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Guest opinion: Mountain View program is promoting disaster preparedness and neighborliness in a 21st century way

When there are emergencies like power outages, wildfires, earthquakes, floods or global pandemics, we need to rely on each...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jul 26, 2022 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 2968 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View Rental Housing Committee clarifies base rent calculations. Why does it matter?

The starting point for how much landlords are allowed to increase rents annually, base rent is "probably the most important...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jul 26, 2022 at 4:32 am | 5 comments | 3428 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed Sobrato deal boosts effort to naturalize Matadero Creek

A proposed development agreement between Palo Alto and The Sobrato Organization could pave the way for an idea that until...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by Rossta, on Jul 25, 2022 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Climate organization to hold plastic protest in Mountain View

Local grassroots organization 350 Silicon Valley is planning a protest in Mountain View on July 23, calling on Trader Joe's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by David T, on Jul 25, 2022 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3014 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four arrested for allegedly stealing $50K worth of lululemon merchandise

Four people who allegedly stole about $50,000 worth of merchandise in a shoplifting spree that spanned three Peninsula lululemon...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Jul 21, 2022 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1843 Views

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'Any amount of growth is still on the table': Mountain View seeks community input on R3 Zoning Update

For the past few years, Mountain View City Council and city staff have been looking at ways to revamp the city's R3 zoning...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 21, 2022 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 3348 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford Medicine steps up fellowship training in abortion care

As some states adopt abortion bans in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 20, 2022 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County expands eligibility for monkeypox vaccine after receiving more doses

Santa Clara County said Tuesday that it has expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine, making it available by appointment...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jul 20, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

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First probable monkeypox case found in Santa Clara County

A suspected case of monkeypox virus is under investigation in Santa Clara County, the Public Health Department said in a...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3722 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Will a new oversight position help California's high-speed rail plans get on track?

After a decade of cost, schedule, technical, personnel and legal problems, the high speed rail project will be getting an...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Jul 20, 2022 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View officer shot, wounded during downtown traffic stop

A Mountain View police officer was shot and wounded early Saturday morning during a traffic stop, prompting a manhunt for...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2022
Last comment by Ray Morneau, on Jul 20, 2022 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 23125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state task force sets out to combat declining student enrollment rates

A task force that will help combat declining student enrollment rates throughout California was announced Thursday by Tony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2667 Views

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Mountain View police chief: Wounded officer is recovering at home, suspect is in custody

The suspect in the shooting of a Mountain View police officer early Saturday morning was arrested in Union City shortly before...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2022
Last comment by Donna Hughs, on Jul 17, 2022 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 5228 Views

ELECTIONS

The final primary election results are in for Santa Clara County

Two candidates are heading to a runoff this fall in the sheriff's race, the incumbent district attorney has won another term...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 16, 2022 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

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What were we all breathing? Local air quality reached 'hazardous' levels in July 4 fireworks hot spots

Bay Area air quality from thousands of fireworks explosions on and around July 4 reached dangerously unhealthful levels in...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 16, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1753 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officials identify Mountain View child who drowned, community rallies to support the family

The investigation is ongoing into the drowning death last week of a 9-year-old Mountain View boy, who officials have identified...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 15, 2022 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 4378 Views

ELECTIONS

Vice Mayor Alison Hicks to seek a second term

As the end of her first term draws near, Mountain View Vice Mayor Alison Hicks announced Tuesday that she’s running for...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Jul 14, 2022 at 11:17 pm | 9 comments | 3020 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo secures funding for 15 local projects. Here's what's coming to Mountain View

Affordable housing and pedestrian safety improvements are among the projects in Mountain View that will receive funding from...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 14, 2022 at 10:50 pm | 4 comments | 5829 Views

OTHER ISSUES

With an eye on town's emissions, Los Altos Hills resident spurs county firefighters to switch to renewable diesel fuel

It started when Los Altos Hills resident Anand Ranganathan proposed a simple way to reduce his town’s greenhouse gas emissions....

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on Jul 14, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2793 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Victim's family reacts to arrest in Mountain View cold-case murder

Thirty years after 25-year-old Laurie Houts was strangled to death in Mountain View, a Bay Area tech CEO has now been charged...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by PK, on Jul 13, 2022 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 13457 Views
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