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Woman killed by downtown train is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the woman struck and killed by a train at the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 3414 Views

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What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Elna Tymes, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 6723 Views

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Home sales buck downward trend

While the median price of a home has decreased in Mountain View over the last year, the number of home sales has gone up. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. Kline, on Nov 30, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2253 Views

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Local leaders: Race relations must improve

A week after police arrested three Mountain View High School students for alleged hate crimes, community leaders said the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Son of a LEGAL South American, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 2796 Views

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Worker center plan still angers neighbors

The city's Design Review Committee maintained its composure during a tense meeting recently as residents living near of the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lawrence, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 8 comments | 2624 Views

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Owners seek shelter from CS zone

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Mar 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 2874 Views

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Survey: Locals want first dibs at Senior Center

A survey of Mountain View seniors finds that, among other things, they want to be given priority over seniors coming from...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 24, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 8 comments | 2665 Views

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City to receive $1.6M in stimulus funding

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced today that Mountain View will receive $719,000 in stimulus funding to go towards improving...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2540 Views

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Palo Alto sued over plastic bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags faced its first legal challenge Tuesday, when a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 2590 Views

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Palo Alto sees second train fatality in two days

Another possible suicide -- the second in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m. today after a northbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PME, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 2789 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2323 Views

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City, unions agree to cut $1.5M in pay raises

New contracts with two of its major unions are expected to save the city $1.5 million over the next two years, though an...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 2651 Views

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City leaders furious over state money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by young college student, on Jul 26, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 2614 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo buys time for Hangar One

There may be hope for Hangar One after all, city officials say, after Congresswoman Anna Eshoo negotiated with the Navy to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2784 Views

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Armed carjacker robs three at Krispy Kreme

Mountain View police are looking for a man who robbed three young people at gunpoint Sunday night, taking their cell phones...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 2008 Views

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VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2244 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 3624 Views

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Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 23, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 3123 Views

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Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2411 Views

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Trick-or-treaters turn the tables

Though Halloween has come and gone, a troop of Mountain View Girl Scouts is hoping a message they delivered Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bike Race Winner, on Nov 10, 2009 at 8:50 am | 8 comments | 2093 Views
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