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RESTAURANTS

Two sisters open a new Uyghur restaurant in downtown Menlo Park

Almira and Kalbi Tursungjan grew up in a foodie family. In their home region of east Turkistan, their parents ran a restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by harvardmom, on Dec 9, 2022 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 3945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convicted Theranos executive Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Theranos president and chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani to a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Dec 8, 2022 at 7:18 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

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Community briefs: Tree lighting, Castro Street traffic signal update and mental health care for the 'missing middle'

This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View puts on its annual tree lighting tradition, the traffic signal at...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by CA Native, on Dec 8, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 3213 Views

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Peninsula residents flock to Mountain View tree lighting

Downtown Mountain View filled with cheers last evening as string lights wrapped around the branches of a tree in front of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by Tina, on Dec 7, 2022 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 3276 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County district attorney to leave Twitter due to hate speech, calls on other DAs to follow suit

District Attorney Jeff Rosen plans to deactivate his office's Twitter account due to the recent rise in hate speech on the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 7, 2022 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 2715 Views

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Mountain View City Council slated to vote on Montecito Ave. affordable housing project

A 100% affordable apartment complex that would add 84 units to the city’s below market rate housing stock is slated to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by AC, on Dec 6, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2899 Views

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Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations

The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2536 Views

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Man arrested for suspected hate crime against maintenance worker at downtown Mountain View post office

The suspect allegedly cursed at the victim, yelled racial epithets at her, threatened to attack her and charged at her with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2832 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials: Transmission of flu, COVID-19 and RSV is growing 'in every category'

Transmission of the flu, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus is increasing statewide simultaneously and could lead to...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 1, 2022 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 2090 Views

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Meta says it left its Mountain View offices to build a 'best-in-class remote work experience.' Current employees beg to differ

According to Meta content moderators, contracted employees who worked at the company's now-vacated Mountain View office don't...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jane , on Dec 1, 2022 at 6:21 am | 10 comments | 118577 Views

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Holiday Fund: Hope's Corner provides food, showers and a supportive community for people in need

What began as a simple breakfast of cereal and coffee for a couple dozen people has since grown into providing more than...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 27, 2022 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 3982 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air Alert scheduled for Friday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the winter season's first Spare the Air Alert for Friday, calling...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1410 Views

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Man arrested for indecently exposing himself to walker on Stevens Creek Trail

The 21-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly repeatedly exposed himself to the victim. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Nov 23, 2022 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 3014 Views

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Mountain View minimum wage to increase by highest margin in five years

People making minimum wage in Mountain View may soon see a bump in their paychecks. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, Mountain View...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 22, 2022 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2460 Views

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What’s new with the Housing Element? City staff talks changes made to second draft after state rejected Mountain View’s first attempt

Mountain View city staff plan to submit their second draft of the Housing Element – a once-every-eight-years process where...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 22, 2022 at 1:31 pm | 18 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City and school district team up for bike safety workshops for Mountain View students

The city of Mountain View's Safe Routes to School program has partnered with the Mountain View Whisman School District to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 22, 2022 at 1:36 am | 11 comments | 3938 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto partners with Mountain View, other Peninsula cities in planning colossal upgrade to wastewater plant

Seeking to reduce the amount of nitrogen that flows into the San Francisco Bay, Palo Alto and its partner cities are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3873 Views

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Judge sentences Elizabeth Holmes to over 11 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes to 11 years and three months in prison on Friday, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 2111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Trustee Juan Aranda has Passed Away

It was shared at last night's MVWSD school board meeting that former trustee Juan Aranda has passed away. While he passed...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Nov 18, 2022 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

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Five arrested in connection with death of a man in June at a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert

After months of investigation, Mountain View police have arrested five men in connection with two violent incidents that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Juan, on Nov 17, 2022 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 7120 Views
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