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New county-run health clinic, pharmacy opens in Mountain View

North Santa Clara County residents will have greater access to county health care services starting Wednesday now that a...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Mar 11, 2022 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 3845 Views

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Palo Alto defies grand jury recommendations for more 'area plans' to boost affordable housing

Palo Alto is taking a defiant stance toward a recommendation from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury that it pursue...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 10, 2022 at 1:56 pm | 20 comments | 2406 Views

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Accountant for Palo Alto tech firm killed in Ukraine with her two children

The chief accountant for a Palo Alto technology company and her two children were killed in Ukraine while trying to escape...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by bkengland, on Mar 9, 2022 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 2909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'A gentler start' as local school districts prepare to expand transitional kindergarten

Getting a classmate a Band-Aid, putting crayons away and gardening are some of the activities on a typical day in transitional...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2022
Last comment by Jim L., on Mar 9, 2022 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 2249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley day care closures sideline working mothers

A lack of affordable day care drove women out of the workforce when COVID-19 hit and more than 300 day care centers closed...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Parks, on Mar 8, 2022 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2329 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County eases booster, vaccine mandate for some workers in high-risk facilities

Employees in high-risk settings with religious and medical exemptions can now remain in their current positions but they...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by , on Mar 8, 2022 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letter to the editor: City growth should be metered by drought conditions

Mountain View resident Henry Whitfield argues the city should hit the brakes on new development, particularly office development,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 8, 2022 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 2792 Views

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Mountain View's Downtown Committee mulls how to support its retailers

Walking down Castro Street on a recent Monday afternoon between the lunch and dinner crowds, it was easy to see why Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 5294 Views

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Mountain View looks to extend relocation assistance to mobile home renters

For years, families renting mobile homes in Mountain View have missed out on protections afforded to those living in apartments...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2022 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 4006 Views

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New retail and office building approved in downtown Mountain View

Plans to build a new commercial building at 756 California St. in Mountain View moved forward when the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Mar 3, 2022 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 4794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nonprofit picks up $17.2M loan to buy land for affordable housing in Mountain View

The nonprofit Housing Trust Silicon Valley announced Wednesday that it will provide a $17.2 million loan to purchase land...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
Last comment by tecsi, on Mar 3, 2022 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 4036 Views

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Smoking restriction at multi-family units

As you know, as of January 1 it became illegal to smoke in or near a building in multi-family units in Mountain View. I'm...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Mar. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools plan to lift indoor mask mandate March 12, while Mountain View Whisman hasn't announced an end date

Wearing a mask indoors is expected to become optional, though recommended, at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools starting...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Mar 2, 2022 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2714 Views

BOOKS

Six nontraditional children's picture books to read as a family on Christmas Eve

From a new twist on Santa's origin story to a poem about the winter solstice, here are a few alternative holiday books to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1286 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View rolls out rules for building new homes in single-family neighborhoods under SB 9

The city of Mountain View is drafting rules for how additional homes can be built on single-family properties under Senate...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by quiet_resident, on Mar 1, 2022 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 3892 Views

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Guest opinion: California must not undermine the advance of clean energy

California state Sen. Josh Becker touts the big advancements in solar power across California, but raises concerns that changes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on Mar 1, 2022 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 3295 Views

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Community Briefs: City unveils new logo, presidential scholar candidates and a video contest

In this week's community briefs, the city of Mountain View has rolled out a new logo, over a dozen local students are candidates...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by LA, on Feb 28, 2022 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2196 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State will lift indoor masking rules for schools, child care facilities and the unvaccinated

California will lift its indoor mask requirements on Tuesday for unvaccinated people and March 12 for schools and child care...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 28, 2022 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto neighborhoods littered with antisemitic flyers

Dozens of antisemitic flyers were found on Sunday morning around Palo Alto, one of many Bay Area cities where hate-based...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Feb 27, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

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New Laura's Law program provides court-ordered treatment to severely mentally ill residents

Santa Clara County has kicked off a new program that allows families of severely mentally ill residents to petition the court...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 26, 2022 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views
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