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Introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports for slim...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:43 am | 20 comments | 2163 Views

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Blocked pathway causes a stir

The city is looking into complaints from residents after a homeowners association decided to block off the only path through...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by CalTrain Passenger, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 3251 Views

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Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 3185 Views

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Septuagenarian robbed at Walmart

Two men snatched $350 from a 70-year-old Walmart customer's hand as he shopped on New Year's Eve at around 3:30 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 20 comments | 2035 Views

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No new charges for Ideafarm

No new charges were brought against Wo'O Ideafarm on Monday, Jan. 3, when he appeared before Santa Clara County Criminal...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Jan 8, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 3164 Views

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Police use stun gun on man with knife

A man from threatened a San Jose comedian with a knife at a Castro Street bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down by...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by spell checker, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 20 comments | 2854 Views

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Council to discuss Don Letcher's property

After over 10 years of being a thorn in the side of City Hall, gadfly Don Letcher may soon get a break. On Tuesday the City...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Marshall, on Apr 26, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 20 comments | 3028 Views

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Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 5132 Views

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Safeway employees injured in scuffle

A Safeway employee was punched and knocked out while trying to detain teenagers suspected of shoplifting baby formula from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sal, on Jun 29, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 20 comments | 2407 Views

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Marshals, helicopter hunt man in Mountain View

Officers from the Mountain View and Menlo Park police departments and a helicopter crew assisted United States marshals in...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 2129 Views

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White House may decide Hangar One's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Waiting2, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 20 comments | 2299 Views

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Armed robbers take jewelry from shop

Two men robbed a Mountain View jewelry store at gunpoint in the morning, Feb. 28, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Spare the rod, spoil the child, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 20 comments | 2516 Views

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Neighbors embrace Day Worker Center

After a year of operation, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has not drawn any complaints from the neighbors about its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 6, 2012 at 9:07 am | 20 comments | 2763 Views

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Big discussion due on pedestrian plan

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Luigi, on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:16 am | 20 comments | 3110 Views

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Google may move planes from Moffett to San Jose

After plenty of difficulty in dealing with their federal government landlords at Moffett Field, Google's leaders are nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steve , on Feb 14, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 20 comments | 8420 Views

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'Joke' brings police rushing to high school

The Mountain View High School senior who caused a stir by wearing camouflage fatigues and a gas mask to school on Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 20 comments | 2503 Views

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Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 13425 Views

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Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 3823 Views

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Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wesley, on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 20 comments | 11639 Views

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MV police chief resigns

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Blog Weasel, on Jul 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 20 comments | 7167 Views
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