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Sunday morning SFO Air traffic over Mountain View

I keep hearing jets over my neighborhood. I tracked them on the Flightracker app. All of them had already flown over SFO...

Original post made by Local on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by TT, on Oct 24, 2015 at 12:13 am | 8 comments | 806 Views

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Bicyclist struck, killed by car near Palo Alto

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 7638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 2423 Views

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Man struck and killed by Caltrain Monday night

A commuter train hit and killed a man near the Santa Clara station Monday evening, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. In a separate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Joseph L, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:55 am | 8 comments | 3527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing crisis keeps CSA busy

While city officials grapple with the ever-increasing cost of living that is driving out many long-term residents, Community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 7531 Views

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Mountain View preps for role on Super Bowl Sunday

On Feb. 7, the eyes of millions of football fans will be squarely on Santa Clara, the host of Super Bowl 50, but Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jan 29, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 4061 Views

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City to foot the bill for creek trail project

A project to extend the Permanente Creek Trail through Crittenden Middle School is moving forward on, as part of a larger...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 3160 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 | 2092 Views

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Report: High-speed rail to launch in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 8 comments | 2744 Views

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City to fly pride flag in June

A proposal to fly the LGBT pride flag in downtown Mountain View in June received the City Council's blessing, but not without...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on May 19, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 8 comments | 2824 Views

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Mountain View taxi company order to pay $175K in back wages

The owner of a Silicon Valley taxi and limousine company has been ordered to pay $175,000 in back wages to dozens of drivers...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Why pay employees?, on May 28, 2016 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 430 Views

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City sinks paid-parking due to dismal numbers

The city is pulling the plug on a paid-parking program meant to help control the downtown lots during 49ers football games...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Keep MV Vibrant, on Jun 18, 2016 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 2474 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 9, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2803 Views

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Housing advocates turn to the ballot box

Like other North County communities, Cupertino is a city at a crossroads. Carried for years by explosive tech-sector growth,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 18, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 8 comments | 6189 Views

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Editorial: Public interest not served by police department policy

The Mountain View Police Department's creation of a wall denying access to traffic-accident information to the public and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by Rossta, on Aug 24, 2016 at 10:14 am | 8 comments | 2231 Views

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Long nights of homework are history

Teachers at both of Mountain View's high schools are looking at ways to cut back on homework assignments, following a new...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 4270 Views

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Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 8 comments | 1472 Views

RESTAURANTS

McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 5393 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2697 Views

ELECTIONS

Chris Clark in line to be 2014 mayor

It's a tradition that hasn't failed in almost 10 years: at the start of every new year, the city's vice mayor rotates into...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 5788 Views
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