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Stanford nurses set to take strike vote on Thursday

The nurses union for the Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals has called for a strike vote on Thursday after...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
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What people get wrong about first-generation college students

The CalMatters College Journalism Network spoke with first-generation college students across the state about the challenges...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
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State, Bay Area politicians react to reports of possible Roe v. Wade reversal

A report published on Monday by Politico regarding abortion rights has sent shockwaves through the Bay Area and California....

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on May 3, 2022 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2274 Views

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Mountain View Whisman brings back its mask mandate as COVID-19 spreads on campus

A month after lifting its indoor mask mandate, the Mountain View Whisman School District reinstated it, citing rising numbers...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
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As Palo Alto debates rail crossings, Mountain View lines up for federal funds

When the Metropolitan Transportation Commission board of directors met last month to approve a list of rail projects to endorse...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Another MV Resident, on May 2, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 7835 Views

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Stanford nurses overwhelmingly ratify agreement with hospitals, ending weeklong strike

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have overwhelmingly voted to end a weeklong strike, their union,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2022
Last comment by , on May 2, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2713 Views

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Neighbors Abroad steps up to raise money for Ukrainian refugees

For Jeannet Kiessling, the crisis in Ukraine feels personal. Kiessling, who has been assisting Ukrainian orphans for more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
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Santa Clara County appoints first woman fire chief

Santa Clara County Fire Department is celebrating the hiring of its first woman fire chief this month. Suwanna Kerdkaew,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by , on Apr 28, 2022 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2622 Views

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This home may have the most expensive asking price in Menlo Park history

A home in the West Menlo neighborhood may have broken a new record in the city with its asking price: $26.5 million. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by MG, on Apr 28, 2022 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

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Mountain View adopts new policy for police use of military equipment

Police departments that own and use military equipment are now under more scrutiny, following a new state law mandating greater...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 28, 2022 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 3083 Views

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Mountain View police negotiating with suspect barricaded inside CSA

The Mountain View Police Department's crisis negotiators are working to resolve an incident at Community Services Agency...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 28, 2022 at 5:33 am | 2 comments | 7879 Views

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Woman robbed inside Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center

A woman who was shopping at Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center was robbed of $2,500 in purchases while inside the store...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by RobinS, on Apr 27, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 3042 Views

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Decision delayed on controversial downtown Mountain View office project

The Mountain View City Council will decide next month whether to approve a four-story office project next door to City Hall,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 27, 2022 at 12:45 pm | 22 comments | 6025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district considers tax measure that city fears could jeopardize housing growth

Plans for housing growth have local education leaders searching for ways to fund new schools. However, the city is warning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 27, 2022 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 4335 Views

ELECTIONS

Opinion: I reported my harassment in the California Legislature. Then state investigators went after me

A woman filed a workplace discrimination complaint that alleged harassment while working for Assembly member Marc Berman's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 26, 2022 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 3063 Views

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A defense against drought: District eyes water-purification plant as key to recycling increasingly scarce water

It's a well-known meteorological principle that when barometric pressure drops, rainstorms typically follow. But along the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 24, 2022 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 3748 Views

ELECTIONS

Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining about a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Apr 22, 2022 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 2527 Views

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'Turbocharging' our worst impulses: Obama speaks at Stanford about dangers the internet poses to democracy

The former president urged tech leaders to use Silicon Valley's spirit of innovation to tackle the serious threats facing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Apr 22, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 3017 Views

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Mountain View's RV parking enforcement postponed again, set to begin in July

Mountain View's controversial RV parking ban won't be enforced through July 4, following an agreement between the city and...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 21, 2022 at 9:19 am | 20 comments | 5692 Views

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Becker bill to remove police radio encryption picks up support

A bill by Sen. Josh Becker that would require law enforcement agencies throughout California to find alternatives to encrypting...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 20, 2022 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 3712 Views
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