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Council OKs home loan perk for city workers

Mountain View's city employees will now be eligible for low interest home loans worth up to $100,000 thanks to a late Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 2233 Views

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Navy renews vow to skin Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo said Tuesday that a serious plan for reusing Hangar One must be in place if Congress is likely to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jane B, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:19 am | 7 comments | 2404 Views

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Early parole program worries Mtn View police

Under legislation passed last year, 6,500 California prison and jail inmates are scheduled to be released over the next year...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 7 comments | 1951 Views

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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 | 1685 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 | 2020 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 | 1637 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 | 2321 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 | 1966 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 | 2156 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 | 2732 Views

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More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2435 Views

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'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by I. Ron Ically, on Nov 19, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 1930 Views

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El Camino Hospital's finances looking healthier

A series of policy changes at El Camino Hospital -- for patient care, staffing and executive salaries and benefits -- are...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by LAF, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2830 Views

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Uncertainties mount for struggling Caltrain

Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Feb 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 1735 Views

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Watchdogs project spiking costs for high-speed rail

California's high-speed-rail project would cost the state about $65 billion under projections released Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 1926 Views

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Council extends free Google WiFi deal

Mountain View's residents may enjoy free Google WiFi for another five years, thanks to an agreement the City Council quietly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Big deal, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 2205 Views

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Caltrain board reluctant to cut bullet trains

Caltrain's governing board, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, urged the agency's staff Thursday to find another...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:24 am | 7 comments | 3035 Views

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PG&E set to begin gas line tests in Mountain View

PG&E is mobilizing this week to begin pressure testing major gas pipelines in Mountain View -- one of the first two Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 25, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 2370 Views

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Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 5624 Views

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Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 2349 Views
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