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Guest opinion: Housing affordability bills' math doesn't add up
In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Leslie-Anne Bain argues that building large amounts of market-rate housing will... Last comment 1 hour ago | 16 comments

Mountain View approves rowhouse development that will replace 70 rent-controlled apartments
The days are numbered for another complex of older, more affordable rent-controlled apartments in Mountain View after the... Last comment 19 hours ago | 51 comments

 
 
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"Hummingbird"
In mid-May, a local resident had apparently spotted this mother hummingbird in St. Giles Lane, Mountain View. Days after I took this photo in early June, I saw a tiny chick for a second before the mother flew to the nest and sat down. The next day, the nest was empty. Submitted by SK on Jun 20, 2010

 
 
 
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MV Whisman board plans to meet face-to-face, though public will stay remote
The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to keep having the public take part online or over the phone, thanks to a new state law that allows boards to continue holding remote meetings. Tuesday, 1:06 PM

Plan for interim housing facility near the Baylands moves ahead
Inspired by the example of Mountain View, Palo Alto on Monday enthusiastically advanced a proposal to build an interim housing facility that can accommodate up to 136 people. Tuesday, 12:33 PM

California to have permanent mail voting after governor signs local Assembly member's bill
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday to make permanent the state's pandemic-era process of mailing an election ballot to every active registered voter in the state. Tuesday, 10:47 AM

Obituaries: Joyce Buswell Kidder Frederick
This week in obituaries, read about the life of Joyce Buswell Kidder Frederick, 89. Tuesday, 1:00 PM

Who's dying in California from COVID-19?
California's COVID-19 deaths are skewing younger, with the average age dropping seven years in September. Death rates are increasing for most racial groups, particularly Latinos. Sunday, 10:28 AM

Mountain View prepares to roll out basic income pilot program giving select residents $500 a month
The city of Mountain View is looking to give low-income families $500 monthly checks with no strings attached, joining a growing number of cities across the country testing out a guaranteed basic income program. Monday, 1:35 PM | 3 comments

Guest opinion: Housing affordability bills' math doesn't add up
In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Leslie-Anne Bain argues that building large amounts of market-rate housing will not bring down most rents in the city. Saturday, 10:53 AM | 16 comments

Air quality advisory extended through Monday
In response to continuous wildfire smoke in the air, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District extended its current air quality advisory through Monday. Sunday, 12:16 PM

Santa Clara County supervisors propose $25M grant for homeless housing expansion
Two Santa Clara County supervisors are looking to pour $25 million into creating an ambitious network of homeless housing complexes across the county, with hopes of constructing up to 10 projects that could get people off the street. Thursday, 3:18 PM | 2 comments

El Camino Health reaches agreement with Anthem following stalled contract negotiations
Patients covered by Anthem Blue Cross will be able to return to El Camino Hospital for care following a monthslong standoff between the two parties over a new contract, the hospital announced this week. Friday, 1:59 PM

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person
Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely as the Los Altos Hills community college phases in its reopening. Thursday, 1:18 PM

As California's drought deepens, water use drops only 1.8%
Next year's cuts in water supply could go even deeper as severe drought grips nearly 90% of California. Residents of the North Coast and Bay Area conserved more than Southern Californians did. Thursday, 12:36 PM | 3 comments

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County makes Pfizer booster shots available to eligible groups
On Monday, Santa Clara County announced that Pfizer booster shots are now available in the county for those who received initial Pfizer shots at least six months ago and are eligible under CDC and FDA guidelines. Tuesday, 1:30 PM

Elizabeth Holmes trial: Nurse practitioner describes alarming, inaccurate Theranos test results
A nurse practitioner testified to wildly inconsistent blood test results given to a pregnant patient in her OB-GYN practice by Theranos. Thursday, 12:40 PM | 1 comments

California's eviction moratorium expires next week. Is Mountain View ready?

Elizabeth Holmes trial: Nurse practitioner describes alarming, inaccurate Theranos test results

Housing proposal focuses on low-income residents

California recall: The 2022 campaign starts now

 

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