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New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landlords' hidden spending may trigger new election law

Responding to the Voice's story that a landlord advocacy group hid $85,000 in late election spending from voters in November,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 15, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 13 comments | 3112 Views

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Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 5309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County urges parents to vaccinate

Following a rise in measles cases across California, Santa Clara County health officials are calling on parents who have...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by DotCon, on Feb 15, 2015 at 9:32 am | 42 comments | 3516 Views

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Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 17 comments | 4107 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 1701 Views

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Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 2758 Views

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New veterans memorial approved

A new memorial for war veterans and those who serve in the military was approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Juan Saucedo, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:35 am | 8 comments | 3100 Views

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Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 13, 2015 at 2:51 am | 9 comments | 2490 Views

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Supervisors seek state funds for new jail tower

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today approved a plan to ask the state to pay for a new tower and repair work...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Incognito, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wizards on six-strings

Award-winning middle and high-school guitarists are headed to the San Francisco this weekend to demonstrate what a lifetime...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 12, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1653 Views

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School districts seeking input on superintendent searches

Mountain View-Los Altos and Mountain View-Whisman school districts are both seeking community input and feedback on the search...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Samuel L, on Feb 11, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1933 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 11 comments | 3306 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by JeSuisCharlie, on Feb 10, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 52 comments | 1644 Views

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Bay Area braces for toll lane projects

Projects that would add express lanes to two Bay Area highways through Mountain View are well on the way, part of a Silicon...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by JeSuisCharlie, on Feb 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 2556 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 Sparty, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:57 am | 172 comments | 45212 Views

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Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 3817 Views

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Council clears path for 4G antennas

Thanks to a City Council decision Tuesday, cell phone companies may soon be able to build a network of small antennas on...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Thomas F, on Feb 9, 2015 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 1644 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caring for the caregivers

Caregivers who need to stretch their legs and talk about their challenges have a new outlet. The Meet and Move program, founded...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Help forAlz, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2528 Views

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Fee for ambulance?

A few weeks ago I experienced shortness of breath and heart palpitations so I called 911. MVFD arrived, followed by paramedics....

Original post made by Linda K. on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 7, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 273 Views
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