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Court dates set for Measure V hearing

As expected, the California Apartment Association last week filed papers seeking a preliminary injunction against Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 2059 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Kyle, on Feb 18, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 1191 Views

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Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea

Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Residents, on Feb 18, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 32 comments | 3238 Views

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Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'

While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Feb 17, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 3076 Views

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Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown

Pledging a united front to protect migrants, local policymakers, school officials and law enforcement on Saturday issued...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by @Observer, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1067 Views

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City settles with contractor

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept a $194,000 settlement from a contractor for errors stemming from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 16, 2017 at 6:35 am | 1 comment | 1331 Views

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Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 15, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2975 Views

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'Meteor' sighted over Bay Area sky was a missile test launch

A bright light traveling across the dark sky Tuesday morning was one of two missile tests conducted by the U.S. Navy over...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by No Name, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

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Meeting to discuss Waverly Park homeless housing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Wednesday to solicit feedback on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 2503 Views

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Hundreds gather at pro-refugee rally

Waving signs and carrying photos of their immigrant ancestors, a crowd of demonstrators gathered in Mountain View at noon...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 2883 Views

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Developers keep giving to council candidates, even after Election Day

In their year-end campaign reports for last year's election, candidates for the Mountain View City Council showed a surprisingly...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2509 Views

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Monday: Community meeting on new VTA bus plan

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will be holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Monday at 6...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Book lover, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:25 am | 17 comments | 2569 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested after attack at MV auto parts store

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a dust-up at an O'Reilly Auto Parts in Mountain View, where he allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3072 Views

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Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless

Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jessie , on Feb 12, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 40 comments | 5731 Views

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Judge dismisses ex-cop's lawsuit against city

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge this week shot down a former police officer's suit alleging the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by nite walkinghippie, on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1740 Views

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Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall'

In a sense, "When the Game Stands Tall" the Hollywood-ization of De La Salle High School's legendary Spartans football team...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
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Robbed blind

In his book "Leviathan," English philosopher Thomas Hobbes infamously described a human life in the anarchic state of nature...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
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'Weak links' in city's affordable housing program

Subsidized affordable housing might not be quite the panacea for the Bay Area's housing crunch that some of its supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 11, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 6 comments | 1690 Views

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Making local schools into safe havens

The Mountain View Whisman School District has joined a growing contingent of districts throughout Santa Clara County that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 11, 2017 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 3198 Views

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Police lawsuit claims department quotas

A lawsuit filed by a fired Mountain View police officer alleges that department officials embraced statistics-based law enforcement,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by We the people , on Feb 10, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 4032 Views
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