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Man in intensive care after shooting near Mountain View border

A man was shot in the stomach while at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Golden Catamount, on Jan 21, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 5651 Views

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Judge may order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers, removers

A federal judge announced in San Francisco Thursday that he is considering ordering PG&E to hire and train enough workers...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 20, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2716 Views

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More delays, higher costs as flood protection projects near finish

Construction projects aimed at providing flood protection to thousands of Mountain View properties is over budget and more...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 18, 2020 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 3941 Views

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State bill faces uphill battle to add peer support to mental health care

New state legislation proposed last week could broaden the roster of mental health workers throughout California, but it...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

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After threatening strike, Santa Clara County nurses agree on new contract

Santa Clara County's unionized nurses have officially voted to approve a new contract with the county, the union said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by King, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1981 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom to propose that California manufacture its own generic drugs, lowering prescription costs

In a bold strategy to drive down prescription drug prices, Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing that California become the first...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2020
Last comment by paradise gained, on Jan 14, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 3001 Views

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Safe parking sites for homeless' RVs delayed by insurance snafu

The opening of new safe parking lots in Mountain View will likely face weeks of additional delays after insurers abruptly...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2020
Last comment by Sad about the anti-lennie guy, on Jan 13, 2020 at 2:10 pm | 14 comments | 5048 Views

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New city manager picked by Mountain View leaders

Mountain View has a new city manager: Kimbra McCarthy, who previously served as the city's deputy manager before leaving...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Bankrupting, on Jan 8, 2020 at 7:43 pm | 14 comments | 3530 Views

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With recycled water deal signed, attention shifts to contentious Baylands site

A landmark agreement between Palo Alto, Mountain View and Valley Water for expanding recycling water in the county is bringing...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 2, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 4608 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier looks to lower airplane noise with 5 bills

Responding to growing concerns about airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier has proposed a series of bills aimed at improving...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2019
Last comment by @Robyn, on Dec 30, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 3026 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control fees, natural gas ban, March primary

Letters to the editor from the Dec. 20 edition on rent control fees, Mountain View's natural gas ban, President Trump, and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Totally bogus, on Dec 23, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 3201 Views

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Mountain View's top employee says goodbye

After eight years in Mountain View and more than 30 years in public service, Dan Rich formally hangs up his hat this week...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by MV_Voter, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 10327 Views

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Alleged Skyline Boulevard killer ordered to Napa State Hospital

Pacifica resident Malik Dosouqi, 26, who has been charged for a pair of killings on Skyline Boulevard in Woodside in June,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2491 Views

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Five hospitalized after hazmat incident at Mountain View robotics company

Five people were hospitalized Thursday after a hazardous materials incident at a robotics company in Mountain View, fire...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jane S, on Dec 13, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 6357 Views

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Santa Clara County explores universal basic income for former foster youth

Santa Clara County Supervisors are looking into providing a universal basic income for young adults aging out of the county's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Carolyn, on Dec 13, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 3937 Views

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Gas line break closes El Camino Real in Mountain View

A construction crew punctured a gas line along El Camino Real in Mountain View Thursday morning, leading to a brief evacuation...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Oh Jake, on Dec 12, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 4234 Views

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Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry Hambrecht, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 6790 Views

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Crime brief: Police seeking suspects in REI jacket theft

Mountain View police are looking for a man and a woman who allegedly stole jackets from an REI Tuesday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3156 Views

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Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Out-of-town landlords, on Dec 7, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 7966 Views

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Suspects sought in brazen Los Altos jewelry store heist

Los Altos police are seeking the public's help in finding suspects who smashed through the front of a downtown store with...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3083 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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