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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 USA, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 958 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 USA, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 909 Views

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Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by eyeroll, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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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, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1665 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, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 6748 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 | 1339 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 | 1476 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 | 1252 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 | 1396 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 | 3752 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 | 139 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, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1103 Views

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City takes up charge on plug-in car stations

Whether it's Tesla Roadsters, Nissan Leafs or any of the other fancy new models, a growing number of electric vehicles can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 1505 Views

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Bend a supervisor's ear at sidewalk office hours

If you're looking to raise questions and concerns about local government while picking up some organic peaches, look no further...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 809 Views

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Sunday's heat breaks Bay Area records

From Monterey to Napa, forecasters recorded record temperatures across the Bay Area today, according to the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:29 am | 8 comments | 1738 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 17, 2015 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 916 Views

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Man critically injured in car crash on Central Expwy.

A man is in critical condition after his vehicle struck a tree heading eastbound on Central Expressway just outside of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 5365 Views

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Small earthquakes strikes off SF coast

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by anthodyd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1409 Views

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Depression still a top problem in high schools

High school staff in Mountain View have a lot to brag about after recent results from a school climate survey showed Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2345 Views

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Conflict-of-interest concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Browned & conflicted, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1819 Views
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