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Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, 14 hours ago | 106 comments | 4020 Views

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Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 558 Views

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What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Nov 20, 2014 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 193 Views

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Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1860 Views

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Holiday giving: How you can help

A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

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Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by thomcarter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2567 Views

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Housing up for council vote

The City Council is set to vote next week on a pair of housing projects that could add 87 homes to the city's for-sale housing...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lozanos Fan, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 19 comments | 2105 Views

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Los Altos investment manager indicted for fraud

A Los Altos investment manager has been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on 29 counts of fraud. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
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Raises for city's manager, clerk and attorney

City Council members unanimously approved raises on Tuesday for the three folks the council appoints to run the city's daily...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pay Raise, more like, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 6 comments | 1213 Views

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Trustee says 'millions' needed to boost Castro students

In an effort to address poor student achievement among low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 9 comments | 1662 Views

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Burglary case leads to more arrests

Police arrested four people in connection with a burglary of a CalMoto BMW dealership in Mountain View earlier this year,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Nov 12, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views

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Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 1709 Views

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Voters OK City Council pay raise

After council members complained that they are paid less than minimum wage, Mountain View voters gave their elected representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1147 Views

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City parts ways with Virgin Hotels

City Council members decided not to pursue an exclusive right to negotiate with Virgin to develop a hotel on two downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by 50YearResident, on Nov 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

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Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by JC, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

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Civility Roundtable takes on housing crisis

With a goal of having a difficult but civil discussion on housing affordability, Mountain View's fifth Civility Roundtable...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Lucas Ramirez, on Nov 1, 2014 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 329 Views

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Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1380 Views

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Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 8012 Views

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CSA seeks to crowd-fund survival kits for the homeless

Mountain View's Community Services Agency is raising funds to buy supplies for the city's homeless who are facing the first...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Evelyn Horng, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 2390 Views

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New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views
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