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Google Fiber May Be Coming Soon, But At What Price?

I was at the City Council Meeting tonight and after several hours spent discussing Dog Parks and Council Salary, the City...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1499 Views

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El Camino Hospital to build new $50 million mental health facility

Plans are well underway to build a new, $50 million behavioral health services facility at El Camino Hospital in Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 7147 Views

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Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 3691 Views

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City considers fees to reduce commuters

Though Google and others expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences, on Monday City Council members supported...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 2, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 3 comments | 6294 Views

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Day Worker Center Needs Donations for Kitchen Renovation

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Kitchen Renovation fundraiser at Morocco's for the Day Worker Center which...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 20, 2014 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 2275 Views

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Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that has a market in Mountain View, announced its formal exit from Chapter...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Weird Mountain View, on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 4350 Views

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Chronicle columnist joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has quickly become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Prince, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 4278 Views

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As Bay Area heats up, another Spare the Air alert

As temperatures soar this week, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is calling a second consecutive Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 10, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 2849 Views

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Net neutrality activists occupy Google headquarters

Tents went up at Google headquarters today as a group of activists called on the company to take action against proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by DDD, on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 6697 Views

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El Camino District hands out $6.3M in grants

The El Camino Healthcare District is planning to dish out $6.3 million to local organizations to help improve health services...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 27, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 3597 Views

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Beyond pizza

The pizzas are good, but three-month-old Pizzeria Delfina's uniqueness comes with its creative use of market vegetables and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Never Vary, on Jul 6, 2014 at 6:57 am | 3 comments | 5727 Views

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Streetfair closed Castro St. on 7/24/14 during PM commute

Just wondering who the City of Mountain View genius (sarcasm) employees are who gave permits to a streetfair of some type...

Original post made by Mark on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 1545 Views

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Stanford professor wins highest award in mathematics

A Stanford University professor today became the first woman to win the highest honor in mathematics. Maryam Mirzakhani was...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Mr. T, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 3209 Views

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Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart

"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2414 Views

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Five county residents infected with West Nile virus

Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dumbing Down, on Aug 17, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 2984 Views

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An Integrated Increased Housing Plan

Mountain View General Plan 2030 identifies five (5) change areas for new housing and one potential additional area. Traditionally,...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnow on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2014 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 727 Views

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MVPD blog on AR15s

here: http://mountainviewpoliceblog.com/2014/09/30/understanding-mvpds-use-of-the-ar-15-rifle/ ...

Original post made by Sparty on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 2, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 860 Views

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Campbell man ID'd as victim in motorcycle crash

A Campbell man was killed Thursday while riding his motorcycle on northbound state Highway 85 in Mountain View when he collided...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by loveheals, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 3035 Views

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Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Will bliss , on Nov 23, 2014 at 1:54 am | 3 comments | 4407 Views

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Spare the Air day declared for Tuesday

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning firewood and other solid fuels during the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 2586 Views
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