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Flying taxis on the horizon as Mountain View-based company develops autonomous air shuttles

A seemingly fantastical vision of self-piloting, flying cars ferrying people overhead may soon become a reality, as a Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by pr newswire, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 3233 Views

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Activist group calls on city to 'desegregate' Foothills Park

About a dozen activists met under the full moon on Sunday night to paint the message 'Desegregate' along Page Mill Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by gretchen, 6 hours ago | 8 comments | 1602 Views

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Santa Clara County gains state clearance for plan to reopen economy

After an initial setback, Santa Clara County received the go-ahead from the state on Monday night for its plan to reopen...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by An Ounce Of Prevention, 7 hours ago | 35 comments | 5269 Views

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One message told 16 ways: Artists behind Black Lives Matter mural in Palo Alto ask what more will be done beyond street art

Right now, the public can visit Hamilton Avenue in front of City Hall to see a nearly 245-foot-long and 17-foot-tall vibrant...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Groot, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 3396 Views

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Los Altos appeals court decision ruling the city must allow a downtown housing project to proceed

The city of Los Altos is fighting a trial court judgement earlier this year that ruled the city must allow a 15-unit housing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 1988 Views

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Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program

Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 2238 Views

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Guest opinion: Yes to more homes

In an op-ed, Mountain View residents Ilya Gurin and Allen Zheng respond to a recent guest opinion on a housing project at...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by Young Resident, on Jul 8, 2020 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 3707 Views

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State denies Santa Clara County's plan to reopen economy, prompting confusion over outdoor dining

Santa Clara County suffered a stinging setback over the weekend in its strategy to reopen the economy, when the state rejected...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 7, 2020 at 8:52 pm | 38 comments | 3831 Views

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Mountain View Los Altos High School District names appointee for new job to lead distance learning

To guide high schools in Mountain View and Los Altos with online learning, the school board created a new position, distance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Bryan, on Jul 7, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

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Dozens of catalytic converters reported stolen as thieves target parked Priuses in Mountain View

The Mountain View Police Department is warning residents of a huge increase in catalytic converter thefts, with reports that...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Miller CAT Corp, on Jul 7, 2020 at 12:22 am | 9 comments | 8506 Views

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Santa Clara County to allow hair salons, gyms to reopen — provided they meet new social-distancing rules

Hair salons and gyms in Santa Canta County may be allowed to reopen in mid-July under a new county order, which creates a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by An Environmental Scientist, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:34 am | 27 comments | 4432 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves seven-story housing complex next door to new offices

An area of Mountain View dominated by diffuse industrial buildings is about to undergo a major transformation, following...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by RMresident, on Jul 2, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 12369 Views

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Commissioner resigns after council declines to consider opening Foothills Park to non-residents

A member of the Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission who led the effort to open Foothills Park to non-residents announced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident 2, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 4348 Views

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Who needs fireworks? Celebrating the Fourth of July in an unusual year

For those accustomed to celebrating Fourth of July with big parties, parades, chili cook-offs, fireworks, and concerts, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Sleepless, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 2207 Views

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Guest opinion: Reform MVPD now

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Salim Damerdji calls on the city of Mountain View to reform the police department. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2020
Last comment by psr, on Jun 30, 2020 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 6253 Views

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New COVID-19 testing site opening in Mountain View on Monday

A new weekday coronavirus testing site is set to launch Monday at the Shoreline Athletic Fields in Mountain View, providing...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Marna, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 17 comments | 15074 Views

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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 29, 2020 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 23774 Views

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County on state 'watchlist' after COVID-19 case uptick

Santa Clara County had its second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a single day on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 28, 2020 at 1:21 pm | 27 comments | 6598 Views

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Police chiefs, community leaders tackle systemic racism as calls for change get louder

On Thursday, a panel of community leaders discussed use-of-force policies and ways to reform policing to improve accountability. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 2994 Views

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Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors

Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:16 am | 13 comments | 5839 Views
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