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Mountain View autonomous flight company files lawsuit, claims competitor stole its design

A legal battle is brewing between two local companies vying to create flying autonomous air-taxis, with one alleging that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by catrov, on Apr 11, 2021 at 11:08 am | 4 comments | 5511 Views

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Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 10, 2021 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

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Castro Street could stay closed to traffic after the COVID-19 pandemic

Mountain View's experimental closure of Castro Street during the pandemic has temporarily transformed the city's downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 8, 2021 at 11:27 am | 22 comments | 4829 Views

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City gets an earful over plans to turn Crestview Hotel into homeless housing

Plans to convert a Mountain View hotel into housing for the homeless were met Tuesday with heavy skepticism and concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 6, 2021 at 7:39 pm | 36 comments | 10266 Views

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Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by bluesjr, on Apr 6, 2021 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 1559 Views

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Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers

In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 6, 2021 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1524 Views

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Concord man arrested in connection to machete assault in Mountain View

Police arrested a Concord man last week after he allegedly attacked a resident with a machete near Rengstorff Park in the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 5, 2021 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 2450 Views

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Her worst fear comes true: Daughter loses both parents to COVID-19

Christine Walker had just said her final farewell to her father on Dec. 26, when three weeks later, she found herself saying...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by cancerfoe, on Apr 5, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

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Theft of rubber duck statue in Mountain View leads to to arrests

Three people suspected in the theft of a rubber duck statue from a front yard last month were arrested Thursday, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by Ron MV, on Apr 5, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2272 Views

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Hate incidents in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County jump dramatically

While there are far fewer known hate crimes, the number of incidents is likely in the hundreds or thousands in the county,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 2, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 2990 Views

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Neighbors divided over Mountain View's bid to convert hotel to homeless housing

It wasn't long after the city of Mountain View announced its intent to convert a hotel into homeless housing that the petitions...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Jesse H, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 5524 Views

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Santa Clara County launches program to help victims who are strangled in domestic violence attacks

Some of the most violent and lethal attacks in domestic violence cases often go unnoticed and unreported, putting the health...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 3092 Views

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Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Apr 1, 2021 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2418 Views

ELECTIONS

Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

An ex-Stanford worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to thefts of more than 800 Apple MacBooks....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2625 Views

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Mountain View City Council looks to convert hotel into homeless housing

A Mountain View hotel could soon be home to dozens of homeless residents and recently displaced tenants, after council members...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by Xiaoyi, on Mar 31, 2021 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments | 12422 Views

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More scrutiny but no charges for Palo Alto officer after his dog attacks Mountain View man

The recently released video of a Palo Alto police dog attacking a Mountain View resident who was sleeping in a backyard shed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Mar 31, 2021 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 3971 Views

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Editorial: The things we've carried

While we are all eager to move past the pandemic, we should recognize that there are some aspects of life from the past year...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 29, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 2611 Views

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Mountain View's annual 'state of the city' calls for optimism as COVID-19 case counts decline

Mountain View city officials are taking a cheery approach to an upcoming State of the City event this week, calling the future...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 4076 Views

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Santa Clara County advocates celebrate win for immigrants

Santa Clara County scored a substantial legal victory this month when the U.S. Department of Justice dropped an appeal on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 3169 Views
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