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SPORTS

Olympics overview: Team work keeps locals in contention

Stanford athletes have a chance at gold, silver and bronze medals in several sports. Many more can punch their tickets in...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Aug 7, 2021 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New study finds local airports are raising blood lead levels in children

Aircraft traffic around Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose is contaminating the area with lead, causing a spike in blood lead...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 7, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments | 4189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most district teachers are vaxxed. Is that enough for parents?

As summer winds down, local school districts are facing another academic year amid a pandemic. But this time, they have vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 6, 2021 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 3970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COVID infection rate greater among unvaccinated people, counties find

A new dashboard shows the seven-day daily average of COVID-19 case rates in Santa Clara County for the overall population,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Mom and pop landlord, on Aug 5, 2021 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 4052 Views

AROUND TOWN

As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Free Speech, on Aug 4, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Indoor mask mandates are back in Bay Area as COVID cases surge

Seven Bay Area counties announced Monday that residents will be required to wear masks in nearly all indoor settings, marking...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 2, 2021 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 3881 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sewage shows spread of coronavirus across Santa Clara County

The amount of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in local wastewater has tripled, and in some cases quadrupled, since June 16, indicating...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2021
Last comment by wnmurphy, on Aug 1, 2021 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 28545 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why are key California affordable housing bills bottled up?

Affordable housing advocates are asking why bills supported by Senate leader Toni Atkins are stuck in the Assembly. One answer...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jul 30, 2021 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

A time to regather: Photos capture people in a reopened world

Since the state "reopened" on June 15, gatherings have restarted and business owners are benefiting from the public's growing...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by just_jay, on Jul 30, 2021 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2373 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Adding 300 units to Mountain View complex won't cause serious traffic problems, new study says

An ambitious proposal to add more than 300 units to an existing apartment complex in Mountain View raised serious concerns...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 30, 2021 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 6671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forever chemicals: California unveils health goals for contaminated drinking water

California has taken the first big step toward regulating "forever chemicals." Its proposed goals, which aim to make cancer...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 28, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bullet train budget battle: Should California spend more on urban transit, not high-speed rail?

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants $4.2 billion to finish the Central Valley link for the bullet train, but legislators aren’t sold....

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jul 28, 2021 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 3491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Olympics roundup: Mountain View grad leads Canada to softball win

Mountain View High School grad Victoria Hayward doubled home two runs in helping Canada beat Italy 8-1 at Yokohama Baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jul 28, 2021 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 3424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy

As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jul 28, 2021 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 4389 Views

AROUND TOWN

New California law prohibits law enforcement from posting mugshots on social media

A new law limits what cops can publicize about suspects who have only been accused of crimes. The Mountain View Police Department...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Free Speech, on Jul 27, 2021 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 6887 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACLU, Law Foundation announce lawsuit to stop Mountain View's RV parking ban

A coalition of legal advocacy groups announced they are suing the city of Mountain View to block an ordinance that bans RVs...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 27, 2021 at 3:01 pm | 48 comments | 7665 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State employees, health care workers must show proof of vaccination

Amid climbing numbers of hospitalizations and a test positivity rate of 80% for the COVID-19 delta variant, state employees...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jul 26, 2021 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 3372 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Ameswell Hotel opens in Mountain View following COVID delays, paying homage to city's history

Inside the Ameswell Hotel is a fusion of two eras, with modern-day amenities catering to millennials alongside nearly century-old...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 25, 2021 at 7:15 am | 5 comments | 7374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

At local fire departments, vaccination rates are high. Why is law enforcement lagging behind?

Santa Clara County's aggressive campaign to vaccinate as many people as possible against COVID-19 has had mixed results when...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by resident, on Jul 22, 2021 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 4098 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How to stay safe and prepare for looming threats of unhealthy air quality

With hotter, drier temperatures and an anticipated increase in wildfires, the Bay Area is bound to have some unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by sarahdox, on Jul 22, 2021 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 3013 Views
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