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AROUND TOWN

Rent control committee caps rent increases at 2.9% for 2020

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted 5-0 this month to set the annual cap on rent increases to 2.9%, the lowest...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Vacancy Decontrol, on May 21, 2020 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 3833 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Free COVID-19 tests available for all county residents at 2 new locations

COVID-19 tests are now available to all Santa Clara County residents at two new locations in San Jose, county and city officials...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Rock, on May 21, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 6352 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third coronavirus case in Santa Clara County was treated at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View

Santa Clara County public health department leaders reported a third case of coronavirus in the county on Friday, and El...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Davis S, on May 21, 2020 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 164208 Views

OTHER ISSUES

As Stage 2 of reopening begins, county has more to do to meet state requirements

As the state inches toward reopening from the COVID-19 crisis, counties are working to meet the California Department of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 21, 2020 at 2:14 pm | 7 comments | 4591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter to the editor: Will Mountain View please require masks?

In a letter to the editor, a Mountain View resident calls on the city to adopt a policy mandating masks in public. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on May 19, 2020 at 11:27 pm | 54 comments | 13340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County allows for car parades in time for graduation

Santa Clara County officials are rolling back restrictions this week to allow drive-through celebrations and car parades,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Avid Reader, on May 19, 2020 at 10:39 pm | 3 comments | 4741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed teacher reassignments at Mistral dropped following outcry

Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are walking back a decision to reassign 40% of the teachers at Mistral...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 19, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 25 comments | 6192 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County to allow curbside retail pickups starting Friday

Book shops, clothing stores and other businesses in Santa Clara County that allow storefront pickup can start reopening Friday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on May 19, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 9 comments | 3225 Views

ELECTIONS

County supervisors OK program to pay foster youth $1K per month

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has approved $900,000 in funding for a pilot program believed to be the first...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ted, on May 19, 2020 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1733 Views

RESTAURANTS

Flood of food deliveries keeps hospital staff in high spirits

It's been good eats lately for physicians, nurses and hospital staff at El Camino Hospital, as local restaurateurs have been...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Huh?, on May 19, 2020 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 3050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why I voted in favor of implementing a credit-no credit grading system in MVLA schools this semester

In a guest opinion, Sanjay Dave, president of the Mountain View Los Altos High School District school board, writes about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by Concerned parent , on May 18, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 8080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coronavirus weekend update: Santa Clara County could allow car parades in future shelter order

Santa Clara County officials are looking into the idea of allowing car parades and drive-through celebrations, potentially...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Ella , on May 18, 2020 at 2:44 pm | 5 comments | 5474 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County working to target COVID-19 testing in hardest-hit areas

Bolstered by improved testing capacity and scientific research, a new Santa Clara County COVID-19 testing task force rolled...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2020 at 8:54 pm | 16 comments | 10770 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Every seat outside would help.' Cities consider closing streets to traffic to make space for struggling restaurants

Midpeninsula cities are considering temporarily closing downtown streets to traffic to give restaurants and other businesses...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Dave, on May 16, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 12 comments | 5056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge rejects three-story North Whisman hotel, reversing council's approval

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge ruled that a developer will have to scale back a three-story hotel approved by...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Joe, on May 16, 2020 at 2:18 am | 14 comments | 6127 Views

ELECTIONS

Council balks at proposed bridges to ferry Google buses over Stevens Creek Trail

Two proposed transit bridges that would allow Google and other tech companies to carry employees into Mountain View over...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Cog, on May 15, 2020 at 10:05 pm | 24 comments | 9726 Views

ELECTIONS

California revealed a $54.3 billion deficit — signaling deep cuts ahead

California finance officials revealed a $54.3 billion deficit Thursday in the first economic assessment of the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Lay died or maybe not, on May 15, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 11 comments | 3378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COVID-19 testing expands in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Starting this week, certain individuals who do not have COVID-19 symptoms will be able to get tested, thanks to new efforts...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by OldTimer, on May 15, 2020 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 4072 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former Palo Alto VA cardiology chief indicted for sexual battery

The former cardiology chief of the Palo Alto VA who is accused of sexually abusing a doctor in 2017 made his first court...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Huh?, on May 15, 2020 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 2272 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County supervisors decline to extend eviction moratorium for now

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors punted Tuesday on a potential extension of the county's temporary moratorium...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 15, 2020 at 12:25 pm | 9 comments | 2371 Views
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