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As aging population rises, more people turn to hospice for enrichment, comfort

For patients and families accustomed to exhaustive treatments, hospice can feel like giving up, or even hastening death....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 5, 2022 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 4034 Views

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Foothill College's president wants job back after being placed on paid leave amid rift with faculty

Five months after being placed on paid administrative leave amid a rift with faculty members, Foothill College President...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Robert Prescott, on Apr 5, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 4126 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos High student dies in a 'potential fentanyl poisoning'

A Los Altos High School student has died in what the Mountain View Police Department is calling a "potential fentanyl poisoning"...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 9119 Views

BOOKS

Mountain View's rental market is recovering from the pandemic, with rents up and vacancies down

After a spike in vacancy rates and a decline in rental housing costs during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 4, 2022 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 7209 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teen cited for alleged DUI crash involving police patrol vehicle

An 18-year-old driver was cited for allegedly crashing into a Mountain View police patrol vehicle while under the influence...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by taryn-j-white, on Apr 2, 2022 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 3371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gov. Newsom makes his offer on gas tax rebate

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $11 billion in a California tax rebate to offset high gas prices, including $400 debit cards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 1, 2022 at 7:12 pm | 2 comments | 2948 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View planning commission backs plans for six-story affordable housing next to Public Storage

A mixed-use plan that puts high-density affordable housing next to a compact Public Storage facility won the support of Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Sheryl , on Apr 1, 2022 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 6040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With the help of an outside mediator, Mountain View Whisman reaches tentative union contract

The Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union have reached a tentative three-year contract agreement with...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by , on Mar 31, 2022 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 3624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged stalker of Apple CEO agrees to restraining order, gives up firearms

A woman who allegedly stalked Apple CEO Tim Cook, at one point taking a cross-country drive to find him in his Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by drslb, on Mar 31, 2022 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does VTA's leadership need an overhaul? Assemblyman Marc Berman is gathering ideas for how to do it

A Silicon Valley legislator wants big changes for the region's major transit agency, and not everyone is on board. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 31, 2022 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 2181 Views

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Mountain View brings back citywide garage sale following two-year pandemic pause

Residents looking to part ways with old belongings or score an interesting find are in luck. Mountain View announced it is...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2022
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 29, 2022 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 3591 Views

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Omicron BA.2 variant now dominates in local counties

The BA.2 strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has overtaken other variants in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, wastewater surveillance...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2022 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 7952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman announces end of indoor mask requirement, though face coverings are still strongly recommended

For the first time in two years, masks will no longer be required in Mountain View's elementary and middle school classrooms...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 27, 2022 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 2882 Views

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Former HP employee pleads guilty to defrauding company of $5M

A former HP Inc. employee pleaded guilty to charges that she siphoned over $5 million from her employer, using the money...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2022
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 26, 2022 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 3071 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Audit finds PG&E isn't doing enough to reduce wildfire threats in California

As record-breaking drought fuels another potentially dangerous wildfire season, the state auditor reported Thursday that...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Mar 26, 2022 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 1726 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: A child died at a dangerous Mountain View intersection. How long will it take us to make it safer?

The intersection where a 13-year-old was fatally hit is known to be dangerous, says Mountain View resident James Kuszmaul,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2022
Last comment by Landels Neighbor, on Mar 25, 2022 at 4:54 pm | 30 comments | 11810 Views

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VTA bets big on housing in Santa Clara County

Earlier this month, VTA announced several significant updates about housing projects being built on agency-owned land. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2022
Last comment by maguro_01, on Mar 24, 2022 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 2836 Views

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An outgoing kid with a big heart: Family and friends gather to remember 13-year-old Andre Retana

Dozens of family members, friends, local leaders and community members gathered Thursday, March 24, for a silent vigil to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 6920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council votes on rules for future SB 9 homes on single-family lots

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday on a set of rules that will guide residential development under...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 24, 2022 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 5286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View hosts traffic safety meeting in the wake of bike collision that killed 13-year-old boy

The city of Mountain View is looking for feedback on how to bring down bike and pedestrian collisions along city roadways...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Mar 22, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 4292 Views
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