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Shoreline Hotel deal fizzles, again

The city's third attempt in over a decade to build a conference center and boutique hotel on city property next to Google...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Jul 11, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 10 comments | 1584 Views

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City's property values plummet

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martin Littler, on Jul 11, 2010 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

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Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 1616 Views

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Vice President Biden in Atherton today

Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1171 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil Grand Jury Speaks Out on Ghysels Conflict of Interest

Good objective rticle on Conflict of Interest in Local Schools in the SJMerc. http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_15414204 Too...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 5 comments | 1878 Views

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Coast Guard copter low over MV about 430p on 7-8?

A Coast Guard Dolphin rescue helicopter flew low over west/southwest Mountain View today (7/8) about 430p today. Very unusual....

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attempting to solve a tough equation

The Math Acceleration Program and JustMATH are two free, locally run efforts to help get Mountain View students back on track...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 1710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by vfree, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

SPORTS

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Carl T, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 3279 Views

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A swing and a miss

A Mountain View man was arrested after attempting to punch a police officer on Sunday, July 4, according to a Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Racists...step down, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 1216 Views

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Teens jumped in 'gang-related' attack

Three teenagers were jumped by a group of about six men wielding weapons outside a convenient store near the border of Los...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 30 comments | 1670 Views

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Burglars nab jewelry, cash

About $2,000 in jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from a Mountain View home on the 1000 block of Morton...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by unknown, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

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What is that annoying tone?

For the last 2 days I've been hearing a tone intermittently. It's an electronic tone off in the distance that goes off for...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jeral, on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1163 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1364 Views

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Council split on outsourcing golf course

With a nearly $1 million deficit at Shoreline Golf links threatening the city budget, the City Council is split over whether...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1308 Views

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Recyclables Pirates: How do you feel about them?

This is a topic that certainly falls into the category of a two-sided coin. On the one side, with the economy being what...

Original post made by The Eye on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1397 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two new mini-parks to be constructed soon

Tuesday was a good day for parks in Mountain View as the City Council approved a design for one on Del Medio Avenue and cleared...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 1560 Views

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Landmark La Costena building to be redeveloped

Building owner Charles Gardyn says he doesn't have to kick out two popular burrito joints in order to make redevelopment...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Joe Silva, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 12 comments | 1396 Views

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Crash leaves seatbelted pair hanging upside down

A small car rear-ended at the Oregon Expressway southbound on-ramp onto Highway 101 flipped over shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Local motorist, on Jul 2, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1235 Views
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