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The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by ldupre, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 2241 Views

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El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2808 Views

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'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2973 Views

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City goes with high-quality affordable housing

A conceptual design for an affordable housing project on Evelyn and Franklin streets was well received in a City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by gc, on Dec 6, 2009 at 7:44 am | 3 comments | 1962 Views

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Local chamber launches 'Green University'

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce hopes its new "Green Business University" will encourage small companies to tackle...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by A community volunteer, on Dec 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2375 Views

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Did Anyone See the Police Escort on Moffett Blvd?

Did anyone else see the police escort heading from Moffett Field down Moffett Blvd and onto Southbound 101 around noon on...

Original post made by Catherine on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 2187 Views

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Outlook 2010: more tough times

Most prognosticators will say that 2010 has to be better than its predecessor. Would the governor of California agree? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Will Joseph, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 2624 Views

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Local biz gets boost with ShopMountainView

Shopping locally just got easier, thanks to a partnership between the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and ShopCity.com,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Promoting Local Businesses, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2286 Views

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Maintenance man says he rescued man in fire

A maintenance man says he and his team -- not the fire department -- extinguished a fire and saved a man from a burning...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1788 Views

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Holiday season's sales results not too shabby

The holiday season is officially over, and Mountain View business owners are finally able to assess how it went. The consensus:...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by letsgetreal, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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Peninsula residents clash over high speed rail

California's proposed high speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Old Crew, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 1793 Views

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City helps teacher with condo conundrum

The City Council agreed Tuesday to the purchase of a Mountain View High School teacher's condo which could not be sold under...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

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Man killed by train near San Antonio station ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the pedestrian fatally struck by a commuter train just north...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 2292 Views

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Council hopes volunteers can take up slack

In response to requests from the City Council about the idea of using volunteers to patch holes in city services left by...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:03 am | 3 comments | 1769 Views

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PA holds meeting today on Google fiber plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. today on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by SunnyDays, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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CHAC property swap nearly a done deal

It's "99 percent sure" that a plan to trade the Community Health Awareness Council's building on Church Street for a larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by dominick, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 2297 Views

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Eshoo bill would repay public entities

Rep. Anna Eshoo introduced the Restitution for Local Government Act of 2010 on Thursday to help counties and other public...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 3 comments | 1987 Views

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Local Spanish-language theater troupe melds art, education

Mountain View resident Veronica Meza laughs when asked about the Spanish-language play she is directing for her nonprofit...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Veronica Meza, on May 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2736 Views

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Alcohol use a factor in fatal car crash

The driver who died in a fiery crash in February on West Middlefield Road had a blood alcohol content three times the legal...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 6, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 2021 Views

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All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by JC, on May 18, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2704 Views
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