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Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 5059 Views

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CEO Graham to leave El Camino at end of June

El Camino Hospital announced on Feb. 10 that CEO Ken Graham will end his contract with the organization at the end of the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 7727 Views

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Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 7382 Views

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Meetings to focus on plans for Stevens Creek Trail

Beginning Wednesday night, Mountain View residents will have a chance to weigh in on the challenge of extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jim Hirt, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 28 comments | 7950 Views

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Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 28 comments | 14647 Views

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1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 8526 Views

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City gets to work on new rent control rules

Now that Measure V has passed, Mountain View officials are trying to figure out how to implement a citywide rent-control...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2016 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 10455 Views

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Mountain View sells water to East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Leemarie Michals , on Jun 4, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 28 comments | 8477 Views

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A cure-all for housing -- but cities hate it

California lawmakers are taking aggressive action to address the state's crippling housing shortage in 2019. But despite...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 2, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 28 comments | 7697 Views

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Injured man seeks $100K, claiming Mountain View cops used excessive force in pulling him out a car window

The Mountain View City Council rejected a $100,000 claim from a man arrested by police on a misdemeanor charge who alleged...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense, on Mar 7, 2020 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 9443 Views

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Rail-stop idea before council next week

Residents may have their last big chance to weigh in on a high speed rail stop for Mountain View next Tuesday, as the issue...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:45 am | 28 comments | 5397 Views

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Council tackles 'ghetto' concerns

Hoping to put to rest worries that an affordable housing development would lower property values downtown, a majority of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by local techie, on May 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 28 comments | 6471 Views

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Gay youth gather to protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 5127 Views

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City Attorney Michael Martello's retirement highlights issues with the pension system

The recent retirement of the city attorney, Michael Martello, highlights issues with the civil service pension system. According...

Original post made by dfb on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 28 comments | 17088 Views

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Could investors fund city's transit future?

A company that has set up shop at NASA Ames Research Park claims its system for automated pod travel could lift Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Tank, on Oct 2, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 28 comments | 11053 Views

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Oakland lab could fulfill council's wish for marijuana testing

Under the city's proposed regulations, any medical marijuana sold in Mountain View would have to be tested for various sorts...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Bumping 4 yr old thread, on Sep 1, 2014 at 5:11 am | 28 comments | 7830 Views

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City files more charges against Ideafarm

The city has impounded another of Wo'O Ideafarm's bicycle trailers and slapped him with multiple misdemeanor charges. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Dec 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 28 comments | 4695 Views

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Burglary on Dana Street

More than $100 in cash was stolen from the register of the Dana Street Roasting Company, and a window was smashed at the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by MVV Reader, on Jul 29, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 28 comments | 3675 Views

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Update: Bicyclist remains in serious condition after El Camino collision

Police say a 66-year-old Sunnyvale man remains in serious condition after he was struck by a car while riding his bike on...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 28 comments | 8978 Views

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PG&E threatens residents with legal action

Residents who want a large Pacific Gas & Electric gas pipeline removed from their backyards -- a line similar to the one...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 28 comments | 10411 Views
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