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Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 5999 Views

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Teen takes top prize in Y Combinator hackathon

Mountain View startup incubator Y Combinator held a hackathon over the weekend, where a teenager beat out 400 other hackers...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 5996 Views

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Teaming up to beat diabetes

Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 5996 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 5993 Views

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County aims to protect residents from Trump administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump just weeks away, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by True, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 5993 Views

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Election 2016: Council race finds Mountain View at pivotal juncture

Mountain View stands at the proverbial crossroads in the coming days as voters choose four City Council candidates from a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 18, 2016 at 11:48 am | 19 comments | 5992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 5984 Views

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City putting $6.3M toward 62 new affordable housing units

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to set aside over $6.3 million to expand the Shorebreeze Apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 15 comments | 5984 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 5982 Views

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City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier

A crowd gathered at the downtown transit center last Friday to celebrate the launch of two new shuttles services that will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 5982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 5979 Views

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EPA begins toxic cleanup on Evandale Ave.

The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the theory that early computer chip manufacturers spread toxics into...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on May 15, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 5979 Views

ELECTIONS

Zoglin, Miller, Chiu win in El Camino Hospital District board election

After an expensive and hard-fought campaign, John Zoglin, Julia Miller and Dennis Chiu emerged on top in the race for the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Blake, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 5979 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Know it, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 5976 Views

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Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by George Markle, on Mar 28, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 41 comments | 5972 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 5972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll shows support for MV Whisman bond

It would seem like a bad time to ask anyone for money, but a new survey of likely voters shows a strong level of support...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on May 5, 2010 at 12:20 am | 17 comments | 5969 Views

SPORTS

More owl trouble -- this time
for Shoreline ball field plan

After years of outcry from residents for more playing fields, the city is apparently moving full steam ahead on a 12-acre...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by hannah, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5969 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View Whisman school board

<B>Note: Chris Chiang is one of five candidates running for the Mountain View Whisman School Board. His profile was mistakenly...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by another candidate, on Oct 12, 2012 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 5967 Views

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Council getting serious on new shuttle service

City officials have been talking about creating a Mountain View shuttle service for years, but on Tuesday City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2011 at 9:28 am | 6 comments | 5966 Views
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