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With newly hired lobbyist, Mountain View seeks to influence politics in Sacramento

Looking to wield greater influence in state politics, the city of Mountain View has hired a lobbyist that will monitor and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 28, 2022 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 2735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Little known about new COVID variant detected in Santa Clara County

A new strain of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Santa Clara County, but details about its transmissibility...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by eelman, on Jan 27, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles

Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 26, 2022 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fires set at Imai and Springer schools on back-to-back nights

Fires have been reported at two local elementary schools in recent weeks and police believe both were intentionally set. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2022 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3174 Views

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Mixed-use housing proposed to replace Mountain View strip mall

A developer is looking to bulldoze a small strip mall currently home to a party store, a jewelry store and a tax service...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Free Speech, on Jan 25, 2022 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 4537 Views

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John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by jb, on Jan 25, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County Superior Court grants amnesty to 1,600 misdemeanor cases due to COVID-19

The Santa Clara County Superior Court granted amnesty to 1,600 individuals ordered to serve their sentences through the sheriff's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jim J., on Jan 25, 2022 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1900 Views

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California counties look to replicate Santa Clara's youth mental health centers

Last year, Santa Clara County tested the waters with an innovative way to connect troubled teens with mental health care,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jan 25, 2022 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 2772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letter to the editor: Existing homeowners should welcome new neighbors

In a letter to the editor, resident Jonah Mann takes on a "misguided talking point" in the community discourse about Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 24, 2022 at 7:07 pm | 54 comments | 4117 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View hits pause on enforcing its RV parking ban

Mountain View won't enforce its sweeping restrictions on oversized vehicle parking until this spring, as part of an agreement...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by minor character, on Jan 24, 2022 at 5:59 pm | 23 comments | 8014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by drslb, on Jan 24, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA workers are facing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, something other Bay Area transit agencies did months ago

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will potentially mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for its workers -- a policy...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman is installing security cameras on school campuses. Here's how it will use them

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a formal policy and associated regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by Willow Townsend, on Jan 24, 2022 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2416 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View will spend $1M to update its housing plans under new state requirements

New state housing requirements are forcing the city of Mountain View to take a close look at its housing stock and residential...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Jan 23, 2022 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 3504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health care providers behind on administering COVID vaccinations, tests in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County leaders are calling on health care providers to step up to the plate at a critical time when testing and...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 3973 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State attorney general launches investigation into Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

State Attorney General Rob Bonta on Wednesday announced his office is opening a civil rights investigation into the Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 20, 2022 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

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New Mountain View mayor gears up for housing growth, pandemic recovery

By the time 2022 rolled around, Lucas Ramirez said he had hoped the coronavirus pandemic would be in the rearview mirror,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Ron MV, on Jan 20, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 3446 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose man arrested for allegedly burglarizing businesses in Mountain View

Police arrested a San Jose man last week after he allegedly burglarized several Mountain View businesses during the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Karen G, on Jan 18, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 3193 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Frustrated by delays, Santa Clara County hires construction auditor for new psychiatric hospital

For years, Santa Clara County supervisors were told that an innovative psychiatric facility serving children and teens would...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Year in review: Mountain View forges ahead on housing goals, homelessness response

In some ways, 2021 ended the same way it began. A country fatigued by COVID-19 is once again facing an unprecedented surge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 16, 2022 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 3003 Views
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