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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 7456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second arrest in Jeff Johnson murder case

Police apprehended Jose Alfredo Romero, 19, on Wednesday evening as he walked out of the Jack in the Box on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 9, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 62 comments | 7453 Views

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'No Farm' signs resurface in front yard

A Mountain View High parent says at least a dozen of the stolen anti-farm signs showed up on her front lawn last week in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jun 8, 2007 at 12:11 pm | 12 comments | 7453 Views

AROUND TOWN

A market sampler

Here's a comparison of what was offered in mid-March at similar prices but in different cities. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Grumpy, on May 1, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 7449 Views

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MVHS rocks out at graduation

The Mountain View High School class of 2013 celebrated the end of four long -- sometimes trying -- years with an evening...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jun 6, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 7445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary change's possible fallout

With the decision for Los Altos School District boundary changes now final, the district's hired demographer, Jeanne Gobalet,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jul 23, 2007 at 8:38 am | 6 comments | 7442 Views

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City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 7442 Views

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Remodel or move?

A dozen years have passed since Susan and Hugh Daniels found their perfect neighborhood in Mountain View. At the end of a...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by , on Aug 16, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 7440 Views

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School candidates stay frugal

The race for three open seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District board continues to be a relatively low-cost endeavor,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by , on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 7430 Views

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City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 7429 Views

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New gelato shop melds Italian and California sensibilities

From chocolate faucets to kumquat sorbetto, there's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 7428 Views

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Owner: High density housing at San Antonio Center a 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by long-time res, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 27 comments | 7422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 7419 Views

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Apparent attempted abduction in Los Altos Hills

A woman walking her dog in along Hilltop Drive in Los Altos Hills told police she was nearly abducted today, March 29. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 30, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 7418 Views

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Mervyn's - any news on a replacement?

I am really going to miss Mervyn's. In fact, I am missing it already. There is really no alternative, good value for good...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Any Member, on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 7400 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Siegel and Rosenberg join City Council

It was an emotional evening Tuesday night as three City Council members stepped down, three new members took their place,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 7400 Views

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Food truck offers its version of the Parisian burger from Linda's Drive-In

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by windh20earthsky, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:54 am | 14 comments | 7385 Views

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Google partners with NASA to develop unmanned aircraft

Is it a bird, a plane, a UFO? According to a new agreement between Google and NASA, unmanned flying objects of all sorts...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jo, on Sep 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 7377 Views

ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 7376 Views

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Sobrato pitches North Bayshore housing project

Mountain View city planners are more than a year away from figuring out how to transform the North Bayshore tech hub into...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 1, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 7375 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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