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Council has moral obligation to address housing crisis

The Mountain View City Council did it again: At its April 3 meeting, it sadly approved the demolition of 59 apartments located...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:39 pm | 11 comments | 959 Views

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Mountain View council takes aim at RVs leaking sewage

Three weeks after declaring a citywide shelter crisis, the Mountain View City Council voted to make it easier to remove some...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Hans(sel) & Gretel, on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 3606 Views

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Sutter Health to return $30 million to Medicare Advantage for alleged false claims

The health care provider that operates Palo Alto Medical Foundation has agreed to pay the federal government $30 million...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Apr 15, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 2820 Views

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Guest opinion: A comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

In a guest opinion, Mountain View City Council members Margaret Abe-Koga and Lucas Ramirez write about the need for a regional...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sophie Mutter, on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 5 comments | 2064 Views

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Measles-carrying Caltrain commuter sparks public health warning

Public health officials are warning the public of possible exposure to measles -- this time involving a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Nature lover, on Apr 11, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 9 comments | 2230 Views

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A comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

Our city struggles with many regional challenges, and homelessness is among the most complex and difficult to solve. Over...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by @Lenny Siegel, on Apr 7, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 1126 Views

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Guest opinion: Countdown to being counted

In a guest opinion, Mountain View City Councilmember Ellen Kamei writes about the importance of the upcoming census. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Henry, on Apr 6, 2019 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 2417 Views

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Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , on Apr 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 2866 Views

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Peninsula cities prepare for battle over contentious housing bill

Mayors up and down the Peninsula have characterized state Senate Bill 50 as an affront to local control, a characterization...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 3, 2019 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 2365 Views

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Once again, Council OKs razing rentals for new rowhouses

Mountain View City Council members said they had no choice but to approve an unpopular project that marked a setback for...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Harry Devlin, on Apr 3, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 29 comments | 4349 Views

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South Bay clinics purchase OK'd, giving El Camino just days to reopen

A bankruptcy court approved the sale of five South Bay clinics to El Camino Hospital on Wednesday, leaving only a few days...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by JB, on Mar 30, 2019 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2131 Views

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Tourist may have exposed locals to measles

People who visited at least six locations in the Midpeninsula area may have been exposed to measles, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Senior Vet, on Mar 29, 2019 at 6:57 pm | 11 comments | 6019 Views

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Council votes to ban parking RVs, trailers on streets

Mountain View city officials will begin preparing a citywide ban on large vehicles, in an effort to eventually remove the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 25, 2019 at 9:24 pm | 89 comments | 14973 Views

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County earmarks $900K to help feed seniors

The Mountain View Senior Center is among 40 across Santa Clara County that will benefit from nearly $900,000 designated to...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Senior Veteran, on Mar 25, 2019 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 1288 Views

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New tech at El Camino helps patients breathe easy

For millions of Americans, lung disease is an ever-present source of discomfort and pain, making it hard to breathe during...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
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Guest opinion: A time of change

In a guest opinion, Lord's Grace Christian Church pastor and Move Mountain View president Brian Leong writes about the local...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by An RV Lot In My Neighborhood, on Mar 21, 2019 at 8:50 pm | 6 comments | 2001 Views

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Union's ballot measure would force voter approval of El Camino Hospital expansions

Health care union members filed a ballot initiative Monday that would force El Camino Hospital officials to ask for voter...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by FormerSurgicalPatient, on Mar 20, 2019 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2755 Views

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Two students continue lawsuit over college admissions scandal

Two students have dropped out of a federal lawsuit filed over the college admissions cheating scandal but two others are...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Ron MV, on Mar 20, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 4 comments | 2058 Views

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Driver hurt in fiery collision

Six emergency-response units were called out to rescue a driver whose car rolled over on Central Expressway in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2019
Last comment by Dan Wright, on Mar 17, 2019 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 7695 Views

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Charter school lottery delayed as disagreements fester

Officials from a new charter school and the Mountain View Whisman School District locked horns at a school board meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Mar 16, 2019 at 6:06 pm | 52 comments | 4989 Views
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