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400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2439 Views

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Council rejects developer requests, OKs others

Mountain View's growing industrial base and high demand for housing shaped the scene at a City Council meeting Tuesday where...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by George, on Oct 17, 2011 at 8:58 pm | 3 comments | 2546 Views

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MV Reads Together goes green

Mountain View Reads Together is going all out this year. Not only are participants asked to read Bill McKibben's book, "Eaarth,"...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 1, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2565 Views

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Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2511 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by jusme, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 2396 Views

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Move gas pipe from under school?

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District would like to see PG&E remove both gas lines running beneath Crittenden...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2468 Views

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Will council give businesses more time to move?

In a quiet corner of Silicon Valley you can find an original Heidelberg press, a marvel from the heyday of mechanical engineering,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Julie Stanford, on Jan 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2806 Views

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Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2598 Views

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MV woman wins $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by abraham gomez, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 2769 Views

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What will happen to N. Bayshore?

With the stroke of a pen, the City Council can create the opportunity to build a new downtown just north of Hwy. 101 to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chris Conroy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 2784 Views

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SMOKERS WIN BIG VICTORY IN SUNNYVALE!!!

Less than a month after the Mountain View City Council passed its controversial draconian anti-smoking ordinance which takes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 23, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 2452 Views

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Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 3233 Views

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21 households displaced by fire

The cause of a two-alarm fire that displaced 21 households from an apartment complex on El Camino Real on Tuesday is still...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2822 Views

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Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 7684 Views

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Trees axed for $1.6m condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 2629 Views

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Sunnyvale snaps up Martello

Just as Los Gatos did after his retirement in 2009, Sunnyvale is hiring Michael Martello, Mountain View's former city attorney,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 2555 Views

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Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Rob Peter to pay Paul, on May 10, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2727 Views

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Council gives green light to Lt. Ballard post office dedication

On Tuesday the City Council endorsed the dedication of the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S. Army Lt. Ken...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 4011 Views

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Development plan threatens 'Birthplace of Silicon Valley'

Silicon semiconductor technology was first introduced to Silicon Valley in a building that now houses a grocery store. The...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jun 8, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 8536 Views

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Caltrain looks to bolster service

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 2929 Views
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