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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 | 2087 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 | 2354 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 | 3821 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 | 3187 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 | 2510 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 | 2150 Views

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City opens spigots on recycled water

The city of Mountain View is celebrating the launch of a $19.8 million recycled water system that officials say may not be...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:31 am | 8 comments | 3155 Views

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Troubled Summerhill apartments get new owner

In what many hope will be the final chapter of a long drama, Bay West Realty Capital has purchased the 64-unit Summerhill...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 30, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 1902 Views

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Proposal to study new BMX park is DOA

The subject of building a new BMX park in Mountain View was not on the agenda Tuesday night, but was brought up at the end...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 2148 Views

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TONIGHT: VTA presents analysis of light rail

The Valley Transportation Authority will present its first comprehensive analysis of Santa Clara County's light rail system...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 2015 Views

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TONIGHT: District to vote on special ed cuts

This evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District board are scheduled to vote on a measure to reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 am | 8 comments | 1664 Views

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Santa Clara County bus, light-rail cuts coming

Major cutbacks in bus and light-rail service will hit Santa Clara County transit riders in January, the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 26, 2009 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2532 Views

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Local transit cuts go into effect Monday

Changes to light rail vehicle and bus schedules in Santa Clara County prompted by state transit funding cuts go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Promethis on Drugs, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 1651 Views

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Fire displaces family on Hope Street

A family was displaced in Mountain View on Saturday night after their downtown home caught on fire, according to the fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1653 Views

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Council picks goose-inspired art for fire station

Canada Geese might be a nuisance for golfers and a headache for staff at Shoreline Park, but the City Council put that aside...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 24433 Views

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Police probe copper theft at Shoreline

Mountain View police are investigating the theft of copper wire ripped from several electrical boxes in the parking lot of...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by What again, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 8 comments | 1606 Views

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Police: H&R Block manager caught shoplifting

A manager of a tax accounting service located inside Mountain View's Sears store was allegedly caught shoplifting from the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mr. X, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 1926 Views

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Council supports three-story condos at 333 Rengstorff

The City Council gave thumbs up to a high-density condo project last week after a developer spent years improving on a previously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on May 21, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 8 comments | 1829 Views

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Failed marriage ends in murder-suicide

The man believed to have shot his ex-wife before shooting himself May 14 wanted to resume living with her — or be paid...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tina, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 1673 Views

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Madrigal choir clears $50K debt

The Mountain View High School Madrigals are finally debt-free, according to Choir Director Jill Denny. Intense fundraising...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2261 Views
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