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Tens of thousands expected at Bay Area Women's Marches

Tens of thousands of people are expected to turn out Saturday in cities across the Bay Area -- and at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2018
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City's partnership with Uber, Lyft stalls

Last year, Mountain View officials entered a deal to underwrite the costs of downtown Uber and Lyft rides in exchange for...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Wesh, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1284 Views

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Apple, Google buses damaged on I-280

Five charter buses carrying tech workers had windows damaged Tuesday while driving on Interstate Highway 280, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Just Wondering, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 1945 Views

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Council allows pot deliveries to start Friday

As of Friday, marijuana deliveries will be legal in Mountain View, but it will still be several months before retail pot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by It's a Mad, Mad,Mad World, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:40 pm | 9 comments | 3278 Views

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Coming soon

This promises to be an exciting year for the Midpeninsula food-and-drink scene. Read about some of the much-anticipated and...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by @Eric, on Jan 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1381 Views

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Residents call for equity in high school upgrades

As Mountain View-Los Altos School District officials iron out the final details of a massive plan to upgrade school facilities,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by psr, on Jan 18, 2018 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 2042 Views

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Power outage affects downtown

Roughly 900 PG&E customers are being affected by a power outage reported in downtown Mountain View Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Jan 17, 2018 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Downtown hydrant erupts into a geyser

Residents in downtown Mountain View got an unexpected show Friday morning, after an accident with a hydrant sent a geyser...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

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Police arrest man driving stolen Land Rover

A 33-year-old man was arrested in Mountain View last week after the owner of a stolen vehicle spotted him driving it, police...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 15, 2018 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 2026 Views

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Longtime Mountain View activist named mayor

Mountain View's new mayor, Lenny Siegel, first arrived in the Bay Area to study physics as a Stanford undergrad. He never...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by fair turns, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:06 am | 11 comments | 5185 Views

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VTA introduces new fare app

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has unveiled a new, free mobile payment app called EZfare. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 9, 2018 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1685 Views

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Multiple painkillers found in deceased actor John Heard

Actor John Heard, who was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room last July, had numerous potent painkillers in his system,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 9, 2018 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 1473 Views

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What are MV laws re marijuana use in apartment complexes?

When there are shared walls is it legal to light up? One neighbor is making us all miserable by flooding the area with smoke....

Original post made by Jes' Sayin' on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 9, 2018 at 7:07 am | 3 comments | 230 Views

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Council seeks way to remove rent committee members

Mountain View city officials are drafting policies that would allow them to remove members of the city's Rental Housing Committee,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:03 pm | 32 comments | 3390 Views

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Popular eatery worries its days are numbered

On a weekday night on Castro Street, it's hard to find a more popular spot than Bierhaus. After 4:30 p.m. or so, the downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dan Sakols, on Jan 5, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 252 Views

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San Jose man ID'd in fatal crash with Google bus

Officials released the identity of the man who died on Dec. 27 after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by cc-r, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 3224 Views

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Morning quake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jan 4, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglars steal ATM from Michael's at Shoreline

Mountain View Police are currently searching for suspects in a smash-and-grab burglary who crashed a truck into the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by Rodger , on Jan 3, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 4227 Views

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The biggest crime stories of 2017

The year drew to a grim close in Mountain View, with a brutal downtown slaying and a young Google engineer discovered dead...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:43 am | 4 comments | 2995 Views

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Update: Motorcyclist dies in crash with Google bus

A man died Wednesday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google commuter bus in the North Bayshore...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Jan 2, 2018 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 6591 Views
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