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More cell towers proposed in residential areas

The race to provide ultra fast mobile phone connections is bringing a slew of cell tower proposals to Mountain View, including...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 2958 Views

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Council hires Campbell's city manager

Mayor Jac Siegel announced Friday afternoon that the City Council has finally picked a new city manager, Daniel Rich, who...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2910 Views

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Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 2692 Views

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Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 2692 Views

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Suspect arrested in bank parking lot robbery

Police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a robbery, which occurred in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 2041 Views

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Hospital workers vote to keep union

After a contentious vote, overshadowed by accusations of procedural lapses and questionable tactics, service workers at El...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by W, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 2753 Views

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Hangar One supporters all set for Obama visit

President Barack Obama and Air Force One are expected to land at Moffett Field Wednesday evening where he'll be greeted by...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Earth Air Space & Educational Foundation, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 2486 Views

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Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2403 Views

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Council candidates discuss high cost of housing

In a Whisman neighborhood forum Monday night, City Council candidates had differing views on how to tackle what they all...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 4151 Views

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Mountain View's Nob Hill workers go on strike

Workers picketing in front of Mountain View's Nob Hill grocery store were asking customers not to cross the picket line Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don't Cross!, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 9124 Views

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Road rage ends in arrest

A fit of road rage ended in police arresting a Redwood City man for allegedly smashing a car window and sending glass flying...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by voices of better judgement, on Feb 11, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 2277 Views

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Solar Impulse takes off Friday

The world's first solar-powered aircraft capable of flying overnight begins its cross-country journey Friday, taking off...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:56 am | 8 comments | 9468 Views

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Mercado Merlen grocery store robbed at gunpoint

Two men -- one of them armed with a silver handgun -- robbed the Mercado Merlen on Wednesday night, according to Mountain...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by chuck mangione, on May 10, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 8 comments | 1997 Views

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Council approves new plan for McKelvey Park flood basin

In a major turning point following years of discussion, the City Council approved a redesign for McKelvey Park Tuesday to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Rich, on May 18, 2013 at 11:57 am | 8 comments | 2557 Views

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Power restored after early morning outage

Power has been restored to more than 5,800 PG&E customers in Mountain View following an outage this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 8 comments | 1975 Views

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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 15410 Views

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Light rain heading to Bay Area

Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area this afternoon but likely won't amount to much. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Power Outages, on Sep 18, 2014 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 12232 Views

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Caltrain Noise is Getting Worse?

I completely understand the need for the train horns and safety. However, in the last few months it seems like it is getting...

Original post made by kwul on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Me, on Mar 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 1636 Views

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City buys land for park on Wyandotte Street

The city is moving quickly to purchase the vacant Robalee Kennel at 2254 Wyandotte Street in order to build a mini park....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by JustSayNo, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 4339 Views

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Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Train Schedules, on Jan 10, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 8 comments | 3724 Views
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