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Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, 9 hours ago | 16 comments | 1416 Views

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Cal Water issues boil water alert for parts of Los Altos

Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos, a Cal Water spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Whiskers, on Jul 28, 2015 at 12:05 am | 7 comments | 1663 Views

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Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing

In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 1840 Views

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Hospital board member defends secret vote

The El Camino Healthcare District revealed which board members voted to appoint Lanhee Chen to the hospital board last month...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by robyn, on Jul 27, 2015 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 1569 Views

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Self-driving car involved in injury crash

Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 48 comments | 22596 Views

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DeLeon, get out of my face!

Last week's edition of the Mountain View Voice contained ELEVEN full-page advertisements for DeLeon Realty. We get the message,...

Original post made by reader on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Another reader, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 158 Views

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Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Wise choose, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 2399 Views

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Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 775 Views

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A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views

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Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by 27 year resident, on Jul 22, 2015 at 5:31 am | 3 comments | 2504 Views

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Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 20, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 637 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to send airplane-noise survey to Federal Aviation Administration

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1357 Views

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State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 962 Views

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Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Patience, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 1899 Views

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1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 4002 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 Len Abrams, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 2414 Views

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Should we try a new approach to housing affordability?

Mountain View and neighboring cities are having a housing crisis. People are being forced out of the area because they can...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by DoNoHarm, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 341 Views

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Top planet hunter retires from NASA Ames

NASA Ames Research Center lost one of its brightest stars last week with the retirement of William Borucki, a research scientist...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by former Lick Obs staff, on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views

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Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Last Word, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:59 am | 11 comments | 2380 Views

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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, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 2462 Views
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