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Split council walks away from affordable housing fee

On Tuesday the City Council had its most intense disagreement in recent memory when members split over whether to pursue...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 15 comments | 2935 Views

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Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2395 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by jusme, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 2312 Views

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Pedestrian struck by truck dies of injuries

Mountain View police are hoping to find witnesses to a fatal car accident that took the life of a 91-year-old pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 2777 Views

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Bill to help businesses raise cash moves ahead

A bill that aims to help small businesses amass capital and go public overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

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Workers dig up Native America skull

Construction workers happened on what is believed to be a 100-year-old Native American skull while working on a housing development...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ta Tonka, on Nov 10, 2011 at 6:53 am | 6 comments | 2398 Views

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Move gas pipe from under school?

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District would like to see PG&E remove both gas lines running beneath Crittenden...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2397 Views

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Fatally injured pedestrian is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a 91-year-old man who was hit and killed by a car in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2942 Views

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El Camino doctor helps troops overseas

One of El Camino Hospital's top surgeons recently returned from a two-week stint at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

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High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2248 Views

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Hospital union backs cap on executive pay

The union representing service workers at El Camino Hospital has announced plans to push for a legislative cap on executive...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Doug Williams, on Nov 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

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Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class inspired the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by occupy, on Nov 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 2720 Views

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Google bridge plan wins over council

After blasting the project in July, City Council members were not only civil in discussing Google's plan to build car bridges...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 2768 Views

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High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Whatchu talkin bout Willis?, on Nov 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2352 Views

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Despite 'range anxiety,' electric vehicle owners happy

Quiet enough to sneak past a librarian, a trio of electric cars parked in front of the library on Nov.12 for perhaps the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 3320 Views

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Businesses look to crowdsourcing

Does your business need better promotion? Do you want to compile a sales lead list? Why not split the job into tasks, broadcast...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 4337 Views

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Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

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Holiday Fund: A new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 2173 Views

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Holiday DUI arrests down, fatalities up

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend were down from 2010,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Nov 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2377 Views

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Miffed over meeting minutes

A City Council effort to save money has apparently backfired, causing city planning commissioners to call a new system of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2664 Views
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