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Experts: Rising sea level needs to be top priority

Sea levels are already rising along the San Francisco Bay and local creeks, and officials can't waste time in finding a fix,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by @Sheephead, 41 minutes ago | 18 comments | 1859 Views

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San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 1544 Views

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Mountain View slashes water use in May

Worsening drought conditions and greater pressure from the state of California may finally be having an impact on water use...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Verde Verdad, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 1749 Views

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Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 2924 Views

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Police searching for fraud suspects

Police are searching for two suspects who stole a wallet from a shopping cart and went on a spending spree totaling $10,000...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 1301 Views

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State high court upholds right of cities to require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1497 Views

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Council OKs Rengstorff community center design

After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Joanne, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 3007 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors approve study on youth psych beds

Santa Clara County has not had an acute-care, inpatient psychiatric unit for youth for more than 20 years, but the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 14, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 1821 Views

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Google closing down blue-collar bastion in North Bayshore

The days are numbered for an eclectic little community of tradesmen, start-ups and a community theater operating out of industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic Who Knows How To Read Between The Lines, on Jun 14, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 15299 Views

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Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 3542 Views

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MV to study South Bay clean-energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View officials are powering forward with a small band...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by glenn Meier, on Jun 8, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 2252 Views

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Fixing a critical leak in the STEM pipeline

Silicon Valley tech companies have come under fire in recent months for the dearth of minority employees in their workforce....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 380 Views

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New NASA Ames director shoots for the stars

He started as a college intern in 1984 and now Eugene Tu has the top job at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2697 Views

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Letters - Boost in Local Air Traffic (eKTf3Page 19 June 5/2015)

Many thanks to Michael Hulfactor for his letter explaining the increase in air traffic over Mountain View and neighboring...

Original post made by L. Brown on Jun. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 158 Views

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Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Jun 5, 2015 at 10:54 am | 29 comments | 3306 Views

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Pet doors: the ins and outs

At her owner's request for a demonstration, the energetic pup bounded through the little built-in rectangle escape. She circled...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Skylar Mitchell, on Jun 3, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1519 Views

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Metropolitan Transportation Commission approves expansion of bike share program

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 2625 Views

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MV teen arrested in kidnapping incident

A 19-year-old Mountain View man was arrested last week after he allegedly refused to let his girlfriend out of his car and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paul Neumeister, on May 28, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 2700 Views

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Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by eric, on May 28, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 2519 Views

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Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, on May 28, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 3837 Views
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