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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools slowly begin to reopen in the Los Altos School District

Tuesday was anything but a normal school day at Egan Junior High School. Attendance as of 9 a.m. was a grand total of three...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by Santa Rita Mom, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

To save affordable housing, Mountain View looks to buy aging apartments

In an effort to stave off gentrification and preserve the remaining affordable housing in Mountain View, city officials are...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, 6 hours ago | 36 comments | 7244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the 4 candidates for the Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees

Four candidates are in the race for three open seats on the Foothill-De Anza Community College board. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by Ken Horowitz , 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 766 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council incumbents take big lead raising funds for reelection

The two incumbents in the race for the Mountain View City Council this year have raised far more money than their opponents...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three new principals hired as Mountain View schools prepare for distance learning

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced a slate of new hires Thursday night, including three new principals tasked...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 8037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View awarded $12.4M to build homeless housing by the end of the year

Mountain View's ambitious plan to build transitional housing for homeless seniors and families is moving forward, after state...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 8608 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Mountain View City Council election, Caltrain measure, climate change

Letters to the editor on the Mountain View City Council election, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School board election,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Sep 28, 2020 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 2886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: It's your responsibility to vote in the most important election since 1932

In a guest opinion, Mountain View residents Ronald and Dorothy Schafer urge people to vote in the Nov. 3 election. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by , on Sep 28, 2020 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

ELECTIONS

Protester demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 26, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For a better educational experience, parents band together to create pandemic pods

As the new school year starts virtually, a booming number of parents are forming a separate but parallel educational experience...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Sep 25, 2020 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 5116 Views

ELECTIONS

Election roundup: Endorsements roll in for Mountain View City Council and local school boards

With less than two months to go before Election Day, several local and regional groups are weighing in with endorsements...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Hello Corporate Power, on Sep 25, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 21 comments | 6101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning

While California school districts and counties confront the learning challenges of the pandemic, education organizations...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

In a dramatic move to tackle climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered state officials to ban new gasoline-powered...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 1523 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County acts with $5M to relieve strain on tenants, landlords

Struggling tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for a financial lifeline, as the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 24, 2020 at 10:40 pm | 3 comments | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County opens new safe parking site in Mountain View

A third safe parking site in Santa Clara County opened in Mountain View, to provide a space where vehicle dwellers can stay...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Sep 24, 2020 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 7900 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown Mountain View hosts three full days of free COVID-19 testing

Mountain View's Center for the Performing Arts may not be putting on any shows lately, but it's becoming the go-to spot for...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mike94040, on Sep 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 5989 Views

ELECTIONS

New statewide eviction moratorium upends local rules, leading to more eviction notices

A patchwork of local ordinances designed to block evictions during the coronavirus pandemic has been completely wiped out...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 22, 2020 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 4049 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: A police explorer's perspective on how to improve police training

In an op-ed, Los Altos High School student Jeannette Wang, a police explorer at the Mountain View Police Department, offers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 22, 2020 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 4802 Views

AROUND TOWN

As U.S. threatens WeChat ban, local Chinese Americans face loss of tool that's become integral to their lives

The Chinese-owned mobile app WeChat, which has been the main communications lifeblood for local Chinese Americans, could...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 21, 2020 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View police seeking man who attacked ex-girlfriend, injured toddler

Police are looking for a 27-year-old man who allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend at her home Sunday morning, injuring both...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by ResidentX, on Sep 21, 2020 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3653 Views
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