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Crash blocks lanes on Highway 101

A multi-vehicle crash blocked lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View for about 45 minutes this morning, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Antonio, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1748 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves new plan for McKelvey Park flood basin

In a major turning point following years of discussion, the City Council approved a redesign for McKelvey Park Tuesday to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Rich, on May 18, 2013 at 11:57 am | 8 comments | 1748 Views

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TONIGHT: VTA presents analysis of light rail

The Valley Transportation Authority will present its first comprehensive analysis of Santa Clara County's light rail system...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 1747 Views

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No pie in the sky for Moffett Field company

The latest thing set to float above Moffett Field isn't a Zeppelin or helicopter prototype, it's a spinning helium balloon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Flyer, on Apr 6, 2010 at 7:44 am | 9 comments | 1747 Views

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Fire station design ready, except for the art

The Mountain View City Council recently approved plans for a new Shoreline fire station, and all the design needs now is...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ellen Murray, on May 22, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 13 comments | 1746 Views

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Free 'tipsy tow' offered for St. Patrick's Day

Drivers who have had one green beer too many on St. Patrick's Day can get a free ride home from an AAA tow truck driver tonight. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 17, 2011 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Sep 8, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 1746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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CHAC gets venue to cancel controversial act

A reggae-rap show scheduled for Tuesday night at San Jose's Voodoo Lounge was canceled last week after the owners received...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Oct 14, 2009 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 1745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1745 Views

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El Camino Hospital board member steps down

El Camino Hospital announced last week that longtime board member Mark O'Connor — who has served on the hospital board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Schools should get a bigger slice of 'Shoreline Community' funds

Back in 1969, when the state Legislature created a special tax district in Mountain View called the "Regional Shoreline Park...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 1744 Views

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Council rejects younger commission applicants

The City Council on Tuesday decided to bring back Arnold Soderbergh for another term on the Environmental Planning Commission,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Arnold Soderberg, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 6 comments | 1743 Views

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High speed rail 'teach-in' Saturday

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California High Speed Rail project on Saturday designed to teach...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Sep 19, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents fight off Montessori preschool

The City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to prevent a Montessori preschool from opening on El Monte Avenue after neighbors campaigned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 6 comments | 1742 Views

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Protest at Google over Verizon deal

Demonstrators concerned with internet neutrality and free speech online are planning to gather at Google tomorrow to protest...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 8 comments | 1742 Views

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Air National Guard gets 50-year lease at Moffett

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced Wednesday that the 129th Air Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard finally has a "permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Feb 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 1741 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Every week we ask passersby in downtown Mountain View their opinion on a current event. This week we asked if food trucks...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by George, on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1741 Views

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Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 1741 Views

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Advocates seek detailed bike injury data

Council candidates and cycling advocates are calling for the city to release more detail about the 203 bike-related injuries...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 1741 Views
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