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Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro

The latest form of transit in downtown Mountain View may be low-tech, but it also seems a perfect fit for these modern times,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack Naybor, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1513 Views

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City could buy Castro Street properties

The City Council considered the purchase of a quarter acre of prime real estate on Castro Street during a closed meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 10 comments | 1352 Views

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Local megachurch's charismatic leader resigns

Paul Sheppard, the beloved pastor who led the monumental growth of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship for 20 years, resigned...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:58 am | 534 comments | 17513 Views

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This Saturday: Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed Fundraiser & Raffle

Only 5 days away! There will be a limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door. Plus, raffle prizes from SF 49ers,...

Original post made by Rotary Club of Mountain View on Jan. 25, 2010
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Council OKs home loan perk for city workers

Mountain View's city employees will now be eligible for low interest home loans worth up to $100,000 thanks to a late Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 1791 Views

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Camera may hold clue to arrests

Last week's birthday party-turned-violent melee is either a case of police brutality or drunken partiers run amok, depending...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 2 comments | 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amigos league a kick for local youth

As community leaders and parents look for ways to keep kids out of gangs and away from violence, many are turning to Pedro...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by jakup, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 3403 Views

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Peninsula residents clash over high speed rail

California's proposed high speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Old Crew, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 1166 Views

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King Tuttles

Four members of The Tuttles with AJ Lee — a five-piece bluegrass group playing this weekend at First Presbyterian Church...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1493 Views

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Armed robbers hit check cashing franchise

Police are looking for three men who robbed a check cashing business on El Camino Real near Dale Avenue on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jan 23, 2010 at 12:05 am | 6 comments | 1349 Views

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Council picks goose-inspired art for fire station

Canada Geese might be a nuisance for golfers and a headache for staff at Shoreline Park, but the City Council put that aside...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 7511 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Informed Citizen, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 1393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 3477 Views

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earthquake triggered weapons

Considering the San Andreas fault runs closeby, I'm wondering if anyone has any info on or heard of earthquake triggered...

Original post made by e on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by inleaguewiththesea, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 3332 Views

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New developer to take on Mayfield

After six years of planning, and almost a year without a developer, the 450-home project at the former Mayfield Mall officially...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joe Segretti, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 22 comments | 2217 Views

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Disturbing Home Invasion on Middlefield Road

Read the full story here: http://www.ktvu.com/news/21618364/detail.html I wonder if ATMs could be installed with an "I'm...

Original post made by Todd Willows on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Jan 21, 2010 at 6:31 am | 6 comments | 1708 Views

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In Menlo Park, it's wait and see on pensions

The cost of public pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, and city managers in...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:53 am | 4 comments | 1491 Views

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Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:32 am | 12 comments | 1760 Views

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High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT's new campus readies for first day

Mountain View officially has a new school beginning next week, when young students arrive for their first day at Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 9 comments | 2345 Views
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