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Council to vote on Google recreation facility on burrowing owl habitat

This Tuesday the City Council will vote up or down on a 6.5-acre recreation facility that's got nearly every activity a Google...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 54 comments | 14199 Views

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North Bayshore plan draws critique over housing

Former city manager Bruce Liedstrand spent much of the 1980s running the city of Mountain View, when the downtown was being...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Growther in N. Shoreline, on Aug 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 53 comments | 31638 Views

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Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendations

A multi-city and county committee tasked with finding ways to reduce overhead noise from airplanes going to and from San...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by @Bill, on Nov 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 53 comments | 8130 Views

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Council OKs San Antonio center project; Milk Pail market saved

The City Council unanimously approved the second phase of the redevelopment of San Antonio shopping Center Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 53 comments | 16611 Views

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Charter school lottery delayed as disagreements fester

Officials from a new charter school and the Mountain View Whisman School District locked horns at a school board meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Mar 16, 2019 at 6:06 pm | 52 comments | 6615 Views

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Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 9315 Views

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Council approves controversial WiMAX tower atop church

The City Council on Tuesday approved a wireless data tower atop First Presbyterian Church, despite claims from neighbors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 52 comments | 9762 Views

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Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 51 comments | 17845 Views

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An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?

Google's ambitious plans to build a futuristic headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore is hitting big snags over some...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by water water not a drop to drink, on Nov 5, 2016 at 10:46 am | 51 comments | 9681 Views

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Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, on May 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 51 comments | 21302 Views

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MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 51 comments | 12257 Views

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Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jorge, on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 71619 Views

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Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 7369 Views

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Lieber's campaign to focus on Prop. 13, budget

Former Mountain View mayor and state Assembly member Sally Lieber is known for being a Democrat further to the left than...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Mar 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 49 comments | 6462 Views

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Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 5517 Views

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Viewpoint: City should at least study Google bridge

No one can dispute that the city has a tremendous problem accommodating the runaway growth that has permeated every facet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Obvious, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 49 comments | 12763 Views

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Mountain View's Grand Central Station is in the works

The City Council began talking about a major new downtown transit center and Caltrain station on Tuesday, along with the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by David Speakman, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 48 comments | 9474 Views

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Self-driving car involved in injury crash

Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 48 comments | 29997 Views

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Jury finds Sargent Binkley guilty on all counts

A West Point graduate and war veteran was found guilty on all counts Tuesday of robbing pain pills from a Mountain View pharmacy...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by LosAltosHighVictim, on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 47 comments | 33588 Views

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PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 47 comments | 11288 Views
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