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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA looks to pass formal policy protecting rights of transgender students

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District is looking to codify rights and protections for transgender students...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by ivg, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mixed-use housing proposed to replace Mountain View strip mall

A developer is looking to bulldoze a small strip mall currently home to a party store, a jewelry store and a tax service...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Free Speech, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 2092 Views

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John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by jb, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1005 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County Superior Court grants amnesty to 1,600 misdemeanor cases due to COVID-19

The Santa Clara County Superior Court granted amnesty to 1,600 individuals ordered to serve their sentences through the sheriff's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jim J., 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1223 Views

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California counties look to replicate Santa Clara's youth mental health centers

Last year, Santa Clara County tested the waters with an innovative way to connect troubled teens with mental health care,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by ivg, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1151 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letter to the editor: Existing homeowners should welcome new neighbors

In a letter to the editor, resident Jonah Mann takes on a "misguided talking point" in the community discourse about Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 24, 2022 at 7:07 pm | 54 comments | 3209 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View hits pause on enforcing its RV parking ban

Mountain View won't enforce its sweeping restrictions on oversized vehicle parking until this spring, as part of an agreement...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by minor character, on Jan 24, 2022 at 5:59 pm | 23 comments | 6613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by drslb, on Jan 24, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA workers are facing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, something other Bay Area transit agencies did months ago

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will potentially mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for its workers -- a policy...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman is installing security cameras on school campuses. Here's how it will use them

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a formal policy and associated regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by Willow Townsend, on Jan 24, 2022 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1661 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View will spend $1M to update its housing plans under new state requirements

New state housing requirements are forcing the city of Mountain View to take a close look at its housing stock and residential...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Jan 23, 2022 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 2697 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health care providers behind on administering COVID vaccinations, tests in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County leaders are calling on health care providers to step up to the plate at a critical time when testing and...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 2955 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State attorney general launches investigation into Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

State Attorney General Rob Bonta on Wednesday announced his office is opening a civil rights investigation into the Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 20, 2022 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Mountain View mayor gears up for housing growth, pandemic recovery

By the time 2022 rolled around, Lucas Ramirez said he had hoped the coronavirus pandemic would be in the rearview mirror,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Ron MV, on Jan 20, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 2749 Views

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San Jose man arrested for allegedly burglarizing businesses in Mountain View

Police arrested a San Jose man last week after he allegedly burglarized several Mountain View businesses during the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Karen G, on Jan 18, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 2550 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Frustrated by delays, Santa Clara County hires construction auditor for new psychiatric hospital

For years, Santa Clara County supervisors were told that an innovative psychiatric facility serving children and teens would...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Year in review: Mountain View forges ahead on housing goals, homelessness response

In some ways, 2021 ended the same way it began. A country fatigued by COVID-19 is once again facing an unprecedented surge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 16, 2022 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2385 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pop-up COVID testing site in Mountain View under investigation following complaints

A new Mountain View clinic advertising swift COVID-19 tests without an appointment is currently in hot water following numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 14, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 7686 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council picks Lucas Ramirez for new mayor

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Councilman Lucas Ramirez to be the city's next mayor,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jan 14, 2022 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 4040 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View resident sworn in as new Superior Court judge

Hanley Chew, a 51-year–old Mountain View resident, was sworn into the Santa Clara County Superior Court Bench on Jan. 5,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by landcal, on Jan 13, 2022 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2041 Views
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