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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Felix, 6 minutes ago | 92 comments | 13442 Views

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FBI report details local home invasion, sexual assault cases

A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by To Maher, 46 minutes ago | 6 comments | 894 Views

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Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 593 Views

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Caltrain begins improvements to prevent deaths by suicides

Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Dudley Dwight, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 439 Views

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Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Those 2 are dead to MV, 1 hour ago | 34 comments | 1738 Views

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Mosquito fogging scheduled in Mountain View

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District is scheduled to conduct ground fogging for mosquitoes on Wednesday in areas...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by James, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 2249 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 Maher, on Sep 1, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 44 comments | 1470 Views

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Pedestrian struck by car in Los Altos

A pedestrian who jaywalked across El Camino Real in Los Altos on Monday night and was struck by a car is expected to survive...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 1189 Views

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County leaders to introduce equal pay ordinance

Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by @Jim Neal, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 7 comments | 1299 Views

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Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by longtime resident, on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 7215 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Mv1980, on Sep 1, 2015 at 9:05 am | 24 comments | 3743 Views

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Simitian proposes cap on BART funding

The 2016 election is still more than a year away, but Santa Clara County officials are already testing the waters for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Strategic partnerships, on Sep 1, 2015 at 8:17 am | 16 comments | 1785 Views

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In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 1030 Views

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Man arrested after confronting five students

Police arrested a 34-year-old man on Wednesday morning after he reportedly accosted five middle school students in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Maybe, on Aug 31, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 7 comments | 2259 Views

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Behind the scenes at NASA's computer powerhouse

Whether the mission is to discover new planets or study the one we call home, the scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Aug 31, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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City sets new parking rules for Levi's Stadium 49ers games

It's still the preseason for 49ers' fans, but Mountain View city officials are already getting their game face on. In particular,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Retiring Early is right, on Aug 31, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 19 comments | 3611 Views

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Close Castro at the rail crossing to make a public plaza

The City should consider a study for closing Castro at the rail crossing to make a public plaza. Closing Castro at the rail...

Original post made by q8werty on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 143 Views

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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 Resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 1522 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 Garrett, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views
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