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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 29, 2020 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 22504 Views

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County on state 'watchlist' after COVID-19 case uptick

Santa Clara County had its second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a single day on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 28, 2020 at 1:21 pm | 27 comments | 6047 Views

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Police chiefs, community leaders tackle systemic racism as calls for change get louder

On Thursday, a panel of community leaders discussed use-of-force policies and ways to reform policing to improve accountability. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 2236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virtual, contactless era forces Avenidas to dismantle programs for seniors

Senior services nonprofit Avenidas announced that it is halting several programs as the organization pivots to a new service...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Drink to that, on Jun 26, 2020 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 3967 Views

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Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors

Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:16 am | 13 comments | 5813 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COVID-19 cases found at several Mountain View construction sites

Several Mountain View construction sites have been struck with COVID-19 cases and have had to temporarily shut down for sanitation....

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven A., on Jun 25, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 4 comments | 9071 Views

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Seriously, Picnic Tables-That's the help for restaurants?

Airports are always Open Interstate Highways are always Open Intrastate Highways are always Open Beaches are Open Farmers...

Original post made by twoshort on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 664 Views

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Letter to the editor: Police department doesn't need more weapons

In a letter to the editor, Mountain View resident JaneAnne Arnone writes about her opposition to the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Vijay Gupta, on Jun 25, 2020 at 10:45 am | 19 comments | 4366 Views

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Local construction, once brimming with activity, grinds to a halt

Up until recently, the Bay Area's construction market was red-hot with activity. Now it's at almost a complete standstill. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 24, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 8 comments | 6849 Views

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Mountain View council expected to close Castro Street this summer to make room for outdoor dining

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday is expected to vote to close off several blocks of Castro Street to traffic through...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Fogarty, on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 16913 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Elective surgeries ramp up at Stanford Health Care after few workers found with COVID-19

Stanford Health Care is rapidly resuming elective surgeries, diagnostic tests and other procedures, with more than 800 scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Obstetrician Sydney, on Jun 23, 2020 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County votes to adopt new reforms for Sheriff's Office

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a proposal requiring the Sheriff's Office to implement several...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by 404, on Jun 23, 2020 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3164 Views

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Guest opinion: Mountain View policing needs to change

In a guest opinion, Leslie and Ana Zeiger, Mountain View residents and members of the Mountain View Coalition for Police...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 23, 2020 at 6:26 pm | 33 comments | 8322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School receives $2M in federal COVID-19 relief for small businesses

Bullis Charter School has been awarded $2 million in forgivable loans through a federal relief program meant to help struggling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jun 23, 2020 at 4:54 pm | 37 comments | 8161 Views

ELECTIONS

Town Hall on race and policing to be held Thursday

In the wake of protests over George Floyd's killing and calls for change to eliminate racism and police brutality, the Weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 2892 Views

ELECTIONS

Supreme Court blocks Trump administration's termination of DACA

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Joe Johnston, on Jun 22, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 3380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Credit/no credit grading system is about reality, not charity

David Campbell, president of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Teachers Association, and past president Michelle...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 22, 2020 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 4561 Views

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Bay Area religious services slowly return under tight COVID-19 rules

Churches, synagogues and mosques throughout Santa Clara County are taking small steps to return to normal this month, with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by John Wolfram, on Jun 22, 2020 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 5041 Views

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Community gathers to learn, reflect at Mountain View Juneteenth celebration

The afternoon of June 19, beneath a shade canopy erected at Mountain View's Pioneer Park, about 30 people gathered to celebrate...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2020
Last comment by thanks Justice Vanguard!, on Jun 21, 2020 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 3512 Views

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Local farmers market rancher dies at 64

Gary Marchi, a longtime Pescadero rancher who sold beef at farmers markets throughout the Bay Area, died this month in a...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by John & Melissa Patton, on Jun 21, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 5 comments | 8655 Views
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