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Intuit agrees to pay $141M for upselling TurboTax services to low-income taxpayers

Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams and state Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a $141 million nationwide settlement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on May 8, 2022 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 2726 Views

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Thousands of Stanford and Packard nurses vote to authorize strike

A whopping 93% of voting members of a nurses union on Thursday authorized their leaders to call a strike against Stanford...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
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Stanford nurses set to take strike vote on Thursday

The nurses union for the Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals has called for a strike vote on Thursday after...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
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What people get wrong about first-generation college students

The CalMatters College Journalism Network spoke with first-generation college students across the state about the challenges...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
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State, Bay Area politicians react to reports of possible Roe v. Wade reversal

A report published on Monday by Politico regarding abortion rights has sent shockwaves through the Bay Area and California....

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on May 3, 2022 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2669 Views

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Mountain View Whisman brings back its mask mandate as COVID-19 spreads on campus

A month after lifting its indoor mask mandate, the Mountain View Whisman School District reinstated it, citing rising numbers...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
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Stanford nurses overwhelmingly ratify agreement with hospitals, ending weeklong strike

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have overwhelmingly voted to end a weeklong strike, their union,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
Last comment by , on May 2, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 3450 Views

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Santa Clara County appoints first woman fire chief

Santa Clara County Fire Department is celebrating the hiring of its first woman fire chief this month. Suwanna Kerdkaew,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by , on Apr 28, 2022 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3223 Views

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This home may have the most expensive asking price in Menlo Park history

A home in the West Menlo neighborhood may have broken a new record in the city with its asking price: $26.5 million. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by MG, on Apr 28, 2022 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 3251 Views

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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 | 3881 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 | 6971 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 | 4312 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 | 3483 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 | 4453 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 | 4159 Views

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Los Altos High student dies in a 'potential fentanyl poisoning'

A Los Altos High School student has died in what the Mountain View Police Department is calling a "potential fentanyl poisoning"...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 9671 Views

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Teen cited for alleged DUI crash involving police patrol vehicle

An 18-year-old driver was cited for allegedly crashing into a Mountain View police patrol vehicle while under the influence...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by taryn-j-white, on Apr 2, 2022 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 3834 Views

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Gov. Newsom makes his offer on gas tax rebate

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $11 billion in a California tax rebate to offset high gas prices, including $400 debit cards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 1, 2022 at 7:12 pm | 2 comments | 3267 Views

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Mountain View planning commission backs plans for six-story affordable housing next to Public Storage

A mixed-use plan that puts high-density affordable housing next to a compact Public Storage facility won the support of Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Sheryl , on Apr 1, 2022 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 6522 Views

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Alleged stalker of Apple CEO agrees to restraining order, gives up firearms

A woman who allegedly stalked Apple CEO Tim Cook, at one point taking a cross-country drive to find him in his Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by drslb, on Mar 31, 2022 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views
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