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Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Joke, 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 2046 Views

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City eyes new ideas for North Bayshore housing

A long-term vision to introduce a residential community into the North Bayshore office park gained new focus as city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 1363 Views

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Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident

Palo Alto police are seeking a man allegedly who brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGuns, 11 hours ago | 10 comments | 973 Views

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Inspectors close care facility for disabled

San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for disabled adults, was ordered to shut down this week after health inspections...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Earl, 18 hours ago | 9 comments | 1810 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water board OKs $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward on an ambitious $950 million program to provide billions of gallons...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Richard Sung, on Feb 13, 2016 at 1:42 am | 10 comments | 1367 Views

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Speedier schedule for free shuttles

In the coming days Mountain View's free community shuttle system will be undergoing some minor tweaks that are expected to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Feb 13, 2016 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1050 Views

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President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 15 comments | 1245 Views

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Robotics season kicks into high gear

Automated vehicles are all the rage in Silicon Valley, as Google and other prominent tech companies work on developing self-driving...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 1893 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 3747 Views

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The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 11, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 8 comments | 2786 Views

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Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 770 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 Produce, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:24 am | 191 comments | 55474 Views

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Mountain View goes to Washington

Seeking federal aid for an assortment of local issues, Mountain View City Council members brainstormed priorities as they...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Brad, on Feb 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 5 comments | 557 Views

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Pizza Studio at San Antonio Shopping Center closed

I was surprised by the notice on Pizza Studio saying they closed this location. What happened? It was always seemed like...

Original post made by NoPizzaToday:( on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by nikonbob, on Feb 10, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 31 comments | 2643 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New take on creekside encampments

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members agreed to sign onto a county-wide effort to reduce homelessness in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 2129 Views

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Drought persists, despite state's big snowpack

Although the amount of rain and snow in California this year has reached higher levels than last year, the state's drought...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Less Industrial Waste Needed, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 1289 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 1816 Views

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Water district CEO departure prompts big payout

Last month, Santa Clara Valley Water District board members announced that CEO Beau Goldie would be stepping down from the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 1075 Views

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Showtime for Super Bowl plans

On Sunday, the eyes of the world were set squarely on the South Bay as it hosts Super Bowl 50. For Mountain View, which was...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Hard to ignore all good stuff, on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1979 Views

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Super Bowl stings find 42 possible human trafficking victims

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies arrested or cited dozens of men for soliciting prostitution and found more than 40...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Unimpressed, on Feb 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 1519 Views
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Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
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