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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 11 comments | 5255 Views

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Sheriff wins OK of cell-phone tracker

The Santa Clara County sheriff and a member of the Board of Supervisors clashed Tuesday before the board approved the purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Russell, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:18 am | 11 comments | 4608 Views

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Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park

A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 5121 Views

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Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by eric, on May 28, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 3924 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 | 3623 Views

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Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Last Word, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:59 am | 11 comments | 4492 Views

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Region's gridlock a predictable mess

My wife and I just returned from six months of living in Berlin, Germany. Berlin has a comprehensive system of fast and efficient...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by CW, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 11 comments | 1520 Views

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New fields offer room to play

After 11 years of studies, planning and construction, Mountain View is set to open the new Shoreline Athletic Fields next...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ornithologically speaking, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 4677 Views

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Gun safety law introduced in Sacramento

A bill introduced to the state Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGunOwner, on Jan 25, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 2678 Views

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New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 11 comments | 2878 Views

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Council backs plan to close Castro Street at train tracks

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council backed plans to close Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Castro foodie, on Aug 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 11 comments | 1917 Views

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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 | 13028 Views

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Raschke leads in LASD campaign spending

Mountain View resident Tanya Raschke surged ahead of Los Altos resident Bryan Johnson in campaign spending in the bid for...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 11 comments | 3818 Views

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Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions

Local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can blame it on water...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:30 am | 11 comments | 5050 Views

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County pitches in to solve city's homelessness

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a contract last week that launches a new partnership with the city of...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2002, on Dec 24, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 11 comments | 4638 Views

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Fix on the way for crumbling creek trail

With only a month left before the start of the rainy season, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving fast on emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by @Resident, on Sep 17, 2017 at 6:43 am | 11 comments | 4188 Views

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Students march against DACA repeal

More than 100 student protesters marched through Mountain View on Wednesday with a clear message: the immigrant community,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 28, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 11 comments | 2611 Views

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What do you do when your landlord is Google?

Ever since Google became his landlord last year, the owner of the Sports Page Bar & Grill expects that the tech giant will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by DC, on Jan 16, 2018 at 8:32 pm | 11 comments | 6327 Views

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They built it with our taxpayer money

Now it just sits there, empty and idle. Where can we get our money back. What am I writing about? The train station...

Original post made by bernie brightman on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 16, 2008 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 5528 Views

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NASA Ames ready for liftoff

A NASA Ames official came to City Hall last week to elaborate on the agency's plans for a huge research park at Moffett Field...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on May 19, 2008 at 7:05 pm | 11 comments | 6576 Views
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