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Behind the scenes at NASA's computer powerhouse

Whether the mission is to discover new planets or study the one we call home, the scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, 9 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1573 Views

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Simitian proposes cap on BART funding

The 2016 election is still more than a year away, but Santa Clara County officials are already testing the waters for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by TiredofGovernmentWaste, 16 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1396 Views

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Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by George, 26 minutes ago | 1 comment | 6425 Views

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County leaders to introduce equal pay ordinance

Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by bob, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 738 Views

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Man arrested after confronting five students

Police arrested a 34-year-old man on Wednesday morning after he reportedly accosted five middle school students in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Teen Mom, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1712 Views

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City sets new parking rules for Levi's Stadium 49ers games

It's still the preseason for 49ers' fans, but Mountain View city officials are already getting their game face on. In particular,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Retiring Early is right, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 3396 Views

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Close Castro at the rail crossing to make a public plaza

The City should consider a study for closing Castro at the rail crossing to make a public plaza. Closing Castro at the rail...

Original post made by q8werty on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 116 Views

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Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 1298 Views

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City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center

Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 1445 Views

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Suspect in Walmart shoe theft, assault is arrested

Mountain View police thanked the community for helping officers track down a suspect in an assault on a Walmart security...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 29, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by @Wow, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:34 am | 43 comments | 1364 Views

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In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 811 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Consultant, on Aug 28, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 51 comments | 1723 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by NEON, on Aug 28, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 23 comments | 3585 Views

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Two sought in laundry room burglary

Police are searching for two suspects who burglarized an apartment laundry room Wednesday, stealing hundreds of dollars in...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 28, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1258 Views

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Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by They'll come begging again, on Aug 28, 2015 at 9:57 am | 43 comments | 3740 Views

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Why $15 by 18 is a bad and misguided idea

In anticipation of the Sept 2, 2015 community meeting regarding minimum wage, I feel compelled to provide input regarding...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 28, 2015 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 131 Views

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Police seek home burglary suspects

Police are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects who burglarized a home in Mountain View last week. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 27, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1417 Views

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Police tech debuts at city tech expo

Residents in Mountain View got a recent peek at some of the new technology the city's police force is using to fight crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_dummisher, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 2076 Views

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Back to the land

Food lover, food writer and nationally respected food advocate Ruth Reichl will appear in Mountain View on Monday, Aug. 31,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by MV Farm Preservation?, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views
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