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New county order allows outdoor dining, in-store retail starting Friday
Churches, retailers and restaurants that offer outdoor dining will be allowed to start welcoming back customers on June 5 under a revised shelter-in-place order that Santa Clara County issued Monday afternoon. Monday, 5:34 PM

Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd
Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of the death of George Floyd, who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last week. Monday, 1:26 PM | 8 comments

Dozens of catalytic converters reported stolen as thieves target parked Priuses
The Mountain View Police Department is warning residents of a huge increase in catalytic converter thefts, with reports that 29 vehicles -- almost all Toyota Priuses -- have been targeted in the city since mid-March. Monday, 12:49 PM | 6 comments

Coronavirus central: Nearly 30 new cases raise Santa Clara County's total past 2,800
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Monday, Santa Clara County reported 2,805 cases and 142 deaths. On Sunday, San Mateo County reported 2,165 cases and 84 deaths. Monday, 7:20 PM | 8 comments

Local bans on residential evictions extended into August
Cities and counties throughout California are racing to extend emergency rules prohibiting landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent due to the coronavirus pandemic. Mountain View is no exception. Saturday, 11:23 AM | 10 comments

Update: Peninsula Target stores removed from temporary closure list
Target has temporarily closed stores throughout the country following looting at some of its stores nationwide during protests this week in response to the death of George Floyd. Sunday, 5:33 PM | 17 comments

Parents: Fill out county survey on 2020-21 school year plans
The Santa Clara County Office of Education is asking for parents of students in the county to fill out a survey that they said will help assist in plans for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunday, 8:27 AM

Life in motion: Peninsula Photo Contest winners preserve fleeting moments
This year's winning images in the Peninsula Photo Contest expose the power of creativity, patience and anticipation of unexpected moments. Friday, 3:58 PM | 1 comments

Mountain View Voice to remain online-only indefinitely
The Mountain View Voice will not be resuming its print edition and plans to focus exclusively on online local news coverage and its daily emailed news digest, Express, Embarcadero Media President Bill Johnson announced today. Friday, 11:34 AM | 10 comments

Guest opinion: What we’ve lost in the pandemic, and what we’ll (hopefully) gain
In an op-ed, Hillview Middle School student Arhaan Gupta-Rastogi reflects on what we've lost in the coronavirus pandemic and what positive developments could come out of it. Sunday, 8:17 AM

Coronavirus weekend update: Santa Clara County reports 25 new cases
The biggest news from this past week is the revised San Mateo County Health order that allows for the reopening of places of worship and in-store retail shopping. Saturday, 10:18 PM

Letter to the editor: Let's have graduation at Shoreline Amphitheatre
In a letter to the editor, Los Altos resident James Klazura proposes that Shoreline Amphitheatre host modified graduation ceremonies this year. Saturday, 9:07 AM | 4 comments

Curbside pickup — a step forward, but far from a lifeline for businesses
While store owners eagerly wait for the all-clear to reopen for in-store shopping, so too, apparently, do customers. Some have gotten so used to at-home delivery options that the offer of curbside pickup is not all that enticing. Friday, 1:39 PM

Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts
Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for program reductions and layoffs in the next fiscal year. Thursday, 4:46 PM | 1 comments

At-risk individuals receive a helping hand through Stanford student's initiative

Deficits rise as Mountain View Whisman spends big on technology, teacher salaries

State reopens places of worship, retail — but hair salons still off limits

New Bay Area Community Resources website launches

Local rancher, a familiar face at Mountain View farmers market, dies in car accident

 

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