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'Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Miss Marie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1840 Views

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Make-or-break council decision on pod cars tonight

Tonight City Council members will decide what to do about their longstanding interest in having an automated transit network...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 53 comments | 22714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVPD arrests 14 local teenagers for arson, auto theft, burglary, and drug dealing

Massive roundup of local perps after the Fordham Way house arson fire. All of the perps are teenagers from Mountain View...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 629 Views

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Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos launch joint dispatch system

After two years of planning, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments last week officially rolled out a...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2313 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 25, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Last-minute rush to enroll in health plans

As the March 31 deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act draws near, millions of Americans...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well when you are poor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

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Council OKs master plan for Rengstorff Park

A plan to guide the redevelopment of Rengstorff Park was approved by the City Council March 4, and it includes a remodeled...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 3524 Views

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Open space district purchases secluded INE Ranch

For decades, coyotes, hawks and dusky-footed woodrats have roamed the secluded INE Ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Few...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Already Back, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:16 am | 11 comments | 18086 Views

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Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

Leslie Lamport, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley lab in Mountain View, has been awarded the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 24, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 10615 Views

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Not just another chain restaurant

The verdict on Paul Martin's American Grill, a new chain outpost in Mountain View: uniformly flavorful food, generous portions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 16446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young Children's Spring Faire

YOU’RE INVITED to a Waldorf spring celebration for young children (nursery and kindergarten ages). Saturday, May 3 10am...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Mar. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 234 Views

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'Google park' now a possibility

With Google in the midst of a donation-spree that seems timed to counter it becoming a symbol for Bay Area gentrification...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by MV Council Seats Branding, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 9347 Views

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Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:20 am | 134 comments | 28617 Views

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Drought affects wildlife on first day of spring

The sunny, warm weather may be a pleasure for humans, but it is showing signs of negatively impacting local wildlife, a Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 22, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 2620 Views

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City should plan to redress the jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View, along with other industrial suburbs on the Peninsula, has suffered from a jobs-housing imbalance for decades,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 22, 2014 at 6:35 am | 5 comments | 2511 Views

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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by CommonSense, on Mar 21, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 6710 Views

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Gas leak reported near Moffett Field

A PG&E gas line was struck by work crews near Moffett Field in Sunnyvale Thursday afternoon causing a gas leak, a PG&E spokeswoman...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1841 Views

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Two homes burning on Wortham Court

A two-alarm fire broke out on Wortham Court in Mountain View on the afternoon of March 19. No one has been reported injured...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 21, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 3 comments | 3945 Views

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SUV hits trees, ties up traffic in police chase

A suspected drunk driver hit multiple parked cars, bounced off of two trees on Shoreline Boulevard, ran a red light and drove...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by chuck mangione, on Mar 21, 2014 at 6:29 am | 6 comments | 3903 Views

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Ames' flying robot and airline traffic projects in spotlight

In a tour of NASA Ames on Monday, NASA chief Charles Bolden stopped to listen to engineers discuss several projects that...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 20, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 12048 Views
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