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News - February 16, 2018

City pays $28 million to pave the way for Google

Council OKs land deal with tech giant, aims to ease Shoreline traffic

by Mark Noack

Google will receive $28 million from the city of Mountain View in exchange for a series of North Bayshore properties needed to build traffic improvements along Shoreline Boulevard. The purchase was approved in a 5-2 vote at Tuesday night's City Council meeting, despite criticism that the city is footing the bill to aid the tech giant's expansion.

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