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Despite criticism, Mountain View Whisman school board approves $1.2M home loan for superintendent
Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph will get a $1.2 million low-interest loan from the school... Last comment 4 hours ago | 59 comments

Santa Clara County gains state clearance for plan to reopen economy
After an initial setback, Santa Clara County received the go-ahead from the state on Monday night for its plan to reopen... Last comment 2 hours ago | 33 comments

Activist group calls on city to 'desegregate' Foothills Park
About a dozen activists met under the full moon on Sunday night to paint the message 'Desegregate' along Page Mill Road in... Last comment 4 hours ago | 5 comments

 
 
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On a hot day, from left to right, twin brothers Eli and Mark swing back and forth at Pioneer Park, downtown Mountain View. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

 
 
 
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Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program
Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection Program, with some recipients getting loans of over $5 million, according to data released this week. Wednesday, 1:22 PM

Los Altos appeals court decision ruling the city must allow a downtown housing project to proceed
The city of Los Altos is fighting a trial court judgement earlier this year that ruled the city must allow a 15-unit housing project in its downtown area to proceed, challenging a verdict seen as a victory for housing advocates. Wednesday, 1:36 PM

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County records 79 new cases
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Wednesday, Santa Clara County reported 5,552 cases and 165 deaths; San Mateo County had 3,743 cases and 111 deaths as of Tuesday. Wednesday, 5:36 PM | 15 comments

Activist group calls on city to 'desegregate' Foothills Park
About a dozen activists met under the full moon on Sunday night to paint the message 'Desegregate' along Page Mill Road in front of the Foothills Park entrance. Wednesday, 1:01 PM | 5 comments

California among states filing suit over pandemic relief funding to schools
A multistate lawsuit filed against the Trump administration accuses U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of preventing COVID-19 pandemic relief funding from being dispersed to K-12 public schools. Tuesday, 3:57 PM | 2 comments

County correctional officer arrested on suspicion of smuggling meth to inmates
A two-month investigation has resulted in the arrest of a correctional deputy on suspicion of smuggling methamphetamine to inmates at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. Wednesday, 9:58 AM

County gains state clearance for plan to reopen economy
After an initial setback, Santa Clara County received the go-ahead from the state on Monday night for its plan to reopen the economy and allow hair salons and gyms to resume operations on July 13. Tuesday, 2:34 PM | 33 comments

Mountain View hosts downtown COVID-19 testing site for frontline workers
The city of Mountain View will be hosting a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on Wednesday, designated specifically for asymptomatic frontline workers who may have contracted the coronavirus. Tuesday, 1:11 PM

Mountain View Los Altos High School District names appointee for new job to lead distance learning
To guide high schools in Mountain View and Los Altos with online learning, the school board created a new position, distance education administrator, and picked Teri Faught, Mountain View High School assistant principal, for the job. Tuesday, 1:35 PM | 3 comments

Despite criticism, Mountain View Whisman school board approves $1.2M home loan for superintendent
Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph will get a $1.2 million low-interest loan from the school district to purchase a house in the area, despite opposition from over 1,000 people who signed a petition. Monday, 1:42 PM | 59 comments

State denies county's plan to reopen economy, prompting confusion over outdoor dining
Santa Clara County suffered a stinging setback over the weekend in its strategy to reopen the economy, when the state rejected its plan to allow more businesses, including gyms and hair salons, to reopen later this month. Monday, 1:47 PM | 38 comments

Guest opinion: Yes to more homes
In an op-ed, Mountain View residents Ilya Gurin and Allen Zheng respond to a recent guest opinion on a housing project at 1001 North Shoreline Blvd. Saturday, 11:04 AM | 10 comments

County to allow hair salons, gyms to reopen — provided they meet new social-distancing rules

Mountain View City Council approves seven-story housing complex next door to new offices

After learning of namesake's racist views, parents urge school board to rename Huff Elementary School

'In-person instruction is essential.' Santa Clara County issues guidance for reopening schools

 

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