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Proposed 407-unit housing project would push the limits on Mountain View's residential density

A developer is seeking to build more than 400 apartment units on a small property in the East Whisman area of Mountain View,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 18, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 7 comments | 11918 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rolling blackouts possible as heat advisory extended through Wednesday

The National Weather Service extended its heat advisory in the Bay Area Monday as a heat wave continued to blanket the region,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 18, 2020 at 9:14 pm | 2 comments | 3571 Views

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In the wake of protests, Mountain View residents demand police reform

A coalition of Mountain View residents are demanding that the city take action to reform the Mountain View Police Department,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by J, on Aug 18, 2020 at 8:03 pm | 41 comments | 11601 Views

OTHER ISSUES

They made posters to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Hours later, the project was defaced with racist messages.

A youth group's anti-racism posters were defaced on Aug. 8 by a man seen on video spray-painting the messages with hateful...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by JoanP, on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 4247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 candidates vie for two seats on Mountain View-Los Altos high school board

Within the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, one challenger and two incumbents will face off for two board seats...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by MVLA parent, on Aug 18, 2020 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 7404 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Storm brings fires, power outages to the Bay Area

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning Sunday morning, predicting that frequent lightning and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2020
Last comment by John Joss, on Aug 17, 2020 at 5:39 am | 1 comment | 9135 Views

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Highway crash near Los Altos Hills leaves one dead, six injured

One person was killed and six others injured in a single-vehicle accident Sunday evening on northbound Interstate Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4294 Views

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Hungry for housing, Palo Alto seeks to lure developers to San Antonio Road

After failing to lure residential developments to its main downtown districts, Palo Alto is shifting its sights to a part...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2020
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, on Aug 15, 2020 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 6011 Views

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Sheriff's captain, attorneys indicted in gun permit scheme

A sheriff's captain, a gun parts manufacturer and two local lawyers have been indicted by a grand jury on felony bribery...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Lawn Order, on Aug 15, 2020 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 5626 Views

ELECTIONS

Schools seek waiver so kids can return to campus

More than 80 local schools have contacted the Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Operations about filing a waiver to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Paul B., on Aug 15, 2020 at 1:01 am | 8 comments | 9973 Views

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Crime brief: Mountain View man arrested in connection with Santa Cruz bank robbery

Santa Cruz police arrested a Mountain View man last week after he allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo and made a getaway in a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 14, 2020 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 5195 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County imposes fines on public health violators as COVID-19 cases surge

Violating public health orders in Santa Clara County now carries a hefty fine of up to $500, giving teeth to mask requirements...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 13, 2020 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 6468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's how the Stanford Graduate School of Business plans to address racial inequity 'within our own corridors'

Spurred by Black Lives Matter protests, Stanford's Graduate School of Business has released a plan for creating a more inclusive...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Better Leaders for Better Communities, on Aug 13, 2020 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 4264 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County supervisors extend eviction moratorium past Aug. 31

Amid a ticking "eviction time bomb" in Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an extension...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 12, 2020 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 4225 Views

ELECTIONS

Rental Housing Committee again rejects extending rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted Monday not to extend the city's rent control protections to mobile home residents,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 12, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 8863 Views

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With SF's 11th-hour vote, three-county sales tax measure to fund Caltrain can go before voters

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an eighth-cent sales tax measure for the November election to fund...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2020
Last comment by sula, on Aug 12, 2020 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 7658 Views

ELECTIONS

Pac-12 Conference postpones all sports through 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced Tuesday that it has postponed all sports through the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 12, 2020 at 3:04 am | 1 comment | 3427 Views

ELECTIONS

Newsom: State can't afford White House unemployment benefits plan

The state of California does not have the financial wherewithal to afford the White House's plan to extend expanded unemployment...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 12, 2020 at 12:05 am | 6 comments | 4107 Views

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Santa Clara County considers fines for COVID-19 health code violations

Neglecting to wear a mask in public or failing to socially distance could soon carry a hefty fine of up to $500 in Santa...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 11, 2020 at 7:18 pm | 27 comments | 16732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health officers face unprecedented threats, intimidation

While working long hours to lead the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, health officers nationwide, including Santa...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Justin Case, on Aug 11, 2020 at 6:38 pm | 24 comments | 6419 Views
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