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Santa Clara County's COVID-19 testing continues to lag

Santa Clara County public health managers have gained significant ground in controlling the coronavirus among vulnerable...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Meow, on Jun 7, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 6695 Views

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New Santa Clara County order allows more stores, restaurants to reopen Friday

Churches, retailers and restaurants that offer outdoor dining will be allowed to start welcoming back customers on June 5...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by really inane, on Jun 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm | 11 comments | 16096 Views

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Protesters block highway, set off fireworks to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 5, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 16 comments | 13807 Views

ELECTIONS

George Floyd and 'the moral arc of the universe': insight from MLK's official historian

Stanford historian Clayborne Carson offers some much-needed clarity and historical perspective surrounding recent protests...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 5, 2020 at 12:11 pm | 5 comments | 4178 Views

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Rental Housing Committee again rejects extending rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted Monday not to extend the city's rent control protections to mobile home residents,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Tom Halstrom, on Jun 5, 2020 at 8:00 am | 16 comments | 7407 Views

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Warned of potential looters, some Midpeninsula stores board windows to protect their property

With the Midpeninsula already stirred up in recent days over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by John, on Jun 4, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 8741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter to the editor: Let's have graduation at Shoreline Amphitheatre

In a letter to the editor, Los Altos resident James Klazura proposes that Shoreline Amphitheatre host modified graduation...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by Alice - Cooper, on Jun 3, 2020 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 3981 Views

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PG&E to host wildfire safety webinar Wednesday

PG&E is hosting a virtual meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, for San Mateo and Santa Clara County residents...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 3, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 3342 Views

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County supervisors pour $5M into COVID-19 financial relief program

A nonprofit-led effort to help the households hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic in Santa Clara County got a shot in...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jun 3, 2020 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 4759 Views

ELECTIONS

Council reluctantly approves razing of 116 rent-controlled apartments

More of Mountain View's older, rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for new ownership housing, after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Tom Halstrom, on Jun 3, 2020 at 9:50 am | 40 comments | 14919 Views

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Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 2, 2020 at 12:16 pm | 15 comments | 9624 Views

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Local bans on residential evictions extended into August, but may leave business tenants behind

Cities and counties throughout California are racing to extend emergency rules prohibiting landlords from evicting tenants...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 1, 2020 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 7620 Views

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Target temporarily closes dozens of stores nationwide, including Mountain View location

Target has temporarily closed dozens of stores throughout the country, including multiple Peninsula locations, following...

Original post made on May. 31, 2020
Last comment by Vladimir P, on Jun 1, 2020 at 6:14 pm | 17 comments | 20029 Views

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Mountain View Voice to remain online-only indefinitely

The Mountain View Voice will not be resuming its print edition and plans to focus exclusively on online local news coverage...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by @Covid-Kid, on May 30, 2020 at 6:02 pm | 10 comments | 4675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deficits rise as Mountain View Whisman spends big on technology, teacher salaries

Mountain View Whisman School District's deficit spending has more than doubled to $3.3 million this year, following pay raises...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 30, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 7500 Views

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Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on daily life

To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, we've woven together local, regional and national numbers into...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by , on May 30, 2020 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 4130 Views

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Life in motion

This year's winning images in the Peninsula Photo Contest expose the power of creativity, patience and anticipation of unexpected...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on May 30, 2020 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 3724 Views

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Where is Dr. Sara Cody?

Today, Newsom reiterated "he sends out the "how" guidelines". County Public Health officials are "responsible" for the when...

Original post made by Public Health on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Pulitzer, on May 29, 2020 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts, layoffs

Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on May 29, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 3418 Views

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Faced with telling toddler daughter she can't hug her grandparents, local doc pens kids' book

How do you explain to a toddler that she can't hug her grandparents right now? Like many parents of young kids right now,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Ken, on May 29, 2020 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 4481 Views
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