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Mountain View Whisman approves $481K contract to design Monta Loma overhaul

The Mountain View Whisman School District approved a $481,000 contract last week to design an overhaul of the outdoor space...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Chris Bedford, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 3584 Views

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Yes, we're in a drought — but it's no longer a temporary emergency

California's declining water supply, the current drought and global warming could lead to serious and unrecoverable environmental...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2021
Last comment by AB, on Oct 14, 2021 at 12:31 am | 2 comments | 2611 Views

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Grenade causes evacuation in Los Altos

Residences in a Los Altos neighborhood were evacuated by police on Monday after a potentially live hand grenade was found...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by Croc Dundee, on Oct 12, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis adds admissions preferences for low-income students after sharp questioning about school's lack of diversity

The Santa Clara County Board of Education on Oct. 6 approved changes to the Los Altos school's admission preferences that...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 10, 2021 at 2:40 pm | 10 comments | 4483 Views

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Residents rally against housing project that would cut down more than 100 trees

The city of Mountain View faces a tough balancing act between building more housing and preserving mature trees, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 9, 2021 at 7:47 am | 7 comments | 4429 Views

ELECTIONS

Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Oct 8, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2299 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and the City of Berkeley...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 7, 2021 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 3845 Views

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County workers to get 'hero pay' for pandemic work

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has approved the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act stimulus funds to provide...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
Last comment by smorr, on Oct 6, 2021 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coalition plans to eliminate family homelessness by 2025

Santa Clara County officials, in collaboration with nonprofit housing partners and the city of San Jose, are looking to house...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
Last comment by SallyVP, on Oct 6, 2021 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Francis High School evacuated in second recent bomb threat at local school

St. Francis High students and staff safely evacuated to Cuesta Park Tuesday after someone called in a bomb threat to the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Mtn View Mom, on Oct 5, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 5711 Views

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Santa Clara County set to purchase Crestview Hotel for homeless housing

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with plans to buy Crestview Hotel in Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Community Minded, on Oct 5, 2021 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 6012 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View faces another proposal to raze rent-controlled apartments, sparking concerns over displacement

A developer is looking to transform a small cul-de-sac of rent-controlled apartments into four-story condos, raising familiar...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2021
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Oct 5, 2021 at 12:35 am | 13 comments | 4878 Views

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Hundreds rally in Mountain View Saturday to protest Texas abortion law

Hundreds of residents rallied in downtown Mountain View on Saturday in a show of sharp opposition to Texas' new abortion...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 5, 2021 at 12:15 am | 2 comments | 3119 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Housing affordability bills' math doesn't add up

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Leslie-Anne Bain argues that building large amounts of market-rate housing will...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 39 comments | 5076 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Student COVID vaccinations: California becomes first state to require them for kids 12 and up

Gov. Gavin Newsom added COVID-19 to the list of diseases students must get a vaccination for to attend school. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Oct 2, 2021 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom signs bill to strip badges from police officers who commit misconduct

In a major victory for advocates of police reform, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Thursday a bill that will allow the state...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Oct 1, 2021 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2041 Views

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Los Altos High School evacuated after caller warns of bomb threat on campus

Los Altos High School students and staff have been evacuated after the school received a call this morning (Oct. 1) saying...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by , on Oct 1, 2021 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 14759 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food hall forage: What we ate at State Street Market in Los Altos

State Street Market is now open in Los Altos. Anticipation has run high with the arrival of the area's own food hall that...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 1, 2021 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 4431 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former lab director acknowledges attempts at quality control during time at Theranos

Cross-examination of former Theranos laboratory director Adam Rosendorff continued on Wednesday in the federal trial against...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Eric C, on Oct 1, 2021 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 2059 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford announces plan to buy Notre Dame de Namur's 50-acre Belmont campus

Stanford University has reached an agreement to "work toward" purchasing Notre Dame de Namur University's campus in Belmont,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Tim MacKenzie, on Oct 1, 2021 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 2776 Views
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