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ELECTIONS

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
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Santa Clara County unveils plan for new primary health care clinic in Palo Alto-Mountain View area

Santa Clara County's health care system plans to bring much-needed services to the Palo Alto-Mountain View area with a new...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Oct 17, 2022 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 3302 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A lot of confusion, panic and fear': RV residents talk about how newly enforced rules are impacting them

For many RV dwellers, the most stressful part of the newly enforced rules isn’t just where they're allowed to park, but...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 16, 2022 at 8:19 pm | 32 comments | 30880 Views

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California is a hotspot for catalytic converter theft. Will new laws make a difference?

A disproportionate share of catalytic converter thefts happen in California. Here's what lawmakers are trying to do about...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 15, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board candidate Carrol Titus-Zambre allegedly threatened student journalist

Carrol Titus-Zambre, a candidate for the Mountain View Los Altos High School District's board, allegedly threatened a high...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Jackie Cashen, on Oct 14, 2022 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 4842 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara Valley Water District candidates focus on a sustainable water future

The two people who are facing off in the Nov. 8 election for the district 7 seat on the Valley Water board of directors weigh...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 14, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 8217 Views

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Grand jury takes aim at political chicanery in ballot language

When voters cast their ballots for or against local measures, it's tempting to assume that they understand what's at stake....

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 14, 2022 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New mental health beds could be ready starting next month in Santa Clara County

Long wait times, staffing shortages and other issues at county-run behavioral treatment centers have led the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 2300 Views

ELECTIONS

MVLA candidates debate top issues in Voice forum

Candidates running to serve on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees shared their views...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by , on Oct 14, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View’s draft Housing Element doesn’t meet state requirements yet, Sacramento says

The city of Mountain View will have to go back to the drawing board on its draft Housing Element after state officials identified...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 14, 2022 at 1:52 pm | 56 comments | 4394 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council moves forward with pedestrian mall as residents adjust to traffic signal changes on Castro

The city council took the next step toward making the Castro pedestrian mall permanent at an Oct. 11 public hearing as residents...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by A Talking Cat, on Oct 13, 2022 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 2516 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two family members arrested in July drowning death of Mountain View 9-year-old

Following the drowning death of a 9-year-old Mountain View boy in July, police announced that two family members have been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 11, 2022 at 7:41 pm | 8 comments | 4661 Views

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Rape in Stanford University basement under investigation

A woman reported that she was raped by a man in the basement of a Stanford University building on Friday, according to Stanford's...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Oct 11, 2022 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 2040 Views

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MVLA board candidate Carrol Titus-Zambre makes false endorsement claims

Carrol Titus-Zambre, a candidate for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, falsely claimed that...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2022
Last comment by Go Laura!, on Oct 11, 2022 at 8:22 am | 6 comments | 3960 Views

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Letter to the editor: League of Women Voters local chapter urges a Yes vote on Proposition 1

The Los Altos Mountain View Chapter of the League of Women Voters urges you to vote Yes on Proposition 1, intended to strengthen...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by , on Oct 10, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

ELECTIONS

Valley Water incumbent's campaign pot boiling over with cash

In a high-stakes campaign for a seat on the Valley Water board, incumbent Gary Kremen has amassed $272,814, nearly 10 times...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 10, 2022 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1925 Views

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Mountain View resident among three men arrested for September shooting in East Palo Alto

Over the past two weeks, police have arrested three men suspected of being involved in an East Palo Alto shooting that left...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Oct 6, 2022 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views

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California homeless population grew by 22,000 over pandemic

The latest point-in-time count of California's homeless population shows that it increased at roughly the same pace as previous...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 6, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested for sex crimes involving minors

A Mountain View man was arrested on charges of felony possession of child pornography and other sex crimes after a multi-month...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Lydia , on Oct 5, 2022 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2975 Views

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Castro Street businesses weigh in on permanent street closure proposal

After more than two years of allowing a few blocks of Castro Street businesses to utilize the street for outdoor dining,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by CommonSense, on Oct 3, 2022 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 5016 Views
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