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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 | 17385 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 | 17116 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 | 17004 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 | 16488 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 | 16450 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 | 16404 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 | 16374 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 | 16349 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 | 16299 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 | 16246 Views

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Assault suspect arrested after seven-hour standoff

A Mountain View man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff on Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Nov 26, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 16227 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 | 16223 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 | 16168 Views

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Donors throw dream wedding for MV woman with terminal cancer

Jen Bulik thought she had all the time in the world to plan her dream wedding. Then the 35-year-old Mountain View woman was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by denise, on Jul 31, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 15908 Views

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Two dead in head-on collision on Highway 85

Two people died in a fiery head-on collision on Highway 85 caused by a wrong-way driver early Friday morning, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jo, on Oct 3, 2019 at 10:37 pm | 38 comments | 15851 Views

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Feud with landlord could close down Bierhaus

Even though it may be filled to the brim with patrons, the popular downtown pub Bierhaus is being threatened with closure...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2018
Last comment by IMHO, on Aug 3, 2018 at 2:58 pm | 45 comments | 15743 Views

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Google pitches housing project in East Whisman

Google is pitching a new swath of dense apartments and offices in the East Whisman area, mirroring the tech giant's other...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by K, on Nov 29, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 9 comments | 15658 Views

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Affordable housing project carries steep price

A new five-story affordable housing project that would replace a downtown Taco Bell received enthusiastic support from a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jul 10, 2018 at 6:27 pm | 43 comments | 15637 Views

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Council OKs San Antonio center project; Milk Pail market saved

The City Council unanimously approved the second phase of the redevelopment of San Antonio shopping Center Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 53 comments | 15446 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 | 15405 Views
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