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Speedier schedule for free shuttles

In the coming days Mountain View's free community shuttle system will be undergoing some minor tweaks that are expected to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Feb 14, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 2016 Views

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Robotics season kicks into high gear

Automated vehicles are all the rage in Silicon Valley, as Google and other prominent tech companies work on developing self-driving...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 2713 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 4664 Views

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Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

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Mountain View goes to Washington

Seeking federal aid for an assortment of local issues, Mountain View City Council members brainstormed priorities as they...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Brad, on Feb 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 5 comments | 707 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New take on creekside encampments

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members agreed to sign onto a county-wide effort to reduce homelessness in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 2836 Views

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Drought persists, despite state's big snowpack

Although the amount of rain and snow in California this year has reached higher levels than last year, the state's drought...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Less Industrial Waste Needed, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 1747 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 2464 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district CEO departure prompts big payout

Last month, Santa Clara Valley Water District board members announced that CEO Beau Goldie would be stepping down from the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 1780 Views

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Showtime for Super Bowl plans

On Sunday, the eyes of the world were set squarely on the South Bay as it hosts Super Bowl 50. For Mountain View, which was...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Hard to ignore all good stuff, on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 2768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Super Bowl stings find 42 possible human trafficking victims

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies arrested or cited dozens of men for soliciting prostitution and found more than 40...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Unimpressed, on Feb 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2232 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CalTrain Extorsion on Saturday Evening

Hello All, I am not sure how many of you have heard this story. Many of us who took the CalTrain to SF from Mountain View...

Original post made by Mahesh on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sorry, but..., on Feb 9, 2016 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 315 Views

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For some, a 1965 fire still burns

Retired Mountain View firefighters and their families are still feeling the effects of the massive blaze at the Jasco chemical...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Smith, on Feb 9, 2016 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Despite budget concerns, LASD teachers to get raises

School officials at the Los Altos School District have agreed to give 3 percent raises to teachers and other employees this...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by James Thurber, on Feb 8, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1773 Views

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City signals support for LinkedIn's colossal project

Perhaps the biggest and most complicated development on the horizon for Mountain View, LinkedIn's proposal for a new 10-building...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Eek, on Feb 7, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 22 comments | 5524 Views

ELECTIONS

Controversial board member won't seek re-election

Steve Nelson, a controversial member of the Mountain View Whisman School District board, told the Voice in an email Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by thank goodness!, on Feb 7, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 14 comments | 2951 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 | 3126 Views

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A city park that bans bikes and trees?

A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Public BeneFAT, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 4348 Views

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AAA offering free tows to those who drink during Super Bowl

Bay Area Super Bowl fans who choose to drink Sunday at the Super Bowl and at Super Bowl parties can get a free tow home through...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Stupid Bowl, on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 6 comments | 1398 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district delays decision on $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has put off a decision on whether to work with a controversial firm to kick off work...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by When did this happen?, on Feb 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2156 Views
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