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Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 4, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 18 comments | 3986 Views

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Best cakes in town?

Hello. I would like to hear everyone's favorite place for ordering special occasion cakes. I like Icing on the Cake in Los...

Original post made by Cakefan on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Zoe, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 18 comments | 4619 Views

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El Camino's top execs get salary increases

The top 12 El Camino Hospital executives will receive an average pay increase of 4.7 percent this year now that administrators...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by ECH EMPLOYEE, on Aug 22, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 18 comments | 4937 Views

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Victim of trail attack says she's not intimidated

Crystal Stokes says she only jogs about once a month, making it all the more unlikely that the 27-year-old Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by AnnieK, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 18 comments | 2070 Views

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Possible homeless shelter site gets 'upzoned'

Last week the City Council increased the allowed office density, and thus the value, on a piece of property the county is...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by close reader, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 18 comments | 4044 Views

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Developer threatens lawsuit against city

The city of Mountain View is bracing for a lawsuit from developer John Mozart after his lawyers sent a letter in October...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jared, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 4811 Views

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Council rejects grocery store proposals

Hopes for a new downtown grocery store were diminished Tuesday night when the City Council rejected two proposals for building...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 16, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 18 comments | 3384 Views

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Silicon Valley report shows a 'region at risk'

In an exhaustive study of the region's economy and health, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network says the rise of countries...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:46 am | 18 comments | 3100 Views

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Local police bust nets $100,000 in pot plants

Mountain View police say they seized more than $100,000 worth of marijuana plants growing in a house near Aptos after a local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by grow pot indoors, on May 10, 2010 at 10:33 am | 18 comments | 4801 Views

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After much ado, Minton's project is approved

The City Council gave the green light once and for all on Tuesday night to a 203-unit luxury apartment complex which will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Progressive Owner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 18 comments | 30494 Views

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Teacher could face battery charge

A 17-year-old male student has accused his 58-year-old female teacher at View Side Academy -- a Mountain View school for...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 18 comments | 3601 Views

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MV man arrested in drug bust

A six-month undercover investigation of a drug trafficking ring in San Mateo County has resulted in six arrests, the San...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 18 comments | 2825 Views

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Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 6926 Views

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Two robbed at gun-point in parking garage

Two Mountain View visitors were robbed at gunpoint at a parking garage in the 100 block of Bryant Street at about 10:45 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 18 comments | 2454 Views

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San Antonio: Council lukewarm on revamped shopping center plans

After being "underwhelmed" by the plan in May, a majority of the City Council did not entirely reject revised plans to revamp...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 18 comments | 4272 Views

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Cuesta Annex: Woman arrested for annoying phone calls

After making a series of allegedly vague threats to her opponents, a woman who seeks to preserve the Cuesta Annnex and its...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 18 comments | 3895 Views

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Bandit gets little in liquor store robbery

A man wearing a mask and wielding a handgun attempted to steal cash from a Mountain View liquor store Friday, but settled...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned 4 safety, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:56 am | 18 comments | 3299 Views

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Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 6595 Views

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Man robs bank, grabs coffee nearby, gets nabbed, police say

Police apprehended a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they believe he robbed about a half hour prior to his arrest. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike L, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 18 comments | 3191 Views

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Council quashes plans for historic house in Cuesta Annex

Following a City Council decision made behind closed doors on Tuesday, the future hangs in the balance for a 130-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Begener, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 18 comments | 2774 Views
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