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City rejects bid to remove downtown redwoods

A developer's plans for a large house on Sierra Avenue were defeated after dozens of Old Mountain View residents rallied...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Steve Old Town, 10 hours ago | 30 comments | 2362 Views

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Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO of embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Robyn, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 952 Views

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Council adopts rules to oust committee members

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved new rules for reprimanding or removing appointed committee members, including...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Lan, on Jun 16, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1273 Views

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Council pushes back on hefty cost of affordable housing

A proposed affordable housing project at 950 W. El Camino Real hit a snag last week after Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:06 am | 55 comments | 3664 Views

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City's growth wins praise from housing advocates

The annual Affordable Housing Week organized by the nonprofit SV@Home was less crisis and more celebration this year -- and...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:04 am | 16 comments | 1637 Views

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Overnight closure scheduled on U.S. Highway 101

To allow construction work on a pedestrian and bicycle bridge across U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto, Caltrans will close...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jay, on Jun 14, 2018 at 5:11 am | 3 comments | 2323 Views

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MVLA paid $80k to settle student's rape case claim

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District paid a $80,000 settlement to the family of a former student who claimed...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Rossta, on Jun 12, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 4381 Views

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Iconic electronics shop WeirdStuff shuts down

A relic of Silicon Valley's early days, the electronics warehouse WeirdStuff is closing up shop for good this week. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by FatVet and DorkBear, on Jun 10, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 3559 Views

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New report: Tesla sped up moments before fatal 101 crash

An early report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Thursday reveals that the Tesla Model X involved...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jurasic Park, on Jun 9, 2018 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 3340 Views

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Council backs employee tax that would cost Google millions

Something that might sound like free-market heresy could soon become reality in Mountain View -- taxing employers for creating...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 9, 2018 at 1:03 pm | 20 comments | 4583 Views

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City Council to decide on new taxes on June 5

In a crucial meeting Tuesday night, Mountain View City Council members will make a final decision on three separate tax measures,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jun 6, 2018 at 4:56 pm | 11 comments | 1988 Views

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10 cities and counties announce $60 million partial lead paint settlement

Ten California cities and counties have announced a $60 million settlement with one of three paint companies on the hook...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Central Coast Lead Inspection Services, on Jun 4, 2018 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 1105 Views

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Roommate: alleged hacker said he was paid to attack news site

Alleged Mountain View Voice Online hacker Ross M. Colby told a housemate that he had hacked a news website for pay, according...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 3, 2018 at 12:34 am | 1 comment | 1900 Views

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Rental committee OKs extra 2.6 percent rent hike

Mountain View tenants this year could see their rents jump as much as 6.2 percent, based on a series of decisions made Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 1, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 24 comments | 2551 Views

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North Mountain View Builder Request to Destroy 78 Heritage Trees

The city is inviting comments on the North Mountain View area request by builder Grey Star to remove 78 Heritage Trees. They...

Original post made by Brandy V. on May. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 149 Views

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Accused Mountain View Voice hacker allegedly intended economic damage

The 2015 hack of the Mountain View Voice website and parent company Embarcadero Media appeared designed to inflict significant...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on May 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 1644 Views

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Trial of alleged Mountain View Voice hacker to begin

The jury trial of a San Francisco man accused of executing a damaging hacking attack of MV-Voice.com and four other Embarcadero...

Original post made on May. 28, 2018
Last comment by Mike94040, on May 29, 2018 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 2363 Views

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Downtown plaza to get a facelift

Although well-loved, the Civic Center Plaza could use a spruce-up. For years, the downtown square has been largely vacant,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Amanda, on May 29, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 3104 Views

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Report: Bay Area air quality among worst in nation

The Bay Area has some of the worst air quality in the nation but numbers have gradually improved over the last few years,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 27, 2018 at 9:42 pm | 19 comments | 1931 Views

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Princess Project promotes positive body image with free prom dresses

Two girls hugged each other as they stepped out of the dressing room in their beautiful gowns, smiling from ear to ear. They...

Original post made by Francesca Chu on May. 8, 2018
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Fine-dining Korean restaurant to open in Palo Alto
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U-Pick at Webb Ranch
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