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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View 24 Hour Fitness closes for upgrades, paving way for new Los Altos district school

The 24 Hour Fitness on 550 Showers Drive in Mountain View is getting a major upgrade. That could be good news for weightlifters...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Jan 13, 2022 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 9553 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Counties face a 'dramatic and breathtaking explosion' of COVID cases

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are now seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other time during the pandemic, health...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's planning commission backs big infill housing project despite health concerns

A major proposal to add hundreds of housing units to an existing apartment complex won support from Mountain View's Environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Jan 11, 2022 at 5:08 am | 11 comments | 5392 Views

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Unboosted: California COVID-19 booster rate falls below 40% in most counties

In 19 California counties, less than a third of vaccinated residents are boosted. In some counties, it's less than 25%. One...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jamila Winslow, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Violent threat triggers short-lived shelter-in-place order for MVLA students and staff

Students and staff at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were told to shelter in place Friday morning, Jan. 7, after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Jan 8, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools hit with surge of COVID-19 cases as omicron spreads

Classes have been back in session for less than a week after winter break and local schools are reporting record numbers...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by Ellie, on Jan 7, 2022 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 6489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools prepare for omicron-fueled surge in COVID-19 cases

With local schools restarting this week after the holiday break, administrators are facing the prospect of trying to keep...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by HAB, on Jan 6, 2022 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 3838 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto owes $135K to victim of police dog attack in Mountain View

Palo Alto will pay $135,000 to settle a lawsuit by Joel Alejo, who was sleeping in a shed in Mountain View where he was attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Ray, on Jan 6, 2022 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school officials 'confident' they can remain open amid omicron surge

Public schools remain open amid omicron wave, while some private schools choose to go remote temporarily. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 1523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's minimum wage climbs to $17.10 as cost of living soars

The city of Mountain View has ratcheted up its minimum wage to $17.10 this year, keeping the city ahead of the curve in a...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Jan 4, 2022 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

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Vintage cookbook features a dish from Mountain View's Gemello Winery

Great cooking specialties often are named for places of origin. Here's the story of one you may never have heard of: Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by bkengland, on Jan 3, 2022 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

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Eleven new California laws for 2022, explained in one minute

The new year brings a raft of new laws for Californians. They're likely to affect what your neighborhood looks like, how...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Jan 3, 2022 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 2491 Views

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Bay Area air district asks public to not burn wood during New Year's weekend

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is calling on the region's residents to forego burning wood in their fireplaces...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jan 1, 2022 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

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Palo Alto considers relaxed rules for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After an initial spike, the number of visitors to Foothills Nature Preserve has tapered off in recent months, prompting city...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 30, 2021 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1844 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA looks to implement mandatory ethnic studies course for all freshmen

Teachers and administrators support offering a yearlong, required course. Board members appear generally supportive, though...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Dec 29, 2021 at 3:26 pm | 14 comments | 4453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's ban on smoking in multifamily residences takes effect this week

Starting Saturday, Mountain View will begin enforcing a sweeping prohibition on smoking that affects all residents in apartments,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 29, 2021 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 7045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for stealing $20K in camera equipment from Mountain View High School

A 35-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly stole more than $20,000 in camera equipment from Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Dec 29, 2021 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2971 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Deputy Police Chief Jessica Nowaski retires after more than 26 years in law enforcement

Jessica Nowaski, a pillar in the Mountain View Police Department and one of the few women to rise through the agency's ranks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 29, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Francis announces 10 additional student-athlete signees

St. Francis honored 10 additional student-athletes, including five football players, who officially signed a National Letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1030 Views
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