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HSR may cut into Central

Should high-speed rail come to Mountain View, it will not sit atop a massive "Berlin Wall," as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 1430 Views

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Pot club owner initiates court battle with city

In hopes of taking the issue all the way to the state Supreme Court, the operator of a newly opened medical marijuana dispensary...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on May 3, 2010 at 12:48 am | 7 comments | 1171 Views

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State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1613 Views

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Passing cop stops roadside assault

A Mountain View plainclothes police detective found himself perfectly placed to stop a crime Tuesday, May 11, when he witnessed...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by John, on May 15, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 1304 Views

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VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1828 Views

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Want to sound off about the city? There's an app for that.

Mountain View residents can voice their questions and concerns about the city at any time and from anywhere, now that the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:18 am | 7 comments | 1677 Views

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Bank robbed by man with threatening note

Mountain View Police are looking for a 50-year-old man who robbed the Heritage Bank of Commerce on El Camino Real near Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Jun 12, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 7 comments | 1261 Views

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City's tobacco program earns accolades

Mountain View gets an A-plus for its efforts to prevent smoking and sales of cigarettes to under-age teenagers. According...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by mv resident, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1268 Views

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Innovation at risk?

The massive and ongoing federal support that has created and fueled the Bay Area brain trust -- big engineering and medicine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1835 Views

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Open windows prove open invitation to burlgars

Cash, jewelry and more than $1,000 in electronics were taken from two local homes by burglars who gained entry through open...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by welcomesaidthespidertothefly, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 7 comments | 1412 Views

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No place like demolished home

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1457 Views

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'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views

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Moffett Field segment of Bay Trail opens today

The newest segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail -- which stretches 2.4 miles behind Moffett Field and connects Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by southbayrider, on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 7 comments | 2822 Views

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Police nab bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Why does this always come up?, on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2095 Views

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iPod, jewelry taken in burglary

An open sliding back door is the suspected point of entry in a Sept. 21 burglary at a home in the 1000 block of Boranda Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1822 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1778 Views

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Bicyclist injured on San Antonio-101 overpass

A 16-year-old boy riding a bike over the San Antonio Road overpass at Highway 101 was injured Sunday afternoon when a car...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 2249 Views

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Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 2330 Views

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Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 9465 Views

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Company's kit will electrify a Miata

Thanks to a local company there's now an alternative to shelling out $100,000 for a Tesla Roadster. It is a kit that will...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sick of it, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 5124 Views
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