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Upset with Google's leadership, tech employees launch a workforce union to fight back

A coalition of employees working for Google parent company Alphabet and its subsidiaries announced Monday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Gayle, on Jan 5, 2021 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 4611 Views

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'Cancel your travel plans': Santa Clara County urges caution during holidays as COVID-19 cases rise

At an emotional press conference Wednesday on the cusp of Christmas Eve, Santa Clara County health leaders begged the public...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 29, 2020 at 7:35 pm | 14 comments | 20399 Views

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Mountain View's COVID-19 cases have nearly doubled in one month

In some parts of Mountain View, one in 50 people have now contracted COVID-19, hitting a high of cases as the coronavirus...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 24, 2020 at 1:54 pm | 20 comments | 20374 Views

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Best of Mountain View: Books Inc. maintains strong bond with its community of 'bookworms'

The local bookstore has kept its phone lines and direct message inboxes on social media wide open to stay in touch with its...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Lana, on Dec 24, 2020 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2784 Views

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Mountain View pours $15M into North Bayshore's first affordable housing project

Mountain View city officials are moving briskly to approve an all-affordable housing project -- including units for the homeless...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 18, 2020 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 8709 Views

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Santa Clara County Supervisors OK $1M to provide free period products for the most vulnerable residents

Santa Clara County is partnering with community groups to distribute $1 million worth of feminine hygiene products through...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Tim MacKenzie, on Dec 16, 2020 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

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Letters to the editor: RV ban, presidential election

Letters to the editor on Mountain View's RV ban and the presidential election. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2020/12/13/letters-to-the-editor-rv-ban-pres...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 15, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 4010 Views

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Federal regulators, over 40 states sue Facebook over anticompetitive practices

Menlo Park-based Facebook is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission and multiple states for alleged monopoly practices,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2020
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 13, 2020 at 12:03 am | 3 comments | 2318 Views

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Santa Clara County readies for COVID-19 vaccines amid precipitous ICU bed capacity rates

Santa Clara County could receive the first 17,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc. as soon as Dec. 15 once the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 9, 2020 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 4525 Views

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Mountain View man pleads guilty to rape, forcing teen into prostitution, following human trafficking investigation

A man accused of trafficking Guatemalan immigrants into the country and forcing them into servitude took a plea deal last...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 9, 2020 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 7833 Views

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Santa Clara County restaurants brace for outdoor dining ban starting this Sunday

Bay Area officials' Friday announcement that they will expedite the state's new stay-at-home order means that Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 9, 2020 at 4:46 am | 19 comments | 7614 Views

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Lawmakers weigh moratorium extension as eviction cliff looms

With California's eviction moratorium set to expire in less than 60 days and 2 million people at risk of losing their rental...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 8, 2020 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

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Proposed office project in Mountain View's San Antonio center met with criticism

A proposed seven-story office building on the site of the former Milk Pail Market in Mountain View could soon cap off a yearslong...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Dec 6, 2020 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 7105 Views

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Mountain View high grad is the Bay Area's first female Eagle Scout

In February 2019, Boy Scouts of America, after 110 years of boys-only programming, for the first time in the organization's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by BOY SCOUT BANKRUPTCY, on Dec 4, 2020 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 3865 Views

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Gov. Newsom: State leaders could issue stay-at-home order

The majority of California could be subject to a state stay-at-home directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by JS, on Dec 3, 2020 at 12:25 am | 3 comments | 3503 Views

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City lets restaurants break the rules on Castro

The new rules say no indoor dining. But restaurants on Castro Street are putting up covered tents with four walls. Yeah,...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Dec. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 2, 2020 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 505 Views

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Local restaurants push for a cap on food delivery app fees in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County business leaders are pushing for a cap on fees charged by food delivery companies like DoorDash and Uber...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 30, 2020 at 6:17 pm | 6 comments | 4430 Views

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Record COVID-19 cases prompt new health restrictions

Record-shattering numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Santa Clara County have prompted worried health leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 30, 2020 at 8:13 am | 27 comments | 4215 Views

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Santa Clara County to step up enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions for holiday weekend

Black Friday shopping, just like almost everything else in 2020, will look very different this year -- no crowds, no late-night...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 28, 2020 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 5338 Views

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Santa Clara County officials plead with residents to avoid Thanksgiving gatherings

Santa Clara County officials pleaded with residents Wednesday to avoid social gatherings and traveling for Thanksgiving as...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 26, 2020 at 3:10 pm | 15 comments | 3383 Views
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