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Are local cops getting vaccinated? It depends on the police department

Police departments throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are encouraging officers to get vaccinated, but the results...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 29, 2021 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 6072 Views

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Voice honored in statewide California Journalism Awards for its work in 2020

The Mountain View Voice was honored with eight awards in the print and digital divisions, including third place for general...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Marie, on May 25, 2021 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 5317 Views

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The Peninsula's most protected trail is delightful. And it's growing. Here's what you need to know.

Hidden off a dirt road in the Skylawn Memorial Cemetery in the hills between San Mateo and Half Moon Bay is a pristine trail...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
Last comment by E. Denley Rafferty, on May 24, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 7015 Views

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County board of education puts Bullis Charter School on notice for failing to enroll needy students

The Santa Clara County Board of Education voted 6-1 Wednesday to reprimand Bullis Charter School for what it describes as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 21, 2021 at 1:05 am | 26 comments | 10348 Views

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Businesses greet loosened CDC mask rule with elation, consternation

When President Joe Biden hailed new guidance from the CDC for fully vaccinated people last Thursday, his words struck a hopeful...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by JS, on May 18, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 4374 Views

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In wake of the pandemic, Mountain View seeks to launch universal basic income pilot

Calling it the right time to test the waters on an increasingly popular idea, the Mountain View City Council agreed this...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on May 16, 2021 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 13023 Views

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Man takes guilty plea after attacking transient in downtown Mountain View

A 46-year-old man pleaded no contest to assault and theft charges after he attacked a man in downtown Mountain View in February,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by , on May 14, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 4695 Views

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Mountain View considers more enforcement and paid parking to solve downtown parking woes

COVID-19 may have taken the edge off of parking problems in downtown Mountain View, but city officials say it's a timeless...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 13, 2021 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 9966 Views

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Longtime Asian American residents reflect on spike in hate incidents

Reports of anti-Asian harassment are disturbing, but not surprising, according to longtime Asian American residents of Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by Alex M, on May 7, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 4327 Views

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Los Altos' Danny Holton says 'shello' from the road

Danny Holton, who grew up in Los Altos, has been traveling over the past year with the oversized peanut-shaped car known...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Susan, on May 3, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 6916 Views

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Santa Clara County extends vaccination sites' hours in push to get to herd immunity

Santa Clara County health officials are extending hours at their COVID-19 vaccination sites and planning to roll out a major...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 4268 Views

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New housing bills stir familiar opposition

After seeing his contentious housing legislation, Senate Bill 50, flounder at the finish line last year, state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 30, 2021 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 4632 Views

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Longtime Mountain View teacher Jonathan Pharazyn dies at 66

Jonathan Pharazyn, a former Mountain View teacher and school administrator known for championing the needs of underserved...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by harvardmom, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 7791 Views

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Letters to the editor: Climate change, Senate filibuster, Holiday Fund

Letters to the editor on climate change, advocating for the end of the Senate filibuster, and connecting with nature. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3280 Views

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Santa Clara County moves forward with plans to build Los Altos' first all-affordable housing project

Los Altos is poised to nearly double its affordable housing stock with just one project, as Santa Clara County moves forward...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Apr 22, 2021 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 11785 Views

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Local nonprofit FabMo launches virtual Spring Artisan Showcase

FabMo, which rescues and repurposes discontinued designer fabrics and samples, hosts its first springtime Artisan Showcase,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2021
Last comment by Kathy Bonte, on Apr 19, 2021 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 3153 Views

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How to celebrate Earth Day on the Midpeninsula: Films, art projects and more

Many local organizations are offering some Earth Day-themed events, from panel discussions to participatory art. We've compiled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Apr 16, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3348 Views

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Santa Clara, San Mateo counties halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

A rare side effect from the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has caused health leaders in Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 14, 2021 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 5757 Views

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Mountain View autonomous flight company files lawsuit, claims competitor stole its design

A legal battle is brewing between two local companies vying to create flying autonomous air-taxis, with one alleging that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by catrov, on Apr 11, 2021 at 11:08 am | 4 comments | 8203 Views

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Castro Street could stay closed to traffic after the COVID-19 pandemic

Mountain View's experimental closure of Castro Street during the pandemic has temporarily transformed the city's downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 8, 2021 at 11:27 am | 22 comments | 8291 Views
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