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A pollution solution that's growing on trees

New published studies from an experiment at Moffett Field is showing dramatic success at using inoculated poplar trees to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 15 hours ago | 18 comments | 3291 Views

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Mountain View Voice changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on individuals arrested for crimes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 21, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 7 comments | 1275 Views

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City sees spike in auto burglaries

Nearly one in four auto burglaries reported in Mountain View this year occurred in a small, triangle-shaped In-N-Out Burger...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by unintended consequences, on Oct 20, 2017 at 7:40 pm | 8 comments | 2035 Views

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San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by lan, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 23 comments | 3023 Views

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Caltrain work forces Crisanto car campers to leave

One of Mountain View's largest encampments of people living out of their vehicles was shaken up this week after city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Otto_Maddox, on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 3338 Views

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City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 2117 Views

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Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Oy, Donna, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 3535 Views

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MV firefighters battle deadly North Bay blaze

Thousands of firefighters have finally turned a corner in the battle to control multiple fires in Northern California that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Nice work MVFD, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1665 Views

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Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 5877 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Oct 17, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 9475 Views

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Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Don't get excited yet, on Oct 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

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Another smoke advisory issued for Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued another smoke advisory because of continued heavy smoke in the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Oct 17, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1442 Views

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Council OKs art installation for children's library

The Mountain View Library Children’s Services Area will receive a whimsical upgrade by artist Lisa Long. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 16, 2017 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 794 Views

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Rental committee considers $160 annual fee on all apartments

The cost of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a price tag -- about $160 annually for each apartment in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 15, 2017 at 6:16 am | 40 comments | 4152 Views

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Man arrested for indecent exposure at Landels

A Palo Alto resident was arrested in Mountain View on Saturday after he allegedly exposed himself to a mother and her child...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jails can't help him, on Oct 12, 2017 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

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Wildfires causing 'unprecedented levels' of air pollution

The North Bay wildfires are causing "unprecedented levels" of air pollution throughout the Bay Area, regional air quality...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by @Citizen84, on Oct 11, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 3500 Views

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Mountain View man arrested on attempted murder charges

Police arrested a 26-year-old Mountain View man early Monday morning on a slew of charges including attempted murder after...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2937 Views

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Google relents on bid for more office space

==B An expanded version of an earlier story== This week, Google officials backpedaled on demands for more office space...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 1800 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Eric Comerford , on Oct 5, 2017 at 9:12 am | 228 comments | 76107 Views

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Caregiver takes plea deal in elder sex assault case

An in-home care provider accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in Redwood City has taken a plea bargain that will...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 1850 Views
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