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ELECTIONS

'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 Gary, 56 minutes ago | 3 comments | 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 pr newswire, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 3010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 The Business Man, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 4505 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 gretchen, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 An Ounce Of Prevention, 6 hours ago | 35 comments | 5252 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Groot, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 3388 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 The Business Man, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 1967 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, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 2213 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 Please be respectful & truthful, on Jul 8, 2020 at 5:35 pm | 59 comments | 8154 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 | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Young Resident, on Jul 8, 2020 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 3699 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 | 3821 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 | 2944 Views

ELECTIONS

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 | 6684 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 | 8500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 17085 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 6, 2020 at 3:42 pm | 111 comments | 21638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8245 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4423 Views

ELECTIONS

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 | 8156 Views
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