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OTHER ISSUES

Target temporarily closes dozens of stores nationwide, including Mountain View location

Target has temporarily closed dozens of stores throughout the country, including multiple Peninsula locations, following...

Original post made on May. 31, 2020
Last comment by Vladimir P, on Jun 1, 2020 at 6:14 pm | 17 comments | 19978 Views

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Mountain View Voice to remain online-only indefinitely

The Mountain View Voice will not be resuming its print edition and plans to focus exclusively on online local news coverage...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by @Covid-Kid, on May 30, 2020 at 6:02 pm | 10 comments | 4640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deficits rise as Mountain View Whisman spends big on technology, teacher salaries

Mountain View Whisman School District's deficit spending has more than doubled to $3.3 million this year, following pay raises...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 30, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 7464 Views

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Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on daily life

To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, we've woven together local, regional and national numbers into...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by , on May 30, 2020 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 4108 Views

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Life in motion

This year's winning images in the Peninsula Photo Contest expose the power of creativity, patience and anticipation of unexpected...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on May 30, 2020 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 3696 Views

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Where is Dr. Sara Cody?

Today, Newsom reiterated "he sends out the "how" guidelines". County Public Health officials are "responsible" for the when...

Original post made by Public Health on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Pulitzer, on May 29, 2020 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts, layoffs

Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on May 29, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 3393 Views

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Faced with telling toddler daughter she can't hug her grandparents, local doc pens kids' book

How do you explain to a toddler that she can't hug her grandparents right now? Like many parents of young kids right now,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Ken, on May 29, 2020 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 4453 Views

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Mask on, gloves off: How to stay safe as counties loosen restrictions

Even as residents are gradually allowed to step outside, Dr. Jonathan Blum of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Your numbers are off, on May 28, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 4745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New Bay Area Community Resources website launches

A group of Stanford students and faculty volunteers has launched a new website where Bay Area residents can find a broad...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Audrey, on May 28, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 3212 Views

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First American known to die from COVID-19 grew up in Mountain View

The first known coronavirus death in the U.S. has been identified as a San Jose woman who grew up in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on May 28, 2020 at 2:08 pm | 8 comments | 12498 Views

OTHER ISSUES

After sharp decline, crime climbs back to pre-pandemic levels

Reports of crimes, which dropped during the first weeks of the coronavirus shutdown, are trending back upward in three Midpeninsula...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by MV Observer, on May 27, 2020 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3725 Views

ELECTIONS

County's new coronavirus mobile testing van coming to Mountain View on Monday

Santa Clara County is launching a mobile health van offering easy-to-access testing for residents worried they may have contracted...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on May 26, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 8716 Views

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What's closed and what to do on Memorial Day during COVID-19

Check out our list of what's closed on Memorial Day this Monday, plus transit agencies' modified schedules and virtual events...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Stable genius, on May 24, 2020 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 3662 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: The latest on COVID-19 cases, deaths

Here's the latest news over the Memorial Day holiday weekend about the Midpeninsula's response to the coronavirus pandemic....

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4940 Views

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Fentanyl-related deaths up sharply in county this year

Reported fentanyl-related deaths in Santa Clara County nearly tripled from January to May 8 compared to the same period in...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by do not drink bleach, on May 23, 2020 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 3422 Views

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Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown

Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Matthew, on May 23, 2020 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 5105 Views

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Council picks developer to build affordable housing in downtown Mountain View

A long stretch of parking in downtown Mountain View could soon transform into a five-story affordable housing complex, complete...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Susan Ferry, on May 23, 2020 at 5:44 am | 3 comments | 7119 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall

Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Stable Genius, on May 22, 2020 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 4343 Views

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Guest opinion: Time to rally around our small business community

In an op-ed, Menlo Park resident and local business owner Sara Gaviser Leslie writes why "supporting and celebrating small...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on May 22, 2020 at 8:56 am | 4 comments | 2796 Views
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