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Google pressures city over N. Bayshore plan

Google executives have sent a letter to city officials expressing displeasure with some aspects of the city's ideas for the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Feb 28, 2015 at 9:02 am | 37 comments | 25368 Views

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Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 93 comments | 24980 Views

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Council quiet on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View City Council members are paving the way for a boom in office development, but they have been oddly silent on...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 12 comments | 24745 Views

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City rolls out pilot program for unleashed dogs

Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by reason, on Jun 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 51 comments | 24603 Views

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City considers bold new transit system

Someday in Mountain View's not-too-distant future, driverless electric vehicles could whisk passengers between the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by James Anderson Merritt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 24161 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 | 24110 Views

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A graveyard of Google bikes

It's just one of the many perks of working at Google -- employees can take their pick from about 1,000 brightly colored bicycles...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by business opportunity, on Jul 25, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 58 comments | 23911 Views

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Ambitious Piazza's remodel keeps a focus on customers

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
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NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures, LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by @pr orion, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 23592 Views

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Guns, jewelry stolen in burglary

Two handguns, cash and some jewelry were reported stolen from a home on the 100 block of Beatrice Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 23559 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 | 23504 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 23408 Views

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Deal reached to save Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by no more verbal public input, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 66 comments | 23227 Views

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City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 23092 Views

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New toxic hot spots linked to sewers

Environmental Protection Agency officials told residents Tuesday that the only plausible explanation so far for the mysterious...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 22615 Views

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Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 22441 Views

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Council closing in on plan for Google, North Bayshore

Potentially adding space for over 17,500 new office workers, a plan is coming into focus for Google's neighborhood north...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 26 comments | 22216 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 | 21985 Views

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Locals rally for city to boost minimum wage

A group of over 50 people gathered outside Mountain View City Hall Wednesday to call for a pay raise for the city's poorest...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MV Snob, on Feb 26, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 60 comments | 21952 Views

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Blossom Valley post office to close

Even the U.S. Postal Service is not immune to the effects of Mountain View's hot rental market. Thanks to one landlord's...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Matthew A. Flynn, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 49 comments | 21882 Views
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