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City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 52 comments | 55890 Views

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Google unveils massive mixed-use housing and office village in East Whisman

Google announced on Tuesday a proposal to build more than a million square feet of offices and up to 1,850 new homes in the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Peter Gavin, on Sep 14, 2020 at 11:56 am | 24 comments | 54745 Views

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Hospital suing to stop salary cap

El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit aimed at overturning Measure M -- the voter-approved initiative that caps top executives...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Former Employee, on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 53930 Views

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Editorial: Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 1, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 48 comments | 53868 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 | 53437 Views

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Get our goose

Golfers and other park users say a huge population of Canada geese at Shoreline Park is turning the lawns and links into...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by joe, on Aug 24, 2007 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 53252 Views

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Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 51406 Views

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Community forum to air post-election angst

Emotions are bubbling over following November's election, and Mountain View's Human Relations Commission last week dipped...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 17, 2016 at 3:32 pm | 40 comments | 50380 Views

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Huge demand for pricey new apartments in Mountain View

Across the street from the downtown train station Mountain View's first new apartment complex in more than 10 years is luxurious...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 72 comments | 49348 Views

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Monthlong curfew to start in Santa Clara County Saturday night

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday a limited stay-at-home order for California that will go into effect Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 23, 2020 at 9:10 pm | 14 comments | 47633 Views

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Disarray at the Dojo

Hacker Dojo, Mountain View's one-of-a-kind workshop for start-ups and makers, could be facing the biggest challenge to its...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous HD Members, on Apr 5, 2016 at 5:02 am | 21 comments | 47444 Views

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All the 2018 California propositions, each explained in one minute

The reporters and editors at CALmatters worked together on a series of 1-minute video explainers on each of the 2018 California...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Oct 29, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 46134 Views

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Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 9, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 241 comments | 45520 Views

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"Congestion pricing" part of plan to allow Google's growth

Though Google and others expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences, on Monday City Council members supported...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by IAmSmart, on May 15, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 116 comments | 45495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's new dome-home wins city approval

After nearly 10 years of planning, Google's vision to create a premier headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore will...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Chadwick, on Apr 26, 2017 at 12:20 am | 15 comments | 44632 Views

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Out with the old, in with the new

What's new in Mountain View's thriving restaurant scene? We have the skinny on new eateries coming to town in early 2014. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by rainbow38, on May 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 52 comments | 44436 Views

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A whirlwind week of dance

Six dancers, ranging in age from 20 to 60, are casually arrayed across the hardwood floor in the Mountain View Masonic Lodge...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 44398 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2013

Our readers have spoken, and they've picked the top restaurants, retailers and professionals. Mountain View's best of the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:05 am | 19 comments | 44176 Views

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Much more than a pet

Thida Cornes, a Mountain View commission member with a rare movement disorder was seeking a service dog to help her young...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on May 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 43825 Views

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Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:20 am | 134 comments | 43134 Views
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