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Mountain View balances budget, but stands to lose millions if shelter orders are extended

The city of Mountain View is projecting a balanced budget this year despite facing the same big losses in tax revenue that...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by SRB, on May 14, 2020 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 4896 Views

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Facing financial trouble, Mountain View's downtown businesses turn to delivery bots

A new workforce will soon be ferrying goods between downtown businesses and residents in Mountain View during the county's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by Covid-Kid, on May 13, 2020 at 7:35 am | 13 comments | 18624 Views

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Facebook emergency grant aids local journalists during COVID-19 crisis

Embarcadero Media has received a $100,000 emergency grant to sustain its work during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on May 12, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

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Demand for food assistance is soaring. Here's how state, regional and local agencies are stepping up.

Across the Peninsula, the need for food support has skyrocketed as unemployment balloons and economic insecurity deepens....

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by safe housing?, on May 10, 2020 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2768 Views

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Los Altos: Reward offered in connection with slaying of gardener

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by night walkjng hippie , on May 9, 2020 at 5:01 pm | 6 comments | 5039 Views

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A public safety salute for El Camino's nurses and hospital staff

Cop cars, motorcycles and fire trucks lined the parking lot outside El Camino Hospital on Wednesday as local police and firefighters...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Even More Ridiculous, on May 9, 2020 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 4692 Views

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Mountain View's rent relief program grows to $2.6 million, surpassing other Bay Area cities

The city of Mountain View has now committed just over $2.6 million in funding to help struggling renters pay for housing...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Thinker, on May 9, 2020 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 7036 Views

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Fatal crash involving motorcycle reported in Mountain View

The California Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash involving a motorcycle that occurred Thursday night (May 7) on state...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by @resident, on May 8, 2020 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 4275 Views

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Los Altos: Police investigating fatal shooting in backyard of home Monday

Los Altos police are investigating a fatal shooting in the backyard of a home in Los Altos on Monday morning (May 4). Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 8, 2020 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 6159 Views

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EPA seeks to remove Mountain View site from Superfund list, despite lingering chemical plume

A Mountain View property once brimming with toxic contaminants is now officially being pulled from the U.S. Environmental...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gas man, on May 6, 2020 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 9731 Views

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Letters to the editor: Climate change, COVID-19 and mental health

Letters to the editor on climate change and discussing mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 5, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 24 comments | 5258 Views

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Bay Area extends — and loosens — stay-at-home orders

The Bay Area's stay-at-home orders will stretch on until at least the end of May, though construction workers, gardeners...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 1, 2020 at 7:24 pm | 13 comments | 6292 Views

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Remdesivir drug trials show patients are recovering from COVID-19

Patients are recovering from COVID-19 when they are given the experimental drug remdesivir, according to two separate studies...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 30, 2020 at 11:40 pm | 12 comments | 5353 Views

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Mayors urge for more COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County

Mayors from every city in Santa Clara County co-signed a letter to county leaders this week offering their assistance in...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on Apr 30, 2020 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 4088 Views

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Ordered home delivery? A robot could be coming to your front door.

Delivery robots might become the new norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. One Mountain View robotics startup is set to deploy...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 11474 Views

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Coronavirus Central: Second COVID-19 patient dies in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County's second fatality as a result of COVID-19 was a woman in her 80s who was admitted to the hospital on Monday....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by drslb, on Apr 27, 2020 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 57595 Views

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Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from an oncoming collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2020 at 9:29 pm | 8 comments | 8324 Views

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Layoffs. Red tape. Anxiety. Small businesses fight to survive pandemic.

Small businesses throughout the Midpeninsula are facing painful decisions as they seek to weather the increasingly perilous...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 5431 Views

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Families raise $20K to help needy residents at laundromats in Mountain View, San Jose

It may seem like an unlikely place to find generosity during a global pandemic, but local laundromats are the focus of a...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Oscar, on Apr 21, 2020 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 10593 Views

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Mountain View triples its rent relief package to $1.6M

Mountain View will drastically increase its emergency funding for renters who are out of work due to the new coronavirus,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 1:04 pm | 20 comments | 19986 Views
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