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Survey says parcel tax would fail

Voters would not pass a parcel tax to replace Mountain View's lost affordable housing revenues, according to a new survey...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by AAA, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:15 am | 12 comments | 2615 Views

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Fire caused by 'discarded smoking material," officials say

Mountain View fire officials believe the four-alarm Feb-27 fire, which displaced 50 residents of the Dana Garden apartments,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by S. Bear, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 12 comments | 2905 Views

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Planning for transitional kindergarten

How should the local school district deal with "young fives," children who don't make the birthday cut-off to enroll in kindergarten? Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 3652 Views

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Food for thought

To the cynical outsider, it might appear to be a ploy to keep employees at work around the clock, but according to two of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Hail Google!, on May 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 12 comments | 4364 Views

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Hospital pay cap qualifies for ballot

Voters will decide if executive pay at El Camino Hospital should be capped, as a Peninsula labor group says it has gotten...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by ECH Employee, on May 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 3043 Views

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Landlord doubles rent, forces gym out of downtown

It's like the dot-com boom all over again. Facing a huge rent increase, Custom Fitness has been forced from its longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 3043 Views

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Inks, Clark are top spenders in council race

Developers, unions and advocacy groups are making their presence felt in the latest round of campaign contributions in the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 3941 Views

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Cuesta Annex: no flood basin proposed

A controversial flood detention basin at Cuesta Annex is no longer being proposed by the Santa Clara Valley Water District...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 12 comments | 3044 Views

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New downtown shop sells Mountain View's charm

Mountain View might not be a San Francisco or New York, but apparently the place has enough charm for a tiny souvenir shop....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Jan 25, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 12 comments | 3283 Views

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Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mort, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 12 comments | 18962 Views

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Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 6394 Views

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Toxic vapors found in Google offices

After a carcinogen was found to be seeping up from contaminated soil into buildings, Google is working to protect employees...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Terri, on Mar 6, 2013 at 4:36 am | 12 comments | 11394 Views

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Editorial: Time to put brakes on San Antonio Center

There are plenty of reasons for the City Council to put the brakes on Merlone Geier's phase-two plans for the new San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:59 am | 12 comments | 3032 Views

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Death plunge to Hwy. 101 ruled a suicide

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has ruled that the man who died May 17 after plunging from the Rengstorff Avenue...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by sfkyle, on May 28, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 12 comments | 5404 Views

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Zipcars to come to downtown

The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 3915 Views

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Witness' report leads to arrest in bike theft

Police arrested a San Jose man for allegedly stealing a bicycle at the Mountain View Caltrain station after a witness alerted...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 12 comments | 2619 Views

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The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. Videoscope, located at 2290 W. El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by TimePassages, on Jun 25, 2013 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 10365 Views

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Two copters down: sequestration cuts hit 129th Rescue Wing

Members of the Air National Guard at Moffett Field say their capacity to rescue people from wildfires, shipwrecks, hurricanes...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Aug 4, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 12 comments | 5969 Views

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23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 19630 Views

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Council quiet on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View City Council members are paving the way for a boom in office development, but they have been oddly silent on...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 12 comments | 22945 Views
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