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OTHER ISSUES

Un-forgetting the segregationist history of the Midpeninsula

In a Q&A, author Richard Rothstein expands upon how the makeup of today's Bay Area communities are tied to segregationist...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 12 comments | 7295 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite calls for action, Palo Alto is in no rush to expand Foothills Park access

Weeks after pledging to promote inclusion, the City Council abruptly postponed considering a proposal that many say would...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 4907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma and Mistral Elementary principals resign

Two school administrators in the Mountain View Whisman School District announced their resignation Thursday, creating turnover...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by "John", on Jul 2, 2020 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 11229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council approves seven-story housing complex next door to new offices

An area of Mountain View dominated by diffuse industrial buildings is about to undergo a major transformation, following...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by RMresident, on Jul 2, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 12368 Views

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Commissioner resigns after council declines to consider opening Foothills Park to non-residents

A member of the Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission who led the effort to open Foothills Park to non-residents announced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident 2, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 4347 Views

ELECTIONS

Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber joins crowded race for the Mountain View City Council

Former State Assemblywoman Sally Lieber is seeking a return to the Mountain View City Council after an 18-year hiatus from...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Best of luck, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 10 comments | 5924 Views

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Who needs fireworks? Celebrating the Fourth of July in an unusual year

For those accustomed to celebrating Fourth of July with big parties, parades, chili cook-offs, fireworks, and concerts, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Sleepless, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'In-person instruction is essential.' Santa Clara County issues guidance for reopening schools

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department released on Tuesday its guidelines for reopening public and private schools...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 2, 2020 at 10:10 am | 12 comments | 6400 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord-backed rent control measure finally heads to voters this November

A voter-initiated ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's rent control program is headed to voters this fall. Tenant...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 30, 2020 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 5207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Reform MVPD now

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Salim Damerdji calls on the city of Mountain View to reform the police department. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2020
Last comment by psr, on Jun 30, 2020 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 6249 Views

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New COVID-19 testing site opening in Mountain View on Monday

A new weekday coronavirus testing site is set to launch Monday at the Shoreline Athletic Fields in Mountain View, providing...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Marna, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 17 comments | 15073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

Through images, we show how Midpeninsula residents and workers are coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6571 Views

ELECTIONS

Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 6962 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves massive Google Landings office project

One of Mountain View's largest ever office projects won the council's approval Tuesday night, paving the way for Google to...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes - Former Parks & Rec Commissioner, on Jun 29, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 19656 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 Gary, on Jun 29, 2020 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 23774 Views

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County on state 'watchlist' after COVID-19 case uptick

Santa Clara County had its second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a single day on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 28, 2020 at 1:21 pm | 27 comments | 6598 Views

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Police chiefs, community leaders tackle systemic racism as calls for change get louder

On Thursday, a panel of community leaders discussed use-of-force policies and ways to reform policing to improve accountability. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 2993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virtual, contactless era forces Avenidas to dismantle programs for seniors

Senior services nonprofit Avenidas announced that it is halting several programs as the organization pivots to a new service...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Drink to that, on Jun 26, 2020 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 4919 Views

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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 The Business Man, on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:16 am | 13 comments | 5839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COVID-19 cases found at several Mountain View construction sites

Several Mountain View construction sites have been struck with COVID-19 cases and have had to temporarily shut down for sanitation....

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 25, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 4 comments | 9706 Views
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