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El Camino Hospital board member stepping down

Uwe Kladde, who has served on El Camino Hospital's board of directors since 2008, has announced he will be stepping down...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Blane, on Jan 26, 2012 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 2067 Views

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Caltrain raises parking fees, reduces service

The board of directors for Caltrain on Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 10 comments | 2066 Views

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Google maps ease pedestrian input

There are hundreds of people who travel the city every day without a car, learning first-hand where major obstacles are for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bruce England, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 2066 Views

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Council says school funding should wait

Despite concerns that it could hurt local schools, the City Council said Tuesday that it wants to extend the city's downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sam Player, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 21 comments | 2066 Views

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Rail-stop idea before council next week

Residents may have their last big chance to weigh in on a high speed rail stop for Mountain View next Tuesday, as the issue...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A huge lift for local schools

In the end, it almost seemed too easy. After a few months of mostly cordial but sometimes heated remarks about why the city...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 2065 Views

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Toy guns out of bounds at Art & Wine Festival

Sitting at our favorite Starbucks in Mountain View this Sunday, we had a different-than-usual view in front of us as we watched...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 2064 Views

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Pear parcel could prevent path plans

Former City Council member Matt Pear is not a fan of a proposal to create a pedestrian path along the length of the Hetch...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 22 comments | 2064 Views

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No easy solutions for Hangar One

NASA headquarters and House Republicans now appear to view the demolition of Hangar One as a real possibility, but it would...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by HopeToRenovate, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 6 comments | 2064 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob Daley, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

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Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

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Palo Alto votes to ban foam take-out containers

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on Apr 29, 2009 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 2060 Views

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Plenty of ideas for marijuana dispensaries

A group of 30 people discussed the city's draft medical marijuana regulations at a City Hall meeting Thursday night, criticizing...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carmelo, on Jan 7, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 9 comments | 2060 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 | 2060 Views

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Council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2060 Views

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Minton's may get chopped

This Tuesday, nearly 100 years after Minton's Lumber and Supply opened up near the downtown train station, the City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by MiRNA, on Sep 26, 2009 at 4:46 am | 15 comments | 2059 Views

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Solar car wows local techies

Google employees are fairly technology-minded, but even they were amazed by the strange car that appeared at the company's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 3, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 2059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District copes with more students, new status

Enrollment numbers are up in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and administrators are now trying to figure out how...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views

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San Antonio Center owners propose redevelopment

The City Council approved three major gatekeeper requests Tuesday, one of which could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 4, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 2057 Views

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High speed train station idea loses steam

A majority of the City Council opposed having a high speed rail station in Mountain View in a study session Monday night....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:44 am | 24 comments | 2057 Views
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