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OTHER ISSUES

Owner: High density housing at San Antonio is a 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inconveniences caused by Dr Charles Kao (Nobel Physics Prize Winner) ?

In case you didn't know, the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physics winner, Dr. Charles Kao, lives right here in Mountain View. Dr....

Original post made by John W on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kelsey Mesher, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 2222 Views

SPORTS

Kids conquer Alcatraz swim

On the morning of April 10, eight-year-old Malena Nguyen and her 10-year-old brother Jordan woke up early. They didn't have...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherlyn, on Jun 8, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 17 comments | 2222 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar sticks with not guilty plea

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for allegedly hitting and killing local...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 6 comments | 2221 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy says Hangar One won't be de-skinned until White House makes decision

In response to a letter and phone calls from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says that the Navy will not...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Daryl, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 7 comments | 2220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last chance to save Hanger One windows

The community may have little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by gc, on Feb 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves forward with 51 affordable studios

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 2220 Views

SPORTS

MV man, 35, shot Wednesday in East Palo Alto

A 35-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in East Palo Alto, police said. The shooter appeared to have fled in a silver...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2219 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HP to eliminate 2,000 more jobs

Silicon Valley computer and printer giant HP will cut about 2,000 more jobs than previously announced, according to a Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 2217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PODS parked along the street?

A friend is moving and wants to use a PODS container to do it. The PODS people told her that she'd need to get a permit from...

Original post made by picker-of-nits on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by badidea, on Sep 15, 2013 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

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Dealer reports being robbed of pot at gunpoint

Last week an alleged marijuana dealer reported to police that his pot was stolen in a drug deal stick up. He got his robber...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Oct 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2215 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook CEO: 'Messages' = way of the future

Predicting people will call it "the way the future should work," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Palo Alto social-networking...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2215 Views

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Protesters: Google lacks transparency, discriminates in hiring

Representatives from several minority-rights groups gathered at the Google campus on Feb. 10 to protest what they say is...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by total nonsense, on Feb 14, 2011 at 9:18 am | 15 comments | 2215 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 2215 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 2215 Views

ELECTIONS

Patients plead to keep pot club open

The City Council came face to face with a half dozen medical marijuana users Tuesday who pleaded with the council to not...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 9 comments | 2213 Views
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