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Local music school faces civil suit over sexual abuse of student

School of Rock, a private music school in Midtown Palo Alto, is facing a civil lawsuit stemming from incidents of sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 20, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 5714 Views

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Beating the odds

With retail stores on the ropes across the country, why is Mountain View's hobby emporium Game Kastle doing so well? Owner...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alex Basche , on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 9527 Views

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Mountain View Chamber of Commerce picks new CEO

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has selected former tech executive Peter Katz as its new CEO. Katz replaces Bruce Humphrey,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2020
Last comment by Local history check, on Jan 19, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 4606 Views

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Bernie Sanders leads polling for California presidential primary

Three Democratic presidential hopefuls are leading the California primary race, according to survey results released Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jan 18, 2020 at 10:36 pm | 17 comments | 5693 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More delays, higher costs as flood protection projects near finish

Construction projects aimed at providing flood protection to thousands of Mountain View properties is over budget and more...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 18, 2020 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 5986 Views

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Mountain View rent control, school bonds on March ballot

City Council-backed changes to rent control and local school bond measures and a parcel tax will all be on the March primary...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 18, 2020 at 10:59 am | 26 comments | 11365 Views

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Two Mountain View auto burglary suspects nabbed while making a getaway

Two Mountain View residents were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen burglarizing vehicles and stealing a package...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 16, 2020 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 5645 Views

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New Planned Parenthood clinic opens in Mountain View

Mountain View's Planned Parenthood clinic, which shuttered last year to make way for a redevelopment project, has finally...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by David B. Karpf, MD, on Jan 16, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 6368 Views

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State bill faces uphill battle to add peer support to mental health care

New state legislation proposed last week could broaden the roster of mental health workers throughout California, but it...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 5565 Views

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Zume Pizza lays off 172 workers in Mountain View

Zume Pizza, the Mountain View startup premised on pizza-baking robots, announced this week it was terminating most of its...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by DC, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 18 comments | 21590 Views

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Letters to the editor: Headcount tax, San Antonio school, tall projects

Recent letters to the editor on Mountain View's headcount tax, the proposed new school at San Antonio shopping center and...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4999 Views

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Santa Clara County looks to ramp up parking programs for vehicle dwellers

With programs for vehicle dwellers to park overnight rolling out throughout Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 5996 Views

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New mayor gears up for rent control amendment, RV ban referendum

In 2009, Margaret Abe-Koga took her first turn as mayor of Mountain View. More than a decade later, Abe-Koga returns to the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by roaksinri, on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 8996 Views

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New year brings new protections for California renters

The year 2020 could bring a happy -- or at least happier -- new year for California renters, with new protections going into...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 15, 2020 at 11:40 am | 8 comments | 5137 Views

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Guest opinion: Time to collect rent control fees from delinquent landlords

In a guest opinion in the Jan. 3 edition, Mountain View resident Keating Rhoads writes about the importance of collecting...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 15, 2020 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 5062 Views

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A little-noticed new law could upend a key argument against rent control

A state mandate that takes effect this month is expected to halt demolitions of rent-controlled apartments in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by mh, on Jan 14, 2020 at 6:22 pm | 12 comments | 16842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

After threatening strike, Santa Clara County nurses agree on new contract

Santa Clara County's unionized nurses have officially voted to approve a new contract with the county, the union said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by King, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 3397 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom to propose that California manufacture its own generic drugs, lowering prescription costs

In a bold strategy to drive down prescription drug prices, Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing that California become the first...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2020
Last comment by paradise gained, on Jan 14, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 4555 Views

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Mountain View demonstrators demand 'no war' with Iran

About 50 demonstrators gathered in Mountain View Thursday night for a protest, one of many scheduled around the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by imminent danger?, on Jan 13, 2020 at 6:32 pm | 9 comments | 5001 Views

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Community activist Job Lopez, co-founder of Mountain View Day Worker Center, dies at 75

Job Lopez, a vocal social justice advocate who co-founded the Mountain View Day Worker Center, died Jan. 3 from complications...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2020
Last comment by Kal Sandhu, on Jan 13, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 7205 Views
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