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Local tech companies' best defense against the coronavirus — work from home

In droves, leading Silicon Valley-based tech companies weathering the brewing storm of the new coronavirus have given their...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Mar 12, 2020 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

As coronavirus spreads, so do fears of it taking down California's economy

As the stock market tumbled and oil prices collapsed on Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom's top economic officials sought to project...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by Stanczyk, on Mar 12, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 2492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County reports first death due to new coronavirus at El Camino Hospital

A woman in her 60s died Monday morning, March 9, from COVID-19 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, the first fatality...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2020
Last comment by Mannatarora, on Mar 12, 2020 at 4:35 am | 4 comments | 26490 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View voters reject Measure D, early results show

The Mountain View City Council's bid to soften the city's rent control law may be bound for defeat, with early results in...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 10, 2020 at 9:34 pm | 39 comments | 12544 Views

AROUND TOWN

How is Mountain View coping with coronavirus? Tech workers sent home, events canceled

With 20 people across Santa Clara County who have tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19), companies and event...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 25233 Views

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Think you have coronavirus? Don't run to the hospital or urgent care

So you think you have the new coronavirus. Hospitals have a word of advice before barging into the emergency room or urgent...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by SVJim, on Mar 9, 2020 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 7922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford cancels in-person classes; two students in isolation pending COVID-19 test results

Stanford has become the second major U.S. university to cancel in-person classes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by poor poor Cuesta, on Mar 8, 2020 at 4:22 pm | 10 comments | 2666 Views

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Guest opinion: Safe parking program could expand with help from local property owners

In a March 6 op-ed, Tom Myers of the Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos and Charlie Weidanz of the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 8, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 3118 Views

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Coronavirus looms over local restaurants, slowing business

As paranoia about the risk of coronavirus spreads, many local restaurants are seeing an impact on their bottom lines, especially...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by MVresident, on Mar 7, 2020 at 11:26 pm | 7 comments | 9883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Injured man seeks $100K, claiming Mountain View cops used excessive force in pulling him out a car window

The Mountain View City Council rejected a $100,000 claim from a man arrested by police on a misdemeanor charge who alleged...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense, on Mar 7, 2020 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 5055 Views

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Man tests positive for novel coronavirus in Santa Clara County

A man has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Santa Clara County, marking the first case of the disease that has become...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by Annababe, on Mar 7, 2020 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 5014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford creates new coronavirus test that produces fast results

Stanford Health Care has invented a new test for the COVID-19 disease and is using it to verify suspected cases of the illness...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 6, 2020 at 6:38 pm | 6 comments | 6129 Views

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Community college district asks voters for new tax, bond funds to upgrade facilities, keep education accessible

Voters in the March 3 election will decide on financing measures G and H by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on Mar 6, 2020 at 2:58 pm | 32 comments | 5121 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters back bond measure for community college district while parcel tax falls short

Unofficial election results show a Foothill-De Anza Community College District bond measure with sufficient votes for approval,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2020
Last comment by Never, on Mar 6, 2020 at 1:31 pm | 8 comments | 4339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safe parking program could expand with help from local property owners

It can be upsetting to see cars and RVs on the side of the road that serve as homes to our community members. Many of us...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Polomom, on Mar 6, 2020 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 852 Views

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Lawsuits against Mountain View and Sunnyvale allege sewage water leaking into creeks and Bay

An environmental watchdog group has filed lawsuits against the cities of Mountain View and Sunnyvale alleging that their...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Oh that smell, on Mar 6, 2020 at 8:59 am | 10 comments | 3806 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coronavirus: In a matter of days, county's total number of cases rises to 9

Seven new cases of coronavirus were reported in Santa Clara County over the past four days. Concerns have climbed at Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by Another MV Resident, on Mar 6, 2020 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 30189 Views

ELECTIONS

How local schools are preparing for the spread of coronavirus

In tandem with news that the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto hospital is caring for a veteran who...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 6, 2020 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 684 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure T school bond appears to be headed to victory

Early election results Wednesday morning show the Mountain View Whisman School District's $259 million bond measure is headed...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by Richard Michael 909-378-5401, on Mar 5, 2020 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 3007 Views

ELECTIONS

Pat Showalter running to rejoin Mountain View City Council in November

Former councilwoman Pat Showalter, who narrowly lost her reelection bid in 2018, is seeking to return to the council for...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 5, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 29 comments | 3847 Views
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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