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Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2933 Views

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High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2933 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 | 2933 Views

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The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2932 Views

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Monday: Community meeting on new VTA bus plan

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will be holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Monday at 6...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Book lover, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:25 am | 17 comments | 2932 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2931 Views

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Video sheds light on origins of Silicon Valley

Mountain View's Computer History Museum has posted a 15-minute documentary on YouTube illustrating how a dispute in a Mountain...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by H. K. Woodward, on May 8, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2930 Views

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Santa Clara County bus, light-rail cuts coming

Major cutbacks in bus and light-rail service will hit Santa Clara County transit riders in January, the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 26, 2009 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2930 Views

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Volunteer helps Washington wildfire relief effort

Mountain View resident Marcel Pajuelo-Schwartz was in good spirits the day after he returned from the Red Cross shelter at...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Leslie Lambert, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2929 Views

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Court dates set for Measure V hearing

As expected, the California Apartment Association last week filed papers seeking a preliminary injunction against Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 23, 2017 at 12:35 pm | 14 comments | 2929 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. The bees...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by man and van croydon, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:18 am | 6 comments | 2928 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2928 Views

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Better solutions to housing puzzle than North Bayshore

The General Plan Update and the Precise Plan processes have been an extensive endeavor of community engagement over six years...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 2928 Views

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FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by MVLA, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 2927 Views

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Police seek suspects in home-invasion robbery

Police are searching for two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Mountain View on Wednesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by James P., on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 2927 Views

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One year later, unsolved murder at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:07 am | 1 comment | 2927 Views

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Possible solution in preschool dispute

Elementary school district administrators say they may have found a solution for half of the low-income families whose members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Mar 20, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2926 Views

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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 | 2926 Views

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Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 2925 Views

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Time to slow down on California Street

Often it takes a traumatic event to bring an otherwise ignored problem to light, and that is certainly the case in the tragic...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by lower the speed limit, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 4 comments | 2925 Views
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