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Guest opinion: The Texas power crisis: What happened, why it happened, and what it means for the future of energy policy

In a guest opinion, Portola Valley Town Council member Jeff Aalfs writes about the Texas power crisis and how the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by USA, on Mar 16, 2021 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 3265 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Hershey Felder, Puccini' premieres online

Writer, pianist and performer Hershey Felder is at it again, offering another world-premiere show about a musical icon via...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Judy Atterholt, on Mar 16, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

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Public meeting on Dumbarton Rail Corridor project to be held Monday

SamTrans will host a virtual public meeting on Monday to discuss the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project, an effort local transit...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 16, 2021 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 3372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are the kids alright? Teens speak out about the emotional toll of a year in isolation

Normally motivated students have become withdrawn, and parents and health experts have been increasingly concerned about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2021
Last comment by R. Singh, on Mar 15, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 4432 Views

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Google's first mixed-use megaproject takes shape in Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members got a first look Tuesday at how Google plans to transform 40 acres of the city into high-density...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 14, 2021 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 19819 Views

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Santa Clara County, nonprofit leaders rebuke state's COVID-19 vaccine distribution program

Outraged that California's new COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan won't get them first dibs on doses meant for the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 14, 2021 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5583 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in connection to downtown stabbing

A Mountain View man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection to a downtown stabbing over the weekend...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 11, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 4040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council expected to appoint new city clerk with $175k salary

After a monthslong search, Mountain View City Council members are expected Tuesday to hire Heather Glaser to be the new city...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 11, 2021 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 11367 Views

AROUND TOWN

State's vaccine rollout plan comes up short for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

California's new vaccine rollout program through Blue Shield is threatening to derail efforts to equitably distribute doses...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by LisaR, on Mar 11, 2021 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 5970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bill would give former California foster youth $1,000 universal basic income

A new California bill is proposing that young adults aging out of the foster youth system receive $1,000 no-strings-attached...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by robstar, on Mar 10, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 6164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to offer limited in-person instruction starting mid-April

Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District board leaders unveiled a hybrid schedule combining in-person and distance...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Santa Rita Mom, on Mar 10, 2021 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 4304 Views

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With 'mixed feelings,' Mountain View Whisman superintendent recommends reopening of schools

After nearly a year of school closures, Mountain View Whisman School District plans to start bringing back students to campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by Mountain View Parent , on Mar 9, 2021 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 9000 Views

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California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Mar 9, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 3306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos schools to reopen for hybrid learning in April

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District will allow students to return to campuses for social emotional activities...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Gerard Shonk, on Mar 8, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 5227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom signs $6.6 billion school reopening legislative package

Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tina, on Mar 8, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2179 Views

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Santa Clara County opens 'most fun' mass vaccination site at San Jose roller rink

The "most fun vaccine site in all of California" opened on Friday in San Jose at the Aloha Roller Rink. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by resident17, on Mar 6, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 7193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions

High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 6, 2021 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2170 Views

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CHP convince man not to jump off Highway 101 overpass, ending 14-hour traffic jam

The California Highway Patrol spent close to 14 hours and 45 minutes on Tuesday negotiating with a man who threatened to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ken M. , on Mar 5, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 8618 Views

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As an educator and a parent, Jessica Clark has experienced the reopening debate from both sides

The biggest challenge of the last 12 months remains living with the stress of the unknown, said Jessica Clark, a kindergarten...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis, defending sons against blackface allegations

The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by LongTime-MV, on Mar 4, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 9 comments | 13489 Views
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