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After 17 years, Alza Corp. is pulling up stakes

Original post made on Aug 9, 2007

Last October, Mountain View officials and community members gathered in Alza Corporation's lobby to celebrate a groundbreaking partnership with the city. Harnessing methane gas from the landfill under Shoreline Park, Alza planned to generate power for its corporate office, bringing in revenue for the city and helping the environment for years to come.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 10, 2007, 12:00 AM


Posted by Mlrky, a resident of another community
on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:29 pm

will the chihuly sculpture also be leaving?

Posted by wayne, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 10, 2007 at 6:51 am

the article fails to mention anything about why or what motivates the move, or where the workers who stay with the company are relocating to.

Posted by eric, a resident of another community
on Aug 10, 2007 at 1:00 pm

It says pretty clearly that 600 are getting laid off-- that has to be all or most at that site

Posted by GSB, a resident of Castro City
on Aug 10, 2007 at 1:14 pm

"Alza will have no presence in Mountain View after next year," said Nancy Noe, government relations director.

Plus, other stories in mainstream media and finance pages have talked about J&J laying off folks and/or sending them to Florida for some time now.

Posted by Thelma, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 22, 2007 at 3:05 pm

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