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'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams to save money in the face...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Gary, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 633 Views

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Guest opinion: Housing at any cost?

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Albert Jeans writes about the Shoreline Gateway project and his belief that it should...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jul 7, 2020 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 6688 Views

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Margaret Abe-Koga and Alex Nunez join the race for the Mountain View City Council

The race for the Mountain View City Council is heating up, with Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and community activist Alex Nunez...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 48 comments | 8158 Views

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Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber joins crowded race for the Mountain View City Council

Former State Assemblywoman Sally Lieber is seeking a return to the Mountain View City Council after an 18-year hiatus from...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Best of luck, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 10 comments | 5924 Views

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Landlord-backed rent control measure finally heads to voters this November

A voter-initiated ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's rent control program is headed to voters this fall. Tenant...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 30, 2020 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 5206 Views

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Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 6962 Views

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Town Hall on race and policing to be held Thursday

In the wake of protests over George Floyd's killing and calls for change to eliminate racism and police brutality, the Weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 3135 Views

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Supreme Court blocks Trump administration's termination of DACA

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Joe Johnston, on Jun 22, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 3482 Views

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Massive march for change calls attention to racism in Midpeninsula

On Saturday, thousands flocked to Palo Alto City Hall, where they grabbed onto the momentum of what's now a global movement...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary , on Jun 8, 2020 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 3282 Views

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George Floyd and 'the moral arc of the universe': insight from MLK's official historian

Stanford historian Clayborne Carson offers some much-needed clarity and historical perspective surrounding recent protests...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 5, 2020 at 12:11 pm | 5 comments | 4178 Views

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Rental Housing Committee again rejects extending rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted Monday not to extend the city's rent control protections to mobile home residents,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Tom Halstrom, on Jun 5, 2020 at 8:00 am | 16 comments | 7407 Views

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Council reluctantly approves razing of 116 rent-controlled apartments

More of Mountain View's older, rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for new ownership housing, after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Tom Halstrom, on Jun 3, 2020 at 9:50 am | 40 comments | 14919 Views

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County's new coronavirus mobile testing van coming to Mountain View on Monday

Santa Clara County is launching a mobile health van offering easy-to-access testing for residents worried they may have contracted...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on May 26, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 8777 Views

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What's closed and what to do on Memorial Day during COVID-19

Check out our list of what's closed on Memorial Day this Monday, plus transit agencies' modified schedules and virtual events...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Stable genius, on May 24, 2020 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 3678 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: The latest on COVID-19 cases, deaths

Here's the latest news over the Memorial Day holiday weekend about the Midpeninsula's response to the coronavirus pandemic....

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4974 Views

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Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall

Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Stable Genius, on May 22, 2020 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 4373 Views

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Santa Clara County to allow curbside retail pickups starting Friday

Book shops, clothing stores and other businesses in Santa Clara County that allow storefront pickup can start reopening Friday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on May 19, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 9 comments | 3199 Views

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County supervisors OK program to pay foster youth $1K per month

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has approved $900,000 in funding for a pilot program believed to be the first...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ted, on May 19, 2020 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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Council balks at proposed bridges to ferry Google buses over Stevens Creek Trail

Two proposed transit bridges that would allow Google and other tech companies to carry employees into Mountain View over...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Cog, on May 15, 2020 at 10:05 pm | 24 comments | 9681 Views

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California revealed a $54.3 billion deficit — signaling deep cuts ahead

California finance officials revealed a $54.3 billion deficit Thursday in the first economic assessment of the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Lay died or maybe not, on May 15, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 11 comments | 3336 Views
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