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County to file lawsuit against President Trump's order

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday evening to sue President Donald Trump over an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by NoNeckJoe, on Feb 3, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 23 comments | 5048 Views

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Googlers unite against Trump's travel ban

Following a wave of weekend protests at airports across the U.S., local tech giant Google staged its own political rally...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 3, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 17 comments | 3635 Views

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Palo Altan helps Afghan interpreter get visa

Qismat Amin, an Afghan interpreter who helped the U.S. Army, has been waiting for years for the U.S. government to grant...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Joy, on Feb 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

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Gas leak forces evacuation of 600 Google employees

Hundreds of Google employees were evacuated Wednesday morning after a contractor accidentally pierced a gas line in the area,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by us_xunil, on Feb 3, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 2511 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Online name, on Feb 3, 2017 at 10:30 am | 211 comments | 66980 Views

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Storms bring downed trees and collapsed creek bank

Mountain View residents Bert and Sylvia Sutherland got a big surprise when they returned home from Seattle last month --...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 4442 Views

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As it rains, state considers continuing drought rules

The California State Water Resources Control Board is considering keeping water use restrictions in place because, despite...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Not far down the road, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 36 comments | 4624 Views

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Future of East Whisman nears decision

It's nearing decision time for Mountain View leaders to lay out their future vision for transforming the office-heavy East...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mt. View Neighbor, on Feb 2, 2017 at 8:39 am | 4 comments | 4021 Views

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Google expansion brings mixed feelings

While Google has been in Mountain View for years, the company has yet to occupy an entirely new building in the city. That...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:15 am | 34 comments | 15315 Views

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Rain, heavy winds forecast for Bay Area

The rain is returning to the Bay Area later this week, with some areas receiving up to three inches, according to the National...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by anthodyd, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 1708 Views

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Council will defend Measure V in court

Despite plenty of misgivings, the Mountain View City Council signaled that the city would rally to defend the voter-approved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 74 comments | 5763 Views

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Computer History Museum unveils ode to code

A brush and palette need an artist; a pen and paper must have a writer. And a computer? Well, that mandates its own Michelangelo....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 31, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 31, 2017 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 2014 Views

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Electric cars pose new challenges to firefighters

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles are increasingly commonplace in Santa Clara County, with a Tesla car, a Nissan Leaf or a...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 31, 2017 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 3527 Views

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thousands of Google employees walk off the job today

News report: http://www.theverge.com/google/2017/1/30/14446466/google-immigration-protest-walkout-trump-googlers-unite The...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Klein, on Jan 31, 2017 at 7:57 am | 2 comments | 181 Views

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School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Anita B., on Jan 30, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham school traffic safety upgrades come back

It won't be cheap, but a package of safety upgrades near Graham Middle School might finally get the city's go-ahead. If approved...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 4023 Views

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Domestic-violence victims turned away

Thousands of domestic-violence survivors in Santa Clara County are in the same boat: When they decide to leave their abusers,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2231 Views

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Police won't aid federal crackdown on undocumented, chief says

Police Chief Max Bosel promised a packed room at the Mountain View Day Worker Center on Jan. 9 that local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 8:35 am | 25 comments | 4679 Views
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