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ELECTIONS

Speaking to Silicon Valley's wealthiest, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says democracy must be a value, not just a system

With less than a year left until the general election, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg outlined his vision...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by @Traitors Among Us, on Dec 18, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 15 comments | 4556 Views

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City proposes all-hours ban on RV parking

The Mountain View City Council will consider a sweeping ban on oversized vehicles parking along most streets across the city...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by JPP, on Dec 18, 2019 at 8:48 am | 26 comments | 9602 Views

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Council drops plans for human rights analysis

Seeing little of value in the practice, Mountain View leaders are dropping plans to adopt a human rights analysis in city...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by It's the corporations, stupid, on Dec 18, 2019 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 4480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged Skyline Boulevard killer ordered to Napa State Hospital

Pacifica resident Malik Dosouqi, 26, who has been charged for a pair of killings on Skyline Boulevard in Woodside in June,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View City Council makes mental health a priority after youth suicides

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to turn youth mental health into a top priority next year,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 17, 2019 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 9667 Views

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BevMo! pays $359K consumer protection settlement

Retail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit contending that the company sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by AJ, on Dec 16, 2019 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 4080 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford law professor testifies to Trump's 'abuse of power' in House Judiciary Committee

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan was one of three legal scholars who told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by home of registered user, on Dec 16, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 11 comments | 5419 Views

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Letters to the editor: Affordable housing, natural gas ban

Letters to the editor from the Dec. 6 edition on Mountain View's natural gas ban and affordable housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
Last comment by Gladys, on Dec 14, 2019 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 4503 Views

BOOKS

Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a hard-to-find crop for...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4335 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Five hospitalized after hazmat incident at Mountain View robotics company

Five people were hospitalized Thursday after a hazardous materials incident at a robotics company in Mountain View, fire...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jane S, on Dec 13, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 7867 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County explores universal basic income for former foster youth

Santa Clara County Supervisors are looking into providing a universal basic income for young adults aging out of the county's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Carolyn, on Dec 13, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 6324 Views

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Mountain View council scrambles to save older apartments

The city's good intentions to save a few dozen cheap apartments from demolition nearly ended up backfiring when plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by He's Baaack!, on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 10082 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas line break closes El Camino Real in Mountain View

A construction crew punctured a gas line along El Camino Real in Mountain View Thursday morning, leading to a brief evacuation...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Oh Jake, on Dec 12, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 5770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry Hambrecht, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 9816 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Police seeking suspects in REI jacket theft

Mountain View police are looking for a man and a woman who allegedly stole jackets from an REI Tuesday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4676 Views

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Police seeking driver who crashed BMW on Highway 101 in Mountain View

A suspect is still at large after fleeing from police in Mountain View and then crashing a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 early...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 10, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 6533 Views

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Mountain View City Council greenlights seven-story San Antonio office project

Mountain View City Council members gave tentative approval to an office project Tuesday night that would add to the latest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resifent, on Dec 10, 2019 at 7:39 am | 18 comments | 14121 Views

ELECTIONS

Is California saving higher education?

California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. These include high...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2019
Last comment by Budget cuts not the issue, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 10580 Views

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Pop-up artisan market returns to downtown Mountain View

Downtown shoppers looking for a personal touch during the gift-giving season are in luck. Mountain View's pop-up artisan...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Eric , on Dec 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 8880 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Out-of-town landlords, on Dec 7, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 10896 Views
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