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Santa Clara County Supervisors declare a climate crisis

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors declared a climate crisis Tuesday, joining dozens of Bay Area cities and counties...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Greta, on Aug 29, 2019 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1655 Views

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Police: Mountain View landlord attempting to oust tenants arrested for brazen break-in

A Mountain View landlord and four accomplices were arrested Monday night for allegedly attempting to physically force a family...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 29, 2019 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 11285 Views

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Police: Man arrested for attempted sexual assault at Mountain View gym

A man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to sexually assault a woman while she was taking a shower at the 24-Hour Fitness...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Nicky222, on Aug 28, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 5255 Views

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Voices Around Town

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Nisha Malley. Read the full story here https://mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/08/02/voices-around-town...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 28, 2019 at 8:21 am | 6 comments | 366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA may scrap plans for light rail on Highway 85

Elected leaders throughout Santa Clara County rejected last week the idea of constructing a light rail line along Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:44 am | 11 comments | 3844 Views

ELECTIONS

Bay Area: One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 27, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 14 comments | 1774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Mountain View Whisman's new Vargas Elementary School opens its doors

Excitement hung in the air Monday morning as hundreds of kids and parents streamed into the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 12 comments | 6614 Views

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Mountain View man arrested trying to sell stolen pickup

A Mountain View man was arrested last week trying to sell a pickup truck he allegedly stole two months ago in La Honda, according...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by zap, on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views

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Phone scammers pose as cops in Mountain View calls

A Mountain View employee reported two phone scams in which people fraudulently claiming to be law enforcement officials demanded...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 4732 Views

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New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Yah, on Aug 27, 2019 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 2249 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Shedding light on the disagreement between PG&E and the California Station HOA

In a guest opinion in the Aug. 23 edition, resident Jim Pollart shares the California Station Homeowners Association's perspective...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 4222 Views

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Seeking middle ground on rent control, Mountain View officials find a chasm

Mountain View city leaders could be hurting for allies as they attempt to reform the city's rent control law. In a rare show...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:08 am | 30 comments | 8159 Views

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Editorial: It's past time for a federal ban on assault weapons

We urge those on Capitol Hill to pass a federal ban on assault weapons and existing legislation to close background check...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 27, 2019 at 5:55 am | 11 comments | 1417 Views

ELECTIONS

County supervisors calls for federal assault weapons ban

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are calling for a nationwide ban on assault weapons, calling it a common sense action...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 am | 28 comments | 2306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames' computer powerhouse gets a major upgrade

To fuel a future mission to the moon and someday Mars, NASA is facing a near insatiable demand for more computing power....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by @Ok, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3220 Views

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El Camino Hospital nurses vote to authorize a strike

El Camino Hospital's nurses union voted Tuesday to authorize a strike after negotiations with hospital leaders on a three-year...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 25, 2019 at 4:05 pm | 13 comments | 3918 Views

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Google pitches plan to restore Silicon Valley's iconic Hangar One

Google’s subsidiary Planetary Ventures is proposing an extensive, $157 million operation to purge a variety of toxic compounds...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by JustTearItDown, on Aug 25, 2019 at 1:44 pm | 34 comments | 6013 Views

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LASD kicks off the school year with budget cuts

As schools starts up this week following the dormant summer months, Los Altos School District's board of trustees will be...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Aug 24, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 21 comments | 2817 Views

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High school district kicks off new year with new leaders and lots of construction

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District kicked off the first week of school Monday by greeting its biggest freshman...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Aug 23, 2019 at 11:13 pm | 4 comments | 2882 Views

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Mountain lions cause closure of Rancho San Antonio

A mountain lion and her three adolescent cubs have triggered the closure of all of Rancho San Antonio's trails today (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Greg David, on Aug 23, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 6982 Views
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