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RESTAURANTS

No cars in sight: Castro Street closed to traffic for outdoor dining

A long stretch of Mountain View's vibrant downtown was cut off to vehicle traffic Monday, marking the beginning of a monthslong...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 4 hours ago | 102 comments | 20893 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

Hair salons and gyms in Santa Canta County may be allowed to reopen in mid-July under a new county order, which creates a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by An Environmental Scientist, 8 hours ago | 26 comments | 3173 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by JustSayIn, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 2047 Views

ELECTIONS

Margaret Abe-Koga and Alex Nunez join the race for the Mountain View City Council

The race for the Mountain View City Council is heating up, with Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and community activist Alex Nunez...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 48 comments | 7688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: The risk of returning to the classroom in the fall

In a guest opinion, Mountain View High School social studies teacher Sophia Caramagno writes about her concern with potentially...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 3, 2020 at 11:19 pm | 52 comments | 15769 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Un-forgetting the segregationist history of the Midpeninsula

In a Q&A, author Richard Rothstein expands upon how the makeup of today's Bay Area communities are tied to segregationist...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 12 comments | 6337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to rename Huff Elementary School

The Mountain View Whisman School District will consider renaming Huff Elementary School following a revelation that the school's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 3, 2020 at 10:27 am | 30 comments | 6682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite calls for action, Palo Alto is in no rush to expand Foothills Park access

Weeks after pledging to promote inclusion, the City Council abruptly postponed considering a proposal that many say would...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 4436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma and Mistral Elementary principals resign

Two school administrators in the Mountain View Whisman School District announced their resignation Thursday, creating turnover...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by "John", on Jul 2, 2020 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 10355 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

An area of Mountain View dominated by diffuse industrial buildings is about to undergo a major transformation, following...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by RMresident, on Jul 2, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 11125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commissioner resigns after council declines to consider opening Foothills Park to non-residents

A member of the Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission who led the effort to open Foothills Park to non-residents announced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident 2, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 3659 Views

ELECTIONS

Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber joins crowded race for the Mountain View City Council

Former State Assemblywoman Sally Lieber is seeking a return to the Mountain View City Council after an 18-year hiatus from...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Best of luck, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 10 comments | 5502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who needs fireworks? Celebrating the Fourth of July in an unusual year

For those accustomed to celebrating Fourth of July with big parties, parades, chili cook-offs, fireworks, and concerts, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Sleepless, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department released on Tuesday its guidelines for reopening public and private schools...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 2, 2020 at 10:10 am | 12 comments | 5463 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Housing at any cost?

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Albert Jeans writes about the Shoreline Gateway project and his belief that it should...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 1, 2020 at 3:04 pm | 17 comments | 5746 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord-backed rent control measure finally heads to voters this November

A voter-initiated ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's rent control program is headed to voters this fall. Tenant...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 30, 2020 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 4421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Reform MVPD now

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Salim Damerdji calls on the city of Mountain View to reform the police department. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2020
Last comment by psr, on Jun 30, 2020 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 5649 Views

AROUND TOWN

New COVID-19 testing site opening in Mountain View on Monday

A new weekday coronavirus testing site is set to launch Monday at the Shoreline Athletic Fields in Mountain View, providing...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Marna, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 17 comments | 14326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

Through images, we show how Midpeninsula residents and workers are coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6386 Views

ELECTIONS

Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 6496 Views
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