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ELECTIONS

Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber joins crowded race for the Mountain View City Council

Former State Assemblywoman Sally Lieber is seeking a return to the Mountain View City Council after an 18-year hiatus from...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Best of luck, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 10 comments | 6475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who needs fireworks? Celebrating the Fourth of July in an unusual year

For those accustomed to celebrating Fourth of July with big parties, parades, chili cook-offs, fireworks, and concerts, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Sleepless, on Jul 2, 2020 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 2652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'In-person instruction is essential.' Santa Clara County issues guidance for reopening schools

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department released on Tuesday its guidelines for reopening public and private schools...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 2, 2020 at 10:10 am | 12 comments | 7476 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord-backed rent control measure finally heads to voters this November

A voter-initiated ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's rent control program is headed to voters this fall. Tenant...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 30, 2020 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 6184 Views

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Guest opinion: Reform MVPD now

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Salim Damerdji calls on the city of Mountain View to reform the police department. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2020
Last comment by psr, on Jun 30, 2020 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 6944 Views

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New COVID-19 testing site opening in Mountain View on Monday

A new weekday coronavirus testing site is set to launch Monday at the Shoreline Athletic Fields in Mountain View, providing...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Marna, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 17 comments | 17893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

Through images, we show how Midpeninsula residents and workers are coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 7768 Views

ELECTIONS

Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 7508 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves massive Google Landings office project

One of Mountain View's largest ever office projects won the council's approval Tuesday night, paving the way for Google to...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes - Former Parks & Rec Commissioner, on Jun 29, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 20850 Views

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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 29, 2020 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 30748 Views

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County on state 'watchlist' after COVID-19 case uptick

Santa Clara County had its second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a single day on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 28, 2020 at 1:21 pm | 27 comments | 7116 Views

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Police chiefs, community leaders tackle systemic racism as calls for change get louder

On Thursday, a panel of community leaders discussed use-of-force policies and ways to reform policing to improve accountability. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 3322 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virtual, contactless era forces Avenidas to dismantle programs for seniors

Senior services nonprofit Avenidas announced that it is halting several programs as the organization pivots to a new service...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Drink to that, on Jun 26, 2020 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 5252 Views

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Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors

Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:16 am | 13 comments | 6069 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COVID-19 cases found at several Mountain View construction sites

Several Mountain View construction sites have been struck with COVID-19 cases and have had to temporarily shut down for sanitation....

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 25, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 4 comments | 10532 Views

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Seriously, Picnic Tables-That's the help for restaurants?

Airports are always Open Interstate Highways are always Open Intrastate Highways are always Open Beaches are Open Farmers...

Original post made by twoshort on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 761 Views

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Letter to the editor: Police department doesn't need more weapons

In a letter to the editor, Mountain View resident JaneAnne Arnone writes about her opposition to the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Vijay Gupta, on Jun 25, 2020 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 4851 Views

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Local construction, once brimming with activity, grinds to a halt

Up until recently, the Bay Area's construction market was red-hot with activity. Now it's at almost a complete standstill. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 24, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 8 comments | 7087 Views

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Mountain View council expected to close Castro Street this summer to make room for outdoor dining

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday is expected to vote to close off several blocks of Castro Street to traffic through...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Fogarty, on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 18630 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Elective surgeries ramp up at Stanford Health Care after few workers found with COVID-19

Stanford Health Care is rapidly resuming elective surgeries, diagnostic tests and other procedures, with more than 800 scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Obstetrician Sydney, on Jun 23, 2020 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2040 Views
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