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City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 25235 Views

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A seat on the bus

Google is known for operating the largest private transit system in the world, shuttling thousands of employees to and from...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Skirnir Hamilton, on Mar 10, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 21 comments | 25582 Views

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Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by ac, on Feb 15, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 21 comments | 26982 Views

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High school wrestling program a no-go

A local effort to bring the wrestling program back to Mountain View High School looks to be a no-go, at least for now. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Concerned MVLA Teacher, on May 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 8592 Views

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More than 100 arrested at Shoreline rave

The speakers didn't go up to 11 last weekend at the Beyond Wonderland electronica dance festival. Though the number of narcotics-related...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 21 comments | 6402 Views

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Google-donated shuttle service gets green light

In January, a small fleet of white and blue electric shuttle buses will begin rolling down the streets of Mountain View on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 6947 Views

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Workers deliver petition for $15 wage at MV's Walmart

On Wednesday, Mountain View's Walmart was one of many around the country where workers presented management with a petition...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:30 am | 21 comments | 4248 Views

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MV won't join suit against Hwy. 85 express lanes

A coalition of South Bay cities is taking the Valley Transportation Authority to court over a controversial plan to expand...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by alex, on Oct 26, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 21 comments | 5213 Views

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City aims to extend Stevens Creek trail

After decades of planning, Mountain View officials hope to reach a new milestone for the Stevens Creek Trail by connecting...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by NIMBY, on Mar 16, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 21 comments | 8223 Views

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Walgreens to close Mountain View store

The drug-store chain Walgreens is planning to close down one of its Mountain View locations later this month. On Jan. 28,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 9990 Views

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A city park that bans bikes and trees?

A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Public BeneFAT, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 4897 Views

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Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident

Palo Alto police are seeking a man allegedly who brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGuns, on Feb 16, 2016 at 11:51 pm | 21 comments | 3219 Views

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Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing

Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Doing my part, on May 18, 2016 at 11:21 am | 21 comments | 2307 Views

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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 21 comments | 2787 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 9634 Views

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Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 20323 Views

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Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 6281 Views

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Abe-Koga joins City Council race

Perhaps only in local government could eight years seem like not enough time, but that's exactly how Margaret Abe-Koga describes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SWAN song, on May 25, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 4772 Views

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****SECOND LARGEST RENT DECREASE IN US - SAN JOSE METRO AREA AT -12%****

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Original post made by lenny on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by In the End, on Oct 12, 2016 at 12:38 am | 21 comments | 542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff School finds replacement for Polifrone

A new teacher started at Huff Elementary School this week to replace Patty Polifrone, the fourth grade teacher who left the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 20 comments | 4198 Views
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