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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, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 4725 Views

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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 | 519 Views

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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 | 1685 Views

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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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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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Bay Area air district to join COP27 climate summit

Representatives of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Ok, on Nov 13, 2022 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views

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Newsom campaigned on building 3.5 million homes. He hasn't gotten even close

Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned on housing production, an issue important to many Californians. But despite some accomplishments,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

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Vehicles burglarized at Computer History Museum in Mountain View

Five vehicles were burglarized outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View over the weekend, prompting police to...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 25, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

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California to end the COVID state of emergency

The state of emergency gave Gov. Gavin Newsom wide-ranging powers to issue mandates and enter into billions of dollars of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 24, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2316 Views

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Buried car in Atherton: Onsite investigation complete, still no human remains found

Police say the on-site investigation of a car buried in an Atherton backyard is done, with the vehicle excavated and taken...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Donna Hughs, on Oct 24, 2022 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2205 Views

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'A lot of confusion, panic and fear': RV residents talk about how newly enforced rules are impacting them

For many RV dwellers, the most stressful part of the newly enforced rules isn’t just where they're allowed to park, but...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 16, 2022 at 8:19 pm | 32 comments | 30958 Views

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City Council moves forward with pedestrian mall as residents adjust to traffic signal changes on Castro

The city council took the next step toward making the Castro pedestrian mall permanent at an Oct. 11 public hearing as residents...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by A Talking Cat, on Oct 13, 2022 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 2558 Views

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Two family members arrested in July drowning death of Mountain View 9-year-old

Following the drowning death of a 9-year-old Mountain View boy in July, police announced that two family members have been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 11, 2022 at 7:41 pm | 8 comments | 4719 Views

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Mountain View man arrested for sex crimes involving minors

A Mountain View man was arrested on charges of felony possession of child pornography and other sex crimes after a multi-month...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Lydia , on Oct 5, 2022 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 3029 Views

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Flying out of SFO? Better bring your own food

Nearly a thousand fast food workers went on strike at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, causing many food...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Zach, on Sep 28, 2022 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Corruption trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith begins

The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2593 Views

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Spraying for West Nile virus planned Thursday for some parts of Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale

Crews will be spraying insecticide later this week in areas of Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale where West Nile...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by John Ball, on Sep 22, 2022 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 4699 Views

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Mountain View City Council reluctantly approves downtown office project next door to City Hall

The Mountain View City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve a four-story downtown office building, but not without...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Sep 14, 2022 at 10:23 am | 25 comments | 6328 Views

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With lawsuit resolved, Mountain View will start enforcing its RV parking ban next month

After years of delays caused by a voter referendum, a lawsuit and a major undertaking to install thousands of signs, the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by MV Resident, on Sep 6, 2022 at 3:43 pm | 16 comments | 6187 Views

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State to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 25, 2022 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views
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