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Guest opinion: What Mountain View residents can do amid another severe drought

Right now water conservation is vitally important. Not only are we in the third consecutive year of a drought, but we are...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2022
Last comment by Lauritzen, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Residents elated over plan for new city park in Old Mountain View neighborhood

Old Mountain View residents will get their neighborhood’s first new park in years, thanks to an agreement between the city...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 3, 2022 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 6486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman takes an 'extremely conservative' approach to its budget, planning three years of deficit spending

The Mountain View Whisman School District is planning for three years of deficit-spending in its budget, but officials hope...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 3, 2022 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

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Great America to eventually close after developer buys land

The owners of the land that's home to California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara has been sold and the park...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

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Mountain View City Council declares stage 2 water emergency, announces restrictions

The city of Mountain View declared a stage 2 water emergency Tuesday, restricting outdoor irrigation for residents to two...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by AB, on Jul 3, 2022 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2639 Views

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First probable monkeypox case found in Santa Clara County

A suspected case of monkeypox virus is under investigation in Santa Clara County, the Public Health Department said in a...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2845 Views

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Oversized vehicles in Mountain View won't be ticketed, towed through end of August

The City of Mountain View announced Thursday that it will not ticket or tow oversized vehicles that fail to comply with the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jul 2, 2022 at 4:00 am | 12 comments | 2066 Views

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Mariposa Club Apartments accepting waitlist applications for affordable units

Mariposa Club Apartments, an affordable rental housing project located in Mountain View, is currently accepting waiting list...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by scccommenter, on Jun 30, 2022 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 2222 Views

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Mountain View City Council votes to remove exemptions from mobile home rent control ordinance

Mobile home park owners in Mountain View will no longer have the opportunity to create their own MOUs with their residents...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by scccommenter, on Jun 30, 2022 at 10:11 pm | 5 comments | 4217 Views

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Peninsula couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam

A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Richt, on Jun 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm | 9 comments | 1569 Views

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City of Mountain View unveils Mora Park

On an extra warm summer day in Mountain View, elected officials, city staff members, and young families gathered to celebrate...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 28, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 6 comments | 3608 Views

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The Supreme Court 'bows out' on abortion, former federal judge says

The Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade will likely call into question further limitations on women's reproductive rights...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by Richt, on Jun 27, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 986 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View Council member Ellen Kamei to run for reelection

Housing, quality of life, sustainability and supporting small businesses are top of mind for Ellen Kamei as she seeks a second...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 27, 2022 at 10:49 am | 8 comments | 2493 Views

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Rental Housing Committee passes 2022-23 budget, rental housing fee

The city of Mountain View approved a rental housing fee for the next fiscal year that’s lower than last year’s. But some...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 27, 2022 at 8:42 am | 7 comments | 1766 Views

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New Mountain View vaccination clinic opens for those 6 months and older

Santa Clara County Public Health Department's newest vaccination site in Mountain View opened June 21. Following the FDA's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 25, 2022 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

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Santa Clara County ready to give COVID vaccinations to children age 5 and under

COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 6 months to 5 years could be available as soon as Tuesday, pending final approval...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 24, 2022 at 6:51 pm | 4 comments | 1710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County makes price gouging on infant formula illegal

In response to the nationwide infant formula shortage, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted an urgency ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jun 23, 2022 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

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Bill to remove police radio encryption faces pushback

A bill authored by state Sen. Josh Becker that would restore media access to police radio communications got past the Assembly...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by Alex M, on Jun 22, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View is confident it can meet state housing targets. Local stakeholders aren't so sure.

The city says it's prepared to build 15,100 units in the next eight years, an ambitious target that would exceed state requirements...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jun 21, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 57 comments | 2950 Views
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