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More apartments on the chopping block

A cluster of aging apartments right across the street from Waymo's headquarters has become the latest cheap housing headed...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Another Example, 54 minutes ago | 15 comments | 2574 Views

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City Council rejects plans to replace Milk Pail with eight-story office building

The Mountain View City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to sink a proposal for an eight-story office building in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by LASD neighbor , 2 hours ago | 33 comments | 4846 Views

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Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley

President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Home of the Sharpie *President, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 1716 Views

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ACLU threatens lawsuit if Mountain View bans overnight RV parking

Civil rights attorneys are stepping up their warnings that a proposed Mountain View ban on oversized vehicles like RVs will...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jonathan Brown, 17 hours ago | 30 comments | 5325 Views

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Trump in Palo Alto foothills for fundraiser

President Donald Trump is in the Bay Area today for a fundraiser luncheon in the Palo Alto foothills, at the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:35 am | 16 comments | 3757 Views

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Catalytic converter thefts on the rise in Mountain View

Several catalytic converters have been reported stolen in Mountain View this month, with thieves dismantling or sawing off...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by More cops at night?, on Sep 18, 2019 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1876 Views

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Mountain View council fine-tunes plan for housing on downtown parking lot

An untapped parking lot right in the heart of downtown may be the best opportunity Mountain View has ever had to build a...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by yeah that makes sense, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:46 pm | 22 comments | 3459 Views

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Commission: Too many rules could sink plans for safe parking lots

Setting the stage for a dicey dilemma, the city's Environmental Planning Commission hashed out plans to regulate a series...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by MV dweller, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 1695 Views

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Mountain View man arrested after alleged attempted robbery

Police arrested a 35-year-old Mountain View man on Sept. 2 after he allegedly held a downtown restaurant employee at knifepoint...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 16, 2019 at 7:55 pm | 5 comments | 1180 Views

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Commission: Too many rules could sink plans for safe parking lots

Setting the stage for a dicey dilemma, the city's Environmental Planning Commission hashed out plans to regulate a series...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by jordydog1, on Sep 16, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 245 Views

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LASD accuses Bullis Charter School of discriminatory enrollment practices

The Los Altos School District sent a strongly worded letter to the Santa Clara County Board of Education demanding that it...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Private benefit at public cost, on Sep 15, 2019 at 10:38 pm | 40 comments | 5636 Views

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Police report details how scheme to evict tenants backfired, horribly

In text messages from the landlord, there was nothing improper about sending a tough-looking crew to intimidate some tenants...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 5179 Views

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EPA recruits private partners for Mountain View Superfund cleanup

EPA officials say they are finding ways to encourage private developers to swiftly clean up and restore polluted land in...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 14, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 9 comments | 2699 Views

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Mountain View condo balcony collapses, injuring one

A second-story condo balcony with several people on it collapsed Wednesday evening, leaving one person with minor injuries,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 13, 2019 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 3321 Views

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An epic undertaking to restore Hangar One

Nearly 200 feet tall and the length of three football fields, Hangar One at Moffett Field is truly a gigantic structure....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by It Fades, on Sep 12, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 13 comments | 2912 Views

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Rancho San Antonio open after mountain lions withdraw

All trails at Rancho San Antonio are open, but visitors are advised to keep an eye out for mountain lions and report any...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Where?, on Sep 12, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 11 comments | 1877 Views

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Colorful 'Dream' appears in Redwood City

Vistors to downtown Redwood City's Courthouse Square this month will notice some new inhabitants -- large, colorful creatures...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 12, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 855 Views

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NTSB criticizes Caltrans for slow repairs following fatal Tesla crash in Mountain View

A new report found that Caltrans failed to promptly fix damaged traffic safety equipment on Highway 101, including a barrier...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Cat C, on Sep 11, 2019 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 1616 Views

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School district shifts gears on paying off new school construction

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are switching up how to pay off millions of dollars in construction debt,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Old Enough to Know Better, on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:57 am | 14 comments | 3126 Views

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City reconsiders Google land purchase

Mountain View leaders are considering renegotiating a $28 million deal to purchase a North Bayshore office property from...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:15 am | 17 comments | 12784 Views
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