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Google launches test of East Bay ferry service today

Google is beginning today a weeklong private ferry service trial from the East Bay to Silicon Valley for its employees, according...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Big Time, on Feb 18, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 15 comments | 13466 Views

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Google offers MV better internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:48 am | 37 comments | 13449 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 | 13387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Assault suspect arrested after seven-hour standoff

A Mountain View man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff on Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Nov 26, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 13376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The superintendent and the principal

There are reasons why trustees and residents of the Mountain View Whisman School District should be concerned about the recently...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Nov 29, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 18 comments | 13368 Views

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Tonight's council meeting: Cat rescue group warns against owl protections

After weeks of controversy over cat licenses, you might think that a new city animal control ordinance would pass without...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Me, Ow., on Apr 6, 2014 at 5:40 am | 38 comments | 13323 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Palo Alto'

The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by FM, on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 13260 Views

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Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 13252 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 13228 Views

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Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 13149 Views

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Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 13126 Views

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Police break up suspected gang fight

Three teens, two of them juveniles, were arrested in Mountain View on the evening of Aug. 12 for allegedly participating...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Aug 15, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 9 comments | 12966 Views

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Big plan in the works for San Antonio shopping center area

A 3-acre central park and a large promenade are among the amenities that belong in a fully redeveloped San Antonio ShoppingCenter,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:25 am | 26 comments | 12951 Views

ELECTIONS

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 12918 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. 23, 2008
Last comment by Good Shepherd, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 12907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 12858 Views

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Massive bike ride to come through Mountain View tonight

The event known as San Jose Bike Party will bring over a thousand bicyclists through Mountain View some time after 8 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Malacologist, on Sep 18, 2010 at 2:24 am | 127 comments | 12852 Views

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'Timeless design' and a livable space

Sitting around their yellow dining-room table, surrounded by red, earthy walls and brightly painted sculptures from Mexico,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 12832 Views

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Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 12826 Views

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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by All day long, on May 21, 2014 at 6:23 am | 93 comments | 12711 Views
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