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Owner: High density housing at San Antonio Center a 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by long-time res, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 27 comments | 5947 Views

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Rail-stop idea before council next week

Residents may have their last big chance to weigh in on a high speed rail stop for Mountain View next Tuesday, as the issue...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 2835 Views

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The Best Of Mountain View 2009

For shoppers and diners in Mountain View, some business owners stand out among the crowd. These are the heroes. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Lucille Gallegos, on Sep 9, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 27 comments | 4609 Views

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Council approves $625K for downtown studies

The City Council approved a slew of studies worth $625,000 Tuesday to help navigate the future of Castro Street, where officials...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by New MV resident, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:00 am | 27 comments | 2202 Views

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Posh Bagel founders arrested on allegations of insurance fraud

The owner and founder of several Bay Area bakeries has been arrested on suspicion of failing to report employee injuries...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by insurance quotes, on May 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 27 comments | 3214 Views

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Ideafarm arrested for trespassing

Wo of Ideafarm, the oddly named man with the sign-laden trailer often seen around Mountain View, was arrested twice last...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Sep 19, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 8167 Views

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Laptop, camera stolen in burglary

A house on the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 8:30 a.m. on July 27 and 12:30 p.m. on July 28,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 27 comments | 1755 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 4487 Views

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Tonight: pedestrian deaths spur neighborhood meeting

In hopes of making their streets safer, residents of the Shoreline West neighborhood are taking action in response to this...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Details, please, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 5596 Views

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Lockout ends, battle continues

After being locked out of their classrooms on the Blach Intermediate School campus for 10 days, officials with Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 11663 Views

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Council rejects cat licensing law

A controversial new animal control ordinance won't be approved in Mountain View without some significant changes, City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rabidcats , on Oct 1, 2013 at 12:44 am | 27 comments | 4297 Views

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Power outage hits Mountain View, again

A power outage in Mountain View this morning affected thousands of PG&E customers, turning traffic lights all along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by No Animal Outages!, on Sep 2, 2014 at 6:54 am | 27 comments | 6668 Views

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Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 6113 Views

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New Yorker tapped to lead MV schools

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school board announced Thursday night that they have found a new superintendent in Ayindé...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 27 comments | 6226 Views

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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not Quite yet, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:23 am | 27 comments | 13695 Views

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Editorial: Sound approach on 'human rights city' issue

The City Council is taking an "easy does it" approach to deciding on whether Mountain View should become an official "human...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 25, 2015 at 8:34 am | 27 comments | 2106 Views

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Councilman's proposal urges landlords to play nice

As many call for Mountain View to rein in skyrocketing housing rents, next week the City Council will consider a lighter...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 7, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 27 comments | 4379 Views

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Joe Simitian: Why VTA should abandon El Camino Bus Rapid Transit project

Below is a link to an an op-ed that piece Supervisor Simitian wrote for the San Jose Mercury News on this topic which ran...

Original post made by No Way to the VTA on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Joe Simitian Supporter, on Jan 19, 2016 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 742 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 18517 Views

BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 8553 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 4,283 views

Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 2,171 views