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Please Wear Masks When Out

Went to the market yesterday, over half the people still aren't wearing masks, especially workers, and I saw several families...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Apr. 2, 2020
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OTHER ISSUES

COVID-19 testing tents popping up on Midpeninsula

Stanford Health Care is gearing up for larger-scale testing of patients with COVID-19 symptoms, erecting tents on the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by Blowing up on Nextdoor too, on Apr 1, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 8599 Views

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Hospitals brace for equipment shortages as coronavirus cases surge

As Santa Clara County braces for a large wave of coronavirus patients, hospitals are also preparing for a shortage of masks,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 31, 2020 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 8905 Views

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'Plan for the worst but hope for the best' - How one local hospital is gearing up for the 'surge'

As the coronavirus wreaks havoc across Santa Clara County, how is Mountain View's local hospital preparing to handle an escalating...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Benefit of the Doubt, on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:46 am | 5 comments | 9955 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: What the city of Mountain View and others can do to help during the health emergency

In an op-ed in the March 20 issue, Mountain View resident IdaRose Sylvester writes about the steps she believes the city...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by Restaurant take-out, on Mar 30, 2020 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 8226 Views

ELECTIONS

City creates $750,000 relief fund to save struggling small businesses

The Mountain View City Council voted to create a special relief fund to save the city's numerous small businesses that have...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Groot, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 9258 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County passes ban on evictions to protect renters hard hit by the coronavirus

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to halt evictions that would displace families and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 33 comments | 13636 Views

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In just two days, Santa Clara County's $11M financial assistance fund has run out

An $11 million financial assistance program announced on Monday to help low-income residents who have lost work as a result...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Mar 30, 2020 at 2:58 pm | 8 comments | 9035 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council approves $500K emergency relief fund for struggling tenants

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to create a $500,000 renter assistance program to stave off...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 30, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 13968 Views

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Owner of Lee's Comics pulls the plug after more than 37 years

After serving comic book and graphic novel fans for more than 37 years, Lee Hester shut down Lee's Comics in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Mar 29, 2020 at 11:52 pm | 8 comments | 12829 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coronavirus weekend update: Five more deaths reported in Santa Clara County

A roundup of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2020/03/28/coronavirus-weekend-update-san-mat...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 7746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than $11M in assistance planned for COVID-19 affected residents in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County legislators, nonprofits and tech corporations on Monday announced plans for an $11.25 million financial...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Facebook sucks, on Mar 28, 2020 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 5032 Views

ELECTIONS

With ventilators in short supply, companies retool for production

The state needs at least 10,000 ventilators to meet the expected respiratory-care needs of patients with severe COVID-19...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Innovators will find a way, on Mar 28, 2020 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 4155 Views

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Caltrain to slash weekday service by more than half starting next week

Caltrain announced on Thursday (March 26) that it will reduce its weekday train service by more than half starting next week...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Electricution, on Mar 28, 2020 at 5:23 am | 4 comments | 3547 Views

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Armed with breathing machines, respiratory therapists face coronavirus on the front line

For COVID-19 patients in intensive care, their lives depend on respiratory therapists such as Brenda Hanning, who works at...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Thank you!, on Mar 27, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 7211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

With schools closed until May, child care providers face new demands and dilemmas

With schools across the region shuttered until May, parents are facing an unprecedented child care crisis. Child care workers...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 26, 2020 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 7536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young chalk artists brighten the mood in Cuesta Park

The Cuesta Park neighborhood got a lot more colorful Friday, as nearly 50 families participated in a display of sidewalk...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Take their pictures!, on Mar 26, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 7999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: The wrong solution to the housing crisis

In a guest opinion in the March 13 issue, former Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel writes why he opposes state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 4205 Views

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Within 60 minutes, donation drive raises nearly $600K for emergency medical supplies

Silicon Valley Leadership Group is leading a major campaign to round up respirators, hazmat suits and other supplies for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 4991 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nonprofits scramble to help Santa Clara County homeless during coronavirus shutdown

California's governor has ordered all residents to stay home. But for the growing homeless population in Santa Clara County,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Polomom, on Mar 25, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 8 comments | 8015 Views
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