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Police chiefs, community leaders tackle systemic racism as calls for change get louder

On Thursday, a panel of community leaders discussed use-of-force policies and ways to reform policing to improve accountability. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 3313 Views

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Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors

Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:16 am | 13 comments | 6042 Views

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Seriously, Picnic Tables-That's the help for restaurants?

Airports are always Open Interstate Highways are always Open Intrastate Highways are always Open Beaches are Open Farmers...

Original post made by twoshort on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 756 Views

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Letter to the editor: Police department doesn't need more weapons

In a letter to the editor, Mountain View resident JaneAnne Arnone writes about her opposition to the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Vijay Gupta, on Jun 25, 2020 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 4818 Views

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Local construction, once brimming with activity, grinds to a halt

Up until recently, the Bay Area's construction market was red-hot with activity. Now it's at almost a complete standstill. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 24, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 8 comments | 7064 Views

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Mountain View council expected to close Castro Street this summer to make room for outdoor dining

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday is expected to vote to close off several blocks of Castro Street to traffic through...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Fogarty, on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 18568 Views

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Guest opinion: Mountain View policing needs to change

In a guest opinion, Leslie and Ana Zeiger, Mountain View residents and members of the Mountain View Coalition for Police...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 23, 2020 at 6:26 pm | 33 comments | 9001 Views

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Bay Area religious services slowly return under tight COVID-19 rules

Churches, synagogues and mosques throughout Santa Clara County are taking small steps to return to normal this month, with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by John Wolfram, on Jun 22, 2020 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 5590 Views

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Community gathers to learn, reflect at Mountain View Juneteenth celebration

The afternoon of June 19, beneath a shade canopy erected at Mountain View's Pioneer Park, about 30 people gathered to celebrate...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2020
Last comment by thanks Justice Vanguard!, on Jun 21, 2020 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 3991 Views

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Local farmers market rancher dies at 64

Gary Marchi, a longtime Pescadero rancher who sold beef at farmers markets throughout the Bay Area, died this month in a...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by John & Melissa Patton, on Jun 21, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 5 comments | 9036 Views

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In the wake of protests, Mountain View residents demand police reform

A coalition of Mountain View residents are demanding that the city take action to reform the Mountain View Police Department,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by @Cleave, on Jun 21, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 40 comments | 10352 Views

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Plexiglas shields and temperature screenings. Workspace changes won't look too radical, but they may feel invasive.

Now more than ever before, employers must think in granular detail about how workers interact within the workplace and how...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Business?, on Jun 19, 2020 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 4601 Views

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Black Lives Matter rally targets Amazon, Facebook in calls for racial justice

A rally against the killing of black people by police echoed through East Palo Alto and Menlo Park on Friday during a rally...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 18, 2020 at 4:08 pm | 24 comments | 3855 Views

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Newsom, Bay Area officials applaud Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ job rights

Gov. Gavin Newsom and Bay Area officials celebrated a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that extended protections...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Merrick Garland, on Jun 16, 2020 at 5:40 am | 3 comments | 3618 Views

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For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is calling for the public to help ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs an estimated...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Also Unemployed, on Jun 15, 2020 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 5057 Views

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'Meet this moment': Growing coalition calls for Palo Alto to expand access to Foothills Park

Calling it a policy that sends a terrible message, dozens of Palo Alto residents and community leaders are petitioning the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Peter Parker, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:58 pm | 10 comments | 5807 Views

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Supervisor Joe Simitian proposes new reforms for the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian announced Friday a package of new policies aimed at curbing police violence and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Korbin, on Jun 12, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 5102 Views

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Meet the class of 2020: Five students, five stories

High school graduation looked different this year in Mountain View and Los Altos. We spoke with five students who overcame...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Shirlee Cunningham, on Jun 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5861 Views

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'The first big exhale in awhile.' After months of takeout, restaurants reopen for outdoor dining

On the first days Santa Clara and San Mateo counties allowed restaurants to reopen for outdoor dining over the weekend, many...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 10, 2020 at 7:48 pm | 5 comments | 11802 Views

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St. Francis High School launches investigation into racist Instagram linked to recent grads

St. Francis High School officials released a statement Thursday condemning what it calls a "highly offensive" and "racist"...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by daniel, on Jun 9, 2020 at 5:16 am | 18 comments | 21381 Views
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