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Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steve and Naty Strobach, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 3901 Views

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Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 5751 Views

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Body found in parked car is missing tech CEO last seen in Palo Alto

A Utah woman reported missing since Oct. 7, when she was last seen in Palo Alto, and found dead in San Jose late last week...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Lexi, on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1963 Views

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Editorial: In the driver's seat

With more cars clogging already jammed roadways and more companies testing self-driving technology, it's essential that Caltrans...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 12, 2019 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 1354 Views

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State attorney general sues Facebook over privacy violations probe

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra went to court in San Francisco Wednesday in a bid to force Facebook Inc. to provide...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Humble observer, on Nov 7, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1007 Views

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Smoke from Ranch Fire drifts into Bay Area

An air quality advisory due to smoke from the Ranch Fire in Tehama County has been extended through Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
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Mountain View police investigating string of 20 smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries

Residents along Ferguson Drive in the Whisman Station neighborhood woke up to broken glass and smashed car windows Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 3, 2019 at 2:17 pm | 12 comments | 4021 Views

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Santa Clara County: Cold weather shelters open this week

Santa Clara County on Monday opened warming centers and overnight shelters due to inclement weather throughout the county...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 31, 2019 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Gov. Newsom rolls out state website with natural disaster, power shutoff info

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the launch of a new website at response.ca.gov that gathers information on a variety...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 29, 2019 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views

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Santa Clara County DA declines to prosecute Mountain View man arrested in motel rape case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, citing a lack of evidence, declined to press criminal charges against...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 4208 Views

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Atherton couple pleads guilty in college-admissions scam

The former CEO of a Palo Alto venture-capital firm and his wife changed their pleas to guilty on Monday in the largest college-admissions...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:32 am | 2 comments | 974 Views

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Landlord defends home invasion eviction attempt

A Mountain View landlord who was arrested on suspicion of coordinating a brazen burglary against a family staying at an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 2298 Views

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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 21, 2019 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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Not guilty plea in 'home invasion' staged to evict tenants

A Mountain View landlord has pleaded not guilty to charges that she and her accomplices staged a home invasion against her...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:00 am | 6 comments | 1901 Views

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Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Mountain View on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Mountain View area...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by A girl has no name. , on Oct 15, 2019 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 7395 Views

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Breaking two decades of silence, Palo Alto woman says Harvey Weinstein tried to rape her when she was his 24-year-old assistant

A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by A Father, on Oct 15, 2019 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2175 Views

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Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Oct 15, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1108 Views

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Mountain View City Council urges Google to help with homelessness

To help address Mountain View's rising homelessness, Google officials are willing to cut the city a generous check. But donating...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 5529 Views

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Santa Clara County declares emergency over PG&E power shutoff

Santa Clara County has declared a state of emergency Wednesday because of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, which was set...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by From Here, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 4198 Views

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PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; Los Altos, Los Altos Hills may be affected

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shutdown power due to dangerous weather conditions starting Wednesday, and although the agency...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 10, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 14 comments | 14822 Views
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