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Mountain View passes rent control for mobile homes, capping rents across city's six mobile home parks

The Mountain View City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to enact rent control for mobile homes, ending a yearslong battle by tenants...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Lenny Siegel2, 19 hours ago | 6 comments | 3627 Views

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Police investigating shooting Wednesday afternoon at Rengstorff Park

Mountain View police are investigating a shooting at Rengstorff Park Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 16, 2021 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 4444 Views

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Mountain View Whisman approves $481K contract to design Monta Loma overhaul

The Mountain View Whisman School District approved a $481,000 contract last week to design an overhaul of the outdoor space...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 15, 2021 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 1966 Views

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Mountain View police officer saves choking infant outside In-N-Out

A quick-thinking Mountain View police officer saved an infant who was choking and unresponsive on Monday, performing CPR...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Sep 10, 2021 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 3705 Views

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Mountain View considers transforming downtown Castro Street into a pedestrian mall

As Mountain View prepares to close off Castro Street at the Caltrain tracks, city officials are asking the public to chime...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Sep 10, 2021 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 4759 Views

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Mountain View city attorney announces retirement at the end of the year

After serving 12 years as legal counsel to the city of Mountain View, City Attorney Krishan Chopra announced Wednesday that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by DrJKL, on Sep 9, 2021 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

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Opening statements in Holmes trial give competing versions of Theranos claims

Prosecutors gave a scathing opening statement Wednesday in the federal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 9, 2021 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

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Mountain View begins installing signs banning RV parking despite legal challenge

This month, Mountain View began installing the first of what will soon be a common sight throughout the city: large red-and-white...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 6, 2021 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 5795 Views

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Stanford bans student from campus for racist, sexist social media posts

Stanford University has banned a student from campus after he made racist and sexist social media posts on Sunday and Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
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VTA resumes limited light rail service, including Mountain View's Orange line, after three-month hiatus

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail is running again this week, including the Orange line between...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 31, 2021 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

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Eager for your child to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Here's what it's like being in a pediatric vaccine trial

Almanac reporter Angela Swartz's year-old son won a spot in Pfizer's landmark pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trial at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Ellie, on Aug 28, 2021 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 3615 Views

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Rengstorff Avenue grade separation project hit with delays, with construction pushed out to 2025

Mountain View's plans to revamp a complex intersection and separate streets from the Caltrain crossing have hit a snag, with...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by lan, on Aug 27, 2021 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 4502 Views

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Guest opinion: Opportunity to constructively address our housing crisis

In a guest opinion, Marilyn Winkleby, Mountain View resident and Stanford professor of medicine emerita, writes in response...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 27, 2021 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 2476 Views

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Mountain View defends its RV parking ban in court, dismissing claims that it targets and harms the poor

The city of Mountain View is asking a judge to throw out a legal challenge to its RV parking ban, arguing that the parking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Old Steve, on Aug 27, 2021 at 8:13 am | 13 comments | 5796 Views

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Air quality advisory issued through Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending an air quality advisory for wildfire smoke through Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

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Guest opinion: Simplify getting to downtown Mountain View without adding parking

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident James Kuszmaul calls on the City Council to stop approving projects adding parking...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:38 pm | 7 comments | 3041 Views

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Housing bill that allows cities to increase density clears state Assembly

A state bill that would allow cities to override voter-enacted zoning restrictions to construct housing developments eked...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views

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Facing a requirement to allow 11K new homes, Mountain View looks to update its housing plans

State housing mandates are forcing Mountain View to grow quickly, with new zoning requirements that would increase its housing...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by HAB, on Aug 23, 2021 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 10753 Views

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Sheriff comes out swinging against county supervisors' allegations of jails mismanagement

Embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said on Tuesday she would support investigations into her management of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2321 Views

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Mountain View woman arraigned on murder charges after allegedly killing newborn child

A 31-year-old Mountain View woman is facing murder charges after an investigation concluded she had killed her baby shortly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by AC, on Aug 21, 2021 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 5046 Views
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