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New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 19 comments | 30180 Views

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Monday: Community meeting on new VTA bus plan

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will be holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Monday at 6...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Book lover, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:25 am | 19 comments | 6440 Views

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Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 19 comments | 11347 Views

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Larry's AutoWorks closes down for good

Popular car repair shop Larry's AutoWorks closed down Friday and there are no plans for it to reopen. Owner Larry Moore told...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by MV Neighbor, on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:26 am | 19 comments | 12264 Views

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Dueling rallies at Google this weekend

The deadly clashes between alt-right demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlotteville, Virginia have shaken the nation,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm | 19 comments | 12311 Views

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RV burglary suspect evades police

Police were unable to locate an attempted auto burglary suspect who witnesses say entered an RV on Saturday and threatened...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Shamr, on Nov 26, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 19 comments | 3967 Views

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Council OKs 62 new affordable apartments

The Mountain View City Council happily threw its support behind plans to build 62 new affordable apartments in the Jackson...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by OPM, on Feb 3, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 19 comments | 6875 Views

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Local students plan protests in wake of school shooting

Teens at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are planning to stage a walkout on March 14, joining a nationwide call...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2018
Last comment by LiberalGuns, on Mar 1, 2018 at 3:40 pm | 19 comments | 1602 Views

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Facebook reportedly expanding in Mountain View

Facebook is apparently planning to significantly expand its presence in Mountain View by taking over a large new office complex...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by Whassup, on Mar 13, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 19 comments | 17121 Views

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200K teens preregistered to vote in CA

As part of National Voter Registration Day, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today that 209,577 16- and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 28, 2018 at 1:41 am | 19 comments | 3792 Views

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Newsom scales back high-speed-rail plans

California's decade-long dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 17, 2019 at 4:14 pm | 19 comments | 4715 Views

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School district ready to revoke Bullis Mountain View's charter

Efforts to open a new charter school in Mountain View are expected to end unceremoniously next month, as school district...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sanity Checks, on May 22, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 19 comments | 4462 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 | 12766 Views

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Letter to the editor: Police department doesn't need more weapons

In a letter to the editor, Mountain View resident JaneAnne Arnone writes about her opposition to the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Vijay Gupta, on Jun 25, 2020 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 6669 Views

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Santa Clara County restaurants brace for outdoor dining ban starting this Sunday

Bay Area officials' Friday announcement that they will expedite the state's new stay-at-home order means that Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 9, 2020 at 4:46 am | 19 comments | 8794 Views

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Guest opinion: Scaling back the scope of policing in Mountain View can make our city safer

In a guest opinion, Kelsey Josund calls on the city of Mountain View to remove police from schools as school resource officers...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Oct 20, 2021 at 9:58 am | 19 comments | 5306 Views

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Teenage bicyclist dies after collision with a truck in Mountain View

A 13-year-old bicyclist died on Thursday, March 17, after colliding with a transport truck at the corner of El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Burford Furman, on Mar 21, 2022 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 28481 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 6965 Views

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Mountain View's last straw

A small crowd gathered around a dirty, 2-liter bottle filled to the brim with shiny plastic objects at the Monterey Bay Aquarium....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by Whelp..., on Sep 4, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 19 comments | 9696 Views

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Days numbered for city's small RV park

Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by @Left in the Middle, on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 11624 Views
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