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VTA's revised light-rail plans delay reopening past July

Light-rail service has been suspended since a mass shooting seven weeks ago at a VTA facility in San Jose. Officials told...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 3259 Views

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Mountain View's annual tech showcase makes a return, showcasing new self-driving vehicles

Looking to spotlight local businesses making big waves in the world of technology, the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 4387 Views

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Protecting Google's future development from sea level rise is expected to cost $122 million

The city of Mountain View is planning for a surge in new offices and homes in North Bayshore, placing dense new development...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 4277 Views

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Mountain View hosts weekly summer pop-ups at neighborhood parks

The city of Mountain View is hosting an afternoon of free summertime fun every Wednesday in July with its series of Summer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 5173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View poised to roll out RV ban this month, prohibiting oversized vehicles on most city streets

In the coming weeks, Mountain View will begin the long task of installing close to 2,600 "no parking" signs across the majority...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
Last comment by Stiv O, on Jul 18, 2021 at 8:31 pm | 18 comments | 10208 Views

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Health officers encourage masking indoors regardless of vaccination, stop short of new mandate

A coalition of Bay Area health officials urged residents across the region Friday to resume wearing a mask indoors regardless...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Mark Costa, on Jul 18, 2021 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 3445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Universal basic income? California moves to be first state to fund pilot efforts

Once the bill is signed, cities and counties can apply for funding from a $35 million pool to support current or new initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 16, 2021 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments | 2584 Views

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Doctor at Sutter Health in Mountain View arrested on suspicion of sexual battery on patient

An urgent care doctor at Sutter Health in Mountain View was arrested July 8 on suspicion of sexual battery, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by xbr976 , on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 5072 Views

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Cities make the case for a 'bicycle superhighway'

Few roads better epitomize the frustrations and hopes of local bicycle advocates than El Camino Real, a hazardous route that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2021
Last comment by RAD, on Jul 12, 2021 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 6281 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospitals clash with Anthem Blue Cross over health care prices, leaving patients in a lurch

El Camino Health terminated its contract with Anthem Blue Cross last month over price disputes, suddenly putting the hospital...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by Xbr976 , on Jul 11, 2021 at 9:10 pm | 4 comments | 10238 Views

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Valley Water presents $16M check for small salt-removal facility

With drought on everyone's mind, leaders from Palo Alto and Mountain View held a brief summit at the Regional Water Quality...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2021
Last comment by A Talking Cat, on Jul 11, 2021 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2428 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why Mountain View's mobile home rent control law could exclude renters

For residents renting mobile homes in Mountain View, winning any local tenant protections is going to be an uphill battle....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by James , on Jul 9, 2021 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 7584 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom urges all Californians to cut water use by 15%

Extreme drought now grips 85% of California so the governor is seeking voluntary action. Newsom expanded the drought emergency...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 8, 2021 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 3229 Views

OTHER ISSUES

East Palo Alto man arrested in April drive-by shooting of two Mountain View teens

A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested in connection with the shooting of two teenagers in Mountain View in April,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by cancerfoe, on Jul 2, 2021 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 4420 Views

ELECTIONS

It's a date: Newsom recall election set for Sept. 14

After months of uncertainty, the second recall election in California history will be Sept. 14, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Jul 2, 2021 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'You did it!' Mountain View Whisman district students celebrate the end of a pandemic school year

It wasn't just local high schools that relished the chance to hold in-person graduations this summer. Schools in the K-8...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 2, 2021 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 3390 Views

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After a limited summer reopening, Foothill College vows to bring back most in-person classes for the fall

California made a push this year to have its more than 100 community colleges fully reopen last month. But local schools...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by , on Jul 1, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 3322 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County, local fire departments cracking down on illegal fireworks ahead of holiday weekend

Fourth of July celebrations often mean increased illegal fireworks usage in Santa Clara County, but with the region's extreme...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by redhawk524, on Jul 1, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2291 Views

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Water shortages: Why some Californians are running out in 2021 and others aren't

Drought resilience depends on location but also extraordinary engineering -- determining which California places are running...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 1, 2021 at 2:17 am | 3 comments | 4029 Views

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Downtown Mountain View's Castro Street to remain closed to traffic through the end of 2021

Mountain View's bustling downtown has been car-free for one year now, cut off from vehicle traffic in order to make room...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by jethrotsquirrel, on Jun 30, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 14 comments | 9351 Views
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