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Guest opinion: Why doesn’t Mountain View protect its mobile home residents?

In an op-ed, the Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance writes about the lack of protections for the city’s mobile home residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Run for office, on Jul 13, 2020 at 9:30 pm | 13 comments | 7216 Views

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Santa Clara County gains state clearance for plan to reopen economy

After an initial setback, Santa Clara County received the go-ahead from the state on Monday night for its plan to reopen...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by unice, on Jul 13, 2020 at 6:22 pm | 48 comments | 9225 Views

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Activist group calls on city to 'desegregate' Foothills Park

About a dozen activists met under the full moon on Sunday night to paint the message 'Desegregate' along Page Mill Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Member, on Jul 12, 2020 at 10:43 pm | 15 comments | 5643 Views

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Businesses must submit online form to resume operations under new health order

All businesses planning to resume operations under Santa Clara County's new health order must complete a new online social...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 12, 2020 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 3402 Views

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Masked workouts and no indoor cardio: Gyms prepare to reopen under tight Santa Clara County rules

Starting Monday, gyms and fitness centers that have been shuttered for months throughout Santa Clara County will finally...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 11, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 7659 Views

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'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams to save money in the face...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Bad Influence, on Jul 10, 2020 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 3509 Views

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For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery

From interviews with operators on the Midpeninsula, it's clear the hair service industry will need to play catch-up to sustain...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by psr, on Jul 10, 2020 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 4716 Views

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Mountain View hosts downtown COVID-19 testing site for frontline workers

The city of Mountain View will be hosting a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on Wednesday, designated specifically for asymptomatic...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 10, 2020 at 5:00 am | 3 comments | 7385 Views

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One message told 16 ways: Artists behind Black Lives Matter mural in Palo Alto ask what more will be done beyond street art

Right now, the public can visit Hamilton Avenue in front of City Hall to see a nearly 245-foot-long and 17-foot-tall vibrant...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 10, 2020 at 4:41 am | 2 comments | 5028 Views

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Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program

Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 8, 2020 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 5259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California among states filing suit over pandemic relief funding to schools

A multistate lawsuit filed against the Trump administration accuses U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 8, 2020 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 3213 Views

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State denies Santa Clara County's plan to reopen economy, prompting confusion over outdoor dining

Santa Clara County suffered a stinging setback over the weekend in its strategy to reopen the economy, when the state rejected...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 7, 2020 at 8:52 pm | 38 comments | 6731 Views

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Mountain View Los Altos High School District names appointee for new job to lead distance learning

To guide high schools in Mountain View and Los Altos with online learning, the school board created a new position, distance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Bryan, on Jul 7, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 5599 Views

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Guest opinion: Housing at any cost?

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Albert Jeans writes about the Shoreline Gateway project and his belief that it should...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jul 7, 2020 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 7829 Views

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Dozens of catalytic converters reported stolen as thieves target parked Priuses in Mountain View

The Mountain View Police Department is warning residents of a huge increase in catalytic converter thefts, with reports that...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Miller CAT Corp, on Jul 7, 2020 at 12:22 am | 9 comments | 9887 Views

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Guest opinion: The risk of returning to the classroom in the fall

In a guest opinion, Mountain View High School social studies teacher Sophia Caramagno writes about her concern with potentially...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by LATEACH, on Jul 6, 2020 at 7:11 pm | 54 comments | 18560 Views

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Parents urge school board to rename Huff Elementary School

The Mountain View Whisman School District will consider renaming Huff Elementary School following a revelation that the school's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:43 am | 31 comments | 9666 Views

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Santa Clara County to allow hair salons, gyms to reopen — provided they meet new social-distancing rules

Hair salons and gyms in Santa Canta County may be allowed to reopen in mid-July under a new county order, which creates a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by An Environmental Scientist, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:34 am | 27 comments | 5766 Views

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Margaret Abe-Koga and Alex Nunez join the race for the Mountain View City Council

The race for the Mountain View City Council is heating up, with Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and community activist Alex Nunez...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 48 comments | 8751 Views

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Un-forgetting the segregationist history of the Midpeninsula

In a Q&A, author Richard Rothstein expands upon how the makeup of today's Bay Area communities are tied to segregationist...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 12 comments | 8210 Views
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