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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 | 22685 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 | 22429 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 | 22294 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 | 22260 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 | 22244 Views

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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 | 22115 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 | 22058 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 | 21892 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 | 21852 Views

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What the county's new shelter-in-place order means for Mountain View

A coalition of six Bay Area counties announced sweeping restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the new coronavirus starting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Mar 17, 2020 at 11:54 pm | 8 comments | 21833 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 | 21471 Views

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Los Altos planning commissioner arrested for Tesla DUI

The chair of the Los Altos Planning Commission, Alexander Samek, was arrested in Palo Alto early Friday morning after police...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Wirebender, on Dec 2, 2018 at 10:35 pm | 18 comments | 21383 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 | 21343 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 | 21291 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 | 21221 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 | 21190 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 | 21122 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 | 21030 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 | 20982 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 | 20956 Views
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