If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2021 Mountain View Online <![CDATA[National Weather Service issues advisories for Bay Area ahead of Sunday's atmospheric river]]> The National Weather Service has issued several weather advisories for various parts of the Bay Area beginning Sunday, including a Flash Flood Watch and advisories for wind and high surf.<br /> ]]> <![CDATA[County seeks resident feedback for proposed supervisorial district maps]]> Santa Clara County's 2021 Advisory Redistricting Commission is asking the community to give feedback on Saturday on draft maps of proposed new supervisorial district boundaries. ]]> <![CDATA[Flash flood watch issued for Santa Cruz Mountains, CZU burn scar]]> With an "atmospheric river" set to hit the Bay Area starting Sunday, the National Weather Service on Friday issued a flash flood watch for parts of the region, particularly areas that burned in wildfires last year.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County health officials urge COVID booster shots after update to federal guidance]]> Santa Clara County public health officials urged eligible residents Friday to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose following an update to federal guidance about who should get a booster and when.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Church investigation finds no sexual misconduct]]> Zero Abuse Project, a nonprofit specializing in combating child sexual abuse, found no direct evidence of sexual misconduct following a 10-month investigation involving the son of the former pastor of Menlo Church.]]> <![CDATA[MV Whisman board holds off on prioritizing low-income students at choice schools in time for next fall]]> The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees decided to hold off on changing its enrollment system for choice schools in time for next school year, instead opting to follow a longer timeline that district staff proposed.]]> <![CDATA[A biblical plague or a winged love story? The truth about California's annual termite swarms]]> Fall rains bring annual termite swarms in Redwood City.]]> <![CDATA[Atmospheric river coming to the Bay Area this weekend]]> The National Weather Service forecasted more rain to arrive in the Bay Area on Friday, but the biggest rainfall amounts are expected on Sunday into Monday via an "atmospheric river."]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View lays out plans to zone for 11,135 new homes under new state requirements]]> In just eight short years, Mountain View is being asked to grow by close to 30% under a new state housing mandate that has cities across California scrambling to rezone for a spurt of residential development.]]> <![CDATA[Elizabeth Holmes trial: Former Theranos project manager testifies no intent to deceive]]> Elizabeth Holmes's defense team spent much of Wednesday trying to undo damaging testimony by former Theranos project manager Daniel Edlin.]]> <![CDATA[Judge unlikely to throw out lawsuit seeking to overturn Mountain View's RV parking ban]]> A federal court judge said Tuesday he does not plan to dismiss a lawsuit challenging new parking restrictions in Mountain View that would prohibit oversized vehicles from parking on most city streets.]]> <![CDATA[Newsom declares statewide drought emergency]]> Gov. Newsom has expanded the California drought emergency from 50 counties to statewide. He didn't order mandatory water conservation, but authorized regulators to ban wasteful water use, such as spraying down public sidewalks.]]> <![CDATA[Former tutor now faces 55 counts related to alleged lewd acts on students]]> Former Palo Alto math tutor Mark Allan Hodes' plea hearing was postponed after prosecutors added more charges that allege multiple lewd and lascivious acts against girls whom he had taught in his home.]]> <![CDATA[Mayor for a Day: Mountain View students tell city what they'd do if they were in charge]]> Third grader Aanya Raychaudhuri has been thinking about climate change for as long as she can remember, so when she heard about Mountain View's Mayor for a Day essay contest, she saw a chance to make a difference in her community.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County supervisors seek to create a new clinic serving the North County]]> Santa Clara County runs a robust network of health care services with three hospitals and 13 primary care clinics, but none is in the North County or the West Valley. That could change soon.]]> <![CDATA[Two-alarm fire in Mountain View prompts evacuation of Crestview Hotel]]> A fire broke out Monday night in a small strip mall in Mountain View near the border of Sunnyvale, forcing an evacuation of both the commercial building and the neighboring hotel.]]> <![CDATA[Three storm systems headed for Bay Area, with possible 'atmospheric river' arriving Sunday]]> The National Weather Service says the Bay Area and Monterey should expect an "unsettled weather pattern" over at least the next week, with three systems on the way and a potential "atmospheric river" arriving Sunday. ]]> <![CDATA[Youth's input on state government sought at Assemblyman Marc Berman's town hall Wednesday]]> Young people have a chance to share their thoughts with state Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, at a youth town hall that the California legislator is hosting this Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA['Get the Zuck out': Protesters call for Mark Zuckerberg's removal as Facebook CEO]]> A caravan of about 20 protesters parked by Mark Zuckerberg's Palo Alto residence on Sunday afternoon to honk up a storm and deliver a message to Facebook's CEO: "Get the Zuck out!"]]> <![CDATA[Weather service forecasts rain for Bay Area as soon as Tuesday]]> The National Weather Service is forecasting a return of rainy weather to the Bay Area this week for the first time in a while, but exactly how much and when it will fall is still uncertain.]]> <![CDATA[A death at the Opportunity Center raises questions about security and care]]> Jeffrey Cutter's death in his apartment at Palo Alto's Opportunity Center on June 12 has raised questions for his mother, who feels that her mentally ill son didn't receive the kind of care that could've prevented the tragedy.]]> <![CDATA[Guest opinion: Scaling back the scope of policing in Mountain View can make our city safer]]> In a guest opinion, Kelsey Josund calls on the city of Mountain View to remove police from schools as school resource officers and the reassignment of some mental health tasks to relevant experts instead of police officers.]]> <![CDATA[Are immigrants getting left out of California's rent relief?]]> Non-English speaking immigrants face some of the biggest hurdles to receiving California rent relief. Advocates say informal leases, lack of technology access and language barriers are getting in the way.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View's future public safety building projected to cost $134M]]> For two decades, Mountain View has endeavored to build a new headquarters for the city's police and fire departments, grappling with high construction costs and no clear way to finance it.]]> <![CDATA[Coronavirus central: FDA approves Moderna, J&J boosters and 'mix and match' vaccinations]]> The Food and Drug Administration approved booster COVID-19 vaccine doses Wednesday for people who previously received the Moderna and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccines as well as the mixing of booster doses.]]>