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Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 2953 Views

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CEO Graham to leave El Camino at end of June

El Camino Hospital announced on Feb. 10 that CEO Ken Graham will end his contract with the organization at the end of the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 4540 Views

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Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 4539 Views

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Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 28 comments | 10840 Views

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Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and his hotel company has set its sights on Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hoteller, on May 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 28 comments | 7325 Views

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1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 5934 Views

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City gets to work on new rent control rules

Now that Measure V has passed, Mountain View officials are trying to figure out how to implement a citywide rent-control...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2016 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 6019 Views

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Council tackles 'ghetto' concerns

Hoping to put to rest worries that an affordable housing development would lower property values downtown, a majority of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by local techie, on May 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 28 comments | 3821 Views

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Gay youth gather to protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 2797 Views

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City Attorney Michael Martello's retirement highlights issues with the pension system

The recent retirement of the city attorney, Michael Martello, highlights issues with the civil service pension system. According...

Original post made by dfb on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 28 comments | 14454 Views

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Could investors fund city's transit future?

A company that has set up shop at NASA Ames Research Park claims its system for automated pod travel could lift Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Tank, on Oct 2, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 28 comments | 5318 Views

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City files more charges against Ideafarm

The city has impounded another of Wo'O Ideafarm's bicycle trailers and slapped him with multiple misdemeanor charges. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Dec 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 28 comments | 3086 Views

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City seeks input on pot club rules

A "very challenging" set of regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View needs some direction from the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Factoid, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:14 am | 28 comments | 3387 Views

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Burglary on Dana Street

More than $100 in cash was stolen from the register of the Dana Street Roasting Company, and a window was smashed at the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by MVV Reader, on Jul 29, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 28 comments | 1910 Views

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Cancer spike found near Superfund site

A study released Monday finds a historical increase in cancer among residents of northeastern Mountain View, where a large...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 26, 2014 at 1:23 am | 28 comments | 35259 Views

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PG&E threatens residents with legal action

Residents who want a large Pacific Gas & Electric gas pipeline removed from their backyards -- a line similar to the one...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 28 comments | 7148 Views

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190 apartments proposed for Moffett Blvd

A four-story apartment project could soon replace the County Social Services building at 100 Moffett Boulevard, and close...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by dc, on Mar 10, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 28 comments | 7965 Views

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Berlin Wall sections find permanent home by library

After considering several other sites, on Tuesday the City Council settled on putting two donated sections of the Berlin...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 28 comments | 6893 Views

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Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Afriend, on Feb 17, 2014 at 2:16 am | 28 comments | 14599 Views

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Prometheus to add up to 526 units

On Tuesday, Prometheus Real Estate Group got the City Council's stamp of approval for 66 more apartments for its Manzanita...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 28 comments | 8276 Views
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