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Full containment of CZU Lightning Complex wildfire is expected Sunday

Cal Fire said late Thursday evening that the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, which began burning in San Mateo and Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 18, 2020 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 4524 Views

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Mountain View schools not expected to reopen in the fall for in-person instruction

Two of Mountain View's public school districts are not planning to have students return to the classroom for in-person instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 3:49 am | 29 comments | 20595 Views

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Business community calls on Santa Clara County to ease public health restrictions

A coalition of business leaders across Santa Clara County are calling on public health officials to loosen COVID-19 restrictions...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 15, 2020 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 6568 Views

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County hosts free COVID-19 testing in downtown Mountain View

Santa Clara County is hosting an all-day COVID-19 testing site in downtown Mountain View on Tuesday, but you'll need to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 14, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 14824 Views

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City Council candidates talk rent control, RV ban in virtual candidate forum

Nine candidates seeking a spot on the Mountain View City Council this November squared off Saturday at the first candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2020
Last comment by Concerned, on Sep 11, 2020 at 3:12 pm | 13 comments | 8544 Views

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Los Altos drops appeal to block five-story downtown housing project

A proposed five-story housing project in downtown Los Altos will finally move forward after the city announced Saturday it...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by What is "YIMBY", on Sep 11, 2020 at 1:22 pm | 18 comments | 8898 Views

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Wildfire smoke darkens sky while layer of fog protects Bay Area air quality

Smoke from the August Complex fires in Mendocino County settled on top of a marine layer in the Bay Area Wednesday, turning...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 9, 2020 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 6090 Views

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How local volunteer firefighters are helping to battle the CZU fires

Firefighting can be a dangerous job. But for members of the Kings Mountain and La Honda fire brigades, it's a way to serve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 8, 2020 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 4635 Views

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State Legislature approves — and limits — eviction protections amid pandemic

Hours before California's eviction ban was set to expire, state legislators approved a bill Monday that will both extend...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 2, 2020 at 9:51 pm | 17 comments | 4454 Views

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Mountain View seeks to build emergency shelter for homeless families and seniors

The city of Mountain View is proposing to transform a vehicle storage lot into an emergency shelter, creating a housing complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Groot, on Sep 1, 2020 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 8533 Views

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State's new new system for countywide reopenings dumps watchlists for color-coding

A color-coded, four-level tier system will replace the state's COVID-19 watchlist in an effort to create a "more stringent,...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 1, 2020 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 6055 Views

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Palo Alto moves to expand access to 'residents-only' Foothills Park

Palo Alto's prolonged and polarizing debate over whether nonresidents should be allowed to visit Foothills Park moved toward...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by Justin Case, on Aug 31, 2020 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 5677 Views

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Governor: 'Historic' wildfires in California burn 1.2 million acres

Along with an unprecedented health crisis, California is currently experiencing wildfires of "historic" magnitude, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3570 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors face staggering budget shortfall

Santa Clara County supervisors started the daunting task of addressing an anticipated budget deficit of between $200 million...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 25, 2020 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 4928 Views

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Monitor air quality along the Midpeninsula in real time

Residents can track the air quality in their neighborhoods in real time through an interactive, crowdsourced map that uses...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 25, 2020 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 7012 Views

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Proposed 407-unit housing project would push the limits on Mountain View's residential density

A developer is seeking to build more than 400 apartment units on a small property in the East Whisman area of Mountain View,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 18, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 7 comments | 12673 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 J, on Aug 18, 2020 at 8:03 pm | 41 comments | 12587 Views

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Highway crash near Los Altos Hills leaves one dead, six injured

One person was killed and six others injured in a single-vehicle accident Sunday evening on northbound Interstate Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4907 Views

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Crime brief: Mountain View man arrested in connection with Santa Cruz bank robbery

Santa Cruz police arrested a Mountain View man last week after he allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo and made a getaway in a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 14, 2020 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 5634 Views

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With SF's 11th-hour vote, three-county sales tax measure to fund Caltrain can go before voters

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an eighth-cent sales tax measure for the November election to fund...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2020
Last comment by sula, on Aug 12, 2020 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 8025 Views
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