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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, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 1160 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, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 938 Views

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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 not a drunk driver, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 1438 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 Vonlost, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 800 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 Blind?, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 896 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, 6 hours ago | 15 comments | 1154 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, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1848 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 the_punnisher, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 1410 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", 10 hours ago | 25 comments | 3704 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 | 2617 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 | 679 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 | 55449 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 | 553 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 | 2611 Views

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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 | 2100 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 | 1266 Views

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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 | 1782 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 | 1040 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 | 1952 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 | 1479 Views
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