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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's new dome-home wins city approval

After nearly 10 years of planning, Google's vision to create a premier headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore will...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Chadwick, on Apr 26, 2017 at 12:20 am | 15 comments | 40953 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sick and tired of chronic fatigue syndrome

Amberlin Wu, who has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome for 15 years, is sick and tired of being sick and tired. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by AnotherAffected, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 79 comments | 40497 Views

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Santa Clara County confirms 31 COVID-19 cases across four Costco locations, including Mountain View

A public health investigation found that at least 31 employees across four Costco locations in Santa Clara County have tested...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Jul 31, 2020 at 7:59 pm | 11 comments | 39889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by beachmaster, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 26 comments | 39282 Views

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Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Newsflash, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 38959 Views

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Make-or-break council decision on pod cars tonight

Tonight City Council members will decide what to do about their longstanding interest in having an automated transit network...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 53 comments | 38623 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield trees axed for Google

Residents of the Monta Loma neighborhood were surprised this week to see a number of trees chopped down around the former...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 5, 2014 at 11:41 am | 35 comments | 38412 Views

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Mountain View's safe parking lot is now open 24/7, and RV dwellers are moving in

Residents living in cars and RVs finally have a safe, dedicated place to park their vehicles during the day in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 12, 2020 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 37693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's OK to be little naive

Clad in their bright blue caps and gowns, the Los Altos High School class of 2013 flooded onto their school's football field...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 37477 Views

AROUND TOWN

SmugMug smiles for the camera

Chris MacAskill spent childhood life on Oakland's streets and could easily have become a homeless statistic. Instead, he...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by marc silber, on Feb 1, 2008 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 37427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 37406 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stop already, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 37011 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 31 comments | 36762 Views

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Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 6, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 15 comments | 36699 Views

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Art museum may be last hope for Pearson House

While it appears that everyone else has given up, resident Chris Parkinson is on a mission to save the Pearson House and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 11 comments | 36411 Views

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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 29, 2020 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 36295 Views

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Eight arrests at Dead and Company concert

Mountain View police made a total of eight drug- and alcohol-related arrests in and around Shoreline Amphitheatre over the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by LorenR, on Jun 8, 2017 at 10:04 am | 10 comments | 36093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by ScottUSA, on Nov 27, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 6 comments | 35631 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 74 comments | 35098 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice launches new website

The Mountain View community's primary online source for local news and discussion is undergoing a facelift designed to make...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by David R, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 32 comments | 34149 Views
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