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Becker bill looks to transform parking lots into energy generators

Seeking to transform parking lots into generators of clean energy, state Sen. Josh Becker has proposed a bill that would...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 565 Views

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Convicted Theranos executive Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Theranos president and chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani to a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 583 Views

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Community briefs: Tree lighting, Castro Street traffic signal update and mental health care for the 'missing middle'

This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View puts on its annual tree lighting tradition, the traffic signal at...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by CA Native, on Dec 8, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 2557 Views

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Peninsula residents flock to Mountain View tree lighting

Downtown Mountain View filled with cheers last evening as string lights wrapped around the branches of a tree in front of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by Tina, on Dec 7, 2022 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Mountain View City Council slated to vote on Montecito Ave. affordable housing project

A 100% affordable apartment complex that would add 84 units to the city’s below market rate housing stock is slated to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by AC, on Dec 6, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2018 Views

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Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations

The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
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VIDEO: As Apple employees watch helplessly, thieves take $35K in merchandise on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto on Nov. 25 during a busy Black Friday sales event made off with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 2, 2022 at 6:09 am | 3 comments | 2625 Views

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Man arrested for suspected hate crime against maintenance worker at downtown Mountain View post office

The suspect allegedly cursed at the victim, yelled racial epithets at her, threatened to attack her and charged at her with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2207 Views

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Meta says it left its Mountain View offices to build a 'best-in-class remote work experience.' Current employees beg to differ

According to Meta content moderators, contracted employees who worked at the company's now-vacated Mountain View office don't...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jane , on Dec 1, 2022 at 6:21 am | 10 comments | 116579 Views

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Holiday Fund: Hope's Corner provides food, showers and a supportive community for people in need

What began as a simple breakfast of cereal and coffee for a couple dozen people has since grown into providing more than...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 27, 2022 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2567 Views

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‘Police isn’t the way you deal with this’: Mountain View residents express frustration over city’s RV response

When Mountain View began enforcing its RV rules at the beginning of October, “RVs started to appear on the street, and...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Marc Jensen, on Nov 25, 2022 at 3:54 pm | 20 comments | 8018 Views

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Man arrested for indecently exposing himself to walker on Stevens Creek Trail

The 21-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly repeatedly exposed himself to the victim. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Nov 23, 2022 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Mountain View minimum wage to increase by highest margin in five years

People making minimum wage in Mountain View may soon see a bump in their paychecks. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, Mountain View...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 22, 2022 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

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What’s new with the Housing Element? City staff talks changes made to second draft after state rejected Mountain View’s first attempt

Mountain View city staff plan to submit their second draft of the Housing Element – a once-every-eight-years process where...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 22, 2022 at 1:31 pm | 18 comments | 2419 Views

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Judge sentences Elizabeth Holmes to over 11 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes to 11 years and three months in prison on Friday, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 1867 Views

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Five arrested in connection with death of a man in June at a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert

After months of investigation, Mountain View police have arrested five men in connection with two violent incidents that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Juan, on Nov 17, 2022 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 6175 Views

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City Council approves Google's massive mixed-use development in East Whisman

The Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the Middlefield Park Master Plan, Google’s massive mixed-use development...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by JC, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 5886 Views

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Climate bills brighten mood at Midpeninsula summit

Energized by expected windfalls from state and federal climate bills, Silicon Valley's elected leaders, industry experts...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 16, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

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Mountain View City Council slated to vote on massive Middlefield Park Master Plan development on Nov. 15

The Mountain View City Council is slated to consider approval of Google’s massive Middlefield Park Master Plan at its Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 16, 2022 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2405 Views

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Community briefs: New dance studio, nonprofit grants and biking for a good cause

This week in community briefs, West Valley Dance Company opens a second Mountain View location, Santa Clara County announces...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2022
Last comment by Grant Grundler, on Nov 12, 2022 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2373 Views
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