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Troubled by environmental violations, Santa Clara County supervisors look to hold mining company accountable

Residents and elected leaders are applauding the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors for taking steps to shed light on...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Jim Sloan , on Feb 4, 2022 at 8:21 am | 5 comments | 4081 Views

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Little known about new COVID variant detected in Santa Clara County

A new strain of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Santa Clara County, but details about its transmissibility...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by eelman, on Jan 27, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

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Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles

Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 26, 2022 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 2109 Views

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Santa Clara County Superior Court grants amnesty to 1,600 misdemeanor cases due to COVID-19

The Santa Clara County Superior Court granted amnesty to 1,600 individuals ordered to serve their sentences through the sheriff's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jim J., on Jan 25, 2022 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2479 Views

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Letter to the editor: Existing homeowners should welcome new neighbors

In a letter to the editor, resident Jonah Mann takes on a "misguided talking point" in the community discourse about Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 24, 2022 at 7:07 pm | 54 comments | 4492 Views

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Mountain View hits pause on enforcing its RV parking ban

Mountain View won't enforce its sweeping restrictions on oversized vehicle parking until this spring, as part of an agreement...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by minor character, on Jan 24, 2022 at 5:59 pm | 23 comments | 8726 Views

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VTA workers are facing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, something other Bay Area transit agencies did months ago

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will potentially mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for its workers -- a policy...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2117 Views

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Mountain View will spend $1M to update its housing plans under new state requirements

New state housing requirements are forcing the city of Mountain View to take a close look at its housing stock and residential...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Jan 23, 2022 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 3712 Views

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Health care providers behind on administering COVID vaccinations, tests in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County leaders are calling on health care providers to step up to the plate at a critical time when testing and...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 4259 Views

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State attorney general launches investigation into Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

State Attorney General Rob Bonta on Wednesday announced his office is opening a civil rights investigation into the Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 20, 2022 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views

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Frustrated by delays, Santa Clara County hires construction auditor for new psychiatric hospital

For years, Santa Clara County supervisors were told that an innovative psychiatric facility serving children and teens would...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 2696 Views

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Pop-up COVID testing site in Mountain View under investigation following complaints

A new Mountain View clinic advertising swift COVID-19 tests without an appointment is currently in hot water following numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 14, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 8841 Views

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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 | 3166 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. 3537 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 | 2791 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 | 5159 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 | 3609 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 | 6514 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 | 2743 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. 3795 Views
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