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OTHER ISSUES

Rise in hate crimes likely above reported numbers

The number of local hate crimes is low, but the trend line is rising even as most incidents go unreported: That's the message...

Original post made on May. 8, 2021
Last comment by , on May 8, 2021 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 3602 Views

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Longtime Asian American residents reflect on spike in hate incidents

Reports of anti-Asian harassment are disturbing, but not surprising, according to longtime Asian American residents of Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by Alex M, on May 7, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 3969 Views

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Los Altos' Danny Holton says 'shello' from the road

Danny Holton, who grew up in Los Altos, has been traveling over the past year with the oversized peanut-shaped car known...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Susan, on May 3, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 6488 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View hits the brakes on Automated Guideway Transit

Mountain View's vision of a futuristic transit system to ferry tech employees to and from work is getting canned, at least...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 5892 Views

ELECTIONS

Overnight closures set for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project in Palo Alto

A new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is set to take shape later this week when crews install steel segments of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 3683 Views

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Santa Clara County extends vaccination sites' hours in push to get to herd immunity

Santa Clara County health officials are extending hours at their COVID-19 vaccination sites and planning to roll out a major...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 3910 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose man files $10M lawsuit against Mountain View after police pull him out of car window

A San Jose man is suing the city of Mountain View for $10 million, alleging police officers illegally arrested him in 2019...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 30, 2021 at 8:58 pm | 14 comments | 7293 Views

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New housing bills stir familiar opposition

After seeing his contentious housing legislation, Senate Bill 50, flounder at the finish line last year, state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 30, 2021 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 4082 Views

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Longtime Mountain View teacher Jonathan Pharazyn dies at 66

Jonathan Pharazyn, a former Mountain View teacher and school administrator known for championing the needs of underserved...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by harvardmom, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 7090 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chorus uses new technology to make beautiful music together online

Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents its third online concert, "Joy, Awe, and Wonder," on May 2, 4 p.m. featuring a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Karen G, on Apr 30, 2021 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 5655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coho salmon will soon swim free again thanks to dam-removal agreement

A dam that for decades prohibited coho salmon from reaching its spawning habitat in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be taken...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 4330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High wins federal Green Ribbon School award for conservation, promoting the environment

Los Altos High School is one of two Bay Area schools to receive U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3166 Views

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Letters to the editor: Climate change, Senate filibuster, Holiday Fund

Letters to the editor on climate change, advocating for the end of the Senate filibuster, and connecting with nature. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2973 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 | 4605 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 | 12260 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 | 3469 Views

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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 | 11191 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2711 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 | 3750 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 | 2908 Views
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