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Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 4187 Views

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Utilities rates may increase

City Council members were shocked to learn Tuesday that for the city government, saving water doesn't pay. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Frankie, on Jun 8, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 12 comments | 4684 Views

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Advocates for Palo Alto shelter make last minute plea to keep MV's business

Tonight the City Council will vote on whether to join the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority. A group of Palo Altans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 12 comments | 3000 Views

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Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by CherylP., on May 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 12 comments | 3498 Views

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Council to vote on office project, demolition of historic house

A four-story downtown office building would overshadow a gourmet restaurant and result in the demolition of a historic home...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doris, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 3327 Views

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Santa Clara County voters may face tax question

Voters in Santa Clara County may be asked to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent boost in the sales tax this November. The Board...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Aug 9, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 3225 Views

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Tensions high in PG&E pipeline meeting

Residents had heated exchanges with PG&E officials at a meeting Tuesday evening at San Lucas Way over plans to strip their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Eileen, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 12 comments | 4474 Views

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Council compromises on housing fees

Facing an unprecedented demand for more affordable housing in Mountain View, City Council members voted Tuesday to increase...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 12 comments | 3406 Views

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Offices squeeze out more downtown retail

City Council members voted Tuesday to allow a downtown property owner to convert five retail spaces at 783 Castro St. into...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 19051 Views

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Woman smashes man's phone at gas station, police say

A Palo Alto woman was arrested on the morning of March 9 after allegedly pushing a gas station attendant and then running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 12 comments | 2634 Views

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National "rolling fast" for immigration reform starts in MV

The first in a series of such actions nationwide, advocates for immigrant rights in Mountain View made their point this month...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on May 21, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 12 comments | 2626 Views

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Pumar trial: Witnesses of grisly accident testify on first day

Four witnesses of the June 2012 traffic collision that killed William Ware as he waited for a bus in Mountain View testified...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 12 comments | 14378 Views

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Workshop for local immigrant students

A workshop for "Dreamers" will be held at Mountain View High School on Sept. 25. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/09/24/workshop-for-local-immigrant-stude...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by to Roman , on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 12 comments | 5806 Views

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Affordable housing more scarce than ever

On Dec. 5, one of Elena Pacheco's biggest fears came true -- she received an eviction notice for the California Street apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 10466 Views

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LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 6733 Views

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LinkedIn sets sights on local watering hole

One of Mountain View's well-established bars is the latest property in the cross-hairs of a rapid spree of development proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveD, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:23 am | 12 comments | 8583 Views

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Experts: Rising sea level needs to be top priority

Sea levels are already rising along the San Francisco Bay and local creeks, and officials can't waste time in finding a fix,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by @Sheephead, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 4449 Views

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County leaders to introduce equal pay ordinance

Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 5, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 12 comments | 3646 Views

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An Open Letter To The Mountain View Police Department & Our City Council

I would like to thank the Mountain View Police Department for sending two officers to my condo this afternoon. We discussed...

Original post made by ellespeth on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 13, 2015 at 2:10 am | 12 comments | 1437 Views

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County files opposition to Trump administration's request to lift injunction

Santa Clara County filed an opposition to President Donald Trump administration's May 22 request to lift a preliminary injunction...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Really, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:48 am | 12 comments | 1700 Views
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