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Guest Opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 5808 Views

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Council eyes emergency eviction protections

In a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Mountain View City Council will consider immediately adopting just-cause eviction...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by george drysdale, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:16 am | 20 comments | 6208 Views

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County Supes ban sugary drinks in fast-food kids meals

Sugar-sweetened beverages will no longer be included in kids' meals at Santa Clara County restaurants following an ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Hmm, on May 8, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 20 comments | 4242 Views

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Council backs employee tax that would cost Google millions

Something that might sound like free-market heresy could soon become reality in Mountain View -- taxing employers for creating...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 9, 2018 at 1:03 pm | 20 comments | 8174 Views

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Grand jury calls for denser housing

Despite a recent push to build more housing, Palo Alto and other Santa Clara County cities will have to answer to the civil...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 14, 2018 at 10:44 pm | 20 comments | 5661 Views

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Four in custody on hate crime charges

Mountain View police say four people are in custody for hate-fueled attacks after they made racially charged comments and...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 26, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 20 comments | 4335 Views

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Soccer coach appears in court today

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach and community leader arrested on molestation charges, will be transported...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Voice Reader, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 4655 Views

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Council members point to $37M in reserves

After a presentation from the city manager last month about the seriousness of the city's budget problems, some council members...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by An involved non resident of Mountain View, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 4962 Views

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The node knows

It's been almost three years since Google installed free WiFi Internet access in Mountain View, and some local Web surfers...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Bo, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 20 comments | 9932 Views

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Why the ginormous gaps?

OK, just a minor question but I noticed that every time I want to go through a left turn signal, the other cars leave these...

Original post made by efficient on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 20 comments | 3449 Views

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Dealer reports being robbed of pot at gunpoint

Last week an alleged marijuana dealer reported to police that his pot was stolen in a drug deal stick up. He got his robber...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Oct 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 5613 Views

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Developer would level downtown 'eyesore'

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 20 comments | 4483 Views

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Kohl's Black Dress Code Hurts Miminum Wage Employees

My neighbor earns a little more than $8 per hour at Kohl’s Mountain View, which opened last August. She is grateful to...

Original post made by Cathy on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ajay's Wife, on Aug 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 20 comments | 49022 Views

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City schedules meeting on high speed rail

In the city's most ambitious effort to date to educate the public about high speed rail, an informational meeting will be...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 20 comments | 5054 Views

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City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by NODUMMASSES, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 20 comments | 5070 Views

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Historic "cork room" slated for demolition soon inside Hangar One

Any day now one of the last unique artifacts of the pre WWII airship era is set to be destroyed -- a building inside Moffett...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by BOBBY, on Jun 26, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 20 comments | 8772 Views

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Introducing the iCouncil

In hopes of saving a lot of paper, three City Council members will be ditching their inches-thick weekly reports for slim...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:43 am | 20 comments | 3864 Views

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Blocked pathway causes a stir

The city is looking into complaints from residents after a homeowners association decided to block off the only path through...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by CalTrain Passenger, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 5233 Views

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Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 5150 Views

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Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, which operates a clinic in Mountain View, it took...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kooky, on Nov 27, 2010 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 5976 Views
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