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Responding to mass shootings, Mountain View bans gun possession on all city-owned property

Mountain View City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to approve stricter gun control measures that ban firearms on...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, 50 minutes ago | 2 comments | 510 Views

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Two teens injured in drive-by shooting in Mountain View

Two teens suffered gunshot wounds following a drive-by shooting near downtown Mountain View on Friday, police revealed in...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Max Hauser, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 8741 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, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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John C. Martin, pioneer of single-pill HIV treatment, dies unexpectedly

John C. Martin, 69, who helped develop the first once-a-day pill to treat HIV while serving as CEO of Gilead Sciences, died...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by Ron, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 2444 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 | 6075 Views

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Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 10, 2021 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1765 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 | 5137 Views

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City gets an earful over plans to turn Crestview Hotel into homeless housing

Plans to convert a Mountain View hotel into housing for the homeless were met Tuesday with heavy skepticism and concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 6, 2021 at 7:39 pm | 36 comments | 10490 Views

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Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by bluesjr, on Apr 6, 2021 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 1794 Views

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Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers

In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 6, 2021 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1765 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 | 2693 Views

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Her worst fear comes true: Daughter loses both parents to COVID-19

Christine Walker had just said her final farewell to her father on Dec. 26, when three weeks later, she found herself saying...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by cancerfoe, on Apr 5, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1957 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 | 2524 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 | 3462 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 | 5543 Views

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Santa Clara County launches program to help victims who are strangled in domestic violence attacks

Some of the most violent and lethal attacks in domestic violence cases often go unnoticed and unreported, putting the health...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 3138 Views

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Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Apr 1, 2021 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2583 Views

ELECTIONS

Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

An ex-Stanford worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to thefts of more than 800 Apple MacBooks....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2636 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 | 12452 Views
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