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City attorney Michael Martello is stepping down

City officials announced Tuesday that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Anyone remember?, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 4494 Views

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Building owners hit with 'compliance permit'

Under requirements approved Tuesday by the City Council, property owners caught with buildings that seriously run afoul of...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by dang, on Dec 15, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 4593 Views

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City could buy Castro Street properties

The City Council considered the purchase of a quarter acre of prime real estate on Castro Street during a closed meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 10 comments | 2193 Views

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Worst Stretch of highway ANYWHERE

OK, I have had enough of this stretch of road. It's dangerous. It's poorly designed. It's full of ridges, holes and bumps....

Original post made by driverX on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Buchanan, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 2334 Views

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Shoreline Hotel deal fizzles, again

The city's third attempt in over a decade to build a conference center and boutique hotel on city property next to Google...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Jul 11, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 10 comments | 2805 Views

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Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 3364 Views

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Prometheus draws ire from tenants, again

Residents of downtown's largest apartment complex are demanding compensation from their landlord, Prometheus Real Estate...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 10 comments | 5057 Views

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Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 7:15 am | 10 comments | 3750 Views

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Police ID suspect who tried to hit cop with car

Police have released the name and a photo of the man they say attempted to hit an officer with his car on Castro Street on...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jess Looken, on Nov 6, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 10 comments | 3738 Views

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Neighbors offer compromise for McKelvey fields

Neighbors of McKelvey Park say they have a "win-win" solution to the controversy about how to revamp their neighborhood park,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another concerned neighbor, on Nov 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 3233 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint at Caltrain station

Three men, one of whom carried a gun, beat and robbed a San Francisco man at the San Antonio Caltrain station on Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:17 am | 10 comments | 3542 Views

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Holiday sights in Mountain View, any favorites?

I've never seen a full blown, highly-trafficked candy cane lane of sorts in Mountain View but perhaps you know of a street...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Judi, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 4406 Views

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Police seek public's help in home-invasion robbery

Two men suspected of a home invasion robbery in mid-September remain at large and police are asking the community for help. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Just Wunderin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 2842 Views

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Man robs adult video store

A man held up the adult video and book store on El Camino Real on Dec. 30, threatening the on-duty clerk with what he claimed...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by a, on Jan 10, 2011 at 11:57 am | 10 comments | 2957 Views

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A farm no more, houses spring up

The beloved pumpkin patch and farm on Grant Road is long gone and a new 53-unit housing development there is starting to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 10 comments | 2723 Views

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Police puzzled by burglary

Police are puzzling over how a burglar managed to get into an apartment located in the 2000 block of W. El Camino Real on...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by McGruff, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:44 am | 10 comments | 2319 Views

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Sarge's new lease on life

Former Army Ranger Sargent Binkley is well on his way to a new life since he robbed a Mountain View Walgreens five years...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 10 comments | 3143 Views

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NASA requests $32.8 million for Hangar One

NASA has requested $32.8 million to restore iconic Hangar One at Moffett Field, potentially ending a long preservation battle. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by ARC employee, on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 10 comments | 4595 Views

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Rush for emergency supplies, potassium iodide

Local residents have scooped up emergency-supply kits, water purifiers and potassium iodide in the aftermath of the Japanese...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Old Salt, on Mar 23, 2011 at 7:42 am | 10 comments | 3758 Views

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Attacker breaks bottle over man's head

A man broke a bottle over another man's head in a Mountain View bar fight just after midnight Sunday, police said. The assailant...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by theknow, on Jun 7, 2011 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 3124 Views
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