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Mountain View's rental market is recovering from the pandemic, with rents up and vacancies down

After a spike in vacancy rates and a decline in rental housing costs during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 4, 2022 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 6134 Views

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Six nontraditional children's picture books to read as a family on Christmas Eve

From a new twist on Santa's origin story to a poem about the winter solstice, here are a few alternative holiday books to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
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As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person

Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2996 Views

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Local book release: 'Beneath the Seams'

Palo Alto resident Peyton H. Roberts, who is a sustainable fashion ambassador with the Bay Area nonprofit Remake, takes a...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Jun 10, 2021 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3732 Views

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Living the hyphen: East Palo Alto author looks to her Tongan roots to find a hero

Tonga Victoria has just released her first novel, "Hyphen American," a fictional book for young adults that weaves Polynesian...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by smorr, on May 21, 2021 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 5442 Views

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Busy but under control: El Camino Hospital's ICU stable following COVID-19 holiday surge

For months, Bay area hospital ICUs have been filled close to capacity, including El Camino Hospital. But hospital officials...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2021
Last comment by ronewolf, on Feb 10, 2021 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 8671 Views

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College coronavirus testing varies by system, campus

With sometimes competing public health guidelines coming from the CDC and state and local sources, colleges and universities...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Oct 12, 2020 at 2:18 am | 1 comment | 3511 Views

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Guest opinion: A redo on rent control

In a guest opinion in the Jan. 31 edition, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga writes why she believes residents should...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 8, 2020 at 11:32 am | 10 comments | 8695 Views

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Behind the scenes with Max Tachis and Roneet Aliza Rahamim

In their first production together, Max Tachis' character had to put his head under Roneet Aliza Rahamim's character's dress...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4515 Views

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Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a hard-to-find crop for...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
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Her words about being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner caught the world's attention. Now, she's writing a memoir.

The woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner in 2016 is writing a memoir about...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3042 Views

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At 97, children's author publishes her first novel for adults

Though never a full-time writer, Palo Alto resident Martha Tolles has persisted through the years, adapting her formats to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2858 Views

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The generational feud behind the housing crisis

In his new book, author Randy Shaw makes the case that the Bay Area's housing crisis is primarily a story of boomers refusing...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 7425 Views

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Pear kicks off season with 'Northanger Abbey'

There were some carping critics in the lobby at The Pear Theatre following the nearly three-hour performance of "Northanger...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2018
Last comment by Mariya, on Sep 9, 2018 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 2809 Views

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Trump officials to visit Stanford

Two high-ranking members of President Donald Trump’s administration, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Secretary of...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2018 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 4152 Views

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Council approves 623-unit Greystar project

A site off of San Antonio Road that appeared destined for a new school campus will instead be rebuilt as a massive commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Jul 13, 2018 at 7:32 pm | 44 comments | 13788 Views

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Library reopens after major remodel

After six months of construction, the Mountain View Library has finished a dramatic remodel of its children's wing and other...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jun 18, 2018 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 5340 Views

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Bay Area forecast: Beach hazards, cooler temps, windy weather

Hazards at Bay Area beaches, below-normal temperatures and breezy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
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Opera review: Don't mess with Norma -- but do go to hear her sing

How can a Druid high priestess possibly be expected to react when her Roman lover leaves her for younger woman? If her name...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
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Downed power lines lead to apartment fire

Mountain View firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire at a two-story apartment building in the 400 block of Escuela Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
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