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With schools closed until May, child care providers face new demands and dilemmas

With schools across the region shuttered until May, parents are facing an unprecedented child care crisis. Child care workers...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 26, 2020 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 3856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young chalk artists brighten the mood in Cuesta Park

The Cuesta Park neighborhood got a lot more colorful Friday, as nearly 50 families participated in a display of sidewalk...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Take their pictures!, on Mar 26, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 5205 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: The wrong solution to the housing crisis

In a guest opinion in the March 13 issue, former Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel writes why he opposes state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Within 60 minutes, donation drive raises nearly $600K for emergency medical supplies

Silicon Valley Leadership Group is leading a major campaign to round up respirators, hazmat suits and other supplies for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 3026 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nonprofits scramble to help Santa Clara County homeless during coronavirus shutdown

California's governor has ordered all residents to stay home. But for the growing homeless population in Santa Clara County,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Polomom, on Mar 25, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 8 comments | 3953 Views

ELECTIONS

Riding on VTA is now free, but please, board at the back of the bus

Most passengers will board buses through the rear door and fares will not be collected under changes announced Thursday by...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the Pandemic Team, on Mar 25, 2020 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos teens launch fundraiser to buy medical equipment for local hospitals battling COVID-19

Angelina Lue, a junior at Los Altos High School, was distracted from her online schoolwork last week after learning that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Member, on Mar 24, 2020 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 3815 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Best way(s) to support local businesses?

Hi all, Just wanted to start a targeted thread in the hope that some local business owners might chime in. What is the...

Original post made by Ron on Mar. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 395 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Message from the publisher

These are frightening and disorienting times, and on behalf of our organization I wish you and your families the strength...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2020
Last comment by ZDQ, on Mar 23, 2020 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 1226 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: The coronavirus outbreak is an unprecedented health emergency. Here's how you can help.

The uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has left many people feeling afraid, anxious and helpless. If you're...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Bloom, on Mar 23, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood drives in high demand after shortages due to coronavirus

Canceled appointments at Midpeninsula blood banks are causing a critical shortage, said local blood center officials. They...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Mar 23, 2020 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

When home becomes the classroom

Schools are shut down for at least three weeks, likely the rest of the school year. What will distance learning look like...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Nice, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 6190 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council approves $500K emergency relief fund for struggling tenants

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to create a $500,000 renter assistance program to stave off...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 22, 2020 at 8:50 pm | 10 comments | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coronavirus' impact on local arts scene: Guide to canceled, postponed local events

With local coronavirus cases on the uptick and fears increasing, local arts organizations are feeling the impact. We're keeping...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2020
Last comment by MC, on Mar 21, 2020 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council postpones decisions on major housing projects amid COVID-19 concerns

A pair of Mountain View housing projects up for approval Tuesday, including a controversial tear-down of over 100 apartments,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 21, 2020 at 9:56 am | 18 comments | 4878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents, nonprofits rally to support seniors during 'social isolation'

Life has changed in big ways and small for elderly residents in senior centers and living within the community since the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 20, 2020 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

A message from our publisher on the crisis we face

Today's public health emergency, and the economic devastation that threatens all small businesses, may very well be the final...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice to suspend publishing newspaper

Faced with the mandated closure of virtually all local businesses and the resulting advertising cancellations, the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3414 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Feeling anxious about the coronavirus? A Stanford psychiatrist offers tips

The coronavirus, now officially a pandemic, presents some unique challenges to our daily mental health that go far beyond...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Mar 19, 2020 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County pitches in $19M for North Bayshore affordable housing

A proposal to bring 100 affordable apartments to Mountain View's North Bayshore tech park got a big boost Tuesday, after...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 18, 2020 at 6:28 pm | 11 comments | 4091 Views
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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