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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 | 16581 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 | 20933 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 | 8152 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 | 4990 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 | 5467 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 | 15945 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 | 3417 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 | 3212 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 | 4513 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 | 16866 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 | 11288 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 | 22533 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 | 8150 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 | 7690 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 | 5325 Views

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Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 21 comments | 10473 Views

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Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 2488 Views

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Rent control's origins in New York's dairy dilemma

It might seem a world away, but Mountain View's current struggle to curb housing costs has a history that dates back to dairy...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by @@george_drysdale, on Jun 6, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 21 comments | 4500 Views

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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by rohit sharme, on Nov 19, 2017 at 5:17 am | 21 comments | 4606 Views

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Guest opinion: Donald Trump, Tom Means, and rent control in Mountain View

One of the most unfortunate aspects of Donald Trump's presidency has been his habit of appointing officials such as Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 20, 2017 at 10:20 am | 21 comments | 2225 Views
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