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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 | 31556 Views

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Ghysels confirms relationship with principal

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has acknowledged that he is in a relationship with a...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Juana, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 53 comments | 31431 Views

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Google execs' new toy: a fighter jet?

According to Federal Aviation Administration records, Google executives have purchased a small fighter jet. Some witnesses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Good Shepherd, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 16 comments | 31263 Views

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Public meeting on controversial animal control ordinance

A community meeting for Mountain View's troublesome animal control ordinance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2013 at 7:38 am | 36 comments | 31067 Views

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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 30939 Views

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A seat on the bus

Google is known for operating the largest private transit system in the world, shuttling thousands of employees to and from...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Skirnir Hamilton, on Mar 10, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 22 comments | 30481 Views

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Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 30381 Views

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New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 19 comments | 29795 Views

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Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 29790 Views

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Developer offers Milk Pail market new space

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by healthy shopper, on Jan 7, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 49 comments | 29059 Views

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Google drops security contractor for in-house team

After union protests of its labor policies, the company that employs security guards around Google headquarters, Security...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 15 comments | 28790 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 28756 Views

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Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy Tuesday whom they believe is the same malodorous man who...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by DP, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 28376 Views

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Leaky sewer lines delivered TCE to homes

A report commissioned by the city is boosting suspicions that early semiconductor companies spread pollution throughout northeastern...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Liz S., on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 11 comments | 28127 Views

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Lime ditches bikes for scooters, leaving cities in limbo

In a feat of backpedaling, bike-share companies are swiftly pulling their fleets of rental bikes from Mountain View and a...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by marknn, on Feb 26, 2019 at 9:49 pm | 31 comments | 28089 Views

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City poised for unprecedented office growth

An analysis by the ==I Voice== shows that an explosion of office development is knocking on Mountain View's door, bringing...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 25 comments | 27964 Views

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Middle class anxiety over rising rents

They might not be the sort of folks you'd expect to hear making such complaints, but several Mountain View families with...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by True, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 150 comments | 27950 Views

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Firefighters want to see vintage rig restored

After Mountain View lost several buildings to fires in the 1920s, the city took delivery of what was said to be the best...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 27877 Views

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How is Mountain View coping with coronavirus? Tech workers sent home, events canceled

With 20 people across Santa Clara County who have tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19), companies and event...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 27863 Views

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$200K in pot seized in drug bust

Mountain View police raided a building on Independence Avenue Thursday night and seized about 1,000 marijuana plants. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 13 comments | 27711 Views
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