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California mandates masks again

Starting Wednesday, Californians will once again be required to wear masks indoors in public places regardless of vaccination...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Dec 14, 2021 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laura Blakely elected Mountain View Whisman board president

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted at a Dec. 9 meeting to elect Laura Blakely...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by TomR, on Dec 13, 2021 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 762 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View pushes for tighter traffic rules on North Bayshore tech employers

Looking to control future traffic woes caused by massive growth in North Bayshore, Mountain View City Council members approved...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Michael Menning, on Dec 13, 2021 at 12:26 pm | 17 comments | 7532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community briefs: Homeless housing grant, student coding event and sending letters to Santa

This week in community briefs, the city got a $5 million grant to support LifeMoves Mountain View, over 80 students participated...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 13, 2021 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1856 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why does California have the highest jobless rate in the country?

California has the country's highest unemployment rate. Several factors are contributing, including the state's slow-to-rebound...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 13, 2021 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Demand on Midpeninsula soars for COVID booster shots, as pediatric vaccinations approach 40%

With the omicron variant spreading in the Bay Area and a possible fifth-wave surge of cases on the horizon, residents in...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 11, 2021 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's police advisory board recommends keeping school cops, but under tighter rules

Mountain View's Public Safety Advisory Board agreed last week that school resource officers have a place on campus, serving...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 11, 2021 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 3343 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View looks to tax hotels to pay for new city services

Looking to shore up revenue to pay for homeless services and sustainability efforts, the city of Mountain View is considering...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 2714 Views

OTHER ISSUES

With money from Google, Mountain View aims to create butterfly habitat at Shoreline Park

Mountain View is using a grant from Google to create new habitat for monarch butterflies at the city's Shoreline Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by MV Resident, on Dec 11, 2021 at 6:37 am | 4 comments | 3647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County supervisors approve draft of yellow map for redistricting

After hours of fierce debate and controversy, the Board of Supervisors advanced a variation of the yellow map, which is backed...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 9, 2021 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: CSA grapples with high demand for help during the pandemic

For some, the worst of COVID-19 is in the rearview mirror. Case rates are relatively low in Santa Clara County, the economy...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 9, 2021 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feral cats in Mountain View's North Bayshore prompt surge of complaints, raising tough questions about cat colonies

Silicon Valley is home to thousands of stray and feral cats that freely roam creeks, parks and trails. And in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Missy Phillips, on Dec 7, 2021 at 1:06 pm | 10 comments | 22578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tolls going up, fines for violations going down on Bay Area bridges

The cost to travel over seven of the Bay Area's bridges will increase by $1 on Jan. 1, 2022, while the fine for people who...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2021
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on Dec 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 3734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hate crime charges dropped against Mountain View Whisman employee, but misdemeanor DUI, hit-and-run and battery charges remain

A Mountain View Whisman School District employee who was put on paid leave in August following a hit and run arrest has been...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 5, 2021 at 9:26 pm | 5 comments | 2762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View acupuncture clinic owner pleads no contest to insurance fraud

The owner of multiple South Bay acupuncture clinics, including one in Mountain View, has pleaded no contest to felony insurance...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 4, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 6194 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Student COVID-19 vaccine mandate garners local support, though education leaders say many questions remain unanswered

The state is requiring students be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend classes, likely starting in January or July, 2022. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2267 Views

BOOKS

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person

Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronic PG&E power outages spoil Thanksgiving for Mountain View residents

A lengthy two-day power outage dashed Thanksgiving plans for residents living along Yorkton Drive in Mountain View last week,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by quiet_resident, on Dec 1, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 4824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holmes testifies that Balwani ordered her to 'become a new Elizabeth' or risk failure

On her fourth day on the witness stand on Monday, Elizabeth Holmes described a yearslong abusive relationship with her business...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 30, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air forecast moderate all week

The air quality in the Bay Area is expected to be moderate through Thursday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2021 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 1511 Views
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