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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 | 7815 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 | 1254 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 | 2178 Views

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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 | 2895 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 | 3747 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 | 5586 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 | 2594 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 | 2675 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 | 6233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HOA dispute leaves new school in the dark

A dispute between PG&E and a Mountain View homeowners' association means the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School will...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by MVResident, on Aug 23, 2019 at 7:55 am | 48 comments | 1668 Views

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SV Bicycle Exchange Bike Sale September 7 10AM

Saturday Sept. 7 10-2 3961 Bayshore Rd Palo Alto Our shop is overflowing, so we are selling some bikes and parts in good...

Original post made by airebis on Aug. 22, 2019
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Survey: Nearly one in three Santa Clara County teens have tried vaping

While cigarette use among high school students in Santa Clara County has hit an all-time low, vaping is on the rise: Almost...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Only the rich can , on Aug 22, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 1416 Views

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Bay Area mayors call for Senate action on gun safety laws

More than 20 Bay Area mayors, including four on the Midpeninsula, are among 249 across the country who have signed a letter...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by body parts ripped up, torn off, on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:18 am | 45 comments | 1764 Views

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Residents rally for gun control legislation

In the wake of three high-profile mass shootings, a small but passionate crowd gathered at the corners of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 22, 2019 at 12:09 am | 7 comments | 1501 Views

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Gov. Newsom signs landmark police use-of-force bill

California will soon have a tougher new legal standard for the use of deadly force by police, under legislation Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Sitting duck, on Aug 21, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 7 comments | 1214 Views

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

The United States has seen 258 mass shooting incidents in the 225 days of 2019, according to data published Wednesday by...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 21, 2019 at 1:26 am | 29 comments | 493 Views

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Theft of catalytic converter leads to four arrests for drugs, counterfeiting at Mountain View hotel

Police arrested four men Sunday in connection to the theft of a catalytic converter in the North Whisman neighborhood, which...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by 1 IN 100 Caught?, on Aug 20, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 9 comments | 2966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind UC's 'admission by exception' side door: sports, money, diversity — and secrecy

While it's unclear if admissions by exception played a direct role in the college cheating scandal, it has surfaced as a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2019 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

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VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report

A new VTA subcommittee began discussions on potential tweaks to the governing board that would improve effectiveness at the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Rob Means, on Aug 19, 2019 at 6:26 pm | 11 comments | 2106 Views

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New community garden opens on Friday

Nearly 15 years after a local group of gardeners started petitioning the city for more community garden space, their goals...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by HailHillary, on Aug 18, 2019 at 8:46 am | 10 comments | 2018 Views
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