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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 | 10256 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 | 30933 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 | 35302 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 | 12810 Views

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City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by outatowner, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 47 comments | 8692 Views

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Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 9534 Views

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'Keep Parks Safe' -- Authorities plead with visitors to follow social distancing rules or face closures

Across the Bay Area, parks and open spaces, including all San Mateo County parks, have been shut down to slow the spread...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by The Registrant, on May 11, 2020 at 6:28 am | 47 comments | 16349 Views

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Guest opinion: Rent control law's intent is being undermined

You may be one of the majority of Mountain View citizens who voted in November in favor of the Community Stabilization and...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:40 am | 47 comments | 6775 Views

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Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval

Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote later this month on a road map for sustainable growth in...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 26, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 46 comments | 6956 Views

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Santa Clara County advises businesses to seek legal counsel for customer COVID-19 issues

Santa Clara County officials advised business owners Wednesday to seek legal counsel rather than appealing to the county...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 16, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 46 comments | 7007 Views

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Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 11088 Views

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Feud with landlord could close down Bierhaus

Even though it may be filled to the brim with patrons, the popular downtown pub Bierhaus is being threatened with closure...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2018
Last comment by IMHO, on Aug 3, 2018 at 2:58 pm | 45 comments | 18762 Views

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Huge apartment development wins nervous council's support

The Mountain View City Council gave the initial go-ahead on Tuesday to a true mixed-bag development -- it would possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 30, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 45 comments | 9684 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 1, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 44 comments | 6145 Views

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New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 10249 Views

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Ava's faces lawsuit over ADA access

A longtime linchpin of Castro Street, Ava's Downtown Market & Deli has weathered fierce competition, rising costs and parking...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Sophie, on Nov 18, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 44 comments | 5956 Views

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Parking at 100 Moffett Project

(Letter to the editor published in the 11/29/13 print edition) On Dec. 3, the City Council will consider final approval...

Original post made by Peter Spitzer on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Spitzer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 44 comments | 6944 Views

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Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 10799 Views

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Rental committee prepares $2.5M budget

The costs of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a clear price tag -- about $160 annually for almost every...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Not LOL, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 44 comments | 4881 Views

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Safety a big concern on Stevens Creek Trail

For Mountain View resident Amit Mehrotra, enjoying Stevens Creek Trail was one of the reasons he decided to move to Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2018
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 14, 2018 at 8:29 am | 43 comments | 6061 Views
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