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Community forum to air post-election angst

Emotions are bubbling over following November's election, and Mountain View's Human Relations Commission last week dipped...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 17, 2016 at 3:32 pm | 40 comments | 46556 Views

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MTC partners with Waze to ease Bay Area traffic

The agency responsible for helping plan and finance the Bay Area's transportation systems is teaming up with a tech company...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Commuter, on Dec 17, 2016 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1507 Views

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Making earthquake upgrades easier

Mountain View could become more earthquake-ready, after the city's Environmental Planning Commission voted unanimously last...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by homeownwe, on Dec 16, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2653 Views

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Military housing sets battleground for federal feud

In many ways, Shenandoah Square is a perfect site to help satisfy Mountain View's hunger for housing -- nearly ten times...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 16, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 15 comments | 4773 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 16, 2016 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 4489 Views

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Council dumps plan for biweekly garbage pickup

Amid fears of foul diapers and pet waste spilling into the streets, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night decided...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Interested neighbor, on Dec 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 16 comments | 4094 Views

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MV woman arrested for attacking relative with knife

A Mountain View woman was attacked with a knife and suffered cuts to her face during a fight inside a home on the 1800 block...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Retired Man, on Dec 15, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 8 comments | 2027 Views

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Two sickened by noxious fumes at Starbucks

Three employees at a Mountain View Starbucks reported feeling sick and short of breath early Tuesday after noxious fumes...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 15, 2016 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 2512 Views

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Tonight: Controversial food-scraps program goes before council

A controversial composting program will be taken up again by the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:36 pm | 24 comments | 2377 Views

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AAA: Sleepy drivers greatly increase risk of crashing

Drivers who lack a full night's sleep greatly increase their risk of crashing, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Dec 14, 2016 at 9:28 am | 5 comments | 2344 Views

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Police investigate MVHS teens over nude photos

Police are investigating several Mountain View High School students following reports that the teens shared naked photos...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by SelfieCulture, on Dec 14, 2016 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 7007 Views

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County aims to protect residents from Trump administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump just weeks away, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by True, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 5618 Views

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A School and a Park in San Antonio!

How can we solve two longstanding community problems at once? The Los Altos School District has been in a long search for...

Original post made by Nancy Morimoto on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by *Neighborhood* school, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 1985 Views

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Google rebrands self-driving car division

Google's ubiquitous self-driving cars zipping around Mountain View are going in a new direction with a new name and logo....

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 13, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

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No easy fix to the affordability crisis

A coalition of elected leaders from all nine Bay Area counties agreed to an ambitious new vision for regional growth in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by george drysdale, on Dec 13, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 2412 Views

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Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision

A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 12, 2016 at 12:58 am | 23 comments | 11248 Views

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Council can't pass up tempting gatekeeper projects

In what has become a Mountain View holiday-season tradition, developers and property owners made a pilgrimage to City Hall...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 12 comments | 5630 Views

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Heritage Park celebrates grand opening

Set to open this weekend, Mountain View newest community park will give visitors a glimpse of the city's history as a farm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 11, 2016 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 2697 Views

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Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions

Local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can blame it on water...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:30 am | 11 comments | 3842 Views

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Student: Stanford offered settlement for sexual-assault case

A former Stanford University student whose 2014 sexual-assault case spurred campus protests and national media attention...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by @AllYouCanEat, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1713 Views
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