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Caltrain Noise is Getting Worse?

I completely understand the need for the train horns and safety. However, in the last few months it seems like it is getting...

Original post made by kwul on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by John, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 334 Views

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Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by John, 4 hours ago | 19 comments | 1187 Views

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Woman dies after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A woman in her 30s died Monday night from injuries sustained when her silver Acura SUV was struck by a southbound train at...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by jayjayTJP, on Mar 3, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 10 comments | 2388 Views

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Meeting on Immigrant House, Stieper Park design

Residents are being asked to weigh in on the design for an unusual new park with a demonstration garden and historic home...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by bkengland, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 760 Views

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Sheriff wins OK of cell-phone tracker

The Santa Clara County sheriff and a member of the Board of Supervisors clashed Tuesday before the board approved the purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Russell, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:18 am | 11 comments | 1643 Views

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MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 8 comments | 2473 Views

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LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 3515 Views

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MV burglary suspect nabbed

Menlo Park Police arrested a man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Mountain View and other local cities,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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El Camino bus lanes win praise from public, concern from council

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by VTA PR, on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:06 am | 185 comments | 4514 Views

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Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by IAM13, on Feb 17, 2015 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 3404 Views

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New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 1729 Views

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Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 4965 Views

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Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 17 comments | 3761 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 1546 Views

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Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 2574 Views

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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 11 comments | 3065 Views

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Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 3511 Views

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Caring for the caregivers

Caregivers who need to stretch their legs and talk about their challenges have a new outlet. The Meet and Move program, founded...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Help forAlz, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2344 Views

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North County gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Deb Member, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2813 Views

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Council puts North Bayshore housing back on the table

At a meeting tonight, the City Council is expected to discuss the possible development a new neighborhood around Google headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 4, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 2514 Views
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