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Cops pull over driverless car

Perhaps it was bound to happen eventually - Google's autonomous car program got its first run-in with the law on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 33 comments | 4126 Views

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New monument honors Mountain View veterans

Mountain View city officials will be unveiling a new monument next week to honor local military veterans who defended the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 2461 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Traffic nightmare due to huge accident on 101 late Saturday evening

We drove the Shoreline on ramp to 101 sb Saturday evening and there appeared to be a huge accident. Many emergency vehicles...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 294 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain delays after Sunnyvale crash damages crossing gate

A two-car collision damaged a Caltrain crossing gate in Sunnyvale and has disrupted service this afternoon, a transit agency...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 2330 Views

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Two lanes on Alma Street in Palo Alto closed after crew hits water line

One northbound lane and one southbound lane of Alma Street in Palo Alto is shut down this morning after a contractor hit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 1262 Views

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City looks into growing RV encampments

Mountain View officials are taking a closer look at the growing number of people living in motor homes and trailers on city...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Nov 13, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 31 comments | 4869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Science and math shine at 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards

It's not often you get to see actor B. J. Novak, tech investor Yuri Milner and former CIA director David Patraeus together....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, on Nov 13, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2725 Views

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Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 5423 Views

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Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last Thursday marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary schools' campus....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 13, 2015 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 391 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Rent-increase mediation law could help

Even though six of seven members of the Mountain View City Council were screened and endorsed by landlord groups using fictitious...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 363 Views

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Walmart shoe thief sought

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a suspect who escaped Walmart security over the weekend after he put on a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:37 am | 4 comments | 2358 Views

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Firefighters want to see vintage rig restored

After Mountain View lost several buildings to fires in the 1920s, the city took delivery of what was said to be the best...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 23142 Views

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Council finalizes $15 minimum wage hike

Despite a last stand by local merchants, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday signed off on the last approval needed...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Steve Old Town, on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 10 comments | 1966 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FAA: Planes flying over Palo Alto, Mountain View hit by laser

Palo Altans and other Bay Area residents may be frustrated by aircraft noise since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ron MV, on Nov 12, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 5 comments | 2492 Views

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Crime brief: burglary suspect arrested

Police arrested a Sunnyvale man last week after he allegedly ransacked two storage units, then returned to the scene to make...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Not to bright, on Nov 12, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain Incident this morning

I was on the Northbound 305 train this morning at 5:57 am (as I am almost every morning) for my commute to Berkeley, when...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 12, 2015
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OTHER ISSUES

School district backs out of controversial building practice

The Mountain View Whisman School District is changing how it does business with construction companies, ditching a strategy...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Carl, on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:38 am | 7 comments | 2748 Views

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Willing to serve

Mountain View resident Clifford Yip, 87, remembers growing up in California knowing that as a Chinese-American, his options...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by LP, on Nov 11, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1443 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters reject Los Altos bond measure

A bond measure to fund renovations at a Los Altos park and community center has been roundly rejected by voters in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 46 comments | 3046 Views
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