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Abe-Koga named chair of VTA board

Mountain View's own Margaret Abe-Koga was named chair of the Valley Transportation Authority board of directors this week,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 3506 Views

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Palo Alto, other cities explore merging services

Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos and Sunnyvale city managers are considering merging their emergency-dispatch centers,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Private Investor, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2080 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

VIDEO: People on Castro Street answer this week's question: Unlicensed drivers in Mountain View will no longer have their...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1679 Views

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Making a manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 4, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2010 Views

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Stevens Creek Trail groundbreaking

The Stevens Creek Trail just keeps getting longer. Yet another extension of the Stevens Creek Trail will break ground Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 5, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 2190 Views

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VTA board OKs strategies to save Caltrain

The board of the Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously Thursday evening in support of a set of funding strategies...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 3545 Views

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MV career expert to be feted

Betsy Collard, a Mountain View community volunteer and high-tech career specialist, is being honored for her lifetime of...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2420 Views

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Time to rethink history projects at Cuesta Annex

What many residents involved in Cuesta Annex workshops thought would be retained as natural open space has become the City...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 2, 2011 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 1950 Views

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A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2570 Views

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City seeks public input on its website, technology

The city of Mountain View is holding an informal forum on Monday, April 4, for the public to weigh in on how the city can...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Just Think About It, on Apr 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

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Where is Woo Idea Farm?

I have not seen him, his signs or his truck around in a long time. Did he finally give up and take his show on the road?...

Original post made by DrT on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2058 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Spending $30M

How should Mountain View spend the $30 million it just received as a lump sum lease payment from Google? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by jupierk, on May 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1906 Views

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Caltrain officials: Weekend express trains a hit with riders

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1926 Views

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Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 3975 Views

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Fast track for North Bayshore

With the pressure on from the city's biggest companies, a new "precise plan" for Google's neighborhood got a jump start Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2273 Views

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Inks criticizes pay deal with new city manager

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council member John Inks criticized the $240,000 salary the council approved for new city...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 10, 2011 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 2108 Views

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New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

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Hospital finances healthier this year

El Camino Hospital is off to a "a much smoother" start this fiscal year compared to last year. The board of directors has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1989 Views

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Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 1956 Views

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Fun on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by L, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3061 Views
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