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Developer would level downtown 'eyesore'

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 20 comments | 3343 Views

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Kohl's Black Dress Code Hurts Miminum Wage Employees

My neighbor earns a little more than $8 per hour at Kohl’s Mountain View, which opened last August. She is grateful to...

Original post made by Cathy on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ajay's Wife, on Aug 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 20 comments | 41214 Views

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City schedules meeting on high speed rail

In the city's most ambitious effort to date to educate the public about high speed rail, an informational meeting will be...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 20 comments | 3777 Views

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City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by NODUMMASSES, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 20 comments | 3441 Views

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Historic "cork room" slated for demolition soon inside Hangar One

Any day now one of the last unique artifacts of the pre WWII airship era is set to be destroyed -- a building inside Moffett...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by BOBBY, on Jun 26, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 20 comments | 6088 Views

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Introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports for slim...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:43 am | 20 comments | 2723 Views

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Blocked pathway causes a stir

The city is looking into complaints from residents after a homeowners association decided to block off the only path through...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by CalTrain Passenger, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 3922 Views

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Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 3782 Views

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Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, which operates a clinic in Mountain View, it took...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kooky, on Nov 27, 2010 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 4181 Views

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Septuagenarian robbed at Walmart

Two men snatched $350 from a 70-year-old Walmart customer's hand as he shopped on New Year's Eve at around 3:30 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 20 comments | 2428 Views

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No new charges for Ideafarm

No new charges were brought against Wo'O Ideafarm on Monday, Jan. 3, when he appeared before Santa Clara County Criminal...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Jan 8, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 3738 Views

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Police use stun gun on man with knife

A man from threatened a San Jose comedian with a knife at a Castro Street bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down by...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by spell checker, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 20 comments | 3547 Views

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Council to discuss Don Letcher's property

After over 10 years of being a thorn in the side of City Hall, gadfly Don Letcher may soon get a break. On Tuesday the City...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Marshall, on Apr 26, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 20 comments | 4011 Views

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Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 6377 Views

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Marshals, helicopter hunt man in Mountain View

Officers from the Mountain View and Menlo Park police departments and a helicopter crew assisted United States marshals in...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 2768 Views

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White House may decide Hangar One's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Waiting2, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 20 comments | 3028 Views

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Armed robbers take jewelry from shop

Two men robbed a Mountain View jewelry store at gunpoint in the morning, Feb. 28, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Spare the rod, spoil the child, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 20 comments | 3102 Views

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Neighbors embrace Day Worker Center

After a year of operation, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has not drawn any complaints from the neighbors about its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 6, 2012 at 9:07 am | 20 comments | 3569 Views

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Big discussion due on pedestrian plan

A plan that could take the city's walkability up a notch is going in front of the City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 15, but those...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Luigi, on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:16 am | 20 comments | 4040 Views

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'Joke' brings police rushing to high school

The Mountain View High School senior who caused a stir by wearing camouflage fatigues and a gas mask to school on Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 20 comments | 3714 Views
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