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Olympics roundup: Mountain View grad leads Canada to softball win

Mountain View High School grad Victoria Hayward doubled home two runs in helping Canada beat Italy 8-1 at Yokohama Baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jul 28, 2021 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 3349 Views

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Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy

As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jul 28, 2021 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 4271 Views

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New California law prohibits law enforcement from posting mugshots on social media

A new law limits what cops can publicize about suspects who have only been accused of crimes. The Mountain View Police Department...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Free Speech, on Jul 27, 2021 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 6479 Views

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ACLU, Law Foundation announce lawsuit to stop Mountain View's RV parking ban

A coalition of legal advocacy groups announced they are suing the city of Mountain View to block an ordinance that bans RVs...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 27, 2021 at 3:01 pm | 48 comments | 7324 Views

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State employees, health care workers must show proof of vaccination

Amid climbing numbers of hospitalizations and a test positivity rate of 80% for the COVID-19 delta variant, state employees...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jul 26, 2021 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 3288 Views

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New Ameswell Hotel opens in Mountain View following COVID delays, paying homage to city's history

Inside the Ameswell Hotel is a fusion of two eras, with modern-day amenities catering to millennials alongside nearly century-old...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 25, 2021 at 7:15 am | 5 comments | 7163 Views

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At local fire departments, vaccination rates are high. Why is law enforcement lagging behind?

Santa Clara County's aggressive campaign to vaccinate as many people as possible against COVID-19 has had mixed results when...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by resident, on Jul 22, 2021 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3983 Views

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How to stay safe and prepare for looming threats of unhealthy air quality

With hotter, drier temperatures and an anticipated increase in wildfires, the Bay Area is bound to have some unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by sarahdox, on Jul 22, 2021 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2948 Views

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Mountain View police: Woman found asleep at the wheel had pounds of marijuana, handgun

Mountain View police arrested an Oakland woman Saturday on suspicion of drug and weapons-related charges after she was found...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 21, 2021 at 2:30 am | 2 comments | 8821 Views

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Newsom signs $12B funding package to support housing for homeless residents

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $12 billion funding package for housing and homelessness on Monday, the largest such investment...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by redhawk524, on Jul 20, 2021 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

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LifeMoves seeks to build network of homeless housing projects, calling for funding and political willpower

When Aubrey Merriman joined the nonprofit LifeMoves as its new CEO in April, he had to hit the ground running. Now he wants...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by ted k, on Jul 20, 2021 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 4620 Views

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VTA's revised light-rail plans delay reopening past July

Light-rail service has been suspended since a mass shooting seven weeks ago at a VTA facility in San Jose. Officials told...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 3591 Views

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Mountain View's annual tech showcase makes a return, showcasing new self-driving vehicles

Looking to spotlight local businesses making big waves in the world of technology, the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 4687 Views

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Protecting Google's future development from sea level rise is expected to cost $122 million

The city of Mountain View is planning for a surge in new offices and homes in North Bayshore, placing dense new development...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 4632 Views

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Mountain View hosts weekly summer pop-ups at neighborhood parks

The city of Mountain View is hosting an afternoon of free summertime fun every Wednesday in July with its series of Summer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 19, 2021 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 5463 Views

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Mountain View poised to roll out RV ban this month, prohibiting oversized vehicles on most city streets

In the coming weeks, Mountain View will begin the long task of installing close to 2,600 "no parking" signs across the majority...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
Last comment by Stiv O, on Jul 18, 2021 at 8:31 pm | 18 comments | 10930 Views

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Health officers encourage masking indoors regardless of vaccination, stop short of new mandate

A coalition of Bay Area health officials urged residents across the region Friday to resume wearing a mask indoors regardless...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Mark Costa, on Jul 18, 2021 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 3638 Views

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Universal basic income? California moves to be first state to fund pilot efforts

Once the bill is signed, cities and counties can apply for funding from a $35 million pool to support current or new initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 16, 2021 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments | 2708 Views

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Doctor at Sutter Health in Mountain View arrested on suspicion of sexual battery on patient

An urgent care doctor at Sutter Health in Mountain View was arrested July 8 on suspicion of sexual battery, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by xbr976 , on Jul 14, 2021 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 5379 Views

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Cities make the case for a 'bicycle superhighway'

Few roads better epitomize the frustrations and hopes of local bicycle advocates than El Camino Real, a hazardous route that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2021
Last comment by RAD, on Jul 12, 2021 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 6566 Views
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