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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 | 21052 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 | 20849 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 | 20844 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 | 20788 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 | 20612 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 | 20536 Views

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St. Francis High School launches investigation into racist Instagram linked to recent grads

St. Francis High School officials released a statement Thursday condemning what it calls a "highly offensive" and "racist"...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by daniel, on Jun 9, 2020 at 5:16 am | 18 comments | 20414 Views

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Bill approved to rename Mountain View post office after fallen soldier

It's official: The bill to rename a Mountain View post office branch as the Lieutenant Kenneth N. Ballard Memorial Post Office...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jeffrey D. Todd, on Mar 3, 2013 at 1:14 am | 5 comments | 20269 Views

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MVPD dog sniffs out big bag of meth

A Mountain View Police Department K-9 officer helped county law enforcement uncover two pounds of methamphetamine and $20,000...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:50 am | 11 comments | 20240 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 | 20199 Views

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Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Debby F., on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 15 comments | 20180 Views

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Rail chief pitches new high-speed plan

Leaders of the California High Speed Rail Authority said a new business plan will include fewer tracks on the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luht, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 17 comments | 20154 Views

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Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and is being detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country has...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:15 am | 4 comments | 20107 Views

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No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 19994 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 | 19973 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 101 comments | 19932 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 | 19854 Views

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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ratso Rizzo, on Sep 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 19696 Views

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Civility Roundtable on traffic, parking

In public city planning meetings, there are few issues as consistently contentious as traffic and parking, which will be...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 19587 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 | 19452 Views
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