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California revealed a $54.3 billion deficit — signaling deep cuts ahead

California finance officials revealed a $54.3 billion deficit Thursday in the first economic assessment of the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Lay died or maybe not, on May 15, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 11 comments | 3534 Views

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School board member Jose Gutierrez enters November council race

Mountain View Whisman School District board member Jose Gutierrez announced this week his intent to run for a seat on the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 8, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 31 comments | 4178 Views

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Mountain View man facing molestation charges reportedly sought babysitting jobs as far back as 2017

A Mountain View man facing six felony charges related to molestation and child pornography was using a babysitting app for...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by No bail is not $0 bail, on May 5, 2020 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 5721 Views

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Mountain View plans seek to build bike commuter bridge into North Bayshore

Long-awaited plans for a bike and pedestrian bridge into the heart of Mountain View's North Bayshore tech campus are beginning...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on May 4, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 10745 Views

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Chambers of commerce seek federal aid in a struggle for survival

The first weekend in May usually marks a major fundraiser for the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, the exuberant downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by zapper, on Apr 30, 2020 at 9:58 am | 6 comments | 3945 Views

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Stanford, UCSF join forces on two major studies to track COVID-19 spread

Seeking to answer critical questions about the spread of COVID-19, Stanford University and UC San Francisco are teaming up...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on Apr 29, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 3093 Views

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The votes are in: Rent control changes rejected, school bonds approved, and Becker and Glew to face off in November

Santa Clara County's official election results for Super Tuesday are finally in. For Mountain View, that means no changes...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 28, 2020 at 6:08 pm | 7 comments | 6094 Views

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Guest opinion: 'Cultural antibodies' to help fight climate change

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Fausto D'Apuzzo and Portola Valley resident Lanier Poland argue why, amidst the coronavirus...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2020
Last comment by salud!, on Apr 27, 2020 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 4908 Views

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Community remembers longtime Sacred Heart teacher who died of COVID-19

Former Portola Valley resident and longtime local teacher Kermit Holderman died from COVID-19 on March 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 24, 2020 at 3:39 am | 1 comment | 3347 Views

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Guest opinion: Six ideas for helping local businesses during COVID-19 crisis

In a guest opinion, former Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen offers up six ideas for helping local businesses during...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2020
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 21, 2020 at 11:20 pm | 9 comments | 7064 Views

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Evictions put on hold: How city and county rules help out-of-work tenants behind on rent

Santa Clara County and several local cities passed emergency laws temporarily banning evictions last week, all of which are...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 19, 2020 at 3:43 pm | 13 comments | 4904 Views

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Eggs are sold out. Hand sanitizer is on backorder. Strained staff are working overtime. Here's how Midpeninsula grocery stores are responding to the coronavirus

Local grocery stores and their employees are on their own front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they're taking...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by Market store owners/managers, if your workers need masks, on Apr 12, 2020 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 7224 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Peninsula records 350 new cases over past 5 days

Santa Clara and San Mateo saw their totals of coronavirus cases and deaths climb over the past week. As of Friday, Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 11, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 9417 Views

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Can Santa Clara County house 100 homeless students in 100 days? Foothill College joins effort

Foothill College announced Wednesday new partnerships that the community college hopes will help Santa Clara County achieve...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by essaywebsites.com, on Apr 9, 2020 at 4:43 am | 2 comments | 3994 Views

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Facebook announces $15M to support small Bay Area businesses

Weeks after Facebook announced it would put $100 million into a program to offer grants to small businesses around the world,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 9, 2020 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 4525 Views

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A month after Super Tuesday, some votes are still being counted

Remember the primary elections last month? Since then, a global pandemic has struck, leading to lagging local vote counts....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 7, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2873 Views

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Donation page launched to help Mountain View businesses weather coronavirus crisis

In normal times, Hotel Strata on El Camino Real is packed during the week, sold out without a single room available. Now...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Cat C, on Apr 5, 2020 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 8959 Views

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Guest opinion: What the city of Mountain View and others can do to help during the health emergency

In an op-ed in the March 20 issue, Mountain View resident IdaRose Sylvester writes about the steps she believes the city...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by Restaurant take-out, on Mar 30, 2020 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 6787 Views

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City creates $750,000 relief fund to save struggling small businesses

The Mountain View City Council voted to create a special relief fund to save the city's numerous small businesses that have...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Groot, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 6817 Views

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Santa Clara County passes ban on evictions to protect renters hard hit by the coronavirus

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to halt evictions that would displace families and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 33 comments | 10216 Views
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