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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 | 2294 Views

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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 | 2232 Views

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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 | 3197 Views

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Her worst fear comes true: Daughter loses both parents to COVID-19

Christine Walker had just said her final farewell to her father on Dec. 26, when three weeks later, she found herself saying...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by cancerfoe, on Apr 5, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

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Theft of rubber duck statue in Mountain View leads to to arrests

Three people suspected in the theft of a rubber duck statue from a front yard last month were arrested Thursday, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by Ron MV, on Apr 5, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2912 Views

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Hate incidents in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County jump dramatically

While there are far fewer known hate crimes, the number of incidents is likely in the hundreds or thousands in the county,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 2, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 3908 Views

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Neighbors divided over Mountain View's bid to convert hotel to homeless housing

It wasn't long after the city of Mountain View announced its intent to convert a hotel into homeless housing that the petitions...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Jesse H, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 5739 Views

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Santa Clara County launches program to help victims who are strangled in domestic violence attacks

Some of the most violent and lethal attacks in domestic violence cases often go unnoticed and unreported, putting the health...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 3359 Views

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Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Apr 1, 2021 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2736 Views

ELECTIONS

Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

An ex-Stanford worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to thefts of more than 800 Apple MacBooks....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 3146 Views

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Mountain View City Council looks to convert hotel into homeless housing

A Mountain View hotel could soon be home to dozens of homeless residents and recently displaced tenants, after council members...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by Xiaoyi, on Mar 31, 2021 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments | 12681 Views

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More scrutiny but no charges for Palo Alto officer after his dog attacks Mountain View man

The recently released video of a Palo Alto police dog attacking a Mountain View resident who was sleeping in a backyard shed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Mar 31, 2021 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 4309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2793 Views

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Editorial: The things we've carried

While we are all eager to move past the pandemic, we should recognize that there are some aspects of life from the past year...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 29, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 2748 Views

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Mountain View's annual 'state of the city' calls for optimism as COVID-19 case counts decline

Mountain View city officials are taking a cheery approach to an upcoming State of the City event this week, calling the future...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 4264 Views

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Santa Clara County advocates celebrate win for immigrants

Santa Clara County scored a substantial legal victory this month when the U.S. Department of Justice dropped an appeal on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 3398 Views

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Open Dumpsters behind 99 Ranch causing gull problems

Why have the neighborhood skies around 99 Ranch Market suddenly become filled with large loud locks of circling sea gulls...

Original post made by Cuesta Neighbor on Mar. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 165 Views

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CSA's annual fundraiser for homeless services moves online, partners with restaurants

Community Service Agency's annual Empty Bowls fundraiser this year will be a 10-day online campaign, kicking off this weekend...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Loren, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:23 am | 1 comment | 2877 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council votes to shake up city's Rental Housing Committee

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee (RHC) is poised for big changes this year after the City Council voted Tuesday to...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by JustAWorkingStiff, on Mar 29, 2021 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 5958 Views

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SyWest proposes 2K homes in Mountain View's North Bayshore, but will they get built?

In a surprise proposal that replaces offices with housing, real estate developer SyWest has unveiled a new vision for North...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Geezer, on Mar 27, 2021 at 11:22 am | 5 comments | 7262 Views
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