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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars —...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by JeezLouise, on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 692 Views

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Airbnb tent raises eyebrows

Paying $965 a month for a one-bedroom rental might seem a bargain in Mountain View, especially for a place featuring a garden...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by MV OG, on Jun 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 4624 Views

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Growing need for garden plots in Mountain View

Want to grow your own veggies, herbs or flowers at a Mountain View community garden? Get to the back of the line. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by bkengland@gmail.com, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

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Report: Cities unprepared for sea-level rise

The Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury has a message for city and county officials who are dragging their feet regarding...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1380 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View slashes water use in May

Worsening drought conditions and greater pressure from the state of California may finally be having an impact on water use...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Verde Verdad, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-house pick to head community college district

After a months-long national search for a new chancellor to head the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, the board...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 26, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 2940 Views

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Computer History Museum, Georgia Tech Launch ‘On You: A Story of Wearable Computing’

the Computer History Museum and Georgia Institute of Technology will launch a 12-week exhibit about the evolution of mobile,...

Original post made by Tara La Bouff on Jun. 26, 2015
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Homeless population doubles in Mountain View

Santa Clara County's homeless population is the lowest it's been in a decade, bringing in praise from city and county officials...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by SteveD, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:09 pm | 1 comment | 480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ooops, on Jun 25, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GoogleServe focuses efforts on local schools

The new, district-approved construction at Monta Loma Elementary School may not be underway yet, but the school still got...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by CommunityService, on Jun 25, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2053 Views

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Crime brief: Attempted theft at Google

A 20-year-old Mountain View man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly attempted to make his way into a Google building...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sorry you feel that way, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 34 comments | 4706 Views

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Google contest: Paint your robo-wagon

Want to display your art where it's certain to get stares? Put it on the side of a Google self-driving car. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

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City approves 600 new homes for South Whisman

In what would essentially create a new neighborhood in the South Whisman area, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday night approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 31 comments | 6695 Views

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Housing subdivision approved for Superfund hot spot

An old motel bordering Highway 101, considered one of the most contaminated sites in the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Val, on Jun 24, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 18 comments | 4145 Views

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Council briefs: Deer Hollow, Super Bowl 50 and the Immigrant House

Agreements affecting the Immigrant House, Deer Hollow Farm and policing of next year's Super Bowl are among the actions taken...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nice, on Jun 24, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1379 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Roger, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 5668 Views

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Lovable mutts and half-priced mochas

On Wednesday, June 24, Peet's Coffee and Tea will be serving up more than just your regular morning coffee. The Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma Grouch, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2205 Views

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Pear Theatre announces new home

After months of building anticipation and community speculation, Mountain View's Pear Avenue Theatre has announced the location...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 2919 Views
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