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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA looks to pass formal policy protecting rights of transgender students

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District is looking to codify rights and protections for transgender students...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by gretchen, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View City Council votes to keep cops in local schools

Police officers will continue to have a presence in Mountain View schools after the City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday to retain...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's in the California paid sick leave deal for workers and businesses?

California workers will soon again have access to as much as two weeks paid time off for COVID-19-related sick leave, under...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 608 Views

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With newly hired lobbyist, Mountain View seeks to influence politics in Sacramento

Looking to wield greater influence in state politics, the city of Mountain View has hired a lobbyist that will monitor and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 1708 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Little known about new COVID variant detected in Santa Clara County

A new strain of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Santa Clara County, but details about its transmissibility...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by eelman, on Jan 27, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles

Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 26, 2022 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fires set at Imai and Springer schools on back-to-back nights

Fires have been reported at two local elementary schools in recent weeks and police believe both were intentionally set. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2022 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mixed-use housing proposed to replace Mountain View strip mall

A developer is looking to bulldoze a small strip mall currently home to a party store, a jewelry store and a tax service...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Free Speech, on Jan 25, 2022 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 3349 Views

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John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by jb, on Jan 25, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County Superior Court grants amnesty to 1,600 misdemeanor cases due to COVID-19

The Santa Clara County Superior Court granted amnesty to 1,600 individuals ordered to serve their sentences through the sheriff's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jim J., on Jan 25, 2022 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1296 Views

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California counties look to replicate Santa Clara's youth mental health centers

Last year, Santa Clara County tested the waters with an innovative way to connect troubled teens with mental health care,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jan 25, 2022 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letter to the editor: Existing homeowners should welcome new neighbors

In a letter to the editor, resident Jonah Mann takes on a "misguided talking point" in the community discourse about Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 24, 2022 at 7:07 pm | 54 comments | 3283 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View hits pause on enforcing its RV parking ban

Mountain View won't enforce its sweeping restrictions on oversized vehicle parking until this spring, as part of an agreement...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by minor character, on Jan 24, 2022 at 5:59 pm | 23 comments | 6669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by drslb, on Jan 24, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA workers are facing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, something other Bay Area transit agencies did months ago

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will potentially mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for its workers -- a policy...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman is installing security cameras on school campuses. Here's how it will use them

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a formal policy and associated regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by Willow Townsend, on Jan 24, 2022 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1775 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View will spend $1M to update its housing plans under new state requirements

New state housing requirements are forcing the city of Mountain View to take a close look at its housing stock and residential...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Jan 23, 2022 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 2839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health care providers behind on administering COVID vaccinations, tests in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County leaders are calling on health care providers to step up to the plate at a critical time when testing and...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 3145 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State attorney general launches investigation into Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

State Attorney General Rob Bonta on Wednesday announced his office is opening a civil rights investigation into the Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 20, 2022 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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New Mountain View mayor gears up for housing growth, pandemic recovery

By the time 2022 rolled around, Lucas Ramirez said he had hoped the coronavirus pandemic would be in the rearview mirror,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Ron MV, on Jan 20, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 2816 Views
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