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Worried about Castro Street vacancies and eyesores, Mountain View council OKs Phase 1 of updated downtown plan

Mountain View City Council took a big step toward updating the city’s Downtown Precise Plan at its Dec. 6 meeting, approving...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by Me, 26 minutes ago | 21 comments | 4560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker bill looks to transform parking lots into energy generators

Seeking to transform parking lots into generators of clean energy, state Sen. Josh Becker has proposed a bill that would...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 513 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials announce another delay to start of Dungeness crab season

State officials said Wednesday that the opening of commercial Dungeness crab season would be delayed for the third time this...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Shane, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 499 Views

RESTAURANTS

Two sisters open a new Uyghur restaurant in downtown Menlo Park

Almira and Kalbi Tursungjan grew up in a foodie family. In their home region of east Turkistan, their parents ran a restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by harvardmom, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 728 Views

SPORTS

COVID levels in Santa Clara County sewershed reach pandemic high

While transmission of RSV has begun to plateau in Santa Clara County, the county's top health official said Tuesday that...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, 11 hours ago | 6 comments | 2796 Views

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Convicted Theranos executive Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Theranos president and chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani to a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 581 Views

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Community briefs: Tree lighting, Castro Street traffic signal update and mental health care for the 'missing middle'

This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View puts on its annual tree lighting tradition, the traffic signal at...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by CA Native, on Dec 8, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 2551 Views

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Peninsula residents flock to Mountain View tree lighting

Downtown Mountain View filled with cheers last evening as string lights wrapped around the branches of a tree in front of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by Tina, on Dec 7, 2022 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County district attorney to leave Twitter due to hate speech, calls on other DAs to follow suit

District Attorney Jeff Rosen plans to deactivate his office's Twitter account due to the recent rise in hate speech on the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 7, 2022 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 1680 Views

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Mountain View City Council slated to vote on Montecito Ave. affordable housing project

A 100% affordable apartment complex that would add 84 units to the city’s below market rate housing stock is slated to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by AC, on Dec 6, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views

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Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations

The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

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VIDEO: As Apple employees watch helplessly, thieves take $35K in merchandise on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto on Nov. 25 during a busy Black Friday sales event made off with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 2, 2022 at 6:09 am | 3 comments | 2624 Views

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Man arrested for suspected hate crime against maintenance worker at downtown Mountain View post office

The suspect allegedly cursed at the victim, yelled racial epithets at her, threatened to attack her and charged at her with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2202 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials: Transmission of flu, COVID-19 and RSV is growing 'in every category'

Transmission of the flu, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus is increasing statewide simultaneously and could lead to...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 1, 2022 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 1855 Views

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Meta says it left its Mountain View offices to build a 'best-in-class remote work experience.' Current employees beg to differ

According to Meta content moderators, contracted employees who worked at the company's now-vacated Mountain View office don't...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jane , on Dec 1, 2022 at 6:21 am | 10 comments | 116569 Views

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Holiday Fund: Hope's Corner provides food, showers and a supportive community for people in need

What began as a simple breakfast of cereal and coffee for a couple dozen people has since grown into providing more than...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 27, 2022 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2566 Views

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‘Police isn’t the way you deal with this’: Mountain View residents express frustration over city’s RV response

When Mountain View began enforcing its RV rules at the beginning of October, “RVs started to appear on the street, and...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Marc Jensen, on Nov 25, 2022 at 3:54 pm | 20 comments | 8018 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air Alert scheduled for Friday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the winter season's first Spare the Air Alert for Friday, calling...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1153 Views

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Man arrested for indecently exposing himself to walker on Stevens Creek Trail

The 21-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly repeatedly exposed himself to the victim. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Nov 23, 2022 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 2687 Views

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Mountain View minimum wage to increase by highest margin in five years

People making minimum wage in Mountain View may soon see a bump in their paychecks. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, Mountain View...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 22, 2022 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2092 Views
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