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You got a license for that cat, Mister?

For the first time, the city of Mountain View is poised to require that pet cats be licensed. The City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by OldtimerMV, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 102 comments | 11366 Views

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Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 3511 Views

ELECTIONS

City needs more housing, says 'balanced' growth campaign leader

It's a City Council election year, but one of the more active political campaigns might not be run by a council candidate....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Orest, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:26 am | 18 comments | 2181 Views

SPORTS

Burrowing owls found dead at Shoreline Golf course

City officials revealed this week that a pair of the city's rare burrowing owls were found dead in their burrow on the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Horton, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:58 am | 58 comments | 16417 Views

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Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Residents and local business owners are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Tee, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 16 comments | 3731 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by A talking cat, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:41 pm | 4 comments | 2876 Views

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City leadership program loses director

Alicia Crank, who directed the Leadership Mountain View program for the last six years, announced she will be leaving in...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Apr 7, 2015 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 2651 Views

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Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by You're funny, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 65 comments | 5441 Views

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Community center revamp to cost extra $4.25M

A long awaited project to remodel the community center at Rengstorff Park is now expected to cost $4.25 million more than...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 5, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 1953 Views

SPORTS

Traveling to Super Bowl 50? Bring a clear plastic bag

Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 3042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local mom Kelly Ruiz killed in SoCal crash

The victims of a horrific car crash in Santa Barbara County earlier this month included a young woman from Mountain View,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by ashley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 7535 Views

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Bike to Work Day a hit, organizers say

The 14th Annual Bike to Work Day resulted in an "amazing turnout," organizers said, including more than 600 bikers at the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by jeff, on May 23, 2008 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 3593 Views

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Google execs' new toy: a fighter jet?

According to Federal Aviation Administration records, Google executives have purchased a small fighter jet. Some witnesses...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 27, 2008 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 3393 Views

OTHER ISSUES

TONIGHT: Latest updates on hospital acquisition

This evening, one month after El Camino Hospital officially took over a new hospital facility in Los Gatos, board members...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on May 13, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment | 2251 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 3613 Views

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New zoning could redraw the map in Mtn. View

It appears that dramatic increases in the size of buildings allowed in North Bayshore and on El Camino Real — and a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 6884 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 7303 Views

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Open windows prove open invitation to burlgars

Cash, jewelry and more than $1,000 in electronics were taken from two local homes by burglars who gained entry through open...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by welcomesaidthespidertothefly, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 7 comments | 1653 Views

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Speeding up college transfers

Two bills, written to help streamline transfers from state community colleges to schools in the CSU system by requiring more...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 11, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 2067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for today

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air quality officials to issue the third Winter Spare the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by vfree, on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views
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