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Mountain View to pay $350K in settlement over forced sexual assault exam of 5-year-old

A Mountain View couple that sued the city after their young daughter was forced to undergo an invasive sexual assault exam...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 3515 Views

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Oil tax? Wealth tax? Prop. 13 reform? Senate candidates debate how to pay for new programs for state's youngest residents

Candidates for the 13th Senate district on Sunday weighed in on how to fund improved outcomes for the state's 3 million kids...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 11, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

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As coronavirus epidemic spreads, local woman recounts desperation to get out of Wuhan

From her quarantine at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, Palo Alto resident Esther Tiferes Tebeka on Friday pinpointed...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by eliot, on Feb 8, 2020 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 2237 Views

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New state bill aims to integrate Bay Area transit into one 'seamless' system

A newly introduced piece of state legislation seeks to integrate the more than two dozen separate and independent Bay Area...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2020
Last comment by about time, on Feb 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 9 comments | 2503 Views

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Council seeks to strengthen city's gun control laws

Despite California having some of the most restrictive gun control regulations in the country, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 5, 2020 at 7:44 pm | 27 comments | 1498 Views

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Life-saving drug costs have soared. Santa Clara County thinks it has a solution.

Three life-saving drugs costing hundreds of dollars a month could potentially be subsidized to patients in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2020
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Reporter's notebook: It's hard to say goodbye

In an opinion piece in the Jan. 24 edition, reporter Mark Noack writes about why he's leaving the Voice and his concerns...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Time to move on. , on Feb 3, 2020 at 7:48 am | 11 comments | 2760 Views

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Man tests positive for new coronavirus in Santa Clara County

A man has tested positive for new coronavirus in Santa Clara County, marking the first local case of the disease that has...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer , on Feb 1, 2020 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 4344 Views

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Contentious housing bill SB 50 dies on the Senate floor

A last-gasp attempt to resurrect Senate Bill 50, a divisive housing bill that would have relaxed zoning standards for residential...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Dangerous Bill, on Jan 31, 2020 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1980 Views

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'It's really bad out there' -- Santa Clara County Supervisors create task force to tackle homeless crisis

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a plan to establish a homeless task force and a plan to address...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 30, 2020 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 2449 Views

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Study: When it comes to polarization across the globe, America leads the way

America’s widening political divide stands out above other nations, according to a new cross-country polarization study...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jan 29, 2020 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 2540 Views

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Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States", on Jan 29, 2020 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 2013 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors may create new homeless task force

Santa Clara County could establish a homeless task force to address housing and homelessness concerns in the region. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 29, 2020 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 1422 Views

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You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?

Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken grief for failing to fulfill what seems like an achievable campaign promise: appointing a homelessness...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Get the professional campers off the streets, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views

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Stanford student found dead at fraternity house was LAHS grad

The Stanford University sophomore who was found dead at a the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house last Friday was Eitan Michael...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Michael Kahan, on Jan 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 5640 Views

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Man in intensive care after shooting near Mountain View border

A man was shot in the stomach while at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Golden Catamount, on Jan 21, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 5513 Views

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Judge may order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers, removers

A federal judge announced in San Francisco Thursday that he is considering ordering PG&E to hire and train enough workers...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 20, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2641 Views

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More delays, higher costs as flood protection projects near finish

Construction projects aimed at providing flood protection to thousands of Mountain View properties is over budget and more...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 18, 2020 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 3846 Views

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State bill faces uphill battle to add peer support to mental health care

New state legislation proposed last week could broaden the roster of mental health workers throughout California, but it...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2907 Views

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After threatening strike, Santa Clara County nurses agree on new contract

Santa Clara County's unionized nurses have officially voted to approve a new contract with the county, the union said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by King, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1944 Views
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