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Terminated Meta content moderators worry about fake news flourishing in their absence

Nearly 200 Meta content moderators who used to work in Mountain View say that the company abruptly terminated their contracts. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 1430 Views

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Kings of the court? As pickleball grows, tennis players worry about getting edged out

As pickleball has exploded in popularity, the city has taken notice -- and action. Next month, the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Jim Fossel, 14 hours ago | 14 comments | 9838 Views

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Palo Alto deals setback to planned foothills home

Building in the foothills is, by nature, a sensitive subject in Palo Alto but the design team behind a Los Trancos Road proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 26, 2023 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 3975 Views

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Biden flying into Mountain View to visit storm-ravaged Capitola, Aptos

President Joe Biden will visit Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties Thursday to see first-hand the damage from a series of...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 23, 2023 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 4131 Views

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Biden stops by Mountain View before heading to Santa Cruz County to survey storm damage

Air Force One landed around 11:41 a.m. on Thursday at the Moffett Federal Airfield, and President Joe Biden emerged about...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 22, 2023 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 8068 Views

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'Every time it rains, we get wet': For Mountain View's unhoused, dealing with inclement weather is 'business as usual'

For some unhoused folks in Mountain View, a brief respite from the rain on Jan. 4 meant it was time to prepare for what was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Henrietta Layne, on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 4586 Views

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Is California's drought over? Here's what you need to know about rain, snow reservoirs and drought

A dozen days of wet and wild weather haven't ended the drought, and won't cure the driest period in the West in the past...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 19, 2023 at 1:21 pm | 10 comments | 13886 Views

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Santa Clara County shutters hybrid meetings — for now

Santa Clara County is eliminating hybrid committee meetings in favor of an in-person only format, which residents said could...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 16, 2023 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2889 Views

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East Palo Alto taps Portola Valley official to be its new city manager

Melvin Gaines, an East Palo Alto native who has served as assistant town manager of Portola Valley for the last two years,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jan 15, 2023 at 2:46 am | 1 comment | 5869 Views

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What you can expect from Mother Nature this weekend

After a brief lull in the rain and winds on Thursday, two more storms are forecast to hit California in the next 10 days,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4024 Views

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Around Town: Stanford removes Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative website amid backlash

Read news about controversy surrounding Stanford's Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative, a new docuseries about a 1998...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 10, 2023 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 6937 Views

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State bill aims to dim artificial light from California's night skies

In efforts to kickstart mindful artificial light usage in California, dark sky advocates reintroduced legislation in December...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 9, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 4930 Views

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Want to downsize? Start decluttering now

Midpeninsula residents share their stories on "going small," from giving their belongings away to utilizing local services...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4167 Views

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New bridge toll assistance programs to go into effect in 2023

Two bridge toll assistance programs are set to go into effect in early 2023, offering free crossings for eligible military...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 1, 2023 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1986 Views

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With lease approved, Palo Alto Museum prepares for construction

More than two decades after city leaders began exploring the idea of building a history museum to celebrate everything from...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by JonnyK, on Jan 1, 2023 at 10:05 am | 8 comments | 8860 Views

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Silicon Valley offices less empty than other regions

In the wake of the pandemic, Silicon Valley is faring better than other areas when it comes to office vacancies. Researchers...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 30, 2022 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 23837 Views

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Before midnight: 11 local New Year's Eve ideas

From parties and shows with midnight Champagne toasts to a few ways to celebrate well before the ball drops on local time,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3927 Views

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Antiques Roadshow premieres Jan. 2 with episode filmed at Filoli

A 1976 manual for the Apple-II computer, a 1928 English sterling silver horse and more will be featured on the season 27...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3884 Views

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Santa Clara County district attorney refuses to reinstate former employee

An embattled Santa Clara County deputy district attorney should be back at work after the DA's decision to fire him last...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by John, on Dec 27, 2022 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 4169 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council candidate criticized for alleged misinformation

Some East Palo Altans are criticizing the assertions of City Council candidate Mark Dinan, claiming that he has been spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Dec 27, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 19 comments | 6164 Views
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