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Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 5174 Views

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Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 3273 Views

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High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt Thursday when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:54 am | 10 comments | 2193 Views

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Arts committee chair resigns after comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 1978 Views

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Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:47 am | 10 comments | 4374 Views

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Google WiFi replaced in City Hall, library

After getting numerous complaints about Google's aging free Google WiFi system, city officials announced last week that a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by haha, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:09 am | 10 comments | 5929 Views

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A front-row seat watching the city boom

As I retire from the ==I Voice== and reflect on the remarkable way Kate Wakerly went about establishing an independent newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 6157 Views

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Woman dies after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A woman in her 30s died Monday night from injuries sustained when her silver Acura SUV was struck by a southbound train at...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by jayjayTJP, on Mar 3, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 10 comments | 4662 Views

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Housing dealt setback in North Bayshore decision

Through last year's election and a string of subsequent policy decisions, Mountain View officials signaled they wanted to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by hoffmanj@gmail.com, on May 19, 2015 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 3809 Views

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Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing

In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 3231 Views

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Hospital board torn on community benefit spending

El Camino Hospital has been thriving in recent years, bringing in millions of dollars more in profits than expected and budgeting...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 10 comments | 4506 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors approve ordinance against road rage on county roads

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance today allowing motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians, and...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on Oct 22, 2015 at 9:10 pm | 10 comments | 1931 Views

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Caltrain hikes fares by 50 cents

Caltrain commuters, prepare for your wallets to take a hit. Caltrain plans to hike fares by 50 cents, effective Feb. 28,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 2209 Views

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Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Brady, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 10 comments | 1777 Views

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Women harassed on Stevens Creek Trail

Police are searching for a man who harassed two women along Stevens Creek Trail last week, reportedly chasing one woman and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 24, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 10 comments | 6916 Views

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NASA Ames ready for liftoff

A NASA Ames official came to City Hall last week to elaborate on the agency's plans for a huge research park at Moffett Field...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on May 19, 2008 at 7:05 pm | 10 comments | 5418 Views

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Union rallies at Google's doorstep

More than 100 union supporters gathered next to Google's headquarters Thursday evening to demand that the Internet giant...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 18, 2008 at 1:05 am | 10 comments | 7097 Views

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City promotes downtown vision

The city's downtown could look dramatically different in the years ahead if backers can be found to fulfill its vision, put...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Addy, on May 9, 2009 at 10:42 am | 10 comments | 3747 Views

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One family's sacrifice: two siblings serve in Iraq

Few Mountain View families have been affected by the war in Iraq as much as the Barrios household. In 2004 their youngest...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on May 20, 2008 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 5205 Views

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Police seek suspect in burglary spree

Mountain View police are looking for a man in his 50s who they believe is involved in a spree of 18 residential burglaries...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by suspicious, on Sep 28, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 3481 Views
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