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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 Helena, on Apr 29, 2021 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 4334 Views

RESTAURANTS

Two injured following fight in Mountain View's Monte Carlo nightclub

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who allegedly knocked someone unconscious during a fight in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by Yonatan, on Apr 28, 2021 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 4224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massive zoning overhaul in Mountain View would increase density, potentially adding 9,000 new homes

The city of Mountain View is looking to revamp its residential zoning across 480 acres of land dispersed throughout the city,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 27, 2021 at 9:30 pm | 44 comments | 11382 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County leaders mark Earth Day by preparing for 'triple threat': Drought, wildfire and bad air quality

On Thursday, Santa Clara County leaders gathered to share how the county is preparing for what they called an environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 23, 2021 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 3174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County moves forward with plans to build Los Altos' first all-affordable housing project

Los Altos is poised to nearly double its affordable housing stock with just one project, as Santa Clara County moves forward...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Apr 22, 2021 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 10612 Views

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Mountain View Voice selected to participate in national journalism project

Like news organizations across the United States, Embarcadero Media — publisher of three newspapers and six community websites...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Apr 22, 2021 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 2445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fearing unlawful evictions, Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee creates legal defense fund for tenants

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee (RHC) voted 4-1 Monday night to launch a legal defense fund for tenants facing eviction...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by clearthinker, on Apr 21, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 3466 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Want to help the environment? Take a look at your stocks.

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Donna Davies writes about the process of divesting fossil fuel stocks and mutual...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Apr 20, 2021 at 4:13 pm | 7 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local nonprofit FabMo launches virtual Spring Artisan Showcase

FabMo, which rescues and repurposes discontinued designer fabrics and samples, hosts its first springtime Artisan Showcase,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2021
Last comment by Kathy Bonte, on Apr 19, 2021 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 Steven Nelson, on Apr 18, 2021 at 10:27 am | 10 comments | 11796 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to celebrate Earth Day on the Midpeninsula: Films, art projects and more

Many local organizations are offering some Earth Day-themed events, from panel discussions to participatory art. We've compiled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Apr 16, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 ivg, on Apr 14, 2021 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 4522 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, on Apr 14, 2021 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 4949 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 | 7380 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3036 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 | 6267 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 11162 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2291 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2220 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3193 Views
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