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MV won't join suit against Hwy. 85 express lanes

A coalition of South Bay cities is taking the Valley Transportation Authority to court over a controversial plan to expand...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by alex, on Oct 26, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 21 comments | 8222 Views

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Walgreens to close Mountain View store

The drug-store chain Walgreens is planning to close down one of its Mountain View locations later this month. On Jan. 28,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 16315 Views

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A city park that bans bikes and trees?

A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Public BeneFAT, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 8596 Views

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Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident

Palo Alto police are seeking a man allegedly who brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGuns, on Feb 16, 2016 at 11:51 pm | 21 comments | 5975 Views

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Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing

Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Doing my part, on May 18, 2016 at 11:21 am | 21 comments | 4226 Views

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Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley

The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by @the_punnisher, on Feb 23, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 21 comments | 17537 Views

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Google buys Sports Page site

Google has finished up a sale to buy the site of the Sports Page, the longstanding bar tucked in the middle of North Bayshore's...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by D Man , on Apr 20, 2017 at 3:27 pm | 21 comments | 22947 Views

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Three injured in three-car crash on El Camino

Three people were hospitalized, including one woman with serious injuries, following a three-car collision on on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Observer of patterns, on Aug 31, 2017 at 10:12 am | 21 comments | 9024 Views

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LASD has lots of projects, and even more uncertainty over funds

The Los Altos School District is dusting off plans to make major improvements at schools across the district, modernizing...

Original post made on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on May 4, 2018 at 1:55 pm | 21 comments | 5848 Views

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Restaurateur doubles as employees' landlord

Zareen Khan, the owner of the eponymous Pakistani-Indian restaurants in Palo Alto and Mountain View, has added an unexpected...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Vote Yes on Prop 10!, on Sep 2, 2018 at 11:28 pm | 21 comments | 6263 Views

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Ace Hardware to take over vacant Orchard Supply site

A building once occupied by Orchard Supply Hardware is set to be revived. On Tuesday, Ace Hardware announced it would take...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer02, on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:02 am | 21 comments | 18768 Views

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LASD kicks off the school year with budget cuts

As schools starts up this week following the dormant summer months, Los Altos School District's board of trustees will be...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Aug 24, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 21 comments | 4275 Views

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Guest opinion: What kind of a community are we?

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 18 issue, former Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel writes about why he believes the oversized...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by MVConcernedCitizen, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 5624 Views

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Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Gov. Gavin Newsom kicked off 2020 by pledging to plow an extra $1.4 billion into homeless services and proposing a state constitutional...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 24, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 21 comments | 5480 Views

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Another setback for Mountain View's ambitious automated transit plans

For more than a decade, Mountain View residents have been hearing about the city's grand, technology-driven transit plans...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2020
Last comment by David, on Feb 25, 2020 at 1:03 pm | 21 comments | 18807 Views

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City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 12008 Views

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Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 23288 Views

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Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 8742 Views

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Abe-Koga joins City Council race

Perhaps only in local government could eight years seem like not enough time, but that's exactly how Margaret Abe-Koga describes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SWAN song, on May 25, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 8343 Views

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Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 21 comments | 5935 Views
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