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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 | 6719 Views

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Valley Water presents $16M check for small salt-removal facility

With drought on everyone's mind, leaders from Palo Alto and Mountain View held a brief summit at the Regional Water Quality...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2021
Last comment by A Talking Cat, on Jul 11, 2021 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2643 Views

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After a limited summer reopening, Foothill College vows to bring back most in-person classes for the fall

California made a push this year to have its more than 100 community colleges fully reopen last month. But local schools...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by , on Jul 1, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 3644 Views

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Downtown Mountain View's Castro Street to remain closed to traffic through the end of 2021

Mountain View's bustling downtown has been car-free for one year now, cut off from vehicle traffic in order to make room...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by jethrotsquirrel, on Jun 30, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 14 comments | 10501 Views

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Mountain View City Council earmarks $16M for costly new 84-unit affordable housing project

Looking to boost the city's affordable housing supply and tap into county funds to pay for it, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 29, 2021 at 5:15 pm | 9 comments | 8831 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves dense 408-unit apartment complex in East Whisman

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve what will be the first housing project in the office-laden...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jun 25, 2021 at 7:48 pm | 8 comments | 7822 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom visits Mountain View, touts interim housing as a key to solving homelessness crisis

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday praised Mountain View and the nonprofit LifeMoves for transforming an industrial site into an...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 25, 2021 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 7967 Views

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County, open space district seek to protect ridge from mining

Seeking to preserve a 50-year-old ridgetop easement in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Clara County and the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 22, 2021 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 3065 Views

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Enjoying Foothills Park after dark

Looking for a local adventure doable on a weeknight? Outdoors reporter Kate Bradshaw took her dog camping at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 21, 2021 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 4684 Views

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Toll collection for Highway 101 express lanes in San Mateo County to start at year's end

Drivers will need a FasTrak toll tag to use the new U.S. Highway 101 express lanes scheduled to open in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 20, 2021 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 4006 Views

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In hard push to herd immunity, Mountain View clinic offers drop-in vaccinations

Nearly 80% of Santa Clara County residents 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but to get...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 17, 2021 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2953 Views

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Mountain View man arrested following two indecent exposure incidents

A 36-year-old Mountain View man was arrested by Atherton police Monday after he allegedly exposed himself inside his vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
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June 15 won't be a 'light switch' for businesses, but instead another step towards normalcy

Businesses won't suddenly return to a prepandemic "normal" on Tuesday. Instead, June 15 will set off small but significant...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 15, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 2745 Views

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Mountain View slow-walks reopening as California lifts COVID-19 public health restrictions

Tuesday is shaping up to be a celebration of California's long-awaited reopening after COVID-19, as residents prepare to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Jun 15, 2021 at 6:10 am | 3 comments | 8703 Views

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Body found outside Mountain View's ICON movie theater

A dead woman was found outside a movie theater in Mountain View early Wednesday morning, prompting a police investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by M, on Jun 12, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 7290 Views

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Mountain View bans smoking in multi-family residences, including common areas and inside units

The Mountain View City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night on a far-reaching ban on smoking, prohibiting residents from smoking...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 12, 2021 at 7:06 am | 23 comments | 12875 Views

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VTA to start new shuttle, change schedules on dozens of transit routes

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is making several service changes starting next week, including launching a new...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 8, 2021 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 3942 Views

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New plan would reopen University Avenue to traffic in July

The experiment with a car-free University Avenue may come to an abrupt end next month, with the city proposing to reopen...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2021
Last comment by A Talking Cat, on Jun 6, 2021 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 4235 Views

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Transport issues force cancellation of U.S. Highway 101 bridge work this weekend

Plans to install the middle section of the new bike and pedestrian bridge near Adobe Creek in Palo Alto, where the freeway...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Jun 5, 2021 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 4668 Views

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VTA won't provide buses along light-rail routes starting Tuesday

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority on Tuesday will refocus resources on regular bus service and won't provide...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 2, 2021 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 4365 Views
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