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Google offers ferry service

For the past few days, a number of Google workers living in San Francisco have been getting to and from their offices in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 5 comments | 6583 Views

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Do you know any couples who met online?

This week's "Voices Around Town" question was: "Do you know any couples who met online?" The five answers are below. Click...

Original post made by Don Frances on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 6579 Views

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Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Who are the wealthiest?, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 6579 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 6570 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 6569 Views

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Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 6568 Views

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'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by jane, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 6 comments | 6563 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 | 6539 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bullis signs deal, avoids lockout

Teachers from Bullis Charter School won't be locked out of their classrooms this year, thanks to BCS officials who signed...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on May 28, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 134 comments | 6517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 28 comments | 6511 Views

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Alleged serial car burglar re-arrested

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a man they believe is responsible for numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 6507 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 6494 Views

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Heart on their sleeves

Camino Medical Group's new facility, located south of Route 85 on El Camino Real, is the place to go if you need a heart...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Eli Wisnom, on Jul 28, 2007 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 6489 Views

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Solar Impulse takes off Friday

The world's first solar-powered aircraft capable of flying overnight begins its cross-country journey Friday, taking off...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:56 am | 8 comments | 6483 Views

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Day Worker Center's Marroquin named 'local hero'

For those who are familiar with Maria Marroquin, the charismatic director of the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, it's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 am | 17 comments | 6481 Views

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Public input sought on VTA's light rail project

A meeting to gather public input on a VTA project to add light rail tracks in Mountain View is set for Thursday, May 22,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 6477 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 6470 Views

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Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 6449 Views

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Update: NASA sitting on offer to save Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is among those wondering why NASA headquarters is not responding to a proposal from Google's founders...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Dec 19, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 9 comments | 6443 Views

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The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 6441 Views
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