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AROUND TOWN

An outgoing kid with a big heart: Family and friends gather to remember 13-year-old Andre Retana

Dozens of family members, friends, local leaders and community members gathered Thursday, March 24, for a silent vigil to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 6055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council votes on rules for future SB 9 homes on single-family lots

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday on a set of rules that will guide residential development under...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 24, 2022 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 4781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View hosts traffic safety meeting in the wake of bike collision that killed 13-year-old boy

The city of Mountain View is looking for feedback on how to bring down bike and pedestrian collisions along city roadways...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Mar 22, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3621 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View seeks to triple its recycled water use over the next decade amid statewide droughts

The city of Mountain View is planning to rapidly expand its recycled water use in the coming years, with ambitious plans...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 22, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teenage bicyclist dies after collision with a truck in Mountain View

A 13-year-old bicyclist died on Thursday, March 17, after colliding with a transport truck at the corner of El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Burford Furman, on Mar 21, 2022 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 26647 Views

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Fields of gold: The best hikes in the 650 to see native wildflowers

Peninsula native wildflowers are the harbinger of spring; a sight that calms us even when other ecological and climate indicators...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2022
Last comment by Geezer, on Mar 19, 2022 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker bill would restore public access to police radio communications

Police departments throughout California would be required to make their radio communications accessible to the press and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 18, 2022 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View banks on commercial redevelopment in order to meet state housing goals

State housing requirements are forcing the city of Mountain View to dig deep to find ways to spur residential growth over...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 18, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 11 comments | 2767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View resident Emily Ann Ramos named Woman of the Year

For years, Emily Ann Ramos has been on the front lines in a battle to address the regional housing crisis, assisting vulnerable...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Mar 17, 2022 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 8655 Views

ELECTIONS

On a split vote, Mountain View City Council opts to shrink campaign contributions

The Mountain View City Council agreed on a 4-3 vote last week to cut down on the size of campaign contributions in future...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Pat on the Stevens Creek Trail, on Mar 17, 2022 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trial of Theranos executive Sunny Balwani delayed by COVID scare, jury selection problems

Opening statements in the criminal trial of Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani for his role in the now-defunct blood-testing company...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Mar 16, 2022 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

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Californians used more water as state braces for another dry year

New data from urban areas suggests that people are ignoring the governor's pleas for voluntary conservation during the drought....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Mar 16, 2022 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

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Police seek help finding two men who robbed Mountain View CVS Pharmacy

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in finding two men who robbed a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View last...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by redhawk524, on Mar 15, 2022 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will the pandemic leave a lasting mark on baby brains?

Emerging research suggests that some babies and toddlers might be developing differently because of the coronavirus, their...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2022 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major injury car crash closes part of Central Expressway on Sunday

Police shut down Central Expressway in Mountain View between Shoreline Boulevard and Farley Street after a solo car crash...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2022 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 5063 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Whisman will keep requiring masks indoors, though outdoor mandate will drop

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced at a board meeting on Thursday night, March 10, that it plans to continue...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2022 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2592 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Here's how state lawmakers want to help Californians facing high gas prices

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Mar 14, 2022 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Fire Department offers helping hand after resident was struck by a car

Recovering from serious injuries after a car accident can be hard enough, but for Mountain View resident Kevin Perez Ramos,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by smorr, on Mar 11, 2022 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 1795 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sheriff Laurie Smith announces she will retire at end of term

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, whose office is under a civil rights investigation by the state attorney general,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Mar 11, 2022 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some local preschools and day care centers decide it's time to drop the masks

With new state and county guidelines making masks optional, some preschools and daycares will lift their mask mandates. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by Data Scientist, on Mar 11, 2022 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 2064 Views
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