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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 | 4004 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5819 Views

MOVIES

Pet transport company offers rare, no-contact service to Midpeninsula during a crucial time

Jeanne Salem, founder of pet transport company, 360 Pet Cab, has partnered with a handful of local animal hospitals to help...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Clerk, on May 7, 2020 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 2412 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A lesson from history: How the yellow fever epidemic changed society

Stanford University historian Kathryn Olivarius is seeing parallels between the 19th-century outbreaks of the deadly yellow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on May 6, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 3094 Views

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EPA seeks to remove Mountain View site from Superfund list, despite lingering chemical plume

A Mountain View property once brimming with toxic contaminants is now officially being pulled from the U.S. Environmental...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gas man, on May 6, 2020 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 8905 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View man facing molestation charges reportedly sought babysitting jobs as far back as 2017

A Mountain View man facing six felony charges related to molestation and child pornography was using a babysitting app for...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by No bail is not $0 bail, on May 5, 2020 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 5539 Views

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Letters to the editor: Climate change, COVID-19 and mental health

Letters to the editor on climate change and discussing mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 5, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 24 comments | 4898 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View plans seek to build bike commuter bridge into North Bayshore

Long-awaited plans for a bike and pedestrian bridge into the heart of Mountain View's North Bayshore tech campus are beginning...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on May 4, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 10349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View man arrested on molestation and child porn charges used babysitting app, police say

Police arrested a Mountain View man on suspicion of molesting at least three children and possessing child pornography that...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by more info...., on May 4, 2020 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 9684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district grapples to bridge digital divide

In the high-tech hometown of both Google and Khan Academy, a divide over which children have access to necessary technology...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2020 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 4210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools launch distance learning plan, but student access is a problem

Starting last week, every student in the Mountain View Whisman School District began receiving online biweekly lessons in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2020 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 6820 Views

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Bay Area extends — and loosens — stay-at-home orders

The Bay Area's stay-at-home orders will stretch on until at least the end of May, though construction workers, gardeners...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 1, 2020 at 7:24 pm | 13 comments | 5877 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge rules Los Altos violated state housing laws in blocking downtown project

A proposed five-story development in downtown Los Altos must proceed after a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge found...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 1, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 6 comments | 5459 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Michigan man scams Bay Area residents of hundreds of dollars for purported N95 masks

Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that a Michigan man has been charged for allegedly selling non-existent N95 masks for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Covid-Kid, on May 1, 2020 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 5230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remdesivir drug trials show patients are recovering from COVID-19

Patients are recovering from COVID-19 when they are given the experimental drug remdesivir, according to two separate studies...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 30, 2020 at 11:40 pm | 12 comments | 4596 Views

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Mayors urge for more COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County

Mayors from every city in Santa Clara County co-signed a letter to county leaders this week offering their assistance in...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on Apr 30, 2020 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 3734 Views

ELECTIONS

Chambers of commerce seek federal aid in a struggle for survival

The first weekend in May usually marks a major fundraiser for the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, the exuberant downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by zapper, on Apr 30, 2020 at 9:58 am | 6 comments | 3725 Views

RESTAURANTS

From 'maddening' to a 'lifeline': Peninsula restaurant owners pin hopes on federal relief fund with uneven success

Some restaurant owners have received Paycheck Protection Program loans. But are the federal funds the saving grace they're...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by At Risk, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:19 pm | 10 comments | 4317 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford, UCSF join forces on two major studies to track COVID-19 spread

Seeking to answer critical questions about the spread of COVID-19, Stanford University and UC San Francisco are teaming up...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on Apr 29, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County seeks a roadmap for recovery as COVID-19 cases level off

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a comprehensive recovery plan laying out exactly how...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Where are all the tests?, on Apr 29, 2020 at 11:50 am | 21 comments | 12643 Views
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