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Stanford surpasses Getty Museum as largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California

Stanford is the largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California. It received more than $16.8 billion in exemptions...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Dec 20, 2022 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

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No one injured after car crashes into downtown Mountain View post office

A car crashed into the downtown Mountain View post office at 211 Hope St. on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 17, but nobody was...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2022
Last comment by Mr. Nimbus, on Dec 20, 2022 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 3160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View Police Chief Chris Hsiung announces plans to retire

Mountain View Police Chief Chris Hsiung will retire in February, after 28 years with the police department, the city announced...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by smorr, on Dec 19, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3886 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves affordable housing project on Montecito Avenue

The five-story, 85-unit project located at 1265 Montecito Ave. is aimed at low-income families with children who make between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 18, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 3550 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No injuries reported after RV fire at Mountain View safe parking lot

A fire destroyed a recreational vehicle early Monday morning at a Mountain View safe parking lot that offers parking spaces...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2022
Last comment by Sandy, on Dec 16, 2022 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 2923 Views

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'I don’t share the optimism that staff has': Mountain View mayor has concerns about city's draft housing element

Mountain View city staff is confident that the city’s housing element is going to meet state standards. But Mayor Lucas...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Dec 16, 2022 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2969 Views

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Community briefs: Digital equity at Mountain View schools, local TEDxYouth event and robotics for girls

This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Whisman School District is recognized for a commitment to technological...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Rich Tanner, on Dec 16, 2022 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2323 Views

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Raising the (chocolate) bar: 10 Peninsula spots to satisfy your hot cocoa cravings

We scoured the Peninsula to find the best hot chocolate offerings around. We've got both boozy and alcohol-free options,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Dec 16, 2022 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Chabad Palo Alto ready to celebrate first night of Hanukkah with public menorah lighting

Chabad Palo Alto, a Jewish outreach organization, is continuing its 40-year tradition of celebrating the first night of Hanukkah...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1228 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food donations rise after implementation of new law

A new state law allowed Santa Clara County businesses to donate almost 5 million pounds of food during the first half of...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2022
Last comment by smorr, on Dec 14, 2022 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View’s draft Housing Element doesn’t meet state requirements yet, Sacramento says

The city of Mountain View will have to go back to the drawing board on its draft Housing Element after state officials identified...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Shane, on Dec 14, 2022 at 1:43 pm | 56 comments | 4942 Views

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False rumors swirl around shopping centers closing in Mountain View

In response to some rumors and misinformation floating around town, the League of Women Voters and city officials want to...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 13, 2022 at 9:47 pm | 5 comments | 5686 Views

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Crypto exchange founder Bankman-Fried faces federal fraud changes

Samuel Bankman-Fried, a Bay Area native and son to two Stanford professors, is being federally charged with various counts...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 13, 2022 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1563 Views

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‘Police isn’t the way you deal with this’: Mountain View residents express frustration over city’s RV response

When Mountain View began enforcing its RV rules at the beginning of October, “RVs started to appear on the street, and...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by l2zhang, on Dec 12, 2022 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 8680 Views

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Local law enforcement owns millions of dollars in 'military equipment.' A new state bill seeks to regulate all of that.

California's police departments and sheriff's offices are facing unprecedented oversight of their so-called "military equipment"...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 12, 2022 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1973 Views

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VIDEO: As Apple employees watch helplessly, thieves take $35K in merchandise on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto on Nov. 25 during a busy Black Friday sales event made off with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by CA Native, on Dec 12, 2022 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 3314 Views

SPORTS

COVID levels in Santa Clara County sewershed reach pandemic high

While transmission of RSV has begun to plateau in Santa Clara County, the county's top health official said Tuesday that...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Dec 12, 2022 at 6:26 am | 6 comments | 5173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ellen Wheeler honored for two decades on Whisman school board

More than a dozen local leaders turned out on Thursday night, Dec. 8, to honor long-time Mountain View Whisman school board...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2022
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 11, 2022 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 2316 Views

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Becker bill looks to transform parking lots into energy generators

Seeking to transform parking lots into generators of clean energy, state Sen. Josh Becker has proposed a bill that would...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Free Speech, on Dec 10, 2022 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials announce another delay to start of Dungeness crab season

State officials said Wednesday that the opening of commercial Dungeness crab season would be delayed for the third time this...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Shane, on Dec 9, 2022 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views
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