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Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by North Whisman Original, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 4651 Views

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Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Apr 14, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 2941 Views

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Going beyond the 'hour' of code

Teaching computer science and coding to young kids is a fresh and relatively unexplored frontier in public education that's...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 24, 2015 at 2:22 am | 4 comments | 5889 Views

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MV to study South Bay clean-energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View officials are powering forward with a small band...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Len Abrams, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 4175 Views

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Small earthquakes strikes off SF coast

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by anthodyd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views

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Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 2590 Views

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Former city clerk Alice Gordh dies

Memorial services are set for next week for Mountain View's longtime former city clerk, Alice Gordh, who was considered a...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 3268 Views

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Woman robbed at gunpoint

A 65-year-old San Mateo woman was robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View last week after the suspect took her cellphone and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on Oct 22, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 3480 Views

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Armed burglary reported at MV recycling facility

A recycling facility was robbed last week when a suspect allegedly attacked an employee and demanded money from the facility's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 3316 Views

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Glitzy and geeky gather for Breakthrough Prize

Tech CEOs, top researchers and Hollywood celebrities will all converge at Moffett Field on Sunday for what might be considered...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 3394 Views

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State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Martin M. Hill, on Nov 25, 2015 at 6:21 am | 4 comments | 2206 Views

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Police tout new crime-fighting tools

As Mountain View prides itself for being a crucible for new technologies, it makes sense that the city's local police force...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Developer, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 3780 Views

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MV meeting on creating local energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View is partnering with a small band of South Bay cities...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mike Balma, on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 2077 Views

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Private schools plans to build teacher housing

Last month, the Mountain View City Council gave the green light to four projects that could bring up to 1,600 new homes to...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by DJS, on May 30, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 4 comments | 3704 Views

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Board of Supervisors OKs millions for homeless housing

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors last week authorized a slew of new programs aimed at preventing homelessness...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by @@Mark, on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 2850 Views

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Water district delays decision on $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has put off a decision on whether to work with a controversial firm to kick off work...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by When did this happen?, on Feb 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments | 3049 Views

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CalTrain Extorsion on Saturday Evening

Hello All, I am not sure how many of you have heard this story. Many of us who took the CalTrain to SF from Mountain View...

Original post made by Mahesh on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sorry, but..., on Feb 9, 2016 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 759 Views

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Federal judge clarifies order regarding release of student records

After California parents were recently notified that their children's records might be released as part of a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Increduloous, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 2583 Views

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Council OKs plans for dense housing in North Bayshore

Laying out a road map for the future of North Bayshore, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday dove into the nitty-gritty...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Mar 16, 2016 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 1686 Views

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Governor announces deal for $15 minimum wage

A new agreement announced by state lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 for most employees...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by MW worker, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1879 Views
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