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Origin of "Minton's project would decrease traffic" perception

Here is the specific language in the recent independent Draft MND report predicting that a proposed redevelopment of the...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 28, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: School board to discuss enrollment

With enrollment numbers increasing faster than expected, the elementary school board is scheduled to hear a demographic analysis...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 2691 Views

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No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week trip to India last month, his car was missing from where he thought it was safely...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by jerry, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs study of dedicated bus lanes in MV

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jan 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 20 comments | 2690 Views

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County campaigns against secondhand smoke

An estimated 4,000 people each year in California die from secondhand smoke, according to Santa Clara County Department of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by gene, on May 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 9 comments | 2690 Views

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Zipcars to come to downtown

The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 2690 Views

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Perseid meteor shower to appear this week

This week will be one of the best times to watch the Perseid meteor shower, chair of Foothill College's astronomy department...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ps, on Aug 13, 2015 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 2690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Working for a better life

When he was younger, Harold Black enjoyed taking on all the work it took to maintain his garden and small orchard. But now,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Justthefacts, on May 20, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 2689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Kicks Off Annual Canned Food Drive...Yes, We CAN!!!

Join the M-A family by helping us collect over 120,000 cans and raise money to purchase perishables to feed over 500 families...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 11, 2008
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OTHER ISSUES

Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 2688 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose taxing power

For the second time in less than a year, a governmental watchdog agency has delivered a severe critique of El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 2687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council saves Immigrant House, dumps Pearson House

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to save a tiny home once lived in by migrant workers, but left the fate of the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 18 comments | 2686 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View loses deputy city manager

Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Dave, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 2686 Views

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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 | 2686 Views

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Back-to-basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by And..., on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 2686 Views

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Gay youth gather to protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 2685 Views

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'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 2685 Views

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Happy trails

Stevens Creek Trail, a four-mile walking and bike path connecting several neighborhoods with thousands of jobs in the Shoreline...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by BIKER, on Dec 18, 2008 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2683 Views

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It's official: El Camino adds Los Gatos site

It was an "end of an era" last week as El Camino Hospital officially took over the Community Hospital of Los Gatos and prepared...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 2683 Views
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