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Mountain View's safe parking lot is now open 24/7, and RV dwellers are moving in

Residents living in cars and RVs finally have a safe, dedicated place to park their vehicles during the day in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 12, 2020 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 38104 Views

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SmugMug smiles for the camera

Chris MacAskill spent childhood life on Oakland's streets and could easily have become a homeless statistic. Instead, he...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by marc silber, on Feb 1, 2008 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 37487 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stop already, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 37078 Views

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Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 6, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 15 comments | 36886 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 31 comments | 36867 Views

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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 29, 2020 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 36760 Views

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Art museum may be last hope for Pearson House

While it appears that everyone else has given up, resident Chris Parkinson is on a mission to save the Pearson House and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 11 comments | 36463 Views

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Eight arrests at Dead and Company concert

Mountain View police made a total of eight drug- and alcohol-related arrests in and around Shoreline Amphitheatre over the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by LorenR, on Jun 8, 2017 at 10:04 am | 10 comments | 36249 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 74 comments | 35179 Views

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Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by ac, on Feb 15, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 21 comments | 33632 Views

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Google relaunches Bay View project

As Google embarks on its ambitious plans to create a signature headquarters, the company's building spree is now stretching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by julianwang, on Jun 1, 2017 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 33015 Views

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City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 32745 Views

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Theater review: Pedantic politics

TheatreWorks' production of this play of backroom political dealings is handsome, but the script fails to deliver. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 32705 Views

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After much ado, Minton's project is approved

The City Council gave the green light once and for all on Tuesday night to a 203-unit luxury apartment complex which will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Progressive Owner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 18 comments | 32432 Views

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Big jump in downtown parking costs

Those who drive to work in downtown Mountain View be warned: the city is finally enforcing its two-hour time limits on parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:10 am | 38 comments | 31968 Views

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Open space district purchases secluded INE Ranch

For decades, coyotes, hawks and dusky-footed woodrats have roamed the secluded INE Ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Few...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Already Back, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:16 am | 11 comments | 31610 Views

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Homeless population doubles in Mountain View

Santa Clara County's homeless population is the lowest it's been in a decade, bringing in praise from city and county officials...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by sarahdox, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 7 comments | 31512 Views

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New chef embraces the old at Chez TJ

The new chef at Chez TJ, Mountain View's only Michelin-starred restaurant, says that diners shouldn't expect to find agar...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 am | 5 comments | 31462 Views

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Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size

Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 17 comments | 31418 Views

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Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 31319 Views
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