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George Shultz, former secretary of state, dies at 100

Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz, who served three American presidents and played a pivotal role in shaping...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 8, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

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Teacher housing plan moves ahead in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto lags on its affordable housing supply, Santa Clara County is advancing its plan to build apartments for teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 8, 2021 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3009 Views

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Google submits plans to build 7,000 homes in North Bayshore, the largest project in city's history

Google is poised to redevelop 120 acres of Mountain View into dense, urban neighborhoods packed with 7,000 new homes, next...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 8, 2021 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 16387 Views

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In race to vaccinate, could California see another surge?

Will California's bumpy vaccine rollout, more contagious coronavirus mutations, and decision to open up the state send COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Feb 8, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2787 Views

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Debate over Foothills Park access continues as Palo Alto weighs new restrictions

Nearly a month after Palo Alto opened the once-exclusive Foothills Park to the broader public, city leaders are preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by HT, on Feb 6, 2021 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 2707 Views

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Are modular homes the answer to Bay Area's affordable housing demand?

Prefabricated homes aren't new, but they've become an increasingly popular answer to the Bay Area's affordable housing crisis. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 5, 2021 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 4848 Views

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State's largest COVID-19 vaccination site set to open at Levi's Stadium

The largest COVID-19 vaccination site in the state is opening at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara early next week, officials...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 5, 2021 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 3695 Views

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People age 65+ can now get vaccinated anywhere in Santa Clara County

COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to all residents and workers in Santa Clara County who are 65 years and older,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Amy Laden, on Feb 5, 2021 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 4906 Views

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Man arrested after allegedly strangling victim in downtown Mountain View

A 45-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of attempted murder after officers say he pinned someone to the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
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Santa Clara County seeks temporary wage hike for front-line workers

Calling it dangerous work worthy of hazard pay during the pandemic, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors is looking...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by CovidKid, on Feb 5, 2021 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 3607 Views

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Despite months to prep, why California lags on COVID vaccination

Gov. Gavin Newsom says his administration has been planning for a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign for months. Why have...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 4, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos district looks to expand in-person support for students

The Mountain View-Los Altos school board directed staff last week to plan to bring more students back to campuses when Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 4, 2021 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 6403 Views

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Town Square changes announced

Several changes to the Mountain View Voice's popular reader forum will be implemented over the next few weeks in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 3, 2021 at 8:34 am | 13 comments | 2437 Views

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Gary Wesley, attorney and longtime Mountain View watchdog, dies at 68

For decades, Gary Wesley was tireless in his role as a legal and policy watchdog in Mountain View, even when it didn't make...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Feb 3, 2021 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 5167 Views

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Mountain View mayor pledges to leave no one behind during the pandemic

The annual transition in Mountain View's leadership has been anything but normal this year. Shortly after being sworn in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, on Feb 2, 2021 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 3874 Views

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Now under the state's 'purple' tier, here's what is and isn't allowed in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties returned to the state's most restrictive COVID-19 level, the "purple" tier, after California...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by Groot, on Feb 1, 2021 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 10450 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier introduces bill for Bay's environmental health

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, announced a bill on Thursday that seeks to use federal funding to improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

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Rain expected to return to the Bay Area this week

After a brief respite from the last week's atmospheric river soaking, the Bay Area may see showers again this week, forecasters...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1988 Views

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Editorial: We need a real shot in the arm

While talk of ramped-up vaccine distribution is encouraging, it will still take months to get a large swath of the population...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Mountain View and Los Altos schools are approaching reopening

Two distinct approaches to reopening schools are playing out in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by AmyGregory, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:14 am | 7 comments | 7767 Views
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