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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 laurasheaclark, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 2465 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, 9 hours ago | 17 comments | 6343 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 | 1896 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 Polomom, on May 5, 2021 at 8:49 am | 17 comments | 10713 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 | 5241 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 | 3588 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 | 3501 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 | 6400 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 | 2784 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 | 10644 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 | 2587 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 | 2648 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 | 4967 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 | 7402 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 | 6319 Views

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Concord man arrested in connection to machete assault in Mountain View

Police arrested a Concord man last week after he allegedly attacked a resident with a machete near Rengstorff Park in the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 5, 2021 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3200 Views

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Theft of rubber duck statue in Mountain View leads to to arrests

Three people suspected in the theft of a rubber duck statue from a front yard last month were arrested Thursday, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by Ron MV, on Apr 5, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2912 Views

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Hate incidents in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County jump dramatically

While there are far fewer known hate crimes, the number of incidents is likely in the hundreds or thousands in the county,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 2, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 3909 Views

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Neighbors divided over Mountain View's bid to convert hotel to homeless housing

It wasn't long after the city of Mountain View announced its intent to convert a hotel into homeless housing that the petitions...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Jesse H, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 5739 Views

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Mountain View City Council looks to convert hotel into homeless housing

A Mountain View hotel could soon be home to dozens of homeless residents and recently displaced tenants, after council members...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by Xiaoyi, on Mar 31, 2021 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments | 12681 Views
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