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Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 9631 Views

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Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

Bay Area city and county officials approved a massive plan last week that promises to turn the tide on gridlock traffic and...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by jay ess, on Aug 8, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 26 comments | 9629 Views

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Iconic electronics shop WeirdStuff shuts down

A relic of Silicon Valley's early days, the electronics warehouse WeirdStuff is closing up shop for good this week. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by FatVet and DorkBear, on Jun 10, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 9627 Views

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No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 9627 Views

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Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 9623 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Dec 19, 2013 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 9620 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 9620 Views

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Council gives the green light to shopping center school plans

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow the Los Altos School District to pursue land for a school...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Summary 2, on Jul 4, 2018 at 2:42 pm | 26 comments | 9619 Views

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Council tells developer to scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Serena, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 9617 Views

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Two pedestrians hit, one dead in fatal hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies arrested a driver that struck two pedestrians in a hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by More info, on Oct 2, 2019 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 9617 Views

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Vigil planned in wake of DACA repeal

Bay Area politicians and immigrant advocacy groups sharply condemned a decision by President Donald Trump's administration...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Sep 18, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 69 comments | 9616 Views

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District declares ninth straight Spare the Air alert

Another "Spare the Air" alert has been issued for the Bay Area on Monday, Dec. 16, banning fires and wood burning for the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Tango Box, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 9614 Views

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Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 9610 Views

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Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 9604 Views

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Fung outspends Abe-Koga, Reeder in health care district race

Campaign financing by the three candidates for the El Camino Healthcare District's two seats are a study in contrasts, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 2, 2014 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 9597 Views

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Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 9596 Views

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What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 9596 Views

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Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and his hotel company has set its sights on Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hoteller, on May 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 9594 Views

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Man shot in head during robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 14 comments | 9592 Views

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Hospital board agrees to cushy contract with interim CEO

El Camino Hospital's board of directors appointed its new interim CEO, granting the hospital's new top staffer a contract...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by taxpayer2, on Nov 2, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 18 comments | 9591 Views
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