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Fixed-up Bay Trail links MV, Sunnyvale

Getting around Mountain View's bayshore just got a lot easier. Last week, local politicians and top brass from Google gathered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by yogi, on May 30, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 12 comments | 9679 Views

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El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by BRT Definition, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:08 pm | 77 comments | 9675 Views

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Mountain View committee to weigh safe parking rules for RVs

The city of Mountain View may see some headway on its rollout of a safe parking program this Wednesday, Sept. 4, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 9668 Views

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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 9667 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Baten Caswell for Santa Clara County Board of Education

Melissa Baten Caswell's long history of working for a strong public education system will serve north county well on the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 4, 2020 at 2:05 am | 27 comments | 9665 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 9663 Views

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Net neutrality activists occupy Google headquarters

Tents went up at Google headquarters today as a group of activists called on the company to take action against proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by DDD, on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 9658 Views

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District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 36 comments | 9650 Views

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St. Francis student shot to death in Oregon

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 9650 Views

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How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 9649 Views

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EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 9648 Views

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Strategies for cooking the perfect Thanksgiving turkey

The search for the perfectly cooked turkey — moist and flavorful with a golden, crusty skin — is intrinsic to the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Janice, on Nov 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 9647 Views

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More high-density condos proposed for Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood

Mountain View's fastest growing neighborhood may soon have another high-density housing project on the way, with a newly...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Nov 12, 2021 at 9:35 pm | 18 comments | 9646 Views

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Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, on May 28, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 6 comments | 9641 Views

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Fogging for West Nile virus

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District is scheduled to do a mosquito fogging treatment on Tuesday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 27, 2014 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 9637 Views

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City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 9637 Views

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Immigrant House heads to its new home

One of the Mountain View's oldest domiciles, the former farm-laborer cottage known as the Immigrant House, is settling into...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Marty Estrada, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 9634 Views

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Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 9629 Views

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Council picks developer to build affordable housing in downtown Mountain View

A long stretch of parking in downtown Mountain View could soon transform into a five-story affordable housing complex, complete...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Susan Ferry, on May 23, 2020 at 5:44 am | 3 comments | 9626 Views

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Mountain View City Council earmarks $16M for costly new 84-unit affordable housing project

Looking to boost the city's affordable housing supply and tap into county funds to pay for it, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 29, 2021 at 5:15 pm | 9 comments | 9623 Views
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