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AROUND TOWN

Young Afghan tech exec shadows local firm

Afghanistan is often described as war-torn and one of the worst places in the world to be a woman, but at least one tech...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 8, 2012 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 1641 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where everybody knows your name

Eating at Main Street Cafe & Books is like dropping in at a neighbor's house, more about the friendliness than the food....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cookie Lover, on May 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1472 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 | 1837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Smell the Roses Instead, on May 6, 2012 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Car crash shutters bike shop

The Performance Bicycle store at 2124 El Camino Real has been forced to close its doors indefinitely after a car crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Somebuddy, on May 5, 2012 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 2979 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 3041 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Erik Onorato remembered by friends, family

Erik Onorato, the 26-year-old who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on April 9, will be remembered as "an incredible...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Leila, on May 5, 2012 at 2:04 am | 5 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Highway 101 to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 12 comments | 2637 Views

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Immigrant rights march draws people to downtown

A march focusing on immigration reform held in Mountain View on May Day had a wider focus thanks to the Occupy movement,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by usa, on May 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicide attempt or botched burglary?

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt is more likely the result of a burglary gone terribly wrong, police...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by USA, on May 3, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 9 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food for thought

To the cynical outsider, it might appear to be a ploy to keep employees at work around the clock, but according to two of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Hail Google!, on May 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 12 comments | 2416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids sing on the big stage

When they take the stage Monday night, the young singers of Mountain View's elementary and middle school choruses will be...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Enough Already, on May 3, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Startup Village' sets up downtown

Anyone with a startup, an idea for one, or the desire to one day think up the next great app or social media platform, should...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cindy F Solomon, on May 3, 2012 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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Thursday, May 3

[http://www.busbarn.org/inspector.html ==B Theater:== 'The Government Inspector'] An unfortunate case of mistaken identity...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 3, 2012 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trees axed for $1.6 million condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 3, 2012 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2598 Views

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Apology doesn't change approval of roof-top patio

In a difficult meeting Wednesday, Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said he could not remove a controversial roof-top patio...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2,000 miles on a bike

As she approaches her 70th year, Pam Perkins is gearing up for the ride of her life -- a 2,000-mile, 40-day bicycle ride...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Linda Gelpke, on May 2, 2012 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 2039 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Ban on Freedom of Choice

I got involved with city politics just a few short months ago because of the ban on smoking. Little did I know just...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale Snaps Up Martelo

Baffled why comments on the original story were deleted and the topic locked. The citizens of Mountain View should be allowed...

Original post made by Steve on May. 1, 2012
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