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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 | 987 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 | 4631 Views

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First American known to die from COVID-19 grew up in Mountain View

The first known coronavirus death in the U.S. has been identified as a San Jose woman who grew up in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on May 28, 2020 at 2:08 pm | 8 comments | 12799 Views

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Fentanyl-related deaths up sharply in county this year

Reported fentanyl-related deaths in Santa Clara County nearly tripled from January to May 8 compared to the same period in...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by do not drink bleach, on May 23, 2020 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 3564 Views

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Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown

Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Matthew, on May 23, 2020 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 5286 Views

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Council picks developer to build affordable housing in downtown Mountain View

A long stretch of parking in downtown Mountain View could soon transform into a five-story affordable housing complex, complete...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Susan Ferry, on May 23, 2020 at 5:44 am | 3 comments | 7348 Views

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Guest opinion: Time to rally around our small business community

In an op-ed, Menlo Park resident and local business owner Sara Gaviser Leslie writes why "supporting and celebrating small...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on May 22, 2020 at 8:56 am | 4 comments | 2942 Views

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Rent control committee caps rent increases at 2.9% for 2020

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted 5-0 this month to set the annual cap on rent increases to 2.9%, the lowest...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Vacancy Decontrol, on May 21, 2020 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 4086 Views

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Letter to the editor: Will Mountain View please require masks?

In a letter to the editor, a Mountain View resident calls on the city to adopt a policy mandating masks in public. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on May 19, 2020 at 11:27 pm | 54 comments | 13504 Views

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'Every seat outside would help.' Cities consider closing streets to traffic to make space for struggling restaurants

Midpeninsula cities are considering temporarily closing downtown streets to traffic to give restaurants and other businesses...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Dave, on May 16, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 12 comments | 5179 Views

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Judge rejects three-story North Whisman hotel, reversing council's approval

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge ruled that a developer will have to scale back a three-story hotel approved by...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Joe, on May 16, 2020 at 2:18 am | 14 comments | 6251 Views

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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 | 4720 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 | 17091 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 | 1803 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 | 2608 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 | 4888 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 | 4490 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 | 6625 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 | 4143 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 | 5971 Views
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