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Protester demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 991 Views

AROUND TOWN

To save affordable housing, Mountain View looks to buy aging apartments

In an effort to stave off gentrification and preserve the remaining affordable housing in Mountain View, city officials are...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, 21 hours ago | 24 comments | 6094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For a better educational experience, parents band together to create pandemic pods

As the new school year starts virtually, a booming number of parents are forming a separate but parallel educational experience...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Sep 25, 2020 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 5055 Views

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Mountain View awarded $12.4M to build homeless housing by the end of the year

Mountain View's ambitious plan to build transitional housing for homeless seniors and families is moving forward, after state...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 25, 2020 at 5:34 pm | 4 comments | 5722 Views

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Election roundup: Endorsements roll in for Mountain View City Council and local school boards

With less than two months to go before Election Day, several local and regional groups are weighing in with endorsements...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Hello Corporate Power, on Sep 25, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 21 comments | 5460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning

While California school districts and counties confront the learning challenges of the pandemic, education organizations...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

In a dramatic move to tackle climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered state officials to ban new gasoline-powered...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 1047 Views

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Santa Clara County acts with $5M to relieve strain on tenants, landlords

Struggling tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for a financial lifeline, as the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 24, 2020 at 10:40 pm | 3 comments | 1760 Views

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Santa Clara County opens new safe parking site in Mountain View

A third safe parking site in Santa Clara County opened in Mountain View, to provide a space where vehicle dwellers can stay...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Sep 24, 2020 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 7407 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown Mountain View hosts three full days of free COVID-19 testing

Mountain View's Center for the Performing Arts may not be putting on any shows lately, but it's becoming the go-to spot for...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mike94040, on Sep 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 5370 Views

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New statewide eviction moratorium upends local rules, leading to more eviction notices

A patchwork of local ordinances designed to block evictions during the coronavirus pandemic has been completely wiped out...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 22, 2020 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 3516 Views

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Guest opinion: A police explorer's perspective on how to improve police training

In an op-ed, Los Altos High School student Jeannette Wang, a police explorer at the Mountain View Police Department, offers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 22, 2020 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 4205 Views

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As U.S. threatens WeChat ban, local Chinese Americans face loss of tool that's become integral to their lives

The Chinese-owned mobile app WeChat, which has been the main communications lifeblood for local Chinese Americans, could...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 21, 2020 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2484 Views

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Mountain View police seeking man who attacked ex-girlfriend, injured toddler

Police are looking for a 27-year-old man who allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend at her home Sunday morning, injuring both...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by ResidentX, on Sep 21, 2020 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3244 Views

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Mountain View extends Castro Street closure as more downtown businesses move outdoors

Mountain View's experimental closure of Castro Street to make room for outdoor dining has been extended through the end of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 20, 2020 at 4:23 pm | 44 comments | 14329 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County cracks down on hospitals falling behind on COVID-19 testing

Santa Clara County announced Wednesday a new public health order forcing local health care providers to provide quick and...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2020 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 4478 Views

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Mountain View is expanding its safe parking program as hundreds of vehicle dwellers remain on city streets

The city of Mountain View is currently home to one-third of all the safe parking spaces in Santa Clara County, but that's...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2020 at 10:32 am | 45 comments | 11883 Views

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Full containment of CZU Lightning Complex wildfire is expected Sunday

Cal Fire said late Thursday evening that the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, which began burning in San Mateo and Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 18, 2020 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 3299 Views

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Los Altos Women's Caucus Presents Female Candidates

Women candidates for three local races will be featured at the upcoming candidate's night on Zoom: Los Altos City Council,...

Original post made by Vicki Reeder on Sep. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 649 Views

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Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by USA, on Sep 17, 2020 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 4753 Views
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