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OTHER ISSUES

Board ousts Foothill College president mid-year amid conflict with faculty

Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. The decision...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 29, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 5661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Briefs: New adult education director, a housing survey and spots on the county's youth board

This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has picked a new director of its Adult...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New Santa Clara County order mandates COVID vaccination, boosters for workers in high-risk settings

With the lightning-speed spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant, Santa Clara County health officials on Tuesday issued a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 28, 2021 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 1911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury takes aim at affordable housing in Mountain View, Palo Alto

Why is Palo Alto so far behind Mountain View in affordable housing production and what can both cities do to improve their...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 28, 2021 at 2:12 pm | 29 comments | 4089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County begins the search for a new North County clinic

For residents living in the North County and West Valley, Santa Clara County's health care services have been tenuous and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3100 Views

ELECTIONS

New district lines could spark heated race for Marc Berman's seat

Most Midpeninsula residents won't see a dramatic shift when California adopts new boundaries for state Senate, state Assembly...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 1908 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prosecutor seeks to unseat former boss as Santa Clara County district attorney

A former Santa Clara County prosecutor who says he was fired for criticizing the District Attorney's Office is now challenging...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 27, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New survey finds hundreds of inhabited RVs parked on Mountain View's city streets

A new community-driven survey found more than 200 inhabited RVs parked along public roadways in Mountain View, despite extensive...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Dec 27, 2021 at 12:38 pm | 33 comments | 28734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's Charleston Plaza faces retail exodus as Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond and others leave town

One of Mountain View's most prominent shopping centers abutting Highway 101 is looking like a ghost town lately, with multiple...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by RyanV, on Dec 27, 2021 at 8:42 am | 11 comments | 30199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community shuttle to expand weekday hours in January

The Mountain View community shuttle will expand weekday hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. as of Jan. 3. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 25, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots and conveyor belts: Jacky Li talks kitchen tech at Roger Bar and Restaurant

Since opening in July, Roger Bar and Restaurant in Mountain View has faced hiring challenges amid a labor shortage during...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 23, 2021 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 2045 Views

ELECTIONS

California redistricting: What to know about the final maps

California voters have brand new districts they'll use to elect their members of Congress and state legislators, after the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 23, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Settlement reached in police dog attack on Mountain View man

Palo Alto and Mountain View have reached a settlement with Joel Alejo, who was attacked and repeatedly bitten by a police...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 22, 2021 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two old classmates lost touch. A kidney reunited them.

In late October, Todd Quackenbush received a lifesaving transplant from Suzie Scher, 40 years after they met at Juana Briones...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2021
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 2753 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Elizabeth Holmes trial: Defense argues that she 'went down with the ship,' should be acquitted

The defense used its last chance to address the jury to talk about missing witnesses, aspirations and Holmes' belief that...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 20, 2021 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community briefs: Interim city attorney picked, schools recruit substitutes and eviction help center scheduled

This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View has picked an interim city attorney, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 18, 2021 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1757 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Migration to California slowed by 38% during pandemic, according to UC Berkeley study

While some California residents opted to leave the state during the pandemic, far fewer people are also moving to the state...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1649 Views

ELECTIONS

Patrick Ahrens picked as Foothill-De Anza's board president, Laura Casas as vice president

The community college district's board of trustees elected Patrick Ahrens as its new president and Laura Casas as vice president...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district looks to community for Monta Loma open space design

After receiving heated criticism about putting up security fences around Monta Loma Elementary School, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's North Bayshore megaproject could take 30 years to build

Mountain View's largest development proposal to construct 7,000 new homes alongside 3 million square feet of offices is expected...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jacob, on Dec 14, 2021 at 9:15 pm | 15 comments | 14351 Views
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