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New Stanford Hospital, ER officially open to patients

About 200 patients made a grand entrance across a skybridge into the new Stanford Hospital at 500 Pasteur Drive on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 19, 2019 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 3951 Views

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A noteworthy passion

Last month, employees from some of the largest local tech companies gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City. But they...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Nov 19, 2019 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 4243 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 Another bond measure, on Nov 19, 2019 at 6:08 am | 17 comments | 5872 Views

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Crime brief: Coffee shop employee says thief nabbed his laptop at Target

A man working at a coffee shop inside a Target in Mountain View told police that a thief grabbed his laptop and fled, making...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Hm, on Nov 18, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 4966 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control reform measure heads to voters in March

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night approved final language for a ballot measure changing the city's rent control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by jack, on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:03 pm | 22 comments | 12744 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods

Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Happy Hour, on Nov 16, 2019 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 4963 Views

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VP Mike Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Vice President Mike Pence touted big plans for an American-led lunar landing by 2024 during a Thursday appearance at the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Homework, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 4321 Views

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Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by We are the car-less generation, on Nov 15, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 7297 Views

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Burglary suspects try to evade arrest, crash car outside Mountain View police department

Three men suspected of burglarizing cars in Mountain View tried to evade arrest in a Mercedes on Wednesday night, but ended...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Dr. Jbm Ssentongo, on Nov 15, 2019 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 5052 Views

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Tim Bond named TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's next artistic leader

Tim Bond has been appointed the next artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the organization announced Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by sherber, on Nov 13, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 2752 Views

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Shenandoah military housing site eyed for school, affordable housing

Mountain View's city leaders are beginning to lay the groundwork for transforming 17 acres of federally owned land into a...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ok, on Nov 13, 2019 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 7115 Views

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Body found in parked car is missing tech CEO last seen in Palo Alto

A Utah woman reported missing since Oct. 7, when she was last seen in Palo Alto, and found dead in San Jose late last week...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Lexi, on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 4032 Views

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Atherton: Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by ZeroZero Win, on Nov 13, 2019 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 4939 Views

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Mountain View City Council backs natural gas ban for all new homes

The Mountain View City Council took a strong stance in battling climate change, unanimously approving new building codes...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by @Gary W, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:56 pm | 77 comments | 21347 Views

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Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone

The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by BDBD, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 7333 Views

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Guest opinion: Making basic human needs a reality

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Michelle Novak calls on tech companies like Google to help come up with solutions...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by member, on Nov 12, 2019 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 3732 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control, test scores, El Camino improvements

Letters to the editor in the Oct. 25 issue about Measure V, El Camino improvements and standardized test scores. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Judi, on Nov 12, 2019 at 8:16 am | 6 comments | 2991 Views

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Editorial: In the driver's seat

With more cars clogging already jammed roadways and more companies testing self-driving technology, it's essential that Caltrans...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 12, 2019 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 5080 Views

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A different kind of condo complex

If you didn't know what you were looking at, the Mountain View Cohousing Community appears to be like any other apartment...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by OMV Neighbor, on Nov 10, 2019 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 5737 Views

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City unveils wishful vision for North Bayshore gateway site

The city of Mountain View is drafting plans for a vibrant, dense hub for the "gateway" into North Bayshore, designed to attract...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by That MV Guy, on Nov 10, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 5552 Views
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