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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 | 6125 Views


Despite calls for action, Palo Alto is in no rush to expand Foothills Park access

Weeks after pledging to promote inclusion, the City Council abruptly postponed considering a proposal that many say would...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 4286 Views


City Council approves massive Google Landings office project

One of Mountain View's largest ever office projects won the council's approval Tuesday night, paving the way for Google to...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes - Former Parks & Rec Commissioner, on Jun 29, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 18797 Views


Virtual, contactless era forces Avenidas to dismantle programs for seniors

Senior services nonprofit Avenidas announced that it is halting several programs as the organization pivots to a new service...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Drink to that, on Jun 26, 2020 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 4348 Views


COVID-19 cases found at several Mountain View construction sites

Several Mountain View construction sites have been struck with COVID-19 cases and have had to temporarily shut down for sanitation....

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 25, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 4 comments | 9297 Views


Elective surgeries ramp up at Stanford Health Care after few workers found with COVID-19

Stanford Health Care is rapidly resuming elective surgeries, diagnostic tests and other procedures, with more than 800 scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Obstetrician Sydney, on Jun 23, 2020 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views


Santa Clara County votes to adopt new reforms for Sheriff's Office

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a proposal requiring the Sheriff's Office to implement several...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by 404, on Jun 23, 2020 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3373 Views


Students to hold Juneteenth celebration in downtown Mountain View today

A coalition of current and former Mountain View-Los Altos High School District students is holding an event celebrating Juneteenth...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by A Time For Change, on Jun 21, 2020 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 6259 Views


How 12 million pounds of food get distributed during a pandemic

Since the coronavirus hit the Bay Area, ushering in a shutdown that's ravaging local businesses and spiking unemployment,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by smorr, on Jun 19, 2020 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 4058 Views


For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is looking to ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs about 1,000 members by July 27. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Selma, on Jun 16, 2020 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 3650 Views


Cannabis business files $900K claim against Mountain View after it was blocked from opening

A marijuana delivery business is seeking $900,000 in damages from the city of Mountain View, alleging that city staff blindsided...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Bill , on Jun 16, 2020 at 7:14 pm | 19 comments | 8720 Views


Guest opinion: A message from the Mountain View mayor and police chief

In an op-ed, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and police Chief Max Bosel write about the Mountain View Police Department's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on Jun 16, 2020 at 4:15 am | 31 comments | 7819 Views


A new COVID-19 test site is coming to Palo Alto. Here's how to access it.

For the first time, Santa Clara County is opening a pop-up test site in Palo Alto for free COVID-19 tests at City Hall for...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:23 am | 2 comments | 4896 Views


As COVID-19 restrictions ease, transit agencies prepare for returning riders

Public transit agencies in the South Bay on Monday detailed their plans to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 12, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 4122 Views


County issues order requiring hospitals, clinics to step up COVID-19 testing

Citing a continual lag in COVID-19 testing by hospitals, Santa Clara County issued a new order on Wednesday requiring hospitals...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 11, 2020 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 3780 Views


Locals throng streets of Los Altos in protest of police violence

A throng of people marched through the tony streets of downtown Los Altos Friday afternoon in a peaceful protest against...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by hsnpoor, on Jun 11, 2020 at 11:04 am | 25 comments | 11210 Views


Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for end of carotid artery restraint by police

Gov. Gavin Newsom expressed his support for ending the use of carotid holds on detainees which is similar to the one used...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by policing police, on Jun 8, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2777 Views


Support your Local Newspaper

Who would have thought it, but today's episode of Hasan Minhaj's PATRIOT ACT takes on the issue of local news. In his...

Original post made by Mike94040 on Jun. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 662 Views


Santa Clara County's COVID-19 testing continues to lag

Santa Clara County public health managers have gained significant ground in controlling the coronavirus among vulnerable...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Meow, on Jun 7, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 6634 Views


Protesters block highway, set off fireworks to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 5, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 16 comments | 13737 Views
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