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Smoking restriction at multi-family units

As you know, as of January 1 it became illegal to smoke in or near a building in multi-family units in Mountain View. I'm...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Mar. 2, 2022
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Guest opinion: California must not undermine the advance of clean energy

California state Sen. Josh Becker touts the big advancements in solar power across California, but raises concerns that changes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on Mar 1, 2022 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 3600 Views

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Community Briefs: City unveils new logo, presidential scholar candidates and a video contest

In this week's community briefs, the city of Mountain View has rolled out a new logo, over a dozen local students are candidates...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by LA, on Feb 28, 2022 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2810 Views

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New Laura's Law program provides court-ordered treatment to severely mentally ill residents

Santa Clara County has kicked off a new program that allows families of severely mentally ill residents to petition the court...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 26, 2022 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2117 Views

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Mountain View passes new rules mandating safe gun storage

Gun owners in Mountain View will soon be required to safely lock away their firearms under a new citywide ordinance following...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 25, 2022 at 8:47 am | 7 comments | 4905 Views

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County to provide $9.75 million loan for affordable housing project in downtown Mountain View

A proposal to develop a city parking lot at 444 Bryant St. into affordable housing took a big step forward when the Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2022
Last comment by People Need Water, on Feb 24, 2022 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 4959 Views

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Mountain View City Council tells developer to save trees, reduce parking

A development proposal to add 323 new housing units at 555 W. Middlefield Road in Mountain View took one step forward and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 23, 2022 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 4031 Views

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To stem the tide of evictions threatening Mountain View residents, the city created an eviction help center. So far, it seems to be working.

When California's ban on evictions ended Sept. 30 last year, many predicted that an eviction tsunami was coming, forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 21, 2022 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 3796 Views

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'Be the freedom generation,' said Pence at Stanford College Republicans event

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Stanford students to be "the freedom generation" at an event hosted by the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 19, 2022 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 2332 Views

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'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID-19

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 18, 2022 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1894 Views

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Mountain View hires first chief sustainability and resiliency officer

Mountain View has named Danielle Lee as its first chief sustainability and resiliency officer. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Feb 16, 2022 at 7:18 pm | 2 comments | 3189 Views

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Man charged for 20 commercial burglaries across Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County prosecutors have charged a man for 20 commercial burglaries, including a smash-and-grab at a jewelry store...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Karen G, on Feb 16, 2022 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2785 Views

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With signs up for Mountain View's oversize parking ban, vehicle residents wonder where they'll go

The signs prohibiting oversize vehicles in Mountain View from parking on public streets are being installed in the last area...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 15, 2022 at 7:32 pm | 16 comments | 6359 Views

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Those mounds of dirt and rocks along highways are illegally dumped debris that's costing Caltrans $1M a year

Hundreds of mounds of leaves, dirt, tree stumps and construction debris are being illegally dumped on Caltrans property in...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 13, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 3129 Views

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Los Altos superintendent announces retirement after 12 years leading the district

After a dozen years leading the Los Altos School District, Superintendent Jeff Baier has announced plans to leave at the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
Last comment by Mar, on Feb 10, 2022 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 4010 Views

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Rare sighting of an Oriental turtle-dove has birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by Sonia Lizardo, on Feb 10, 2022 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 3325 Views

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Feral cats in Mountain View's North Bayshore prompt surge of complaints, raising tough questions about cat colonies

Silicon Valley is home to thousands of stray and feral cats that freely roam creeks, parks and trails. And in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Feb 10, 2022 at 2:39 am | 12 comments | 24247 Views

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County library district to distribute free COVID-19 test kits

The Santa Clara County Library District will begin distributing free COVID-19 antigen test kits for people to take home starting...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 9, 2022 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 3798 Views

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Woodside decides it's not a mountain lion habitat, allows developers to propose housing under SB 9

Facing legal action and national scrutiny, the Town Council backpedaled on claiming a townwide exemption from a state housing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Feb 8, 2022 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2882 Views

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State's indoor mask mandate to expire for most vaccinated residents

California will roll back its mask requirement next week for vaccinated residents in most indoor spaces, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2022
Last comment by Greg David, on Feb 8, 2022 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 2766 Views
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