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Letter to the editor: City growth should be metered by drought conditions

Mountain View resident Henry Whitfield argues the city should hit the brakes on new development, particularly office development,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 8, 2022 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 2744 Views

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Mountain View's Downtown Committee mulls how to support its retailers

Walking down Castro Street on a recent Monday afternoon between the lunch and dinner crowds, it was easy to see why Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 5242 Views

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Mountain View looks to extend relocation assistance to mobile home renters

For years, families renting mobile homes in Mountain View have missed out on protections afforded to those living in apartments...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2022 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 3976 Views

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New retail and office building approved in downtown Mountain View

Plans to build a new commercial building at 756 California St. in Mountain View moved forward when the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Mar 3, 2022 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 4752 Views

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Nonprofit picks up $17.2M loan to buy land for affordable housing in Mountain View

The nonprofit Housing Trust Silicon Valley announced Wednesday that it will provide a $17.2 million loan to purchase land...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
Last comment by tecsi, on Mar 3, 2022 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 3997 Views

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Smoking restriction at multi-family units

As you know, as of January 1 it became illegal to smoke in or near a building in multi-family units in Mountain View. I'm...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Mar. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools plan to lift indoor mask mandate March 12, while Mountain View Whisman hasn't announced an end date

Wearing a mask indoors is expected to become optional, though recommended, at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools starting...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Mar 2, 2022 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

BOOKS

Six nontraditional children's picture books to read as a family on Christmas Eve

From a new twist on Santa's origin story to a poem about the winter solstice, here are a few alternative holiday books to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1270 Views

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Mountain View rolls out rules for building new homes in single-family neighborhoods under SB 9

The city of Mountain View is drafting rules for how additional homes can be built on single-family properties under Senate...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by quiet_resident, on Mar 1, 2022 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 3842 Views

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Guest opinion: California must not undermine the advance of clean energy

California state Sen. Josh Becker touts the big advancements in solar power across California, but raises concerns that changes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on Mar 1, 2022 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 3276 Views

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Community Briefs: City unveils new logo, presidential scholar candidates and a video contest

In this week's community briefs, the city of Mountain View has rolled out a new logo, over a dozen local students are candidates...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by LA, on Feb 28, 2022 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2156 Views

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State will lift indoor masking rules for schools, child care facilities and the unvaccinated

California will lift its indoor mask requirements on Tuesday for unvaccinated people and March 12 for schools and child care...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 28, 2022 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Palo Alto neighborhoods littered with antisemitic flyers

Dozens of antisemitic flyers were found on Sunday morning around Palo Alto, one of many Bay Area cities where hate-based...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Feb 27, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2163 Views

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New Laura's Law program provides court-ordered treatment to severely mentally ill residents

Santa Clara County has kicked off a new program that allows families of severely mentally ill residents to petition the court...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 26, 2022 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

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Bay Area legislators back sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion

With the Russian Federation launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday denounced Russian President...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Feb 25, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 1581 Views

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Mountain View council greenlights basic income pilot program

Mountain View is joining a growing number of cities exploring how it might help the community's most vulnerable to be provided...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by robstar, on Feb 25, 2022 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 3617 Views

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Mountain View passes new rules mandating safe gun storage

Gun owners in Mountain View will soon be required to safely lock away their firearms under a new citywide ordinance following...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 25, 2022 at 8:47 am | 7 comments | 4168 Views

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Mountain View Council approves new building slated to add 25 apartments, plus commercial space

Mountain View's latest development to win approval is a new three-story building with 25 apartments and commercial space,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by People Need Water, on Feb 24, 2022 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 3585 Views

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County to provide $9.75 million loan for affordable housing project in downtown Mountain View

A proposal to develop a city parking lot at 444 Bryant St. into affordable housing took a big step forward when the Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2022
Last comment by People Need Water, on Feb 24, 2022 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 4321 Views

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Mountain View City Council tells developer to save trees, reduce parking

A development proposal to add 323 new housing units at 555 W. Middlefield Road in Mountain View took one step forward and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 23, 2022 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 3529 Views
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