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Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 7286 Views

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High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 2570 Views

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Council gets lowdown on $1 million in new fees

Mountain View City Council members had the "not pleasant" task of examining a range of proposed fee hikes on city services...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anne C., on Apr 11, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3255 Views

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City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by WS Resident, on Jun 1, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 20 comments | 18113 Views

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City on property buying spree?

The city might purchase property at four different downtown locations, including the historic building on Castro Street which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on May 30, 2010 at 11:44 am | 20 comments | 3456 Views

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NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by H Stewart, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 6023 Views

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Woman robbed, thrown from moving car

A woman was robbed of her prescription painkillers and $160 in cash, and then she and her dog were thrown from a moving vehicle...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by InnocentUntilProven..., on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:28 am | 20 comments | 2729 Views

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Woman sentenced for felony hit-and-run

Keibun Son, the woman who killed an elderly Mountain View man with her car as he crossed the street in a crosswalk last summer,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by kim, on Apr 23, 2011 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 2926 Views

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New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Gail Cheeseman, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 20 comments | 2812 Views

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Immigrant House saved, for now

The City Council voted Tuesday to save what is possibly the city's oldest home still standing in its original location, the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 20 comments | 2886 Views

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VTA OKs study of dedicated bus lanes in MV

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jan 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 20 comments | 3530 Views

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Zeppelin grounded: Airship Ventures ends operations

After floating its Zeppelin over the Bay Area for four years, Airship Ventures announced Thursday that it has grounded the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Auction HQ, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 5485 Views

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Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 6775 Views

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New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 6114 Views

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Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 5778 Views

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Getting around Mountain View on Super Bowl Sunday

On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, city leaders are warning residents that many streets near the downtown transit center will...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by 4anniebean, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:01 am | 20 comments | 7585 Views

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Guest Opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 3733 Views

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Council eyes emergency eviction protections

In a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Mountain View City Council will consider immediately adopting just-cause eviction...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by george drysdale, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:16 am | 20 comments | 3776 Views

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County Supes ban sugary drinks in fast-food kids meals

Sugar-sweetened beverages will no longer be included in kids' meals at Santa Clara County restaurants following an ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Hmm, on May 8, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 20 comments | 1892 Views

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Asbestos drives renters out for good

Three weeks after a botched roofing job caused asbestos contamination and rainwater damage in their homes, several residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Dilbert Fan, on Nov 5, 2007 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 6865 Views
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