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Man who allegedly profited off sex trafficking more than 100 women faces 10 felonies

David Davies led a quiet life in his Palo Alto home for more than 20 years, but an investigative report alleges he and his...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Jun 19, 2021 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 3661 Views

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Mountain View looks to congestion pricing to get tech workers out of cars

Plans to massively increase the number of jobs and housing units in Mountain View's North Bayshore tech park are contingent...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 17, 2021 at 2:23 pm | 20 comments | 18218 Views

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Federal complaint by Jewish employees alleges antisemitism at Stanford racial-sensitivity program

Two Jewish employees at Stanford University have filed a complaint against the university for allegedly allowing persistent...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 17, 2021 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2420 Views

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Droughts and water shortages unlikely to affect Mountain View's rapid housing and job growth

Water agencies and cities across the Bay Area are preparing for another significant drought, bringing back mandatory water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 9, 2021 at 8:48 pm | 7 comments | 5624 Views

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Four things to know about the California budget deal

California Assembly and Senate budget leaders announce a budget deal that includes stimulus checks, more in-state students...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 8, 2021 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 3897 Views

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To help Mountain View residents hit hardest by the pandemic, City Council is banking on new grassroots group

This week, the Mountain View City Council is expected to pour $1 million into the Mountain View Solidarity Fund, a newly...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 8, 2021 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 5642 Views

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When is the Newsom recall election? Maybe sooner than you think

The date of California's recall election still is not set, but voters may decide the governor's fate closer to Labor Day...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jun 7, 2021 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views

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Avenidas' new CEO set to take helm of senior services nonprofit this fall

Amy Yotopoulos, a Palo Alto resident whose career has focused on aging, longevity and caregiving, will become president and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 6, 2021 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 3542 Views

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Mountain View housing project banks on VTA light rail despite low ridership

A Mountain View housing project up for approval next month is looking to cut down on parking, with hopes that future residents...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 3, 2021 at 10:25 pm | 17 comments | 8752 Views

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Survey finds persistent minority of residents resistant to COVID-19 vaccinations

A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by ML Kyle, on May 27, 2021 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 4722 Views

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Rent control cap in Mountain View sinks to new low as COVID-19 stalls price growth

Landlords of rent-controlled units in Mountain View will only be able to raise the rent by up to 2% this year, the lowest...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 27, 2021 at 2:21 pm | 10 comments | 11983 Views

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Eight killed in shooting at San Jose VTA maintenance yard

A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee shot and killed eight people at a VTA maintenance yard in San Jose...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by AC, on May 26, 2021 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 8237 Views

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Bay Area transit riders can now use Clipper on Android phones

Bay Area transit riders can now use Clipper via Google Pay and on their Android smartphones to pay fares, the Metropolitan...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on May 24, 2021 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 3818 Views

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CDC mask guidance brings confusion to Santa Clara County

Differences between federal and local mask rules are creating confusion, frustration and in some cases hostile situations. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
Last comment by MVFlyer, on May 24, 2021 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 7461 Views

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Despite extra shots, Mountain View's mass vaccination site remains packed

If you're signing up to get the COVID-19 vaccine, chances are you're headed to San Jose. That's because smaller vaccination...

Original post made on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Gayle, on May 21, 2021 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 6013 Views

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Santa Clara County upgrades to yellow tier as COVID-19 cases drop dramatically

Santa Clara County officials happily announced Tuesday that the county will move to the state's yellow tier on Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6111 Views

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Guest opinion: Protect families from homelessness. Extend the eviction moratorium.

Miriam Yupanqui, the executive director of Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto, calls on the extension of the eviction moratorium...

Original post made on May. 9, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 16, 2021 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 3958 Views

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In less than a year, Mountain View builds and opens new 100-unit homeless housing complex

Calling it an innovative new approach that can swiftly reduce the Bay Area's growing homelessness problem, Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 16, 2021 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 20105 Views

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Local tech companies brace for gradual return to office

Tech companies were among the first to ask employees to work from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, their reopening...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4976 Views

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Santa Clara Valley Water District board approves 9.1% rate increase

Starting July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2022, the average county resident will pay an additional $4.30 to $4.82 per month in...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 14, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 4119 Views
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