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Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Learn to Read, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 924 Views

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City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center

Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by liz , 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 937 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jules, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 33 comments | 1097 Views

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Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by VTA manipulation example, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:16 am | 40 comments | 3617 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

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City takes up charge on plug-in car stations

Whether it's Tesla Roadsters, Nissan Leafs or any of the other fancy new models, a growing number of electric vehicles can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 1367 Views

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Bend a supervisor's ear at sidewalk office hours

If you're looking to raise questions and concerns about local government while picking up some organic peaches, look no further...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 749 Views

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Sunday's heat breaks Bay Area records

From Monterey to Napa, forecasters recorded record temperatures across the Bay Area today, according to the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:29 am | 8 comments | 1702 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 17, 2015 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 870 Views

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Man critically injured in car crash on Central Expwy.

A man is in critical condition after his vehicle struck a tree heading eastbound on Central Expressway just outside of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 5289 Views

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Small earthquakes strikes off SF coast

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by anthodyd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1379 Views

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Depression still a top problem in high schools

High school staff in Mountain View have a lot to brag about after recent results from a school climate survey showed Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2330 Views

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Conflict-of-interest concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Browned & conflicted, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views

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Fire danger warning issued for Bay Area, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area this afternoon through Friday morning could increase the risk for wildfires,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

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Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation

A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 3370 Views

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Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 2629 Views

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Two trains strike unoccupied car in Sunnyvale

An unoccupied vehicle on the tracks was struck by two different Caltrains this evening in Sunnyvale, according to Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by why, on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 1196 Views

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The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 6731 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 concerned donor, on Aug 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2834 Views

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Much more than a soup kitchen

Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Dolly Love, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 3414 Views
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