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Google closing down blue-collar bastion in North Bayshore

The days are numbered for an eclectic little community of tradesmen, start-ups and a community theater operating out of industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic Who Knows How To Read Between The Lines, on Jun 14, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 19336 Views

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Mountain View announces state of emergency over spread of coronavirus

The city of Mountain View proclaimed a state of emergency Thursday afternoon in response to the new coronavirus, clearing...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Polomom, on Mar 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 8 comments | 19319 Views

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Milk pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 2 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by mv resident, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 78 comments | 18991 Views

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El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 30, 2010 at 9:21 am | 58 comments | 18981 Views

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Council votes to ban parking RVs, trailers on streets

Mountain View city officials will begin preparing a citywide ban on large vehicles, in an effort to eventually remove the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 25, 2019 at 9:24 pm | 89 comments | 18575 Views

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Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 7, 2013 at 3:28 am | 6 comments | 18297 Views

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Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 17876 Views

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Foothill-De Anza Foundation divesting from fossil fuels

A student-led campaign pushing for a greener Foothill-De Anza Community College District has led the board of the FHDA Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 17842 Views

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Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 51 comments | 17378 Views

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Renters pour out woes at housing event

In an event at the Adobe building Monday night, Mountain View residents spoke about their struggles to find housing and afford...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dylan Carlson, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 42 comments | 17377 Views

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Driver identified in fiery Tesla crash

A driver that died after his Tesla went up in flames Friday morning on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View has been...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2018
Last comment by Cleave Frink, on Mar 27, 2018 at 9:15 pm | 11 comments | 17328 Views

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A plague of caterpillars hits Mountain View

It's hard to get around town without running into them. Hordes of hairy caterpillars, freshly hatched after a warm February,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Some still around, on May 2, 2018 at 6:29 am | 14 comments | 17323 Views

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Start-up Quixey closes its Mountain View office

Despite ample investment money, the downtown Mountain View start-up Quixey is reportedly closing its doors. In recent days...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Shoreline, on Jul 6, 2017 at 7:59 pm | 13 comments | 17296 Views

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Animal clinic facing new complaints

Mountain View's Alta View Animal Hospital is facing mounting complaints from disgruntled clients who blame the clinic for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 29, 2017 at 10:59 am | 32 comments | 17276 Views

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The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 17207 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: cases jump in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

A round-up of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. As of March 14, the number of cases in Santa...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2020
Last comment by EPA residents , on Mar 15, 2020 at 9:14 am | 6 comments | 17155 Views

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State's first Bitcoin ATM opens at MV's Hacker Dojo

Is it a big gamble or a real step into our collective future? Either way, Mountain View is now home to California's first...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 16802 Views

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County Supervisors considering moratorium on marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider passing an immediate and temporary moratorium on medical marijuana...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Boone, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 16579 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. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 16571 Views

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Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 16482 Views
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