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Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by LisaR, 18 minutes ago | 3 comments | 920 Views

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City gets an earful over plans to turn Crestview Hotel into homeless housing

Plans to convert a Mountain View hotel into housing for the homeless were met Tuesday with heavy skepticism and concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 6, 2021 at 7:39 pm | 36 comments | 9975 Views

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Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by bluesjr, on Apr 6, 2021 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 1286 Views

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Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers

In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 6, 2021 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1266 Views

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Her worst fear comes true: Daughter loses both parents to COVID-19

Christine Walker had just said her final farewell to her father on Dec. 26, when three weeks later, she found herself saying...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by cancerfoe, on Apr 5, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

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Santa Clara County launches program to help victims who are strangled in domestic violence attacks

Some of the most violent and lethal attacks in domestic violence cases often go unnoticed and unreported, putting the health...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2839 Views

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Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Apr 1, 2021 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views

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More scrutiny but no charges for Palo Alto officer after his dog attacks Mountain View man

The recently released video of a Palo Alto police dog attacking a Mountain View resident who was sleeping in a backyard shed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Mar 31, 2021 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 3713 Views

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CSA's annual fundraiser for homeless services moves online, partners with restaurants

Community Service Agency's annual Empty Bowls fundraiser this year will be a 10-day online campaign, kicking off this weekend...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Loren, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:23 am | 1 comment | 2783 Views

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Mountain View poised to pass mobile home rent control by September

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to prioritize extending rent control to mobile homes, unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Rick valley, on Mar 27, 2021 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 9401 Views

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This weekend: Stop Asian Hate protests happening locally

Looking for a way to stand against hate, racism and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders? Here are three...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2021
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Mar 26, 2021 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 3046 Views

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Santa Clara County will follow state's 50-plus age guidance on vaccines, but where are the doses?

Santa Clara County plans to open COVID-19 vaccines to people ages 50 and older on April 1, but whether it will have enough...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Mar 26, 2021 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 5261 Views

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Frustrated by searching for COVID-19 vaccination appointments? Bay Area vaccine hunters are here to help

Faced with endless frustration and fruitless searches for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, Bay Area residents have launched...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Zach, on Mar 25, 2021 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 23672 Views

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As supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses plummets, Santa Clara County receives looser distribution rules

Santa Clara County health leaders cautioned that a drop in COVID-19 vaccine allocations from the state is jeopardizing efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Mar 24, 2021 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 8207 Views

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Woman charged with hate crime after allegedly attacking McDonald's employees in Mountain View

A San Jose woman is facing battery and hate crime charges for allegedly attacking two employees and calling them "stupid"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Mar 24, 2021 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments | 8872 Views

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Woman arrested for hate-crime assault in Mountain View

Police arrested a 40-year-old woman early Saturday for allegedly hitting a restaurant worker and making disparaging comments...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 22, 2021 at 6:37 pm | 5 comments | 4334 Views

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Would Laura's Law have saved a Mountain View man's son? Santa Clara County considers mandatory mental health treatment

Jeffrey Middlebrook watched his son spiral out of control from PTSD, helpless to force him into treatment. Now, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 21, 2021 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 9454 Views

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Video shows Palo Alto police dog attack Mountain View resident

Palo Alto police released a video Tuesday showing a June 2020 mauling of a Mountain View resident by one of the agency's...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Miriam, on Mar 20, 2021 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 5516 Views

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Guest opinion: Mountain View is a community for all

In a guest opinion, former Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and current Mayor Ellen Kamei write about the surge in racist...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by Angel, on Mar 19, 2021 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 5223 Views

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Federal government could use Moffett Field to house unaccompanied minors, sparking protests

Federal officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services may use Moffett Field as a temporary shelter for...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by HAB, on Mar 19, 2021 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 5157 Views
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