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Meeting reveals challenges for High Speed Rail

Experts at a meeting held last week by the California High Speed Rail Authority revealed several design requirements which...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gayle, on Oct 17, 2009 at 10:40 am | 25 comments | 3062 Views

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PA proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:28 am | 25 comments | 2592 Views

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Palo Alto may try to kill high-speed-rail plan

Palo Alto may soon take a formal "no confidence" stance against California's proposed high-speed-rail line and begin lobbying...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by BartParkingLot(Imported)Crime, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 25 comments | 2087 Views

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Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 7953 Views

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City officials want delay of medical pot ordinance

Mountain View may become the only city in the county to specifically allow medical marijuana dispensaries, and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 3563 Views

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Duo arrested in skimming scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by RandyBQuaid, on Aug 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 19626 Views

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No jail time for hit-and-run driver

The driver in a hit-and-run accident that killed a man in downtown Mountain View avoided jail time when she was sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by don'tworrybeehappy, on Jul 20, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 25 comments | 2356 Views

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Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 7470 Views

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Plan to yank 120 trees delays Mayfield project

The possibility of losing 120 trees is holding up a plan to revamp the former Mayfield Mall for a major office tenant. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Homeowner, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:07 am | 25 comments | 4381 Views

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Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 13484 Views

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Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oh Sure, fine, no problem!, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 2940 Views

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SF think tank looks to solve MV's housing woes

In an event sponsored by a coalition of residents concerned with the Mountain View's housing problems, a San Francisco-based...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by GOOGLE EYE SORE, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 25 comments | 9114 Views

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County officials eye housing tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by @wake up people, on May 11, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 25 comments | 2886 Views

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Farmlands Group seeks new location

If the amount of discussion about potential farm sites is any indication, efforts to bring a farm to Mountain View have not...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jul 18, 2007 at 9:16 am | 25 comments | 4887 Views

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Mervyn's - any news on a replacement?

I am really going to miss Mervyn's. In fact, I am missing it already. There is really no alternative, good value for good...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Any Member, on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 6485 Views

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Traffic mess on Shoreline - why no police?

Today there was a single traffic light out on Shoreline, and it triggered a traffic nightmare. This could have been easily...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jeral P, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:10 am | 25 comments | 3718 Views

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A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 3807 Views

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Council candidates -- let's build a park

Building a large park in the Whisman neighborhood was a popular idea among the six candidates for City Council at a debate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 25 comments | 2890 Views

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San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 3945 Views

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New Stevens Creek Trail bridge to open Saturday

A new extension of the Stevens Creek trail opening Saturday may be the last such opening for quite some time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by David K, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 25 comments | 3359 Views
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