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County, open space district seek to protect ridge from mining

Seeking to preserve a 50-year-old ridgetop easement in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Clara County and the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, 24 minutes ago | 1 comment | 607 Views

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Downtown Mountain View's Castro Street to remain closed to traffic through the end of 2021

Mountain View's bustling downtown has been car-free for one year now, cut off from vehicle traffic in order to make room...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by ivg, 39 minutes ago | 3 comments | 2669 Views

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Enjoying Foothills Park after dark

Looking for a local adventure doable on a weeknight? Outdoors reporter Kate Bradshaw took her dog camping at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 21, 2021 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 2008 Views

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Toll collection for Highway 101 express lanes in San Mateo County to start at year's end

Drivers will need a FasTrak toll tag to use the new U.S. Highway 101 express lanes scheduled to open in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 20, 2021 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

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In hard push to herd immunity, Mountain View clinic offers drop-in vaccinations

Nearly 80% of Santa Clara County residents 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but to get...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 17, 2021 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

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Mountain View man arrested following two indecent exposure incidents

A 36-year-old Mountain View man was arrested by Atherton police Monday after he allegedly exposed himself inside his vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
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June 15 won't be a 'light switch' for businesses, but instead another step towards normalcy

Businesses won't suddenly return to a prepandemic "normal" on Tuesday. Instead, June 15 will set off small but significant...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 15, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 1866 Views

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Mountain View slow-walks reopening as California lifts COVID-19 public health restrictions

Tuesday is shaping up to be a celebration of California's long-awaited reopening after COVID-19, as residents prepare to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Jun 15, 2021 at 6:10 am | 3 comments | 7484 Views

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Body found outside Mountain View's ICON movie theater

A dead woman was found outside a movie theater in Mountain View early Wednesday morning, prompting a police investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by M, on Jun 12, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 6667 Views

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Mountain View bans smoking in multi-family residences, including common areas and inside units

The Mountain View City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night on a far-reaching ban on smoking, prohibiting residents from smoking...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 12, 2021 at 7:06 am | 23 comments | 11428 Views

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VTA to start new shuttle, change schedules on dozens of transit routes

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is making several service changes starting next week, including launching a new...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 8, 2021 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 3500 Views

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New plan would reopen University Avenue to traffic in July

The experiment with a car-free University Avenue may come to an abrupt end next month, with the city proposing to reopen...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2021
Last comment by A Talking Cat, on Jun 6, 2021 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 3793 Views

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Transport issues force cancellation of U.S. Highway 101 bridge work this weekend

Plans to install the middle section of the new bike and pedestrian bridge near Adobe Creek in Palo Alto, where the freeway...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Jun 5, 2021 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 4329 Views

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VTA won't provide buses along light-rail routes starting Tuesday

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority on Tuesday will refocus resources on regular bus service and won't provide...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 2, 2021 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 4062 Views

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Are local cops getting vaccinated? It depends on the police department

Police departments throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are encouraging officers to get vaccinated, but the results...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 29, 2021 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 5487 Views

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Voice honored in statewide California Journalism Awards for its work in 2020

The Mountain View Voice was honored with eight awards in the print and digital divisions, including third place for general...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Marie, on May 25, 2021 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 4633 Views

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The Peninsula's most protected trail is delightful. And it's growing. Here's what you need to know.

Hidden off a dirt road in the Skylawn Memorial Cemetery in the hills between San Mateo and Half Moon Bay is a pristine trail...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
Last comment by E. Denley Rafferty, on May 24, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 6128 Views

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County board of education puts Bullis Charter School on notice for failing to enroll needy students

The Santa Clara County Board of Education voted 6-1 Wednesday to reprimand Bullis Charter School for what it describes as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 21, 2021 at 1:05 am | 26 comments | 9072 Views

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Businesses greet loosened CDC mask rule with elation, consternation

When President Joe Biden hailed new guidance from the CDC for fully vaccinated people last Thursday, his words struck a hopeful...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by JS, on May 18, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 4038 Views

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In wake of the pandemic, Mountain View seeks to launch universal basic income pilot

Calling it the right time to test the waters on an increasingly popular idea, the Mountain View City Council agreed this...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on May 16, 2021 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 12052 Views
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