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Mountain View resident sworn in as new Superior Court judge

Hanley Chew, a 51-year–old Mountain View resident, was sworn into the Santa Clara County Superior Court Bench on Jan. 5,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by landcal, on Jan 13, 2022 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 3320 Views

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Counties face a 'dramatic and breathtaking explosion' of COVID cases

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are now seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other time during the pandemic, health...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3711 Views

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Palo Alto owes $135K to victim of police dog attack in Mountain View

Palo Alto will pay $135,000 to settle a lawsuit by Joel Alejo, who was sleeping in a shed in Mountain View where he was attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Ray, on Jan 6, 2022 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2918 Views

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MVLA looks to implement mandatory ethnic studies course for all freshmen

Teachers and administrators support offering a yearlong, required course. Board members appear generally supportive, though...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Dec 29, 2021 at 3:26 pm | 14 comments | 5318 Views

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Deputy Police Chief Jessica Nowaski retires after more than 26 years in law enforcement

Jessica Nowaski, a pillar in the Mountain View Police Department and one of the few women to rise through the agency's ranks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 29, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 3770 Views

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Board ousts Foothill College president mid-year amid conflict with faculty

Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. The decision...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 29, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 6690 Views

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New Santa Clara County order mandates COVID vaccination, boosters for workers in high-risk settings

With the lightning-speed spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant, Santa Clara County health officials on Tuesday issued a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 28, 2021 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 2926 Views

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Santa Clara County begins the search for a new North County clinic

For residents living in the North County and West Valley, Santa Clara County's health care services have been tenuous and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3964 Views

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Prosecutor seeks to unseat former boss as Santa Clara County district attorney

A former Santa Clara County prosecutor who says he was fired for criticizing the District Attorney's Office is now challenging...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 27, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 3943 Views

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New survey finds hundreds of inhabited RVs parked on Mountain View's city streets

A new community-driven survey found more than 200 inhabited RVs parked along public roadways in Mountain View, despite extensive...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Dec 27, 2021 at 12:38 pm | 33 comments | 31336 Views

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Settlement reached in police dog attack on Mountain View man

Palo Alto and Mountain View have reached a settlement with Joel Alejo, who was attacked and repeatedly bitten by a police...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 22, 2021 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 3054 Views

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Elizabeth Holmes trial: Defense argues that she 'went down with the ship,' should be acquitted

The defense used its last chance to address the jury to talk about missing witnesses, aspirations and Holmes' belief that...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 20, 2021 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2161 Views

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Migration to California slowed by 38% during pandemic, according to UC Berkeley study

While some California residents opted to leave the state during the pandemic, far fewer people are also moving to the state...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 2271 Views

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Google's North Bayshore megaproject could take 30 years to build

Mountain View's largest development proposal to construct 7,000 new homes alongside 3 million square feet of offices is expected...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jacob, on Dec 14, 2021 at 9:15 pm | 15 comments | 17532 Views

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Why does California have the highest jobless rate in the country?

California has the country's highest unemployment rate. Several factors are contributing, including the state's slow-to-rebound...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 13, 2021 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2051 Views

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Demand on Midpeninsula soars for COVID booster shots, as pediatric vaccinations approach 40%

With the omicron variant spreading in the Bay Area and a possible fifth-wave surge of cases on the horizon, residents in...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 11, 2021 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

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With money from Google, Mountain View aims to create butterfly habitat at Shoreline Park

Mountain View is using a grant from Google to create new habitat for monarch butterflies at the city's Shoreline Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by MV Resident, on Dec 11, 2021 at 6:37 am | 4 comments | 4569 Views

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Mountain View acupuncture clinic owner pleads no contest to insurance fraud

The owner of multiple South Bay acupuncture clinics, including one in Mountain View, has pleaded no contest to felony insurance...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 4, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 6975 Views

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Student COVID-19 vaccine mandate garners local support, though education leaders say many questions remain unanswered

The state is requiring students be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend classes, likely starting in January or July, 2022. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2790 Views

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Pets in Need cuts contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter that it is ending its contract...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Louis, on Nov 17, 2021 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 3356 Views
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