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San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Not LOL, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 2617 Views

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Caltrain work forces Crisanto car campers to leave

One of Mountain View's largest encampments of people living out of their vehicles was shaken up this week after city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Sophie Mutter, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1431 Views

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City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 2057 Views

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Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Oy, Donna, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 3460 Views

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MV firefighters battle deadly North Bay blaze

Thousands of firefighters have finally turned a corner in the battle to control multiple fires in Northern California that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Nice work MVFD, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

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Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 5756 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Oct 17, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 9425 Views

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Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Don't get excited yet, on Oct 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 870 Views

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Another smoke advisory issued for Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued another smoke advisory because of continued heavy smoke in the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Oct 17, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1337 Views

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Council OKs art installation for children's library

The Mountain View Library Children’s Services Area will receive a whimsical upgrade by artist Lisa Long. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 16, 2017 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 769 Views

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Rental committee considers $160 annual fee on all apartments

The cost of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a price tag -- about $160 annually for each apartment in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 15, 2017 at 6:16 am | 40 comments | 4102 Views

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Man arrested for indecent exposure at Landels

A Palo Alto resident was arrested in Mountain View on Saturday after he allegedly exposed himself to a mother and her child...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jails can't help him, on Oct 12, 2017 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2332 Views

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Wildfires causing 'unprecedented levels' of air pollution

The North Bay wildfires are causing "unprecedented levels" of air pollution throughout the Bay Area, regional air quality...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by @Citizen84, on Oct 11, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 3461 Views

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Mountain View man arrested on attempted murder charges

Police arrested a 26-year-old Mountain View man early Monday morning on a slew of charges including attempted murder after...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2904 Views

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Google relents on bid for more office space

==B An expanded version of an earlier story== This week, Google officials backpedaled on demands for more office space...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 1780 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Eric Comerford , on Oct 5, 2017 at 9:12 am | 228 comments | 76001 Views

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Caregiver takes plea deal in elder sex assault case

An in-home care provider accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in Redwood City has taken a plea bargain that will...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 1827 Views

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Two arrested in ICE raid in Mountain View

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested two people in Mountain View as part of a Bay Area sweep focused...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 4631 Views

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Google throws uncertainty into North Bayshore housing plans

At a grueling Tuesday night meeting on North Bayshore, Google officials warned that their celebrated plans to build 9,850...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 69 comments | 9743 Views

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Dying to take a stand

Christine Welter strikes a somber pose as part of a "die-in" demonstration on Castro Street in front of the Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by clean streets, on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:02 am | 4 comments | 1633 Views
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