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When semiconductor companies dumped toxics down the drain

Thirty-five years ago, the Palo Alto Times ran a story headlined "Scores of fish killed by chemical spill in creek." It was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 22136 Views

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New COVID-19 testing site opening in Mountain View on Monday

A new weekday coronavirus testing site is set to launch Monday at the Shoreline Athletic Fields in Mountain View, providing...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Marna, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 17 comments | 22102 Views

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Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 97 comments | 22007 Views

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El Camino Hospital drops CEO Ryba

On Saturday, the El Camino Hospital board of directors voted 7-0 not to renew the five-year contract with hospital president...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by infurated, on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:22 pm | 25 comments | 22006 Views

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Google buys Sports Page site

Google has finished up a sale to buy the site of the Sports Page, the longstanding bar tucked in the middle of North Bayshore's...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by D Man , on Apr 20, 2017 at 3:27 pm | 21 comments | 21926 Views

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Facing financial trouble, Mountain View's downtown businesses turn to delivery bots

A new workforce will soon be ferrying goods between downtown businesses and residents in Mountain View during the county's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by Covid-Kid, on May 13, 2020 at 7:35 am | 13 comments | 21919 Views

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Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by @@Linda Too, on Oct 3, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 61 comments | 21794 Views

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Trump deportation plan sends South Bay leaders searching for options

Donald Trump's election has created a cloud of uncertainty for the nation's estimated 11.4 million undocumented immigrants....

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 3, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 21651 Views

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Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lili, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 21447 Views

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Google launches test of East Bay ferry service today

Google is beginning today a weeklong private ferry service trial from the East Bay to Silicon Valley for its employees, according...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Big Time, on Feb 18, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 15 comments | 21416 Views

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Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:35 am | 122 comments | 21397 Views

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Mountain View council expected to close Castro Street this summer to make room for outdoor dining

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday is expected to vote to close off several blocks of Castro Street to traffic through...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Fogarty, on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 21392 Views

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Santa Clara County considers fines for COVID-19 health code violations

Neglecting to wear a mask in public or failing to socially distance could soon carry a hefty fine of up to $500 in Santa...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 11, 2020 at 7:18 pm | 27 comments | 21352 Views

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Tonight's council meeting: Cat rescue group warns against owl protections

After weeks of controversy over cat licenses, you might think that a new city animal control ordinance would pass without...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Me, Ow., on Apr 6, 2014 at 5:40 am | 38 comments | 21297 Views

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23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 21233 Views

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Pedestrian killed in collision near Google

A female pedestrian was hit and killed in a traffic collision at the intersection of Charleston Road and Huff Avenue on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by @DC, on Nov 10, 2018 at 4:14 pm | 29 comments | 21143 Views

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The medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 106 comments | 21141 Views

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El Camino buys land for new San Jose hospital

The El Camino Hospital Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to buy nearly 16 acres of land in South San Jose, with the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by mps1998, on Jan 22, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 21111 Views

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Mountain View schools not expected to reopen in the fall for in-person instruction

Two of Mountain View's public school districts are not planning to have students return to the classroom for in-person instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 3:49 am | 29 comments | 21093 Views

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Mountain View triples its rent relief package to $1.6M

Mountain View will drastically increase its emergency funding for renters who are out of work due to the new coronavirus,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 1:04 pm | 20 comments | 20888 Views
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