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President Obama to speak at MV's Walmart

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim G, on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 30 comments | 21648 Views

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High-cost housing creates desperate living conditions

As the cost of living in Mountain View climbs, a city inspector says that in recent years he's found families living in shocking...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by ac, on Jan 23, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 75 comments | 21505 Views

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Developer plans to keep Rose Market, other local businesses

A developer is promising that several popular businesses at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street won't have to...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 59 comments | 21450 Views

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Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 21372 Views

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Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by DPk, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 60 comments | 21324 Views

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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 | 21104 Views

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Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by heewhaw, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 39 comments | 20956 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 | 20901 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 | 20797 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 | 20599 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 | 20556 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 | 20443 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 | 20370 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 | 20265 Views

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Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 20204 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 | 20158 Views

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Enthusiasm for homes near Google suddenly stops

Despite early excitement for building 9,850 homes near Google's headquarters, developers are now saying that Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by JohnBlack, on Sep 9, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 31 comments | 20081 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 | 20036 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 | 20033 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 | 19899 Views
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