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Mountain View looks to replace safe parking site with high-density affordable housing

A former Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) parking lot currently serving homeless residents in Mountain View could soon...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, 18 hours ago | 29 comments | 4609 Views

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Piano teacher surrenders to Los Altos police following sexual battery warrant

A San Jose piano teacher who conducts private lessons in the South Bay surrendered to Los Altos police Wednesday following...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by , 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 1015 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Our election recommendations

The editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 19, 2022 at 12:29 pm | 17 comments | 2753 Views

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Luna Vista apartments open to the public

The Luna Vista apartment complex hosted its grand opening Friday, May 6, officially opening the doors to the 70-unit building...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on May 18, 2022 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Volunteers sought for Caltrain advisory committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking a volunteer each from San Francisco,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on May 18, 2022 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 670 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next door to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the Bay is finally complete and open to employees, marking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on May 18, 2022 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 3534 Views

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Mountain View approves controversial infill apartments despite concerns over trees, air quality

It was a tough series of trade-offs involving trees, parking and environmental health, but the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 17, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 26 comments | 14445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scores of protestors gather at 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest in downtown Mountain View

Protestors gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday to voice their support for abortion rights as part of a nationwide...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 16, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 2872 Views

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Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by , on May 13, 2022 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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With more enforcement power than ever, state relies on activists to enforce the 'duplex law'

Senate Bill 9 was expected to herald the end of single-family zoning. But four months in, little has changed. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Momandpoplandlord, on May 13, 2022 at 3:14 pm | 10 comments | 2572 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How bad is water use in California? March is the worst so far, up 19%

Ignoring urgent pleas from water officials, Californians used substantially more water after a record-dry three months gripped...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by AB, on May 12, 2022 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

ELECTIONS

Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Cordelia, on May 11, 2022 at 10:52 pm | 5 comments | 2017 Views

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Mountain View's planning commission backs seven-story office project at San Antonio Center following big revisions

The third redevelopment phase of Mountain View's San Antonio shopping center is nearing the finish line, after the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Andrew G., on May 10, 2022 at 3:30 pm | 24 comments | 4488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police investigating antisemitic graffiti at an elementary school as a hate crime

The Mountain View Police Department is investigating antisemitic graffiti discovered at Landels Elementary School this week...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 10, 2022 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2360 Views

OTHER ISSUES

With thefts up almost 300% nationally, three county auto businesses partner with Los Altos police to help thwart catalytic converter thieves

Three automotive businesses in Santa Clara County have partnered with the Los Altos Police Department in an effort to reduce...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on May 9, 2022 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 2528 Views

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SF's DA says he's 'ready, willing and able' to file more lawsuits against lawyers in 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits

San Francisco's district attorney said the "historic" lawsuit that his office filed against a San Diego law firm for allegedly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on May 9, 2022 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Intuit agrees to pay $141M for upselling TurboTax services to low-income taxpayers

Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams and state Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a $141 million nationwide settlement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on May 8, 2022 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

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Bevri's quest to spread Georgian cuisine is only beginning

Bevri owner Pavel Sirotin says there's still plenty of work to do in spreading Georgian cuisine across the Bay Area, an effort...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on May 7, 2022 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

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Federal judge finds ADA plaintiff's testimony 'not credible,' dismisses suit against Peninsula restaurant

A federal judge has found that a disabled plaintiff's testimony was "not credible" and dismissed his suit under the Americans...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by , on May 6, 2022 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 3348 Views

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Restoration work finally underway at Mountain View's iconic Hangar One

For more than a decade, Hangar One has sat, stripped down to its skeletal frame, unused and exposed to the elements. But...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Ray, on May 6, 2022 at 5:48 am | 2 comments | 6833 Views
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