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Mountain View's safe parking lot is now open 24/7, and RV dwellers are moving in

Residents living in cars and RVs finally have a safe, dedicated place to park their vehicles during the day in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 12, 2020 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 33992 Views

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Eggs are sold out. Hand sanitizer is on backorder. Strained staff are working overtime. Here's how Midpeninsula grocery stores are responding to the coronavirus

Local grocery stores and their employees are on their own front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they're taking...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by Market store owners/managers, if your workers need masks, on Apr 12, 2020 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 6880 Views

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Guest opinion: Caring for our most vulnerable residents

In an op-ed, Community Services Agency Executive Director Tom Myers writes about how CSA and others in the community are...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by Good Job Mtn View, on Apr 12, 2020 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 4494 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Peninsula records 350 new cases over past 5 days

Santa Clara and San Mateo saw their totals of coronavirus cases and deaths climb over the past week. As of Friday, Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 11, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 8909 Views

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Letters to the editor: Coronavirus response, safe parking lots, free meal program

Letters to the editor on the response to the coronavirus, a new free meal program in Santa Clara County schools, safe parking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Apr 10, 2020 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 3734 Views

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Experts consider how long the coronavirus crisis will last — and how we'll get out of it

Health officials have been reluctant to predict the duration of the coronavirus outbreak, but most measures indicate that...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 10, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 27 comments | 8650 Views

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Redwood City company shifts operations to make face shields for hospitals

Before the coronavirus pandemic rocked the world, Carbon used its printing technology to crank out midsoles for Adidas. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2020
Last comment by Neilson Buchanan, on Apr 9, 2020 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 3934 Views

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Santa Clara County hopeful about slowed growth in COVID-19 cases

In the latest sign that the Bay Area shutdown is effectively containing the spread of the coronavirus, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Hahaha, on Apr 9, 2020 at 6:33 am | 8 comments | 4422 Views

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Can Santa Clara County house 100 homeless students in 100 days? Foothill College joins effort

Foothill College announced Wednesday new partnerships that the community college hopes will help Santa Clara County achieve...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by essaywebsites.com, on Apr 9, 2020 at 4:43 am | 2 comments | 3686 Views

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Facebook announces $15M to support small Bay Area businesses

Weeks after Facebook announced it would put $100 million into a program to offer grants to small businesses around the world,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 9, 2020 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 4215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school officials, bracing for months of closures, shift gears to online learning

Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are set to unveil a comprehensive roadmap next week for how to teach...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Disappointed Parent, on Apr 8, 2020 at 10:59 pm | 29 comments | 8932 Views

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Supervisors denounce xenophobia as Asian American groups report more harassment

Responding to a reported increase in violence and harassment aimed at Asian Americans during the pandemic, the county passed...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Apr 8, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 3497 Views

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In war against coronavirus, researchers fast-track tests of Ebola drug

An antiviral drug that one Palo Alto woman has credited in her recovery from a severe case of COVID-19 in March is undergoing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 7, 2020 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 3540 Views

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Letters to the editor: Firearms dealer restrictions, remote learning, feeding those in need

Letters to the editor on remote learning, the temporary closure of Eddy's Shooting Sports and concern about ensuring those...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Apr 7, 2020 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 4115 Views

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A month after Super Tuesday, some votes are still being counted

Remember the primary elections last month? Since then, a global pandemic has struck, leading to lagging local vote counts....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 7, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2518 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Coronavirus crisis reshapes spring real estate market

As with so many other sectors of the economy, the Midpeninsula's real estate market has been upended by the state's stay-at-home...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Kate Palo Alto, on Apr 7, 2020 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 3108 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: More parks close, Santa Clara County cases reach 1,148

A roundup of coronavirus news in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The latest available data shows Santa Clara County has...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2020
Last comment by Hey..., on Apr 6, 2020 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 6062 Views

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Weeks into the pandemic, county public health officials say testing for COVID-19 still falls short

County public health officials say too few people are being tested for the coronavirus, and that it falls on private labs...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 6, 2020 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 3616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: 5 ways to help our community right now

In an op-ed, Midpeninsula residents Sarahi Espinoza-Salamanca, Melanie Bielefeld, Mary Jane Marcus and Barbara Weinstein...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2020
Last comment by Mirror, on Apr 6, 2020 at 7:56 am | 5 comments | 2861 Views

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Voice wins 14 California Journalism Awards

The Mountain View Voice took home 14 awards among all California weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the California...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by Jeff Foxworthy, on Apr 6, 2020 at 5:50 am | 5 comments | 4720 Views
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