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If not Eiffel, why not a Castro Tower?

Great cities often have landmarks at important intersections.  It is both an expression of the city spirit and a visual...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1864 Views

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Running for the prize

Mountain View nonprofit Brute Labs was recently awarded a grant of more than $10,000 to fund the Project RUN! physical education...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Dontae, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1980 Views

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Judge rules Carbajal can stand trial

A judge ruled Friday at a preliminary hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court that there is enough evidence for Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by AreYouKidding?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2059 Views

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EDITORIAL: Energetic Stasek got things done

Even though her life was cruelly cut short on Sept. 24, former City Council member Rosemary Stasek accomplished more during...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 9, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 1868 Views

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Runaway Virginia girl ends up at police station

A 16-year-old runaway girl from Virginia was dropped off by a truck driver at the Mountain View police station on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Oct 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1920 Views

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City's trail network promises to grow

The City Council has approved conceptual designs for further upgrades to Mountain View's network of trails — upgrades...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Oct 24, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 1883 Views

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Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 2197 Views

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The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by ldupre, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 1974 Views

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El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2477 Views

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'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2515 Views

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City goes with high-quality affordable housing

A conceptual design for an affordable housing project on Evelyn and Franklin streets was well received in a City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by gc, on Dec 6, 2009 at 7:44 am | 3 comments | 1713 Views

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Local chamber launches 'Green University'

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce hopes its new "Green Business University" will encourage small companies to tackle...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by A community volunteer, on Dec 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2071 Views

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Did Anyone See the Police Escort on Moffett Blvd?

Did anyone else see the police escort heading from Moffett Field down Moffett Blvd and onto Southbound 101 around noon on...

Original post made by Catherine on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1822 Views

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Outlook 2010: more tough times

Most prognosticators will say that 2010 has to be better than its predecessor. Would the governor of California agree? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Will Joseph, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 2238 Views

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Local biz gets boost with ShopMountainView

Shopping locally just got easier, thanks to a partnership between the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and ShopCity.com,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Promoting Local Businesses, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views

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Maintenance man says he rescued man in fire

A maintenance man says he and his team -- not the fire department -- extinguished a fire and saved a man from a burning...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1557 Views

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Holiday season's sales results not too shabby

The holiday season is officially over, and Mountain View business owners are finally able to assess how it went. The consensus:...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by letsgetreal, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

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Peninsula residents clash over high speed rail

California's proposed high speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Old Crew, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 1549 Views

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City helps teacher with condo conundrum

The City Council agreed Tuesday to the purchase of a Mountain View High School teacher's condo which could not be sold under...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2201 Views

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Man killed by train near San Antonio station ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the pedestrian fatally struck by a commuter train just north...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 1850 Views
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