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Original post made on Oct 21, 2013

"I looked out that window, saw that same tall green plant outside and told the real estate agent that I wanted to buy the house." That's what James Cochran, mayor of Mountain View from 1992-93, recalls about purchasing his Monta Loma house in 1967, while working as a young bachelor. "I saw these tall windows that let in a lot of light, a lot from outside, and I liked that," he said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 12:20 PM

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Posted by Raymond R. White
a resident of Mountain View
on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:53 am

It sounds like we are training the children of immigrants for lives of dependence and entitlement. Maybe we are doing something wrong.


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