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Google Town: imaging housing for all employees

If you've ever wondered what Mountain View might look like if there was enough housing for all of Google's local employees,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 5212 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 16870 Views

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Google talks up its 'tools' for journalists

They've worked with municipalities to provide free wireless and broadband Internet, created the world's most popular email...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:54 am | 3 comments | 2088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leaky sewer lines delivered TCE to homes

A report commissioned by the city is boosting suspicions that early semiconductor companies spread pollution throughout northeastern...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Liz S., on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 10 comments | 19114 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The tweeting species: A conversation with Jonathan Franzen

When novelist and tech-skeptic Jonathan Franzen pays a visit March 6 to Mountain View as part of the Peninsula Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Spletz, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 6206 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tony Siress, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 13 comments | 5374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Google makes amends for failing WiFi

If ever there was a way into this tech-driven city's heart, the gift of lightning-fast Internet connections has to be high...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 2943 Views

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JumpstartMD - Bay Area’s Largest Medical Weight Loss Program Opens in Mountain View

JumpstartMD, the real food medical weight loss program most recommended by Bay Area physicians, is expanding its reach...

Original post made by Kathleen Bertolani on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Monty Python, on Mar 5, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former educator, AIDS activist honored

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District's board of trustees recently voted to name the school's gymnasium...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Awalt HS Student, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2466 Views

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From Grand Boulevard to Grand Canyons!

After reviewing the "place making" plans for Phase II of the San Antonio Center Project in the study session memo, I can't...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 4, 2014
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SPORTS

Former educator, AIDS activist memorialized

Much of the legacy of Dushan "Dude" Angius — one of the local high school district's most respected elders —...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by natale [ nat ] ra, on Mar 4, 2014 at 8:02 am | 1 comment | 6682 Views

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Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 8532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oh Sure, fine, no problem!, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 1839 Views

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Drought persists, despite Bay Area's rainy weather

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Clay Laom, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

The coffee-beer buzz

The romantic adage "we go together like peanut butter and jelly" should be amended to "we go together like coffee and beer." Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

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Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 2466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing back wrestling

A group of local parents are prepared to go to the mat in support of a proposal to bring back Mountain View High School's...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob Capriles, on Mar 1, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 1285 Views

OTHER ISSUES

App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 4692 Views
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