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Caltrain to provide free rides to vaccination sites starting Monday

Starting next week, Caltrain will offer free train rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites for people living or working...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 21, 2021 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2816 Views

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Federal government won't use Moffett Field to house migrant children, Rep. Anna Eshoo says

Federal officials with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are no longer considering the use of Moffett Field...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 21, 2021 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 3554 Views

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Despite pandemic, Google announces massive Bay Area expansion plans

COVID-19 and the rise of telecommuting have raised questions about declining demand for office and housing growth and a possible...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 19, 2021 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 10094 Views

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13 line up to join Mountain View's new police advisory board

Activists calling for the defunding of police departments and current and former police personnel are among the candidates...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by JustAWorkingStiff, on Mar 18, 2021 at 2:04 am | 8 comments | 5354 Views

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Guest opinion: The Texas power crisis: What happened, why it happened, and what it means for the future of energy policy

In a guest opinion, Portola Valley Town Council member Jeff Aalfs writes about the Texas power crisis and how the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by USA, on Mar 16, 2021 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 3265 Views

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Google's first mixed-use megaproject takes shape in Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members got a first look Tuesday at how Google plans to transform 40 acres of the city into high-density...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 14, 2021 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 19819 Views

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Mountain View City Council expected to appoint new city clerk with $175k salary

After a monthslong search, Mountain View City Council members are expected Tuesday to hire Heather Glaser to be the new city...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 11, 2021 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 11367 Views

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State's vaccine rollout plan comes up short for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

California's new vaccine rollout program through Blue Shield is threatening to derail efforts to equitably distribute doses...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by LisaR, on Mar 11, 2021 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 5970 Views

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Santa Clara County launches COVID-19 vaccination site at Mountain View's community center

In short order, the Mountain View Community Center has transformed from a recreational space to a hub for mass vaccinations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Mar 4, 2021 at 6:19 am | 7 comments | 18617 Views

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Santa Clara County enters the red tier on Wednesday, loosening public health restrictions

Movie theaters, gyms and restaurants can reopen in Santa Clara County starting Wednesday, after county officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by JS, on Mar 3, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 3133 Views

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Highway 101 shut down as Mountain View police investigate 'medical emergency'

Traffic on northbound Highway 101 is shut down at Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View this morning as police crisis negotiators...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Chaz9132, on Mar 2, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 24413 Views

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Mountain View leads the way in hiring women firefighters, report finds

Fewer than 1 in 20 firefighters are women across Santa Clara County, raising questions of gender bias, discrimination and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 2, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2833 Views

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Plans to densify Mountain View apartment complex wins council support

A majority of Mountain View City Council members supported plans to significantly boost the size of a large apartment complex...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by marknn, on Feb 24, 2021 at 11:43 pm | 7 comments | 4214 Views

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Sheriff's Office reforms 'use of force' emergency response policies in Santa Clara County

Tasked with reforming Santa Clara County law enforcement, the Sheriff's Office presented a number of changes it has made...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
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Santa Clara County unveils plans for a $233M psychiatric hospital serving kids and adults

In a bid to create desperately needed psychiatric hospital beds for children and teens in crisis, Santa Clara County officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by RandomNimby, on Feb 24, 2021 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 6401 Views

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Ex-Stanford researcher allegedly tied to Chinese military faces more charges

Chen Song, a former Stanford visiting researcher who was arrested for visa fraud last summer, faces additional charges in...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 22, 2021 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

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New name, new rules: Foothills Park is in for more changes

After opening Foothills Park to the broader public in December, the City Council is preparing to consider new visitor limits,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Feb 18, 2021 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 3578 Views

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Guest opinion: Dear Gov. Newsom: Don't ignore the disabled in distributing vaccine

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Jennifer Panighetti pens a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom in response to the decision...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by 3rdMAW, on Feb 11, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 3807 Views

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Mountain View faces $1.5M deficit amid prolonged COVID-19 recovery

Years of economic prosperity and hefty surpluses have come to an end in Mountain View, with the latest projections showing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm | 6 comments | 5870 Views

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Teacher housing plan moves ahead in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto lags on its affordable housing supply, Santa Clara County is advancing its plan to build apartments for teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 8, 2021 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3301 Views
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