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Police eying speed on California Street

If two recent pedestrian deaths haven't slowed down drivers on California Street, a ticket from Mountain View police might...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 18 comments | 3655 Views

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Speeding cop car collision costs city $200K

The city of Mountain View has reached a $212,500 settlement with a woman who claims she was hit by a Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me again, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 am | 18 comments | 4625 Views

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City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by anna, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 4094 Views

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Grading system 'broken' or just buggy?

Steve Uhlir, who began speaking out against aspects of the high school district's new grading policy about six months ago,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by MVHS parent N, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 4253 Views

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Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by HBLandelsMom, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 18 comments | 4620 Views

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Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 13588 Views

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Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 13618 Views

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City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 5168 Views

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Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 5028 Views

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Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 9385 Views

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Students to rally over police killings

Student activists from Mountain View and Los Altos plan to hold a peaceful rally at Eagle Park on Wednesday in solidarity...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Soggy Bottom Ben, on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:04 am | 18 comments | 3596 Views

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Man in critical condition following traffic collision

A man is in critical condition at a hospital after he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Mountain View on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 6133 Views

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Housing subdivision approved for Superfund hot spot

An old motel bordering Highway 101, considered one of the most contaminated sites in the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Val, on Jun 24, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 18 comments | 6650 Views

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Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by BRT Buses in service Now, on Jan 6, 2016 at 1:09 am | 18 comments | 4323 Views

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Take a free ride

For the first time, Mountain View council members reviewed the numbers for the city's fledgling community shuttle system,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Nov 6, 2015 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 5111 Views

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City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by This Plan Needs More Work, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:10 am | 18 comments | 3546 Views

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VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sam Connell, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:13 am | 18 comments | 5321 Views

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Bringing Bernie's agenda to Mountain View

Over the last months, Ken "Kacey" Carpenter describes himself as experiencing a political awakening of sorts. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 18 comments | 3627 Views

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Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 18 comments | 6420 Views

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Allow food trucks downtown?

Increasingly popular food trucks serving gourmet and exotic foods could either add spice to Mountain View's thriving downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AK, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:04 am | 18 comments | 5398 Views
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