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After more coronavirus closures, how deep will California's recession go?

As the health crisis unfolds, changing state and local health orders have combined with intense financial anxiety and confusion...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 22, 2020 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 4501 Views

AROUND TOWN

COVID-19 treatments, vaccines could be ready by early 2021, Fauci tells Stanford Medicine

The prognosis for getting a handle on COVID-19 could be good if the public is responsible for its actions and if scientific...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 21, 2020 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Turmoil in MVWSD

The agenda for this week's Board meeting has been published. Looking at the personnel report, there is more turmoil in MVWSD....

Original post made by More Turmoil in MVWSD on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Standing Ovation, on Jul 21, 2020 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom: Schools in watch-list counties cannot reopen in person

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that all schools in counties on the state's coronavirus watch list -- including currently, Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by GoFoolMe, on Jul 20, 2020 at 8:54 pm | 4 comments | 7621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Francisco supervisors defend refusal to support Caltrain sales tax

San Francisco supervisors Shamann Walton and Aaron Peskin on Wednesday stood by their refusal to support asking voters in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by Rodger, on Jul 20, 2020 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 4274 Views

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Mountain View schools not expected to reopen in the fall for in-person instruction

Two of Mountain View's public school districts are not planning to have students return to the classroom for in-person instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by Safe and Sane Education, on Jul 20, 2020 at 2:44 am | 28 comments | 17782 Views

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Future plans to move Bullis Charter School put on hold as LASD grapples with reopening schools

The Los Altos School District is postponing a major decision on where to permanently place Bullis Charter School, citing...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 18, 2020 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 5433 Views

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Los Altos closing downtown streets to help local businesses

The city of Los Altos is implementing a new initiative called Open Streets Los Altos that will partially close downtown streets...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 17, 2020 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 3682 Views

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San Jose man dies in car crash on I-280 in Los Altos

A man who died in a solo-vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 280 in Los Altos Hills on Saturday evening has been identified...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Deb Gotelli, on Jul 17, 2020 at 9:33 pm | 6 comments | 8231 Views

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Gov. Newsom orders immediate end to indoor dining, other activities due to statewide surge in coronavirus

Indoor activities across California must be reined in as the state combats a resurgence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Gov....

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 17, 2020 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 5576 Views

RESTAURANTS

No cars in sight: Castro Street closed to traffic for outdoor dining

A long stretch of Mountain View's vibrant downtown was cut off to vehicle traffic Monday, marking the beginning of a monthslong...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 17, 2020 at 10:31 am | 113 comments | 24435 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district asks employers to 'cut the commute' by expanding remote work options

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District along with Santa Clara County asked employers to sign a pledge that extends...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 16, 2020 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 3504 Views

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Los Altos appeals court decision ruling the city must allow a downtown housing project to proceed

The city of Los Altos is fighting a trial court judgement earlier this year that ruled the city must allow a 15-unit housing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 16, 2020 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 5624 Views

ELECTIONS

Should the state investigate local police shootings? California rethinks its resistance

If this state is the nation's laboratory for progressive laws, why has it been unable to keep the police from policing themselves? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 16, 2020 at 11:03 am | 10 comments | 5112 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Silicon Valley's congressional leaders condemn Supreme Court's ruling on contraceptive coverage

Silicon Valley's congressional delegation has rebuked the Supreme Court's ruling that will allow employers and universities...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 15, 2020 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 3778 Views

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Local businesses reeling as gyms, hair salons are suddenly forced to again shut down

Monday marked a big day for Natalie Nepomuceno, a hairstylist who was finally able to reopen in Mountain View. But it didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 15, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 16 comments | 7414 Views

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Flying taxis on the horizon as Mountain View-based company develops autonomous air shuttles

A seemingly fantastical vision of self-piloting, flying cars ferrying people overhead may soon become a reality, as a Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by sula, on Jul 14, 2020 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 11628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Despite criticism, Mountain View Whisman school board approves $1.2M home loan for superintendent

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph will get a $1.2 million low-interest loan from the school...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Middle S Parent, on Jul 14, 2020 at 2:29 pm | 65 comments | 12191 Views

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Guest opinion: Yes to more homes

In an op-ed, Mountain View residents Ilya Gurin and Allen Zheng respond to a recent guest opinion on a housing project at...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 14, 2020 at 12:47 pm | 14 comments | 5913 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula

Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 13, 2020 at 10:05 pm | 12 comments | 4988 Views
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