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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jim, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 2024 Views

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Council appoints Quinn as city attorney

The City Council chose Jannie Quinn to take the reins as Mountain View's City Attorney after she did the job on an interim...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Jun 30, 2010 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 3128 Views

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Council split on outsourcing golf course

With a nearly $1 million deficit at Shoreline Golf links threatening the city budget, the City Council is split over whether...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2237 Views

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Recyclables Pirates: How do you feel about them?

This is a topic that certainly falls into the category of a two-sided coin. On the one side, with the economy being what...

Original post made by The Eye on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1777 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2543 Views

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Vice President Biden in Atherton today

Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 2121 Views

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Life in a fishbowl

The new terminal of San Jose's Mineta Airport is also a unique museum, where artwork almost becomes part of the architecture....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 2651 Views

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396-percent increase in marijuana-related arrests

Time for police to get educated on medical marijuana. Stop wasting unnecessary tax dollars on medical marijuana patients...

Original post made by Lou Anne on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 2434 Views

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MV Farmers Market No. 1 in Bay Area

The Mountain View Farmers Market is more than just popular -- it's won first place among Bay Area markets. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shopper, on Sep 16, 2010 at 8:17 am | 3 comments | 2524 Views

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Always be prepared

When disaster strikes, it often spurs people to reevaluate just how prepared they are for the unexpected. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by North Whisman Neighbor, on Sep 17, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 2336 Views

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Right Lane forces you into Nob Hill parking lot at Grant Rd!!

Who designed such a poor merge? Coming off rte 101 onto 237S at rush hour, it is impossible at times to move into the center...

Original post made by Frustrated on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Frustrated, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 3 comments | 1987 Views

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Two laptops stolen in Dana St. burglary

Two laptops, valued at about $1,500, were stolen from a duplex in 900 block of W. Dana Street on Sept. 21. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2424 Views

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Landmark tunnel under Bay breaks ground

A $347 million water tunnel -- the first to be built underneath the San Francisco Bay -- broke ground early Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sunny, on Sep 28, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2553 Views

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No room for charter, superintendent says

The plan to introduce a new charter high school is getting a tepid reaction from local high school district officials. William...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Choice is good, on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2611 Views

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Caltrain hikes fares, cuts service

In an ongoing effort to close a $2.3 million budget gap, the Caltrain Board of Directors approved fare increases and service...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Oct 12, 2010 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views

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Rally at City Hall to support gay teens

A recent rally held at City Hall Friday aimed to assure local gay teens that they should not feel like outcasts. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 3022 Views

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Two beaten in Escuela Avenue robbery

Two men were beaten and one of them was robbed Tuesday as they were walking in the 500 block of Escuela Avenue, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Trevea, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2717 Views

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Prometheus draws ire from tenants, again

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

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Prometheus sucks, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 3009 Views

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Rail authority lags in response to state auditor's report

Six months after State Auditor Elaine Howle released a scathing report about California's proposed high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Oct 25, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2499 Views

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Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:24 am | 3 comments | 3256 Views
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