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No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Geek, 3 minutes ago | 12 comments | 1612 Views

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Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by rainbow38, 55 minutes ago | 13 comments | 541 Views

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Plastic bag manufacturers vow repeal of statewide ban

California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Rhee Medboy, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 408 Views

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Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by m2grs, 9 hours ago | 19 comments | 6802 Views

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Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Maher, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 691 Views

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MVPD blog on AR15s

here: http://mountainviewpoliceblog.com/2014/09/30/understanding-mvpds-use-of-the-ar-15-rifle/ ...

Original post made by Sparty on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by No worries, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 40 Views

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Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 18 hours ago | 32 comments | 3317 Views

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Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, 19 hours ago | 19 comments | 2364 Views

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Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Antonio Hutchinson, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 3784 Views

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Burglary suspect caught on video

Police released photos of a man who they believe broke entry into a Mountain View home where he slept inside and stole property...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Search where they are, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 2295 Views

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Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 2248 Views

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Two found dead in possible gas leak

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by hmax, on Sep 27, 2014 at 4:52 am | 15 comments | 7312 Views

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More than 100 arrested at Shoreline rave

The speakers didn't go up to 11 last weekend at the Beyond Wonderland electronica dance festival. Though the number of narcotics-related...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Hudson, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 21 comments | 3237 Views

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Budget cuts prompt county courts to cut hours

Santa Clara County Superior Court, citing budget cuts, plans to reduce business hours at its courthouses in San Jose, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 692 Views

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Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car

The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 35 comments | 2959 Views

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Rain showers predicted in Bay Area tonight, tomorrow morning

The Bay Area can expect to see its greatest rainfall since April when showers pass through the region today and Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
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Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 22, 2014 at 10:40 am | 19 comments | 1741 Views

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City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 2699 Views

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Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Another Observer, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments | 2948 Views
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