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AROUND TOWN

City's housing program under fire

After 10 years on the books and a serious legal challenge, the "Below Market Rate" fee assessed on larger-scale development...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe V, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

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Fire displaces family on Hope Street

A family was displaced in Mountain View on Saturday night after their downtown home caught on fire, according to the fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1337 Views

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South Bay earthquake felt across Peninsula

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 struck this morning near Milpitas. Its...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by jravanell, on Jan 11, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 7 comments | 2830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Collect pension, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1557 Views

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Cloudy water not a concern

Water customers in the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula, and in San Francisco may see some temporary cloudiness in their...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 1683 Views

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Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 1782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two shot, one dead after Thursday night mayhem

Two possibly related shootings in the Old Mountain View area Thursday night left one person mysteriously and fatally shot...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Patrick T, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 58 comments | 4631 Views

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Top high speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced Thursday that he will retire...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Analysts: Guv's goals appropriate, but unlikely

In his State of the State address Wednesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed prisons and priorities while pushing a...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 7, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

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Local mom Kelly Ruiz killed in SoCal crash

The victims of a horrific car crash in Santa Barbara County earlier this month included a young woman from Mountain View,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by ashley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 5136 Views

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MV to test bike share program

Mountain View could be among three transportation hubs to test out a new bike share program this spring, thanks to a $500,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 30 comments | 1842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for Tuesday, marking the fourth of the season...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

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Gunmen rob Kragen Auto on California Street

Police say two men brandishing a handgun robbed the Kragen Auto Parts on California Street last Saturday morning, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1356 Views

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Ronit Bryant in line to become mayor Tuesday

According to Mountain View tradition, vice mayor Ronit Bryant is set to become mayor when Margaret Abe-Koga steps down from...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 5 comments | 1328 Views

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Arrest made in foundation theft case

The woman suspected of embezzling $100,000 from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation was arrested Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dadeo, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1312 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 | 5630 Views

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Began Ave. homes evacuated for gas leak

Fifteen homes were evacuated in Mountain View on Friday afternoon after a contractor hit a gas line and caused a leak, according...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 4, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1492 Views

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Keys Found

We found some keys last week on Orchard Avenue. If they are yours, check with the MV Police Dept - we turned them in there....

Original post made by Finder Not Keeper on Jan. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1123 Views

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$100,000 allegedy stolen from local philanthropy foundation; employee fired

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Monday (Dec. 28) it has fired an employee who allegedly stole $100,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 3, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 7 comments | 1752 Views

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Mountain View's top 10 stories of 2009

Like most California communities, Mountain View felt the pain when the nation's and the state's economies fell apart in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 2, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views
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