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Mountain View adopts new policy for police use of military equipment

Police departments that own and use military equipment are now under more scrutiny, following a new state law mandating greater...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 28, 2022 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 2914 Views

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Mountain View police negotiating with suspect barricaded inside CSA

The Mountain View Police Department's crisis negotiators are working to resolve an incident at Community Services Agency...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 28, 2022 at 5:33 am | 2 comments | 7663 Views

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Woman robbed inside Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center

A woman who was shopping at Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center was robbed of $2,500 in purchases while inside the store...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by RobinS, on Apr 27, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

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Decision delayed on controversial downtown Mountain View office project

The Mountain View City Council will decide next month whether to approve a four-story office project next door to City Hall,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 27, 2022 at 12:45 pm | 22 comments | 5771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district considers tax measure that city fears could jeopardize housing growth

Plans for housing growth have local education leaders searching for ways to fund new schools. However, the city is warning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 27, 2022 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 4176 Views

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Opinion: I reported my harassment in the California Legislature. Then state investigators went after me

A woman filed a workplace discrimination complaint that alleged harassment while working for Assembly member Marc Berman's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 26, 2022 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 2852 Views

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New state task force sets out to combat declining student enrollment rates

A task force that will help combat declining student enrollment rates throughout California was announced Thursday by Tony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by , on Apr 25, 2022 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

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A defense against drought: District eyes water-purification plant as key to recycling increasingly scarce water

It's a well-known meteorological principle that when barometric pressure drops, rainstorms typically follow. But along the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 24, 2022 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 3461 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining about a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Apr 22, 2022 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 2357 Views

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'Turbocharging' our worst impulses: Obama speaks at Stanford about dangers the internet poses to democracy

The former president urged tech leaders to use Silicon Valley's spirit of innovation to tackle the serious threats facing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Apr 22, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 2895 Views

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Mountain View's RV parking enforcement postponed again, set to begin in July

Mountain View's controversial RV parking ban won't be enforced through July 4, following an agreement between the city and...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 21, 2022 at 9:19 am | 20 comments | 5157 Views

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Becker bill to remove police radio encryption picks up support

A bill by Sen. Josh Becker that would require law enforcement agencies throughout California to find alternatives to encrypting...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 20, 2022 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 3481 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Apr 20, 2022 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 2780 Views

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Mountain View adopts campaign contribution limits, setting a cap of $1K for individual donations

Large contributions to local candidates for public office are now prohibited in Mountain View, after the City Council voted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 20, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 3392 Views

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Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

With the June primary election less than two months away, community groups are planning to host a series of local candidate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Apr 19, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

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Stanford to cut striking nurses' pay, health care benefits

Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital administrators have announced they will cut off health insurance...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by SalsaMusic, on Apr 18, 2022 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 3084 Views

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Dr. Sara Cody reflects on her front-and-center role during the pandemic

Dr. Sara Cody faced the biggest challenge of her career in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold. She was suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Apr 18, 2022 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 3355 Views

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California unveils plan to scale up electric vehicle sales to prep for ban on gas-fueled cars

California's clean-air regulators on Tuesday unveiled a far-reaching proposal requiring a ramp-up in sales of zero-emission...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 17, 2022 at 4:18 am | 5 comments | 3454 Views

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Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber announces run for state Board of Equalization

Sally Lieber, a Mountain View City Council member and former state Assemblywoman, is throwing her hat in the ring to join...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by Community Minded, on Apr 13, 2022 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 3928 Views

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Three vaccine shots later

An exposure during the holiday COVID-19 surge had reporter Angela Swartz counting the days until she'd find out if her young...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2022
Last comment by ML Kyle, on Apr 11, 2022 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 3318 Views
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