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VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 71 Views

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VTA Open House Disappointing

I attended the VTA's open house Wednesday expecting to hear something that I hadn't heard before regarding the BRT Lanes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 121 Views

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City poised for explosive office growth

An analysis by the Voice shows that explosive office development is knocking on Mountain View's door, bringing as many as...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by jesse, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1087 Views

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Council holds off on Shoreline cat ban

A cat's instinctual urge to chase and kill birds has been with the breed since time immemorial, handed down from their predatory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by TNR_Researcher, on Apr 14, 2014 at 8:12 am | 29 comments | 331 Views

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Moffett's Air Guardsmen rescue sick baby at sea

A Moffett Field-based team of Air National Guardsmen rescued a seriously ill 1-year-old baby and her family from a sailboat...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by MVlady, on Apr 13, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 46 Views

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Air Guardsmen rescue sick baby at sea

A Moffett Field-based team of Air National Guardsmen reached San Diego this morning after rescuing a sick baby and her family...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Oh, on Apr 13, 2014 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 2566 Views

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Huge demand for pricey new apartments in Mountain View

Across the street from the downtown train station Mountain View's first new apartment complex in more than 10 years is luxurious...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nah, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 71 comments | 11267 Views

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City declares water shortage emergency

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gak, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments | 1764 Views

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Moffett Field: Air Rescue wing flying to aid sick baby

A Bay Area-based Air National Guard team left Moffett Federal Airfield Thursday afternoon on a rescue mission to help a...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Notalibertarian, on Apr 6, 2014 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 3102 Views

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City declares water shortage

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by KD, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 14 comments | 3394 Views

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Watch: "Silicon Valley" trailer

The cast and creators of the new HBO show, "Silicon Valley," gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City last night to celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

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Editorial: Unfortunately, the pod car never took off

Mountain View residents who may have dreamed of seeing a space-age transportation system of "pod cars" strung along Shoreline...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by @Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 2400 Views

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Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments | 3501 Views

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State's first Bitcoin ATM opens at MV's Hacker Dojo

Is it a big gamble or a real step into our collective future? Either way, Mountain View is now home to California's first...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 6357 Views

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New ball fields for Shoreline

New public baseball, softball and soccer fields for youth and adult sports leagues may begin construction soon near the Google...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Stop, on Mar 31, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2650 Views

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Counties crack down on e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 1742 Views

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Council Considers Increasing Relocation Assistance,

If you've lived in Mountain View for any length of time, you have no doubt noticed all the new construction and redevelopment...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 101 Views

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Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 25, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 156 Views

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Last-minute rush to enroll in health plans

As the March 31 deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act draws near, millions of Americans...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well when you are poor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views

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Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation in July 2012, she could not have foreseen how the trip from Cairo, Egypt,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 20, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1634 Views
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