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Police on search for duo in overnight crime spree

Palo Alto police detectives are investigating an early Monday morning crime spree after burglars entered two homes, prowled...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2020
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: CSMA's arts education moves from the classroom to online

When local schools and businesses closed their doors due to COVID-19 in March, the Community School of Music & Arts acted...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kyle, on Dec 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 2678 Views

ELECTIONS

Eagle-eyed bird-watchers keep 121-year-old tradition alive despite pandemic

Every year since 1900, birders have braved the winter weather to engage in what's considered to be the longest-running citizen...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2020
Last comment by Toni, on Dec 25, 2020 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 3544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's COVID-19 cases have nearly doubled in one month

In some parts of Mountain View, one in 50 people have now contracted COVID-19, hitting a high of cases as the coronavirus...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 24, 2020 at 1:54 pm | 20 comments | 19162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Mountain View: Books Inc. maintains strong bond with its community of 'bookworms'

The local bookstore has kept its phone lines and direct message inboxes on social media wide open to stay in touch with its...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Lana, on Dec 24, 2020 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2518 Views

ELECTIONS

Five things to know about California's new US Senator, Alex Padilla

Gov. Gavin Newsom's chosen successor to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is a tech-minded voting rights booster, a Latino...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 23, 2020 at 2:52 am | 1 comment | 2317 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford's resident doctors protest exclusion from first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

When Stanford Health Care gave the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday, most of its resident physicians, many of whom...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2020
Last comment by Nurses, support staff, Housekeepers?, on Dec 21, 2020 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2544 Views

ELECTIONS

Rental Housing Committee declines to scale back Mountain View's rent control law amid COVID-19

Calling it the wrong time and terrible optics, Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee declined Monday to consider ways...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 19, 2020 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 3544 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County supervisors vote to oppose bloated spending plan for BART

Santa Clara County supervisors came out in formal opposition Tuesday to a plan that would pour sales tax money into extending...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 19, 2020 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 4804 Views

OTHER ISSUES

As referendum falters, Palo Alto prepares to open Foothills Park to all

Palo Alto's exclusive Foothills Park will officially open up to residents from other cities on Thursday after a referendum...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Riff-raff, on Dec 18, 2020 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 5328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View pours $15M into North Bayshore's first affordable housing project

Mountain View city officials are moving briskly to approve an all-affordable housing project -- including units for the homeless...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 18, 2020 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 7580 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VA Palo Alto begins first COVID-19 vaccinations in Santa Clara County, immunizing staff and at-risk patients

Hospital workers and vulnerable patients at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System are among the first people...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 17, 2020 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 4122 Views

RESTAURANTS

County supervisors approve temporary caps on food delivery service fees

Santa Clara County and the South Bay's largest city, San Jose, both approved caps on food delivery service fees Tuesday in...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 16, 2020 at 7:03 pm | 2 comments | 4076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County Supervisors OK $1M to provide free period products for the most vulnerable residents

Santa Clara County is partnering with community groups to distribute $1 million worth of feminine hygiene products through...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Tim MacKenzie, on Dec 16, 2020 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor: RV ban, presidential election

Letters to the editor on Mountain View's RV ban and the presidential election. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2020/12/13/letters-to-the-editor-rv-ban-pres...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 15, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 3622 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council reapproves RV ban, with enforcement set to begin in April

Calling it a clear mandate from voters, the Mountain View City Council voted 7-0 Wednesday morning to reinstate its RV parking...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Prepare for Riots?, on Dec 13, 2020 at 8:55 pm | 23 comments | 7139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal regulators, over 40 states sue Facebook over anticompetitive practices

Menlo Park-based Facebook is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission and multiple states for alleged monopoly practices,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2020
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 13, 2020 at 12:03 am | 3 comments | 2091 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Legislators increase pressure to open schools as most stay closed this fall

A group of state Assembly members has co-authored a bill that would require schools to at least partially physically reopen...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 12, 2020 at 11:08 pm | 3 comments | 2638 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook to invest $150M for affordable housing in Bay Area

Facebook announced today that it will be dedicating $150 million to affordable housing for the Bay Area's low-income residents....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 11, 2020 at 3:54 am | 4 comments | 2230 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County set to receive nearly 57K COVID-19 vaccine doses starting next week

The first COVID-19 vaccine doses will soon land in Santa Clara County, with 17,550 doses from Pfizer Inc. set to arrive Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 10, 2020 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 3969 Views
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