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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman school board agrees to move forward with campus fences

The Mountain View Whisman School District is hitting the brakes on its plans to fence off schools, but trustees made clear...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 16, 2020 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 4626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent proposes Mountain View Whisman schools stay closed until January

Schools across the Mountain View Whisman School District could remain closed until January 2021, following deep concerns...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Nate, on Nov 16, 2020 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 9824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite ambitious traffic goals, fewer employees are biking to work in Mountain View

Mountain View's vision for North Bayshore is banking on a car-lite future for the city's bustling jobs center. But when it...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2020
Last comment by DoctorFork, on Nov 15, 2020 at 8:27 am | 12 comments | 4400 Views

ELECTIONS

With $1M in federal aid, Mountain View pours more money into renter relief

Faced with a prolonged pandemic wreaking havoc on the local economy, the Mountain View City Council agreed Tuesday to pour...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 13, 2020 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 5024 Views

AROUND TOWN

County reminds residents, businesses of COVID guidelines

Santa Clara County officials reminded residents and businesses Wednesday of the importance of complying with local health...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 12, 2020 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

ELECTIONS

Mah, Baten Caswell in tight race for Santa Clara County school board seat

The race for the Area 1 seat on the Santa Clara County school board is razor-thin, with incumbent Grace Mah leading challenger...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 4698 Views

ELECTIONS

What Vice President-elect Harris means for California

Goodbye, state of resistance. Hello, state of influence. California's status shifted dramatically with the election of Joe...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 11, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 7 comments | 2368 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COVID-19 surge raises red flags in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County health leaders delivered a sobering message on Monday morning: COVID-19 cases in the county are starting...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 11, 2020 at 9:17 pm | 13 comments | 16514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf School of the Peninsula Virtual High School Open House

Join us on Saturday, December 5th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm to learn more! At this live online event, we will showcase our...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Waldorf School of the Peninsula, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 130 Views

ELECTIONS

Election recap: Mountain View swings left, but rejects statewide changes to rent control

Results from the 2020 presidential election this year paint a clear picture of Mountain View as a progressive city even by...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 10, 2020 at 9:01 pm | 20 comments | 4671 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters back Measure RR to fund Caltrain with sales tax

Caltrain has lost significant ridership and subsequent funding during the COVID-19 pandemic, but after Tuesday's election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Nov 10, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COVID-19 cases are on the rise, but so are failing grades. Here's what the MVLA school board is considering for reopening schools

While COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout Santa Clara County, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 10, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 3996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Racist vandalism discovered at Huff Elementary School

Police are investigating a vandalism case after overtly racist messages were found spray painted on a classroom at Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 10, 2020 at 7:21 am | 21 comments | 6576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposal to fence off Mountain View Whisman schools sparks outcry over park access

Residents are up in arms over a decision to install fences around Mountain View Whisman school campuses, criticizing a plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 9, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 31 comments | 11455 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: No on Mountain View Measure C

Mountain View's Measure C says it's about road safety. It's not. It's about getting the city's vehicle-dwelling homeless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 9, 2020 at 1:05 am | 77 comments | 8483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early results show Measure C heavily favored by voters

The first round of election results Tuesday show an early but comfortable lead for Measure C, Mountain View's prohibition...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 9, 2020 at 12:52 am | 42 comments | 11786 Views

ELECTIONS

Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will close next year to rebuild

Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will be taking a hiatus from serving up pizzas...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by florence duval, on Nov 7, 2020 at 9:41 am | 5 comments | 15472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Police Chief Max Bosel announces retirement next month

After 25 years serving in the Mountain View Police Department, Police Chief Max Bosel announced Friday that he will be retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 6, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 3313 Views

ELECTIONS

Miller, Somersille and Zoglin pull ahead in El Camino Healthcare District race

Longtime incumbents Julia Miller and John Zoglin appear headed for another term, while challenger Dr. Carol Ann Somersille...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbents hold edge in Mountain View-Los Altos high school district race

As of 9 p.m. on Tuesday, incumbents Sanjay Dave and Phil Faillace held an edge over challenger Laura Teksler in the Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views
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