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Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, which operates a clinic in Mountain View, it took...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kooky, on Nov 27, 2010 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 6024 Views

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Septuagenarian robbed at Walmart

Two men snatched $350 from a 70-year-old Walmart customer's hand as he shopped on New Year's Eve at around 3:30 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 20 comments | 3553 Views

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No new charges for Ideafarm

No new charges were brought against Wo'O Ideafarm on Monday, Jan. 3, when he appeared before Santa Clara County Criminal...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Jan 8, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 5001 Views

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Police use stun gun on man with knife

A man from threatened a San Jose comedian with a knife at a Castro Street bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down by...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by spell checker, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 20 comments | 4648 Views

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Council to discuss Don Letcher's property

After over 10 years of being a thorn in the side of City Hall, gadfly Don Letcher may soon get a break. On Tuesday the City...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Marshall, on Apr 26, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 20 comments | 5603 Views

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Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 8118 Views

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Marshals, helicopter hunt man in Mountain View

Officers from the Mountain View and Menlo Park police departments and a helicopter crew assisted United States marshals in...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 3990 Views

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White House may decide Hangar One's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Waiting2, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 20 comments | 4323 Views

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Armed robbers take jewelry from shop

Two men robbed a Mountain View jewelry store at gunpoint in the morning, Feb. 28, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Spare the rod, spoil the child, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 20 comments | 4158 Views

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Neighbors embrace Day Worker Center

After a year of operation, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has not drawn any complaints from the neighbors about its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 6, 2012 at 9:07 am | 20 comments | 5393 Views

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Big discussion due on pedestrian plan

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Luigi, on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:16 am | 20 comments | 5333 Views

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'Joke' brings police rushing to high school

The Mountain View High School senior who caused a stir by wearing camouflage fatigues and a gas mask to school on Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 20 comments | 5585 Views

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Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 17197 Views

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Century movie theater redevelopment must wait

Despite protests from the developer, a proposal to redevelop the Century 16 movie theater on North Shoreline Boulevard with...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Oct 2, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 20 comments | 7483 Views

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Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 6385 Views

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Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wesley, on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 20 comments | 16083 Views

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MV police chief resigns

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Blog Weasel, on Jul 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 20 comments | 11027 Views

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A heated but civil discussion on housing

Two days after voters put three advocates of "balanced growth" on the Mountain View City Council, community members met to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 7024 Views

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'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 8468 Views

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City looks for new transit to avoid crowded roads

Whether it might be a monorail, magnetic pod cars or even gondolas, Mountain View leaders say there needs to be a better...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 19, 2015 at 7:07 am | 20 comments | 5615 Views
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