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Guest opinion: What Mountain View residents can do amid another severe drought

Right now water conservation is vitally important. Not only are we in the third consecutive year of a drought, but we are...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 6, 2022 at 2:41 pm | 7 comments | 3153 Views

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Great America to eventually close after developer buys land

The owners of the land that's home to California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara has been sold and the park...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2022
Last comment by People Need Water, on Jul 6, 2022 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 2753 Views

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Mountain View City Council declares stage 2 water emergency, announces restrictions

The city of Mountain View declared a stage 2 water emergency Tuesday, restricting outdoor irrigation for residents to two...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by People Need Water, on Jul 3, 2022 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 3808 Views

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Mountain View City Council votes to remove exemptions from mobile home rent control ordinance

Mobile home park owners in Mountain View will no longer have the opportunity to create their own MOUs with their residents...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by scccommenter, on Jun 30, 2022 at 10:11 pm | 5 comments | 5957 Views

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Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Richt, on Jun 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm | 9 comments | 2520 Views

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The Supreme Court 'bows out' on abortion, former federal judge says

The Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade will likely call into question further limitations on women's reproductive rights...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by Richt, on Jun 27, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

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Santa Clara County makes price gouging on infant formula illegal

In response to the nationwide infant formula shortage, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted an urgency ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jun 23, 2022 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views

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Bill to remove police radio encryption faces pushback

A bill authored by state Sen. Josh Becker that would restore media access to police radio communications got past the Assembly...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by Alex M, on Jun 22, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2158 Views

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Mountain View is confident it can meet state housing targets. Local stakeholders aren't so sure.

The city says it's prepared to build 15,100 units in the next eight years, an ambitious target that would exceed state requirements...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jun 21, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 57 comments | 4813 Views

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Mountain View accepts $100,000 grant for universal basic income program

Mountain View's guaranteed basic income pilot program will live to see another year, thanks in part to a $100,000 grant secured...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 20, 2022 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 5245 Views

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Bay Area Toll Authority to seek over $180M in unpaid bridge tolls, late fees

The Bay Area Toll Authority will try to collect more than $180 million in unpaid bridge tolls, which breaks down to about...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Jun 14, 2022 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2036 Views

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PG&E warns of possible outages, urges preparation for Friday heat

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat on Friday that could contribute to power...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by , on Jun 9, 2022 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 2571 Views

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Letter carrier uninjured in incident involving gel ball pellet gun

The latest TikTok trend gave a letter carrier a fright Monday afternoon in Mountain View when a teenager shot him with a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Jun 8, 2022 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 3370 Views

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Caltrain is back to its regular schedule this week, after construction reduced its service

Caltrain returns to its regular schedule Monday, May 23, with 104 trains each day following the completion of mid-county...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 28, 2022 at 4:30 am | 2 comments | 1785 Views

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Sticker shock as state gas prices soar past $6 a gallon

Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the steadily rising cost of living while speaking Wednesday at a Bakersfield clinic after receiving...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by James Thurber, on May 23, 2022 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

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Volunteers sought for Caltrain advisory committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking a volunteer each from San Francisco,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Heather Zimmerman, on May 20, 2022 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

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Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next door to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the Bay is finally complete and open to employees, marking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on May 18, 2022 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 8546 Views

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Scores of protestors gather at 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest in downtown Mountain View

Protestors gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday to voice their support for abortion rights as part of a nationwide...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 16, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 5009 Views

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How bad is water use in California? March is the worst so far, up 19%

Ignoring urgent pleas from water officials, Californians used substantially more water after a record-dry three months gripped...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by AB, on May 12, 2022 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

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With thefts up almost 300% nationally, three county auto businesses partner with Los Altos police to help thwart catalytic converter thieves

Three automotive businesses in Santa Clara County have partnered with the Los Altos Police Department in an effort to reduce...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on May 9, 2022 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 3595 Views
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