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Council split on outsourcing golf course

With a nearly $1 million deficit at Shoreline Golf links threatening the city budget, the City Council is split over whether...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2236 Views

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Assessor: Biggest property assessment drop since the Great Depression

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by perspect, on Jul 29, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 3759 Views

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Police think missing MV woman may be in danger

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 24-year-old Mountain View woman who is believed to be with...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Rita, on Jul 30, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 24 comments | 4785 Views

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Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 19 comments | 2674 Views

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Burglars nab jewelry, cash

About $2,000 in jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from a Mountain View home on the 1000 block of Morton...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by unknown, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2271 Views

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A swing and a miss

A Mountain View man was arrested after attempting to punch a police officer on Sunday, July 4, according to a Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Racists...step down, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 2240 Views

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A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 26 comments | 4962 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2539 Views

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Vice President Biden in Atherton today

Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 2119 Views

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Rail Authority besieged by critical reports

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has until February to resolve a litany of recently uncovered problems with the planned...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Seer, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 14 comments | 2433 Views

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Night safety work planned at Caltrain crossings

Eight Caltrain crossings in Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale will get safety upgrades within the next year, the Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jul 13, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 5 comments | 2289 Views

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City's property values plummet

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martin Littler, on Jul 11, 2010 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 2246 Views

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Water board member's loyalty questioned

Richard Santos, District 3 director for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, may have acted unethically by influencing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by public commentator, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 2424 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Compassion, on Jul 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2068 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 52 comments | 11122 Views

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Pot club operator says he will run for council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 24 comments | 3647 Views

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Not-so-good vibrations

Gus Malek-Madani has always been a problem solver. As a child in Iran, he would take things apart and try to put them back...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Storage Architect, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 2684 Views

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Teens arrested on burglary charges

Two Mountain View teenagers were arrested on suspicion of burglary on July 12 after a woman reported that cash had been...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 15 comments | 2565 Views

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Former Mountain View planner dies in motorcycle crash

Brad Eckhardt, a Mountain View city planner for 17 years before leaving in 2002, was killed on July 4 after losing control...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Reader, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 2229 Views

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CSMA director announces departure

Jeffry Walker, executive director for the Community School of Music and Arts, is leaving his position after 3 1/2 years....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by S.N., on Jul 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 2180 Views
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