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Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 3183 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curb enthusiasm in Rex Manor area

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 25, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 3182 Views

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Robbed on a blind date

A 22-year-old San Jose man had a bad blind date in Mountain View on Tuesday, when a casual hook-up turned into a robbery...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ron MV, on May 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 8 comments | 3182 Views

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$2 million 'ransom' for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Linda Jahnke, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 3181 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View La Panotiq set to open Monday

For a year or more, two new specialty bakeries were pending in downtown Mountain View. Alexander's Patisserie (209 Castro)...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Baxman, on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 3181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 3180 Views

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Local nonprofit agencies overwhelmed

It's a Monday afternoon, and Ramona and two of her children are making their daily rounds at the Community Service Agency's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Antushka vladamir, on Jan 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 3180 Views

ELECTIONS

City may beef up phone tax

A survey of local voters shows that a majority would support a November ballot measure to place an additional tax on phone...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by JimR, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 3180 Views

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Star of the valley

The Peninsula's only Michelin two-star restaurant, Baume is a true splurge. Chef-owner Bruno Chemel shows off his exquisite...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Still Hungry, on May 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 3179 Views

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Free help with tax returns

Convinced you are entitled to more money on your tax return, but not sure how to file without spending your hard-earned cash?...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 11, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 3178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 15, 2011
Last comment by mpumas, on Jul 19, 2011 at 11:26 am | 24 comments | 3177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors allot $3 million to North County shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of North County's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by The homeless are part of our communties, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 3176 Views

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power out Wednesday April 8

Anyone know why the power went out in several places in 94043 today? It wasn't a warm day so I doubt too many people were...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by darkness, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 12 comments | 3176 Views

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Police use stun gun on man with knife

A man from threatened a San Jose comedian with a knife at a Castro Street bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down by...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by spell checker, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 20 comments | 3176 Views

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MV police chief leaving for private security post

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 3176 Views

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City settles with injured cyclist

Mountain View officials on Tuesday announced they are signing off on a $55,000 settlement deal with a cyclist who in 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by David, on Jan 28, 2016 at 6:53 am | 16 comments | 3176 Views

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City to receive $1.6M in stimulus funding

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced today that Mountain View will receive $719,000 in stimulus funding to go towards improving...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 3174 Views

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Mysterious bird-killing goo found on Peninsula

An unidentified substance that has led to the deaths of at least 25 birds in the East Bay has also impacted birds across...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Bruce England, on Jan 22, 2015 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 3174 Views

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Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Drug offenses remain more or less a non-issue for Mountain View on the April 20 unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 3174 Views
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