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EDITORIAL: The development dilemma

Recently, the city spent millions to purchase several acres from the county at Moffett Boulevard and Highway 101 with the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by jane, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 2569 Views

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Meeting on Caltrain's fare increases

A public meeting on proposed increases to Caltrain ticket prices is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 2569 Views

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Security guard arrested in sexual battery case

Police arrested a security guard over the weekend after allegedly posed as a police officer and sexually battered a 22-year-old...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Venturetape, on Jan 22, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2568 Views

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Navy renews vow to skin Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo said Tuesday that a serious plan for reusing Hangar One must be in place if Congress is likely to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jane B, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:19 am | 7 comments | 2567 Views

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Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 2567 Views

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Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 2566 Views

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Caltrain searches for money to save bullet trains

The search is on for money to save Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains. The express trains have been credited with boosting Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 2565 Views

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Kniss: Distribution of H1N1 vaccine is 'political'

Supervisor Liz Kniss bemoaned the small number of doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Santa Clara County and called their slow distribution...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tanya Raschke, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 2564 Views

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Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 2564 Views

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Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2564 Views

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Hospital names members of advisory committees

Officials with El Camino Hospital have named the 21 people who will serve on six newly created hospital board committees...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Pat, on Jul 10, 2012 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model

As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by a voter, on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 6 comments | 2563 Views

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Council favors a passive approach to meadow

Ever since it became clear that the Stevens Creek Trail was going to extend south of El Camino Real last year, Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 2563 Views

ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2563 Views

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Service: Best of Mountain View 2012

In Lane 3, we have the winners for the best services, from yoga to hair care, auto repair to dry cleaning. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
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City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2560 Views

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Stanford offers 'Facebook for Parents' course

A new course at Stanford University beginning on Thursday aims to bring parents into the relatively unfamiliar realm of social...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by BJ Fogg, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2559 Views

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Council wants more info on 'crisis' budget

Council members had a visceral reaction to an array of non-specific budget cuts proposed by the city manager Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments | 2559 Views

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Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmae, on Dec 3, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2559 Views

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City Council candidate forums scheduled

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wendee Crofoot, on Sep 1, 2014 at 1:19 am | 9 comments | 2559 Views
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