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Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by William Hitchens, 1 minutes ago | 115 comments | 4720 Views

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Council OKs North Bayshore plan for offices only

In a meeting Tuesday night, City Council members were compelled to justify their approval of a North Bayshore precise plan...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by my sweet dog, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 192 Views

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Housing in North Bayshore May Already Be a Dead Issue!!!

Prior to the decision, several residents spoke out in favor and against passage. There were also two union representative...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 109 Views

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What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 217 Views

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Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 826 Views

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Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2050 Views

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Holiday giving: How you can help

A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1163 Views

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Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by thomcarter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2603 Views

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Housing up for council vote

The City Council is set to vote next week on a pair of housing projects that could add 87 homes to the city's for-sale housing...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lozanos Fan, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 19 comments | 2160 Views

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Los Altos investment manager indicted for fraud

A Los Altos investment manager has been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on 29 counts of fraud. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2121 Views

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Raises for city's manager, clerk and attorney

City Council members unanimously approved raises on Tuesday for the three folks the council appoints to run the city's daily...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pay Raise, more like, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 6 comments | 1236 Views

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Trustee says 'millions' needed to boost Castro students

In an effort to address poor student achievement among low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 9 comments | 1694 Views

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Burglary case leads to more arrests

Police arrested four people in connection with a burglary of a CalMoto BMW dealership in Mountain View earlier this year,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Nov 12, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

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Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 1723 Views

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Voters OK City Council pay raise

After council members complained that they are paid less than minimum wage, Mountain View voters gave their elected representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1184 Views

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City parts ways with Virgin Hotels

City Council members decided not to pursue an exclusive right to negotiate with Virgin to develop a hotel on two downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by 50YearResident, on Nov 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

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Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by JC, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1556 Views

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Civility Roundtable takes on housing crisis

With a goal of having a difficult but civil discussion on housing affordability, Mountain View's fifth Civility Roundtable...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Lucas Ramirez, on Nov 1, 2014 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 351 Views

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Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1416 Views

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Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 8045 Views
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