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Guest opinion: Building affordable housing requires partnerships

In a guest opinion, county supervisor Joe Simitian and Mountain View City Council member Lucas Ramirez point to a track record...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2023
Last comment by Salim, on Feb 5, 2023 at 12:25 am | 5 comments | 1215 Views

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Here's what you need to know about the new teacher-housing project in Palo Alto

Plans are underway to break ground in the next several months on an educator-housing project in Palo Alto that was proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Feb 4, 2023 at 1:30 pm | 5 comments | 1443 Views

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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 Bob, on Feb 4, 2023 at 8:36 am | 61 comments | 10319 Views

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After a successful first round of aid, Mountain View Solidarity Fund leaders look back on what made their unconventional model work

When the Mountain View Solidarity Fund received a directive to distribute $1 million from the city of Mountain View to those...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by SalsaMusic, on Feb 3, 2023 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

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Santa Clara County to close mass COVID-19 vaccination, testing sites by end of month

Santa Clara County will close its mass COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites by the end of the month as they are no longer...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Feb 3, 2023 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views

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Child attacked by mountain lion in unincorporated San Mateo County

A child was attacked by a mountain lion in unincorporated San Mateo County, the Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Feb 3, 2023 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

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Mountain View planning commission unanimously supports Terra Bella affordable housing project

Alta Housing’s 108-unit, 100% affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View gained enthusiastic and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 3, 2023 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1932 Views

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California, other states reach impasse over Colorado River

Despite a federal deadline, California -- the largest user of Colorado River water -- has refused to cut back as much as...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by Alex M, on Feb 2, 2023 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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Mountain View City Council appoints Emily Ann Ramos to fill vacant seat

As it neared 5 p.m. on Jan. 30, dozens of community members trickled into the Mountain View Council Chambers for a meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2023
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Feb 2, 2023 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 4059 Views

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Stanford scrutinized over deputy who drew gun on Black man

Stanford police are receiving scrutiny after an officer drew a gun on a Black driver over the weekend, an incident that has...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2023
Last comment by Another MV Resident, on Feb 1, 2023 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views

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The Crestview project leaders offer updates on timeline, parking, security

The Crestview, a housing project in Mountain View that will convert a hotel into 48 affordable units for extremely low income...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 31, 2023 at 11:50 pm | 6 comments | 2393 Views

ELECTIONS

Four vying for Mountain View City Council talk rent control, stance on housing growth at community forum

Four people vying for the Mountain View City Council’s vacant seat gave stances on everything from housing and rent control...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 31, 2023 at 7:05 am | 4 comments | 1879 Views

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Mountain View's first Lunar New Year event draws crowds to welcome the Year of the Rabbit

Spirits were high at the Mountain View Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, as crowds of people came together to celebrate...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 31, 2023 at 6:35 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves zoning changes to add residential and mixed-uses to city's shopping centers

The Mountain View City Council brought the city’s housing element draft one step closer to completion on Jan. 24 by approving...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 30, 2023 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 3566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwab Learning Center opens new dyslexic-friendly 'innovation lab'

With its new home at Children's Health Council in Palo Alto, the Schwab Learning Center's reach is now expanding beyond Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 28, 2023 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1725 Views

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Here's how you can support the Half Moon Bay community right now (and take care of yourself)

Here's a list of organizations raising funds for the Jan. 23 mass shooting victims, plus memorial events and mental health...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Joaquin Perez, on Jan 28, 2023 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 2077 Views

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Get to know the Mountain View residents applying for a seat on City Council at community groups' forum Friday

With the date to fill the vacant Mountain View City Council seat fast approaching, residents will have a chance on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by Local Gal, on Jan 28, 2023 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 3682 Views

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City Council narrows down pool of applicants for vacant seat to five finalists

The Mountain View City Council narrowed its pool of applicants for the vacant council seat down to five finalists at a Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 27, 2023 at 5:14 pm | 9 comments | 2495 Views

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Department of Justice brings major antitrust suit against Google's ad business, seeks divestiture

In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the DOJ alleges that Google "has corrupted legitimate competition in the ad tech industry"...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 27, 2023 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1587 Views

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Mountain View's Housing Element is no longer on track to meet state deadline, city staff say

The Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) was slated to discuss and recommend adoption of the city’s Housing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 26, 2023 at 9:07 pm | 34 comments | 2595 Views
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