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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis, defending sons against blackface allegations

The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by LongTime-MV, on Mar 4, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 9 comments | 13788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County launches new site to vaccinate educators against COVID-19

Santa Clara County has opened a new site aimed at vaccinating education workers, officials announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2021 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 5557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County launches COVID-19 vaccination site at Mountain View's community center

In short order, the Mountain View Community Center has transformed from a recreational space to a hub for mass vaccinations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Mar 4, 2021 at 6:19 am | 7 comments | 18809 Views

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Santa Clara County enters the red tier on Wednesday, loosening public health restrictions

Movie theaters, gyms and restaurants can reopen in Santa Clara County starting Wednesday, after county officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by JS, on Mar 3, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

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Highway 101 shut down as Mountain View police investigate 'medical emergency'

Traffic on northbound Highway 101 is shut down at Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View this morning as police crisis negotiators...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Chaz9132, on Mar 2, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 24543 Views

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Mountain View leads the way in hiring women firefighters, report finds

Fewer than 1 in 20 firefighters are women across Santa Clara County, raising questions of gender bias, discrimination and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 2, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor, state Legislature reach $2B deal for schools to reopen by March 31

California lawmakers are expected to pass a new bill Thursday that would push -- though not require -- school districts across...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 2, 2021 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2288 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Silicon Valley Reads emphasizes connection with upcoming programming

From now through March, Silicon Valley Reads is offering a variety of online public programs for all ages, including author...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1189 Views

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Plans to densify Mountain View apartment complex wins council support

A majority of Mountain View City Council members supported plans to significantly boost the size of a large apartment complex...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by marknn, on Feb 24, 2021 at 11:43 pm | 7 comments | 4303 Views

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Sheriff's Office reforms 'use of force' emergency response policies in Santa Clara County

Tasked with reforming Santa Clara County law enforcement, the Sheriff's Office presented a number of changes it has made...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

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Santa Clara County unveils plans for a $233M psychiatric hospital serving kids and adults

In a bid to create desperately needed psychiatric hospital beds for children and teens in crisis, Santa Clara County officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by RandomNimby, on Feb 24, 2021 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 6556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton couple donates $80M to Stanford children's hospital, medical school

An Atherton couple has given $80 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 24, 2021 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After moving to dramatically curtail access to Foothills Park last month, Palo Alto officially agreed on Monday to further...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by Cfrink, on Feb 23, 2021 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1931 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google seeks to clamp down on public access to its Mountain View tech campus

Visitors to Google's tech campus in Mountain View can walk right up to the front doors of the Googleplex, enjoying the views...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 22, 2021 at 9:06 pm | 4 comments | 31068 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State bill seeks to take politics out of VTA governance

Responding to years of complaints about poor governance at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Assemblyman Marc...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 22, 2021 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 2740 Views

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Ex-Stanford researcher allegedly tied to Chinese military faces more charges

Chen Song, a former Stanford visiting researcher who was arrested for visa fraud last summer, faces additional charges in...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 22, 2021 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 1797 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom, lawmakers agree to $600 stimulus checks plus boost for undocumented workers

California has worked out a plan to provide more cash for struggling residents, particularly undocumented families left out...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Feb 22, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 5 comments | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'A first step:' Mountain View Los Altos school board approves $1.2M to bring student groups on campus

The Mountain View Los Altos school board on Monday allocated $1.2 million to offer more in-person support to students, a...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2021
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:51 am | 3 comments | 7284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing plan gains momentum as Palo Alto City Council voices support

A proposal to build 110 apartments for teachers and school district staff near California Avenue gained momentum last week....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 18, 2021 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 3183 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers, front-line workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Santa Clara County starting Feb. 28

Educators, food service workers and emergency personnel in Santa Clara County will all be eligible to receive the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Kay, on Feb 18, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 7658 Views
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