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Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 4611 Views

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Voice launches new website

The Mountain View community's primary online source for local news and discussion is undergoing a facelift designed to make...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by David R, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 32 comments | 32390 Views

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Straight from the farm

All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jaime Palumbo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 am | 32 comments | 8493 Views

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Animal clinic facing new complaints

Mountain View's Alta View Animal Hospital is facing mounting complaints from disgruntled clients who blame the clinic for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 29, 2017 at 10:59 am | 32 comments | 11983 Views

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New ideas to bring bike-sharing back to Mountain View

Last year, by just one vote, the City Council decided to let the Bike Share program die off rather than pay $1.1 million...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Blushing Borrower, on Oct 9, 2017 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 3390 Views

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Editorial: Tom Means should resign from Rental Housing Committee

By accepting a consulting job to advocate against another community's rent-control ballot measure, Tom Means has clearly...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:33 am | 32 comments | 2355 Views

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Man stabbed, arrest made at Century 16

Police say a 25-year-old San Jose man was stabbed in the stomach and the heart Friday night as late-night movies were letting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Person of interest., on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 32 comments | 4872 Views

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Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 32 comments | 6965 Views

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District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 7099 Views

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Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 9377 Views

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City steps up bike, pedestrian safety

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 am | 32 comments | 14345 Views

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El Camino Hospital pursuing legal options against Measure M

El Camino Hospital's board of directors confirmed that they will be exploring all legal avenues to block Measure M. The salary-capping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Shadow worker, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 32 comments | 7207 Views

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'One of the silliest things we've ever done'

Several City Council members said they were not fans of placing art along city's trails and in parks before voting against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by USA, on May 29, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 32 comments | 3924 Views

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El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 16029 Views

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Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 16086 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 15535 Views

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City approves 600 new homes for South Whisman

In what would essentially create a new neighborhood in the South Whisman area, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday night approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 32 comments | 13651 Views

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City looks into growing RV encampments

Mountain View officials are taking a closer look at the growing number of people living in motor homes and trailers on city...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by OpenMinded86, on Jan 21, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 32 comments | 10182 Views

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Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 32 comments | 5405 Views

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City survey seeks opinions on vehicle-dwellers

Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park has been overwhelmed with people living in RVs and other vehicles, as have other parts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Polomom, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 32 comments | 6791 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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