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City OKs study on innovative transit line

After kicking the tires for a few years, Mountain View city leaders are now laying down money for what some might call a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by SRB, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 6181 Views

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Neighbors weigh Google's ambitious campus plan

Google's hardest-to-win critics may not be government regulators, tech rivals or journalists, but rather the company's anxious...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kyle, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 6074 Views

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Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

As a result of the withering presidential contest, the local California Democratic Party chapter is seeing a dramatic surge...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gary Bradley, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2047 Views

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Recall campaign: State ruling that cleared judge is 'error-ridden'

The campaign working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, sparked by his sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by What???, on Jan 9, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 1568 Views

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Department of Labor sues Google to obtain employee data

The U.S. Department of Labor sued Google Wednesday in a dispute about how much employee information the technology giant...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by SunnyvaleResident, on Jan 9, 2017 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 2713 Views

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Heavy rainfall, high winds expected over the weekend

Mountain View police and city officials are asking residents to brace for heavy rainfall and potential flooding over the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kyle, on Jan 8, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 1896 Views

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Number of auto burglaries remains high in 2016

Lock your doors and don't leave anything valuable inside -- that's the message the Mountain View Police Department is sending...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 8, 2017 at 11:27 am | 4 comments | 2550 Views

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New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 17 comments | 26179 Views

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Google gives $800,000 for downtown WiFi

Plans for a citywide fiber-optic network may be on hiatus, but Google is looking into other ways to grow internet access...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 4417 Views

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This week's A&E highlights

More than 30 of Palo Alto resident Karen White’s vividly colorful landscape and floral oil paintings are on exhibit at...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by David Rogers, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 774 Views

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City withholds details on rent control committee applicants

As Mountain View's extensive new rent-control law goes into effect, the City Council faces a big decision: Who should be...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Seriously B-man, on Jan 1, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 4359 Views

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Sunnyvale blocks homeless shelter at Moffett

The years-long search for a place to put a homeless shelter in the northern end of Santa Clara County just got a little bit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by karen, on Jan 1, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 11 comments | 8713 Views

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Measure V put on hold

On the eve of its implementation last week, the voter-approved charter amendment hit a brick wall after the California Apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 48 comments | 3451 Views

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Nurturing tomorrow's musicians and artists

It sounds hard to believe, but a drab concrete building at Mountain View's edge is home to what might be called the lifeline...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Drab?, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Caltrain collision leaves one dead in Palo Alto

A man in his 60s died on Friday night after a train on the Caltrain right of way struck his vehicle at Charleston Road in...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by so sad, on Dec 27, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 4598 Views

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All aboard for holiday trains

There's still time to catch one of Mountain View's favorite holiday traditions -- Ernie's trains. John Bianco is continuing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 24, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 2952 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Green Bay 913, on Dec 24, 2016 at 5:30 am | 208 comments | 65739 Views

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Woman dies after being thrown from spooked horse

A Santa Clara woman out for a horseback ride with friends in Palo Alto died on Dec. 17 after her horse threw her, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Horseman, on Dec 22, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 2666 Views

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UPDATE: Suspect in VTA suicide-bomb threat arrested

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) officials report that 42-year-old Jonathan Keim of San Jose, who allegedly...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by D Man., on Dec 22, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 2258 Views

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Measure V: Rent-control ordinance faces lawsuit threat

Just days away from implementation, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control ordinance, Measure V, is in danger of being...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, on Dec 22, 2016 at 10:47 am | 99 comments | 6085 Views
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