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Facing pressure, City Council drops plans to appoint rent control committee members early
The Mountain View City Council will not add members to the city's Rental Housing Committee later this year, following an... Last comment 31 minutes ago | 10 comments

Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will close next year to rebuild
Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will be taking a hiatus from serving up pizzas... Last comment 6 hours ago | 3 comments

 
 
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From vote centers to drop boxes, there are lots of ways to cast your ballot in Santa Clara County
Haven't voted yet? We've compiled all the ways you can cast a ballot in Santa Clara County so you can make sure your vote counts in the Nov. 3 presidential election. Friday, 3:35 PM

Fauci talks reopening plans with county officials amid a national surge in COVID-19 cases
Dr. Anthony Fauci briefed local business leaders Friday on the state of COVID-19 and progress on a vaccine, while praising Santa Clara County's plans for reopening schools in a pandemic. Friday, 1:47 PM | 2 comments

Separated by the pandemic, families face difficult question: When will I see you again?
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to quash expectations of when life might return to normal, some residents said they worry when -- or if -- they will ever see their loved ones in person again. Friday, 1:50 PM

About those holiday get-togethers ...
Despite the pull of family celebrations over the upcoming holidays, public health authorities strongly discourage bringing members of different households together because of the potential to spread the coronavirus. Friday, 1:50 PM

Frankie, Johnnie and memory care too? Restaurant to close, rebuild as ground-floor eatery with Alzheimer's facility upstairs
Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will shut down to rebuild the restaurant with a greater focus on takeout and delivery on the ground floor-- and a two-story memory care facility upstairs. Thursday, 12:18 PM | 3 comments

Bay Area voters send 2 million ballots in early
With less than a week to go until Election Day, nearly 2 million residents from the Bay Area's nine counties have already voted. Thursday, 1:27 PM

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County adds 113 new cases
Santa Clara County's most recent seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases stands at 123. The death toll has risen to 404 and 83 people are hospitalized. San Mateo County has 11,341 cases, 161 deaths and 18 people hospitalized. Friday, 1:59 PM

Election night 2020: Tune in for local results, analysis
Midpeninsula residents can watch local election results next Tuesday night during a live, one-hour broadcast being co-produced by Palo Alto Online, The Almanac and the Midpen Media Center. Thursday, 10:07 AM

Facing pressure, City Council drops plans to appoint rent control committee members early
The Mountain View City Council will not add members to the city's Rental Housing Committee later this year, following an uproar by residents who slammed the proposal as an attempt to subvert the will of the voters this November. Wednesday, 12:34 PM | 10 comments

Santa Clara County supervisors scrap new jail plans in favor of mental health facility
After pushing for construction of a new county jail in downtown San Jose for years, Santa Clara County supervisors are now putting the project on hold and proposing a mental health facility instead. Wednesday, 1:18 PM | 2 comments

NASA scientists discover new sources of water on the moon's surface
A new study led by NASA scientists has discovered water present on the moon's surface in places previously thought to be impossible, raising new potential for harvesting the valuable resource on manned lunar missions later this decade. Tuesday, 11:12 AM | 2 comments

First COVID-19 drug treatment gains FDA approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized patients, the first such treatment the FDA has authorized to fight the deadly coronavirus. Wednesday, 1:37 PM

Cities, organizations put a new spin on Halloween traditions
We've compiled a list of entertaining alternatives in Atherton, Menlo Park, Mountain View and Palo Alto to celebrate the ghoulish Halloween holiday, which will look a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Monday, 2:02 PM

Election Guide 2020
We've compiled an election guide so local voters can educate themselves about the candidates and measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. Tuesday, 12:43 PM | 3 comments

Obituaries: Lorna Monroe
This week in obituaries, read about the life of Lorna Monroe, 66. Tuesday, 1:30 PM

Editorial: Our election recommendations
Learn about the Mountain View Voice's recommendations on regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition to California propositions, on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. Saturday, 7:43 AM | 4 comments

Health care district incumbents lead in campaign fundraising as Election Day approaches
A local race that has gone uncontested in past years is heating up this month, with heavy fundraising and spending across all five candidates vying for a seat on El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors. Monday, 1:33 PM

High School District takes steps to promote racial equity
As a first step to address concerns about race and inequity in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, the school board recently agreed to mandate equity training for staff members. Monday, 10:12 AM | 2 comments

To avoid COVID-19 scare, Halloween celebrations take on different look
From virtual carnivals to neighborhood costume parades to a candy chute to deliver treats hands-free, Midpeninsula cities and residents are gearing up for Halloween in creative and safer ways. Sunday, 8:21 AM

As forecasted high winds pick up, PG&E to cut power to thousands of San Mateo and Santa Clara county customers
With dry conditions and wind gusts at high points throughout the Bay Area expected to hit up to 70 miles per hour, PG&E is shutting off power to thousands of local customers to prevent wildfires. Here's what you need to know. Sunday, 8:25 PM

Virus outbreaks unavoidable as school campuses reopen, experts warn
As schools inch closer to reopening campuses in some parts of California, medical experts are warning that the spread of the coronavirus will be inevitable and schools need to prepare. Sunday, 6:20 PM | 1 comments

Landlord lobby funnels money into Mountain View City Council race directly and through firefighters
State election officials launched an investigation into the Mountain View Fire Fighters Political Action Committee following complaints that its spending spree in the City Council race violates campaign finance laws. Friday, 1:51 PM | 43 comments

Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah's fundraising tops $300K
Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah received a staggering $243,400 in contributions, primarily from charter school groups and representatives, during the most recent reporting period. Friday, 1:06 PM | 13 comments

Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto plans to permanently expand Foothills Park access
Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish a long-standing policy of limiting Foothills Park access to residents and their guests. Thursday, 5:53 PM | 5 comments

Red flag warning for high winds, fire weather starting Sunday
The National Weather Service issued alerts for fire weather and high winds Friday that are expected in parts of the Bay Area beginning on Sunday, and PG&E has begun notifying customers that it will shut off power in some areas. Friday, 1:44 PM

Bay Area's new growth plan eyes massive housing influx in Silicon Valley
Mountain View would be required to plan for more than 11,000 new housing units under a proposal by the Association of Bay Area Governments. Thursday, 1:46 PM | 4 comments

Second Harvest Food Bank faces volunteer shortage

City Council approves school fees on an already-dead housing project

Bucking state's relaxed guidelines for large venues, county to keep stadiums, theme parks closed

Crime brief: Four arrested after police find loaded gun in vehicle

California schools see big jump in homeless students

DOJ accuses Google of illegally maintaining a monopoly on internet searches

Students find new ways to get out the vote amid pandemic

Mystery behind donated photo album leads woman on search for long-lost family connection

To help small businesses, Santa Clara County supervisors propose $100M loan program

Proposal to fence off Mountain View Whisman schools sparks outcry over park access

Editorial: No on Mountain View Measure C

Will charter school politics — and money — influence the local Santa Clara County school board race?

 

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