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Up to 15M Californians eligible for restitution in Equifax data breach

As many as 15 million Californians may be eligible for restitution in a nationwide settlement of lawsuits over a massive...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 23, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 6 comments | 1961 Views

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Man hit and killed by Caltrain at Castro Street

A man was hit and killed by a Caltrain heading southbound at the Castro Street crossing in Mountain View Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
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Woman attacked in park; transient man arrested

A transient man was arrested by Mountain View police for attempted rape, attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment and prowling...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by not safe alone at night around here, on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 3013 Views

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Police grapple with huge rise in auto burglaries

Last year, the city of Mountain View reported the highest number of thefts from vehicles in at least a decade. This year...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 19, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 4979 Views

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Caltrain proposes fare increases starting in 2020

People can weigh in on potential Caltrain fare changes at a series of public meetings the agency will hold this month. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 19, 2019 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1427 Views

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Letters to the editor: RV dwellers, Google's $1B pledge, superintendent pay

The June 28 edition of letters to the editor includes letters on RV dwellers, Google's $1 billion pledge for housing growth,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by History student, on Jul 18, 2019 at 8:56 pm | 9 comments | 2303 Views

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Los Altos woman dies in suspected DUI crash in Paso Robles

A Los Altos woman was killed in a suspected DUI crash in Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County on Saturday, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
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Guest opinion: The housing 'crisis'

In a guest opinion in the July 5 edition, Mountain View resident Robert Pollak calls on creative solutions to address the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by MVres, on Jul 18, 2019 at 8:45 am | 10 comments | 2244 Views

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VTA searches for new transit tech

After abandoning plans for a new light rail line on Highway 85, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is hunting...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Alex, on Jul 17, 2019 at 7:37 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

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Homelessness surges in Mountain View

In a sign of bad things getting worse, hundreds more newly homeless individuals are living in Mountain View and other Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by where's the middle ground?, on Jul 16, 2019 at 1:09 pm | 26 comments | 7196 Views

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Mountain View Library eliminates late fees

Late fines are now a thing of the past at the Mountain View Library. Starting this month, the city's public library is eliminating...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 15, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 19 comments | 7652 Views

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ICE put on notice by federal court, no Bay Area raids occur

After the American Civil Liberties Union took U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by Michael Wiener nee Savage, on Jul 15, 2019 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 928 Views

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Rent control law may constrain city's earthquake safety program

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee took a wait-and-see approach Monday night on whether landlords could charge tenants...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 13, 2019 at 8:34 am | 44 comments | 3534 Views

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USGS moves into new digs

Laying the groundwork for a new epicenter for research, the U.S. Geological Survey this week formally kicked off plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by , on Jul 11, 2019 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 2262 Views

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Mountain View police: four DUI arrests, three injuries in one week

Four people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence last week, three of whom were involved in collisions...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by MV resident, on Jul 10, 2019 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2759 Views

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El Camino Hospital beats expectations with $142M profit

El Camino Hospital had another banner year, with recent budget reports showing it will end the fiscal year with at least...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by watchful Eye, on Jul 10, 2019 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 2490 Views

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Judge finds witness tampering in ADA lawsuit

Two defendants have been caught tampering with a witness in a lawsuit against a San Jose law firm that has sued thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Tommy Tangier, on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 4945 Views

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Dense housing kicks off transformation of East Whisman

Two developers are seeking to build some of Mountain View's densest housing projects to date, kicking off plans to dramatically...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 2162 Views

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What would it take to offer overnight parking to homeless students at Foothill College? $830K and political will

Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen says questions remain about the financial and operational challenges created by Assembly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , on Jul 4, 2019 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 1907 Views

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El Camino Real to get protected bike lanes

A long discussed idea to bring protected bike lanes to El Camino Real could finally be coming in the not-too-distant future....

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by Bike Lanes = Less RVs, on Jul 3, 2019 at 9:25 am | 16 comments | 2391 Views
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