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Federal agency canceling grant for high-speed rail project

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, 14 hours ago | 12 comments | 1190 Views

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Plea deal in attempted downtown kidnapping

Two men pleaded guilty after they allegedly grabbed a woman leaving a downtown Mountain View night club last year, brandished...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Feb 20, 2019 at 4:46 pm | 8 comments | 2734 Views

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Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Soon All Employers will be Google/Alphabet, on Feb 20, 2019 at 4:34 pm | 7 comments | 1809 Views

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When NASA closes, turkeys take over

When you shut down the government for five weeks, there are going to be some unintended consequences. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 19, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

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Google plans for-sale condos in North Bayshore

Want to own a home in Mountain View's North Bayshore? If things play out according to Google's plans, there could be about...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Yimby #2, on Feb 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 74 comments | 9742 Views

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RHC approves new tenant buyout rules

A package of policies to allow landlords to negotiate side deals with tenants to buy them out of rent-controlled apartments...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Government takeover, on Feb 14, 2019 at 5:16 am | 17 comments | 2866 Views

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Two men arrested for carjacking, shooting teen at tire store

Police arrested two men in connection to a carjacking and shooting at a tire shop earlier this month, according to a statement...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by ShorelineWestDude, on Feb 13, 2019 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 3479 Views

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Ten pot businesses apply to open in Mountain View

As the deadline closed last week, 10 cannabis businesses applied to open up shop in Mountain View, more than half at a location...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Angel, on Feb 13, 2019 at 4:14 pm | 22 comments | 7350 Views

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Governor names Stanford professor as state education board president

Linda Darling-Hammond, a longtime Stanford University education professor, will lead the 11-member state Board of Education,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by April, on Feb 13, 2019 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1052 Views

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El Camino Hospital seeks to buy five South Bay clinics

El Camino Hospital plans to buy five clinics in Santa Clara County at risk of closure after Verity Medical Foundation filed...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Rodger, on Feb 11, 2019 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 3321 Views

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Ken Graham named CEO of MayView following nonprofit's rebound

After serving a stint as interim CEO during some of the clinic's most trying times, MayView Community Health Center announced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by mike, on Feb 11, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

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Rental committee considers tenant buyout rules

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee is investigating a new set of rules for landlords to "buy out" their tenants as...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 8, 2019 at 9:14 am | 15 comments | 2751 Views

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Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by jimmae, on Feb 6, 2019 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 859 Views

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Police arrest man suspected of stealing laptops

Police arrested a Martinez man last week after laptop-tracking software led officers to a suspect in the Waverly Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by vonlost, on Feb 5, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 2382 Views

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County: State AG's attempt to block hospital sale is dismissed

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed the state attorney general's move to block Santa Clara County from...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
Last comment by Humble observer, on Feb 3, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

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Volunteers gather before dawn for homeless count

About 500 people gathered in Palo Alto and other cities within Santa Clara County this week to conduct the biennial point-in-time...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 1, 2019 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

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HUD gives Bay Area nearly $149M to help homeless

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Saturday awarded nearly $149 million for 193 previously funded homeless...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 31, 2019 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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Police blame court's database for lost records, putting officers at risk

A coalition of Santa Clara County police agencies is publicly blasting a new criminal records database, alleging a string...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 28, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views

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Thieves steal wheels right out from under cars

With vehicle crimes on the rise, some thieves are swiping the tires right off of cars in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm | 7 comments | 5644 Views

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Bay Area consortium pledges $500M for affordable homes

Several Peninsula-based nonprofit organizations and companies are part of a new public-private partnership that aims to secure...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by @Robyn, on Jan 27, 2019 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 1751 Views
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