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New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 5491 Views

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Mountain View slashes water use in May

Worsening drought conditions and greater pressure from the state of California may finally be having an impact on water use...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Verde Verdad, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 5491 Views

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Local economy on road to recovery

Could the worst be over? The head of the city's Chamber of Commerce agrees with a recent report saying that Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on Apr 13, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 5489 Views

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County leaders to introduce equal pay ordinance

Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 5, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 12 comments | 5489 Views

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$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved a $300-million bond measure Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 5489 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

In preparing for what is becoming an annual event, organizers of Mountain View's May Day march for immigration reform are...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Desmond, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 5488 Views

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Caltrain to run 'Baby Bullet' express trains on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Dec 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 5487 Views

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High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Grossman Woman, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 5486 Views

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Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 5486 Views

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Local couple 'elated' by gay marriage rulings

Brian Fiorino and Duke Khuu say they are elated to know that their daughter will be born into a world where her parents have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 am | 17 comments | 5485 Views

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City seeks to remodel aging police station

The city of Mountain View is rebooting efforts to remodel -- or completely rebuild -- its downtown public safety building...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by psr, on Dec 27, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 5485 Views

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Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first portion of the $6 billion Measure B funds, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Dave Simpson, on May 27, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 5484 Views

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MV woman pleads not guilty in embezzlement case

A Mountain View woman pleaded not guilty on Sept. 13 to charges of embezzlement and grand theft of property. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by mug shot, on Sep 15, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 5483 Views

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Crime briefs: Lewd conduct and man punched

A man was approached and punched in front of an Erik's Deli, and police arrest a transient man for lewd conduct. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cowards, on Oct 2, 2014 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 5483 Views

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Local Air Guard wing deploys for Afghanistan

Troops may soon be withdrawing from Afghanistan but on Thursday 200 local air guardsmen were headed to the war-torn country...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 5482 Views

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Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 5482 Views

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City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays

Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 5482 Views

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Snake found on VTA bus now up for adoption

A young ball python found curled up on a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus last month in Palo Alto is now up...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by DC, on Oct 28, 2017 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 5482 Views

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No new charges for Ideafarm

No new charges were brought against Wo'O Ideafarm on Monday, Jan. 3, when he appeared before Santa Clara County Criminal...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Jan 8, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 5481 Views

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Lease mandate rejected by Council

On Tuesday, City Council members voted down their own urgency ordinance, saying it was insufficient to address Mountain View's...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Debbie downer, on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 5481 Views
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