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Local restaurants push for a cap on food delivery app fees in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County business leaders are pushing for a cap on fees charged by food delivery companies like DoorDash and Uber...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 30, 2020 at 6:17 pm | 6 comments | 4020 Views

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Record COVID-19 cases prompt new health restrictions

Record-shattering numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Santa Clara County have prompted worried health leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 30, 2020 at 8:13 am | 27 comments | 3805 Views

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Santa Clara County to step up enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions for holiday weekend

Black Friday shopping, just like almost everything else in 2020, will look very different this year -- no crowds, no late-night...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 28, 2020 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 4958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County court employees say lax rules, spotty enforcement put them at risk of COVID-19

Santa Clara County Superior Court employees say they're not being protected from COVID-19, and they fear for their health...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
Last comment by Teresa, on Nov 27, 2020 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 3742 Views

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Santa Clara County officials plead with residents to avoid Thanksgiving gatherings

Santa Clara County officials pleaded with residents Wednesday to avoid social gatherings and traveling for Thanksgiving as...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 26, 2020 at 3:10 pm | 15 comments | 3122 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga, Lieber lead in race for Mountain View City Council

Experience may be the deciding factor in the Mountain View City Council race, with early election results showing current...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Judy, on Nov 26, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 17 comments | 6753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools can remain open, despite Santa Clara County's new coronavirus restrictions

Santa Clara County schools that have resumed in-person classes recently will be allowed to remain open despite the county...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2020
Last comment by NilanCors, on Nov 26, 2020 at 4:50 am | 2 comments | 3375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three candidates seek to fill two seats on Mountain View-Los Altos High School board

In the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, the elections set three candidates to vie for two elected board seats....

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by NilanCors, on Nov 26, 2020 at 4:50 am | 5 comments | 7858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View launches its first 'online mall' to help local businesses during pandemic

A new hyper-local website launched Friday gives shoppers a way to patronize small Mountain View businesses during the pandemic. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Kathy Thibodeaux, on Nov 24, 2020 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 10374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Marissa Mayer rebrands startup, introduces new contact list app

Lumi Labs has evolved into Sunshine, which debuted on Wednesday its first product: an app that helps users to keep their...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 24, 2020 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 3690 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves six-story condos, ratcheting up neighborhood density

In the latest growth spurt for the rapidly evolving San Antonio neighborhood, the Mountain View City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 24, 2020 at 10:53 am | 17 comments | 8216 Views

ELECTIONS

Sheriff's second-in-command indicted in gun-permit scandal

A Santa Clara County grand jury indictment has brought accusations that staff in Sheriff Laurie Smith's inner sanctum have...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2020
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 24, 2020 at 9:30 am | 7 comments | 5201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Monthlong curfew to start in Santa Clara County Saturday night

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday a limited stay-at-home order for California that will go into effect Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 23, 2020 at 9:10 pm | 14 comments | 45539 Views

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Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

In a dramatic move to tackle climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered state officials to ban new gasoline-powered...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Slaren, on Nov 23, 2020 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School District takes steps to promote racial equity

As a first step to address concerns about race and inequity in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, the school...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Slaren, on Nov 22, 2020 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 3991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What we know so far about school reopenings in California

Despite limited testing requirements, California schools that have reopened for in-person classes have largely avoided COVID-19...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by klais, on Nov 22, 2020 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 4488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rising COVID-19 cases force halt on indoor dining, return to 'red tier' restrictions in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County officials once again ordered the closure of indoor dining and will add other yet-to-be determined restrictions...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 20, 2020 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 7621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County Supervisors support building a new mental health facility over a new jail

In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors reinforced its commitment to build a new mental...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Nov 19, 2020 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 2098 Views

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Red Rock Coffee purchased by new owner, saving the struggling business

Red Rock Coffee, Mountain View's popular downtown coffee shop and hangout spot, will survive the coronavirus pandemic after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Nov 18, 2020 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 7395 Views

ELECTIONS

Defeat of Prop. 15 denies schools more revenue

Voters have rejected Proposition 15, a large tax increase on commercial properties, depriving schools of what could have...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 18, 2020 at 11:58 am | 21 comments | 3261 Views
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