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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 | 18911 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 | 18806 Views

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COVID-19 surge raises red flags in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County health leaders delivered a sobering message on Monday morning: COVID-19 cases in the county are starting...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 11, 2020 at 9:17 pm | 13 comments | 18689 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 | 18534 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 | 18443 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 | 18272 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 | 18093 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 | 17932 Views

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Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 17915 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 | 17829 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 | 17716 Views

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PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; Los Altos, Los Altos Hills may be affected

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shutdown power due to dangerous weather conditions starting Wednesday, and although the agency...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 10, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 14 comments | 17620 Views

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Months into the pandemic, Santa Clara County's hospitals are still falling short on COVID-19 testing

Amid a steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County, local hospitals are reportedly violating a local health order...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:17 am | 31 comments | 17519 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 | 17396 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 | 17292 Views

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Protesters block highway, set off fireworks to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 5, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 16 comments | 17285 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 | 17279 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 | 17128 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 | 17041 Views

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LinkedIn wins big in North Bayshore land battle

In a split vote Tuesday night, LinkedIn came out ahead and Google left disappointed as the Mountain View City Council laid...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on May 11, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 77 comments | 17021 Views
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