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RESTAURANTS

First-ever Peninsula Restaurant Week kicks off with 102 eateries

From May 14-22, more than 100 restaurants, bakeries and eateries of all stripes along the Peninsula are offering prix fixe...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Ray, on May 14, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 11039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man takes guilty plea after attacking transient in downtown Mountain View

A 46-year-old man pleaded no contest to assault and theft charges after he attacked a man in downtown Mountain View in February,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by , on May 14, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 4324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local tech companies brace for gradual return to office

Tech companies were among the first to ask employees to work from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, their reopening...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
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OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara Valley Water District board approves 9.1% rate increase

Starting July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2022, the average county resident will pay an additional $4.30 to $4.82 per month in...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 14, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 4063 Views

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Mountain View considers more enforcement and paid parking to solve downtown parking woes

COVID-19 may have taken the edge off of parking problems in downtown Mountain View, but city officials say it's a timeless...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 13, 2021 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 8898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman students sent home after children test positive for COVID-19

Students at three schools in the Mountain View Whisman School District have been ordered to stay home and quarantine this...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by ShockedImpactedParent, on May 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 13352 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested following early morning stabbing at Mountain View's Sports Page Bar

Police arrested 29-year-old Pleasanton resident Ronald Ferrari in connection with a stabbing that took place early Sunday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2021
Last comment by JS, on May 10, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 8786 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rise in hate crimes likely above reported numbers

The number of local hate crimes is low, but the trend line is rising even as most incidents go unreported: That's the message...

Original post made on May. 8, 2021
Last comment by , on May 8, 2021 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 3543 Views

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Longtime Asian American residents reflect on spike in hate incidents

Reports of anti-Asian harassment are disturbing, but not surprising, according to longtime Asian American residents of Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by Alex M, on May 7, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 3909 Views

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Los Altos' Danny Holton says 'shello' from the road

Danny Holton, who grew up in Los Altos, has been traveling over the past year with the oversized peanut-shaped car known...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Susan, on May 3, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 6440 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View hits the brakes on Automated Guideway Transit

Mountain View's vision of a futuristic transit system to ferry tech employees to and from work is getting canned, at least...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 5802 Views

ELECTIONS

Overnight closures set for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project in Palo Alto

A new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is set to take shape later this week when crews install steel segments of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 3612 Views

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Santa Clara County extends vaccination sites' hours in push to get to herd immunity

Santa Clara County health officials are extending hours at their COVID-19 vaccination sites and planning to roll out a major...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 3869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose man files $10M lawsuit against Mountain View after police pull him out of car window

A San Jose man is suing the city of Mountain View for $10 million, alleging police officers illegally arrested him in 2019...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 30, 2021 at 8:58 pm | 14 comments | 7210 Views

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New housing bills stir familiar opposition

After seeing his contentious housing legislation, Senate Bill 50, flounder at the finish line last year, state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 30, 2021 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 4008 Views

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Longtime Mountain View teacher Jonathan Pharazyn dies at 66

Jonathan Pharazyn, a former Mountain View teacher and school administrator known for championing the needs of underserved...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by harvardmom, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 7022 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chorus uses new technology to make beautiful music together online

Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents its third online concert, "Joy, Awe, and Wonder," on May 2, 4 p.m. featuring a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Karen G, on Apr 30, 2021 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 5622 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coho salmon will soon swim free again thanks to dam-removal agreement

A dam that for decades prohibited coho salmon from reaching its spawning habitat in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be taken...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 4253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High wins federal Green Ribbon School award for conservation, promoting the environment

Los Altos High School is one of two Bay Area schools to receive U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3130 Views

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Letters to the editor: Climate change, Senate filibuster, Holiday Fund

Letters to the editor on climate change, advocating for the end of the Senate filibuster, and connecting with nature. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2942 Views
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