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OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames workers worry over Superfund site's toxins

Following news that several employees had developed a rare neurological disease, the NASA Ames Research Center is facing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:02 pm | 11 comments | 13023 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more hungry summers

Too many children go hungry in Mountain View during the summer, and it's time to do something about it. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Mika Tesfaye , on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 7 comments | 4388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hospital's goal should be transparency

When it comes to bringing the latest technology to its patients, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital is among the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2017
Last comment by True, on Sep 4, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reported car burglaries spike in August

The number of reported auto burglaries in Mountain View more than doubled last month, according to data from the Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 4, 2017 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 3153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Public's help sought for blood shortage

A recent drop in blood donations has led the Stanford Blood Center to ask Bay Area residents to donate blood to help meet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Ex-donor, on Sep 3, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 8 comments | 1685 Views

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Warning: Weekend may be a scorcher

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday through Monday, with temperatures predicted...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tissue dispenser, on Sep 3, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 2685 Views

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North Korea threat hangs over Mattis visit

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Mountain View on Thursday intending to highlight the development of new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 3, 2017 at 10:14 am | 53 comments | 3654 Views

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Watchdog group finds neo-Nazi activity in Mountain View

Mountain View residents and elected officials gave a strong rebuke to white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Sep 2, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 20 comments | 5889 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View takes a stand

For the second time in as many weeks, hundreds gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday for a peaceful demonstration celebrating...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 20 comments | 3169 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

The Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County has voted unanimously (5-0) to allow residents to pay their property tax bills...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxes, on Sep 1, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 5513 Views

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Lawsuit blocks spending of Measure B funds

Santa Clara County's new Measure B sales tax has already collected tens of millions of dollars for a multitude of transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by VTA = Bad, on Sep 1, 2017 at 3:00 am | 8 comments | 3727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County sets aside $1.4M for MV homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed this week to pour $1.4 million into financing a 50-person cold weather...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:36 am | 4 comments | 2395 Views

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Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 6600 Views

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A colorful new career

Artist Caroline Mustard moved to Mountain View to retire, but that was before her son gave her an iPad. Five years later,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Anne Rutherdale, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 4761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County launches new immigrant support network

Santa Clara County officials announced the launch of a new network Wednesday that provides support services for undocumented...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Legal American, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 1977 Views

ELECTIONS

Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto res, on Aug 31, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 51 comments | 4488 Views

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Three injured in three-car crash on El Camino

Three people were hospitalized, including one woman with serious injuries, following a three-car collision on on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Observer of patterns, on Aug 31, 2017 at 10:12 am | 21 comments | 5959 Views

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Thursday: Firefighters fundraising relay on El Camino Real

Traffic crossing El Camino Real may be delayed during the day on Thursday (Aug. 31) as Peninsula firefighters participate...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Aug 30, 2017 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 1417 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge tentatively rules in favor of Recall Persky campaign

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky won a legal victory on Monday afternoon, when a retired...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Aug 30, 2017 at 5:46 pm | 5 comments | 1654 Views

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Water district declares emergency for Stevens Creek Trail

Santa Clara Valley Water District officials are taking swift action to control worsening erosion along Stevens Creek Trail. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Otis Gulati, on Aug 30, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 6657 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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