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Meta terminates lease at San Antonio Center in Mountain View

In a statement responding to the lease termination, the tech giant told the Voice they’re building “a best-in-class remote...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 4, 2022 at 4:30 pm | 10 comments | 19922 Views

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Santa Clara County outpacing state in new COVID booster uptake

Santa Clara County is outpacing the state in uptake of the omicron-specific COVID-19 booster vaccine across all eligible...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

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Greenpeace has given up on recycling plastics

This isn't a left v. right issue. It's just not working. It's just too hard to do and not cost effective. The city should...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Nov. 3, 2022
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OTHER ISSUES

Newsom campaigned on building 3.5 million homes. He hasn't gotten even close

Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned on housing production, an issue important to many Californians. But despite some accomplishments,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1754 Views

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Final settlement in lawsuit over RV parking restrictions released

The city of Mountain View announced late last month that it would begin enforcing its RV parking restrictions on Oct. 1,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Ann, on Nov 2, 2022 at 11:48 pm | 8 comments | 6577 Views

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Sheriff Laurie Smith retires as jury deliberates at her corruption trial

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith announced Monday she would retire, as a jury deliberates a verdict in a civil corruption...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Nov 1, 2022 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 2323 Views

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Planning commission supports huge Middlefield Park mixed-use project despite concerns over Google's affordable housing proposal

The Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission threw unanimous support behind the latest iteration of the Middlefield...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 1, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 13 comments | 6197 Views

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Thousands turn out for Mountain View's annual Monster Bash

Kids and their families, decked out in Halloween costumes, filled Mountain View's Rengstorff Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, for...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Karen Stevens , on Nov 1, 2022 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 3321 Views

ELECTIONS

Kamei says she’ll find creative ways to build affordable housing if reelected

As Ellen Kamei now seeks her second term on the City Council, she said housing continues to be her No. 1 priority if reelected....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 29, 2022 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2107 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves San Antonio Road housing development, despite major frustrations over applicant's last-minute change

The applicant initially presented two options to meet its affordable housing obligation, only to withdraw one of the options...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 28, 2022 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 4760 Views

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Traffic signals at Castro Street intersections will return to normal starting this week

During the pandemic, the traffic signals on Castro Street at Villa, Dana and California streets were changed to flashing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Aleeee, on Oct 28, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 4207 Views

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New media platform aims to make accessing local politics simpler

Based on your location, CivicBell automatically creates a feed from the elected officials who represent you, from the smallest...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by CivicBell Team, on Oct 27, 2022 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 3717 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Kevin Jensen for Sheriff

The next sheriff will face a monumental challenge to improve transparency, accountability and communication after years of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 27, 2022 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 5296 Views

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Google enters agreement with U.S. Department of Justice after allegedly defying search warrant, losing data

The U.S. Department of Justice has entered into an agreement with Google over the loss of data related to a search warrant...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 2629 Views

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Palo Alto bicyclist attacked in race-fueled hit-and-run

An assault on Sept. 29 in Palo Alto is being investigated by police as a hate crime after a man on a bicycle was allegedly...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 26, 2022 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 2830 Views

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Vehicles burglarized at Computer History Museum in Mountain View

Five vehicles were burglarized outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View over the weekend, prompting police to...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 25, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2663 Views

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Mountain View to begin enforcing time limits in parking lots, city garages

With the sale of downtown parking permits now available, time limits in city parking lots and garages will be enforced beginning...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Jackie Cashen, on Oct 24, 2022 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 3041 Views

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California to end the COVID state of emergency

The state of emergency gave Gov. Gavin Newsom wide-ranging powers to issue mandates and enter into billions of dollars of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 24, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2611 Views

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Buried car in Atherton: Onsite investigation complete, still no human remains found

Police say the on-site investigation of a car buried in an Atherton backyard is done, with the vehicle excavated and taken...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Donna Hughs, on Oct 24, 2022 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2396 Views

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SB 330 has direct impact on tenant displacement in Mountain View, city data shows

Since SB 330 came into effect in January 2020, the number of projects that displace tenants living in rent control-covered...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 23, 2022 at 6:33 pm | 14 comments | 5119 Views
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