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SETI puts search for sentient life on hold

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute announced April 22 that it is powering down its array of antennae used to comb the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 3806 Views

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Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:52 am | 11 comments | 4422 Views

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Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 2344 Views

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EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 8124 Views

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Glassy, glossy Quattro

The Quattro restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto is exactly what one would expect from one of the world's...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by , on Jul 30, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 2655 Views

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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 | 3152 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 | 2395 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 | 4014 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 | 2436 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 | 3767 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 | 2884 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 | 2553 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 | 2818 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 | 2346 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 | 5126 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 | 2882 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 | 3170 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 | 2738 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 | 2830 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 | 4607 Views
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