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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 | 3098 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 | 3798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View extends Castro Street closure as more downtown businesses move outdoors

Mountain View's experimental closure of Castro Street to make room for outdoor dining has been extended through the end of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 20, 2020 at 4:23 pm | 44 comments | 14770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County cracks down on hospitals falling behind on COVID-19 testing

Santa Clara County announced Wednesday a new public health order forcing local health care providers to provide quick and...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2020 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 5004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Full containment of CZU Lightning Complex wildfire is expected Sunday

Cal Fire said late Thursday evening that the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, which began burning in San Mateo and Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 18, 2020 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 3817 Views

ELECTIONS

Los Altos Women's Caucus Presents Female Candidates

Women candidates for three local races will be featured at the upcoming candidate's night on Zoom: Los Altos City Council,...

Original post made by Vicki Reeder on Sep. 18, 2020
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ELECTIONS

Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by USA, on Sep 17, 2020 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 5083 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Healthcare District ends misconduct investigation into board member Julia Miller

El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors took no action last week following an investigation into complaints that...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Corporate payoff?, on Sep 17, 2020 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 5124 Views

ELECTIONS

This year, your voting center might be staffed by your grandchildren

With the election coming up in less than 50 days, Santa Clara County faces the challenge of getting at least 2,000, healthy...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 17, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 3801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View, Los Altos high schools to host drive-in graduation ceremonies at Earthquakes stadium area

This year, Mountain View and Los Altos high school's recently graduated senior classes will get to celebrate the end of high...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 4786 Views

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Mountain View schools not expected to reopen in the fall for in-person instruction

Two of Mountain View's public school districts are not planning to have students return to the classroom for in-person instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 3:49 am | 29 comments | 19570 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County advises businesses to seek legal counsel for customer COVID-19 issues

Santa Clara County officials advised business owners Wednesday to seek legal counsel rather than appealing to the county...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 16, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 46 comments | 5057 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto green lights 'safe parking' program for people living in cars

A parking lot near the Baylands will turn into a shelter for people living in cars, with a lot attendant and case managers...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Donna Davies, on Sep 15, 2020 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 4454 Views

ELECTIONS

Appeals court reverses injunction blocking removal of protected immigrant groups

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday reversed a 2018 preliminary injunction that blocked the Department of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 15, 2020 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 3586 Views

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Business community calls on Santa Clara County to ease public health restrictions

A coalition of business leaders across Santa Clara County are calling on public health officials to loosen COVID-19 restrictions...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 15, 2020 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 5473 Views

ELECTIONS

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a list of election debates, forums

We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes -President of Shoreline West Neighborhood Association , on Sep 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 8 comments | 5728 Views

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County hosts free COVID-19 testing in downtown Mountain View

Santa Clara County is hosting an all-day COVID-19 testing site in downtown Mountain View on Tuesday, but you'll need to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 14, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 6692 Views

ELECTIONS

Google unveils massive mixed-use housing and office village in East Whisman

Google announced on Tuesday a proposal to build more than a million square feet of offices and up to 1,850 new homes in the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Peter Gavin, on Sep 14, 2020 at 11:56 am | 24 comments | 39731 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Months into the pandemic, Santa Clara County's hospitals are still falling short on COVID-19 testing

Amid a steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County, local hospitals are reportedly violating a local health order...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:17 am | 31 comments | 15854 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Why doesn’t Mountain View protect its mobile home residents?

In an op-ed, the Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance writes about the lack of protections for the city’s mobile home residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:09 am | 18 comments | 8790 Views
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