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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto moves to expand access to 'residents-only' Foothills Park

Palo Alto's prolonged and polarizing debate over whether nonresidents should be allowed to visit Foothills Park moved toward...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by Justin Case, on Aug 31, 2020 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 5320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area schools awarded $12 million to launch campus-based mental health services

Students in schools across Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will soon have better access to mental health services located...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 31, 2020 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 5449 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County extends eviction moratorium through September

Facing the threat of mass displacement, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a ban...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm | 11 comments | 6973 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CDC's revised COVID-19 testing guidelines are 'bizarre,' says Santa Clara County's top health official

Santa Clara County health leaders on Wednesday put their foot down against changes in federal COVID-19 testing guidelines...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Trump's House is WHITE, on Aug 27, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 5465 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord group withdraws ballot measure aimed at weakening Mountain View's rent control law

A landlord-backed initiative that would have effectively repealed much of Mountain View's rent control law will not appear...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 27, 2020 at 8:08 pm | 30 comments | 9477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor: 'Historic' wildfires in California burn 1.2 million acres

Along with an unprecedented health crisis, California is currently experiencing wildfires of "historic" magnitude, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
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OTHER ISSUES

SCU Lightning Complex firefighters can't take your donations but appreciate the thought

Officials overseeing the fight against the SCU Lightning Complex fires on Sunday expressed appreciation for offers of donations...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3573 Views

AROUND TOWN

With local high schools closed, therapists turn to virtual mental health care for students

More than 1 in 5 students in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District rely on mental health counseling available...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 25, 2020 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 5565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County supervisors face staggering budget shortfall

Santa Clara County supervisors started the daunting task of addressing an anticipated budget deficit of between $200 million...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 25, 2020 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 4490 Views

RESTAURANTS

From chickens to llamas, temporary shelters open to animals displaced by fires

From chickens to donkeys to rabbits, cats, dogs and even llamas, animals displaced by fires raging in the Bay Area are getting...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Ken M. , on Aug 25, 2020 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 3870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monitor air quality along the Midpeninsula in real time

Residents can track the air quality in their neighborhoods in real time through an interactive, crowdsourced map that uses...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 25, 2020 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 6405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans underway to restore iconic Hangar One starting next year

A massive effort by Google to restore one of Mountain View's iconic dirigible hangars is expected to begin next year, aimed...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by sula, on Aug 24, 2020 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 18801 Views

ELECTIONS

Former Uber chief security officer hit with obstruction of justice charge

Federal law enforcement authorities have charged former Uber Chief Security Officer Joseph Sullivan for an attempted cover-up...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 4452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter to the editor: Renaming Huff Elementary

Letter to the editor on the proposal to rename Huff Elementary School in Mountain View Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2020/08/22/letter-to-the-editor-renam...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2020 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 4417 Views

ELECTIONS

Tracking the wildfires: The latest updates for the Midpeninsula

As wildfires ravage California, one is taking its toll on the Midpeninsula: the CZU August Lightning Complex fires, which...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2020
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Aug 22, 2020 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 26240 Views

RESTAURANTS

No cars in sight: Castro Street closed to traffic for outdoor dining

A long stretch of Mountain View's vibrant downtown was cut off to vehicle traffic Monday, marking the beginning of a monthslong...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 116 comments | 27750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested after allegedly kidnapping, robbing teen using Snapchat in Mountain View

Police arrested a San Jose man in connection to an alleged kidnapping of a 16-year-old who was lured into meeting the suspects...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by ResidentX, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:06 pm | 9 comments | 8449 Views

ELECTIONS

Fearing 'election theft in progress,' Eshoo shows support for Postal Service

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, held a press conference on Tuesday morning to address what she labeled as the Trump...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 20, 2020 at 7:22 pm | 12 comments | 4303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale police investigating fatal stabbing at Bay Lands Park

A homicide Saturday afternoon is under investigation after a man was found with stab wounds at Bay Lands Park, the Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 20, 2020 at 2:50 am | 2 comments | 7458 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Mateo County inmates accused of COVID-19 unemployment insurance fraud

More than 20 people, including multiple state and local inmates, are accused of netting more than $150,000 in fraudulent...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ken M. , on Aug 19, 2020 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3862 Views
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