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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Virus outbreaks unavoidable as school campuses reopen, experts warn

As schools inch closer to reopening campuses in some parts of California, medical experts are warning that the spread of...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Luke Jefferies, on Dec 9, 2020 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 3601 Views

RESTAURANTS

California's daily COVID-19 case average has more than doubled in two weeks

California's average number of new coronavirus cases per day has more than doubled over the last two weeks, one of the state's...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 9, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 3073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County readies for COVID-19 vaccines amid precipitous ICU bed capacity rates

Santa Clara County could receive the first 17,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc. as soon as Dec. 15 once the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 9, 2020 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 4221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man pleads guilty to rape, forcing teen into prostitution, following human trafficking investigation

A man accused of trafficking Guatemalan immigrants into the country and forcing them into servitude took a plea deal last...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 9, 2020 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 7284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County restaurants brace for outdoor dining ban starting this Sunday

Bay Area officials' Friday announcement that they will expedite the state's new stay-at-home order means that Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 9, 2020 at 4:46 am | 19 comments | 7014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawmakers weigh moratorium extension as eviction cliff looms

With California's eviction moratorium set to expire in less than 60 days and 2 million people at risk of losing their rental...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 8, 2020 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2013 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto Medical Foundation fined for failing to comply with COVID-19 testing order

More than $40,000 in fines were issued to several private health systems, including three Palo Alto Medical Foundation centers,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 8, 2020 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 12218 Views

ELECTIONS

Tight Mountain View City Council race is headed for a recount

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters has finished tallying votes for the November 2020 election, which brought out...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 8, 2020 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 5000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed office project in Mountain View's San Antonio center met with criticism

A proposed seven-story office building on the site of the former Milk Pail Market in Mountain View could soon cap off a yearslong...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Dec 6, 2020 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 6436 Views

ELECTIONS

The 2020 vintage: How Peninsula wineries are struggling — and innovating — during the pandemic

Local wineries are still grappling with the losses brought on by the pandemic while thinking creatively about how to draw...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Dec 5, 2020 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 8162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View high grad is the Bay Area's first female Eagle Scout

In February 2019, Boy Scouts of America, after 110 years of boys-only programming, for the first time in the organization's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by BOY SCOUT BANKRUPTCY, on Dec 4, 2020 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 3417 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents launch referendum petition to keep ban on nonresidents at Foothills Park

Palo Alto's recent decision to expand access to Foothills Park by welcoming nonresidents to the exclusive nature preserve...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 4, 2020 at 2:43 pm | 9 comments | 3399 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nearly 4 million people vote in Bay Area during general election

Of the nearly 4 million Bay Area residents who voted in this year's general election, Santa Clara County saw the largest...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by SC Parent, on Dec 3, 2020 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 2119 Views

SPORTS

Transit agencies modify services for Thanksgiving weekend

We've rounded up the details local and regional agencies in the Midpeninsula that have adjusted or temporarily changed their...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Newsom: State leaders could issue stay-at-home order

The majority of California could be subject to a state stay-at-home directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by JS, on Dec 3, 2020 at 12:25 am | 3 comments | 3250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite ambitious traffic goals, fewer employees are biking to work in Mountain View

Mountain View's vision for North Bayshore is banking on a car-lite future for the city's bustling jobs center. But when it...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Dec 2, 2020 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 4949 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities slam VTA plan to reroute Measure B funding toward BART

In 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority vowed to upgrade streets and rail crossings through a sales tax...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Dec 2, 2020 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4686 Views

AROUND TOWN

City lets restaurants break the rules on Castro

The new rules say no indoor dining. But restaurants on Castro Street are putting up covered tents with four walls. Yeah,...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Dec. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Dec 2, 2020 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

too late for Smoke Filters for MVWSD's new AC systems?

In a very recent School Board meeting there was a Consent Agenda approval of a $12 million contract to replace old heating/Air...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 2, 2020 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 256 Views

OTHER ISSUES

California expects $26 billion windfall, despite coronavirus

The good news: The recession California officials predicted in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic has not been...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by Claire, on Dec 2, 2020 at 12:07 am | 2 comments | 3080 Views
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