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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, 44 minutes ago | 87 comments | 6475 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Local homebuyers headed downtown

As more people move to the Bay Area to take advantage of the region's high-octane job market, traffic has gotten predictably...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by tom, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 725 Views

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Former mayor Pat Figueroa dies

This week Mountain View said goodbye to one of the community's towering figures. Pat Figueroa, who served nearly 18 years...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 844 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Eco-Warrior, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 906 Views

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Health care district pours millions into local wellness initiatives

The El Camino Healthcare District board of directors approved a $6.4 million package of new grants intended to improve access...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 28, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1006 Views

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Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1795 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 5990 Views

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El Camino Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by ECH RN, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 817 Views

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MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight

A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by GarySchroedrer, on Jun 26, 2016 at 5:30 am | 4 comments | 1479 Views

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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 21 comments | 2302 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Club Goer, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1858 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jun 24, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 4827 Views

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Guest opinion: Strengthen downtown with innovative Transit Center

In Mountain View we love our downtown. My neighbors, family, and I enjoy walking to Castro Street, where we can select from...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Dothraki Warrior, on Jun 24, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 13 comments | 1369 Views

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President Obama arrives in Mountain View

Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by yeahbut, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 3900 Views

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Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1574 Views

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Big decisions ahead for Castro Street, El Camino Hospital

In what is certain to be a lively meeting, the City Council on Wednesday night will make a long-awaited decision on how Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by ;), on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 10 comments | 3716 Views

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Businesses balk at closing Castro Street

Mountain View's downtown business community finds itself in a dilemma about a crucial decision on the busy Caltrain crossing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 33 comments | 6198 Views

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VTA should pay attention to Mountain View and Palo Alto residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily basis...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Go for it, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 174 Views

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County cracks down on police surveillance technology

In a landmark decision hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Citizen Zero, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1625 Views

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reports of bicycle commuters being robbed on Stevens Creek Trail

We heard a disturbing report of bicycle commuters on the Stevens Creek Trail (heading from Google towards Castro Street during...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by So far, all rumors, on Jun 20, 2016 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 270 Views
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