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Mountain View City Council incumbents take big lead raising funds for reelection

The two incumbents in the race for the Mountain View City Council this year have raised far more money than their opponents...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by Frank Richards, 1 minute ago | 1 comment | 235 Views

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Letters to the editor: Mountain View City Council election, Caltrain measure, climate change

Letters to the editor on the Mountain View City Council election, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School board election,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by MV neighbor, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 2518 Views

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Protester demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 26, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 1925 Views

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Election roundup: Endorsements roll in for Mountain View City Council and local school boards

With less than two months to go before Election Day, several local and regional groups are weighing in with endorsements...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Hello Corporate Power, on Sep 25, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 21 comments | 5944 Views

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Santa Clara County acts with $5M to relieve strain on tenants, landlords

Struggling tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for a financial lifeline, as the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 24, 2020 at 10:40 pm | 3 comments | 2328 Views

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New statewide eviction moratorium upends local rules, leading to more eviction notices

A patchwork of local ordinances designed to block evictions during the coronavirus pandemic has been completely wiped out...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 22, 2020 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 3881 Views

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Guest opinion: A police explorer's perspective on how to improve police training

In an op-ed, Los Altos High School student Jeannette Wang, a police explorer at the Mountain View Police Department, offers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 22, 2020 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 4616 Views

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Mountain View is expanding its safe parking program as hundreds of vehicle dwellers remain on city streets

The city of Mountain View is currently home to one-third of all the safe parking spaces in Santa Clara County, but that's...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2020 at 10:32 am | 45 comments | 11957 Views

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Los Altos Women's Caucus Presents Female Candidates

Women candidates for three local races will be featured at the upcoming candidate's night on Zoom: Los Altos City Council,...

Original post made by Vicki Reeder on Sep. 18, 2020
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Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by USA, on Sep 17, 2020 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 5024 Views

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El Camino Healthcare District ends misconduct investigation into board member Julia Miller

El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors took no action last week following an investigation into complaints that...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Corporate payoff?, on Sep 17, 2020 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 4858 Views

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This year, your voting center might be staffed by your grandchildren

With the election coming up in less than 50 days, Santa Clara County faces the challenge of getting at least 2,000, healthy...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 17, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 3534 Views

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Appeals court reverses injunction blocking removal of protected immigrant groups

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday reversed a 2018 preliminary injunction that blocked the Department of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 15, 2020 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 3549 Views

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Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a list of election debates, forums

We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes -President of Shoreline West Neighborhood Association , on Sep 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 8 comments | 5587 Views

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Google unveils massive mixed-use housing and office village in East Whisman

Google announced on Tuesday a proposal to build more than a million square feet of offices and up to 1,850 new homes in the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Peter Gavin, on Sep 14, 2020 at 11:56 am | 24 comments | 39244 Views

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Guest opinion: Why doesn’t Mountain View protect its mobile home residents?

In an op-ed, the Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance writes about the lack of protections for the city’s mobile home residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:09 am | 18 comments | 8769 Views

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El Camino Healthcare District launches misconduct investigation into one of its own board members

El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors voted 3-1 this month to launch an investigation into a complaint that...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 12, 2020 at 10:02 am | 9 comments | 7694 Views

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Mail-in voting has no partisan advantage, Stanford researchers say

Mail-in and absentee ballots improve voter turnout, but the argument that one political party would have an advantage over...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 10, 2020 at 5:28 am | 3 comments | 4322 Views

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Sales tax would be 'game changer' for pandemic-hit Caltrain, board chair says

With few riders and ongoing tensions over its governance, Caltrain is asking voters to approve an eighth-cent sales tax measure...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 8, 2020 at 3:34 pm | 16 comments | 5220 Views

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Mountain View City Council picks new member for Rental Housing Committee

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Thursday to appoint Nicole Haines-Livesay to the city's Rental Housing Committee,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 6, 2020 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 5107 Views
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