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IS DMV slowing down self-driving cars?

Google, Tesla and a pack of other companies investing in autonomous car technology are certain to have circled Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:34 am | 13 comments | 4925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 4924 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Harry and Ida Pinto, husband and wife, passed away on same day

Harry and Ida Pinto, Mountain View residents married for 67 years, died within 12 hours of each other on Aug. 26. Both were...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Les Groshong, on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 4924 Views

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Police: reports of mountain lion sighting at Rengstorff Park

Police in Mountain View are advising residents near Rengstorff Park to stay inside after a mountain lion was reportedly seen...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Waiting for the reality, on May 9, 2014 at 6:43 am | 10 comments | 4919 Views

RESTAURANTS

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 4919 Views

ELECTIONS

Demonstrators mark 4,000 U.S. Iraq War deaths

What was billed as a lighted representation of America's war dead in Iraq turned into an auditory display Monday evening,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by also proud, on Mar 31, 2008 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4919 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 4918 Views

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School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 4918 Views

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Teen fights for typical life despite pain

Katie Taves sounds like a typical high school student. She likes yoga and cooking, dislikes geometry and begrudgingly accepts...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric Ratner, on May 14, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 4918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost

For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 4917 Views

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Cops ID victim in shooting

Mountain View police have identified the young man killed in Old Mountain View last Thursday night in a double-shooting which...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by immigrant orthopedic surgeon from mountain view, on Feb 25, 2008 at 6:09 pm | 7 comments | 4913 Views

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Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 4913 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. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 4912 Views

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EPA zeros in on sewer line polluters

In the investigation of the toxics found under homes on Evandale Avenue in 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency has...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Thomas&Magaly, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 4912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh-graders jump in the 'Shark Tank'

Coming up with a new invention is tough, but selling it can be a real challenge. That's what Crittenden Middle School students...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Margaret, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 4910 Views

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Adios Home Depot?

Home Depot's future at the San Antonio shopping center took a significant turn for the worse last week when a majority of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by SAM ROWLES, on Dec 16, 2007 at 2:32 am | 3 comments | 4910 Views

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The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 4909 Views

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Google's wall of silence

There are probably as many opinions about Google as there are people who use Google, and it's easy to single out the company...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jul 31, 2007 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 4908 Views

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A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 4908 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 4907 Views
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