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Council reluctantly approves razing of 116 rent-controlled apartments

More of Mountain View's older, rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for new ownership housing, after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 11128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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

Mountain View Whisman School District's deficit spending has more than doubled to $3.3 million this year, following pay raises...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Karan, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 2987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors

Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Josh Frill, 14 hours ago | 10 comments | 2863 Views

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County's new coronavirus mobile testing van coming to Mountain View on Monday

Santa Clara County is launching a mobile health van offering easy-to-access testing for residents worried they may have contracted...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 6491 Views

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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Clarification Sought, 23 hours ago | 7 comments | 3878 Views

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What's closed and what to do on Memorial Day during COVID-19

Check out our list of what's closed on Memorial Day this Monday, plus transit agencies' modified schedules and virtual events...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Stable genius, on May 24, 2020 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1866 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: The latest on COVID-19 cases, deaths

Here's the latest news over the Memorial Day holiday weekend about the Midpeninsula's response to the coronavirus pandemic....

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3213 Views

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Fentanyl-related deaths up sharply in county this year

Reported fentanyl-related deaths in Santa Clara County nearly tripled from January to May 8 compared to the same period in...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by do not drink bleach, on May 23, 2020 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 2008 Views

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Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown

Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Matthew, on May 23, 2020 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 3117 Views

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Council picks developer to build affordable housing in downtown Mountain View

A long stretch of parking in downtown Mountain View could soon transform into a five-story affordable housing complex, complete...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Susan Ferry, on May 23, 2020 at 5:44 am | 3 comments | 5506 Views

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Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall

Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Stable Genius, on May 22, 2020 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2578 Views

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Guest opinion: Time to rally around our small business community

In an op-ed, Menlo Park resident and local business owner Sara Gaviser Leslie writes why "supporting and celebrating small...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on May 22, 2020 at 8:56 am | 4 comments | 2280 Views

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Rent control committee caps rent increases at 2.9% for 2020

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted 5-0 this month to set the annual cap on rent increases to 2.9%, the lowest...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Vacancy Decontrol, on May 21, 2020 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 2932 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Free COVID-19 tests available for all county residents at 2 new locations

COVID-19 tests are now available to all Santa Clara County residents at two new locations in San Jose, county and city officials...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Rock, on May 21, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 4820 Views

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Third coronavirus case in Santa Clara County was treated at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View

Santa Clara County public health department leaders reported a third case of coronavirus in the county on Friday, and El...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Davis S, on May 21, 2020 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 163172 Views

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As Stage 2 of reopening begins, county has more to do to meet state requirements

As the state inches toward reopening from the COVID-19 crisis, counties are working to meet the California Department of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 21, 2020 at 2:14 pm | 7 comments | 3401 Views

OTHER ISSUES

After sharp decline, crime climbs back to pre-pandemic levels

Reports of crimes, which dropped during the first weeks of the coronavirus shutdown, are trending back upward in three Midpeninsula...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Hire professionals, on May 20, 2020 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Letter to the editor: Will Mountain View please require masks?

In a letter to the editor, a Mountain View resident calls on the city to adopt a policy mandating masks in public. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on May 19, 2020 at 11:27 pm | 54 comments | 12545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County allows for car parades in time for graduation

Santa Clara County officials are rolling back restrictions this week to allow drive-through celebrations and car parades,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Avid Reader, on May 19, 2020 at 10:39 pm | 3 comments | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed teacher reassignments at Mistral dropped following outcry

Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are walking back a decision to reassign 40% of the teachers at Mistral...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 19, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 25 comments | 5527 Views
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