View" app for Android

Whether reporting a dead streetlight, a nasty pothole or vandalism in a park, the city has a new way for residents to communicate...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Lt. Chris Hsiung (MVPD), on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2763 Views

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City's bike friendly ways win silver

Mountain View is standing out from most Bay Area cities when it comes to bike-friendliness, according to the the League of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Oh My No, on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 4524 Views

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Drug deal turns to robbery

A local teenager was arrested after allegedly holding a group of 20-year-olds at gunpoint and robbing them of $600 cash and...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Phantom, on Nov 4, 2012 at 8:24 am | 11 comments | 2032 Views

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City blames contractors for janitor job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts Thursday, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gustavo , on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 9002 Views

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Art museum may be last hope for Pearson House

While it appears that everyone else has given up, resident Chris Parkinson is on a mission to save the Pearson House and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 11 comments | 33867 Views

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Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Who are the wealthiest?, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 9172 Views

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Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 3750 Views
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