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To save affordable housing, Mountain View looks to buy aging apartments

In an effort to stave off gentrification and preserve the remaining affordable housing in Mountain View, city officials are...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 29, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 38 comments | 9203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area schools awarded $12 million to launch campus-based mental health services

Students in schools across Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will soon have better access to mental health services located...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 29, 2020 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5813 Views

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With local high schools closed, therapists turn to virtual mental health care for students

More than 1 in 5 students in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District rely on mental health counseling available...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Cierra, on Oct 29, 2020 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 5931 Views

ELECTIONS

FPPC launches investigation into Mountain View's firefighter PAC

State election officials launched an investigation Thursday into the Mountain View Fire Fighters Political Action Committee...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 28, 2020 at 8:27 pm | 40 comments | 7927 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unlikely openings: 14 new restaurants launch locally despite COVID downturn

Read a list of more than a dozen new restaurants that have opened or are opening soon on the Peninsula, representing an exciting...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4509 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County supervisors scrap new jail plans in favor of mental health facility

After pushing for construction of a new county jail in downtown San Jose for years, Santa Clara County supervisors are...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Oct 28, 2020 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2871 Views

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Here's what the state recommends for reopening colleges and universities

The California Department of Public Health has released its reopening guidance for higher education institutions, which detail...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Oct 28, 2020 at 12:35 am | 2 comments | 4000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three candidates seek to fill two seats on Mountain View-Los Altos High School board

In the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, the elections set three candidates to vie for two elected board seats....

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by AParent, on Oct 27, 2020 at 8:28 pm | 4 comments | 7483 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates compete in race for the Mountain View Whisman School District board

The coronavirus pandemic completely disrupted the way schools operate. Now decisions on when, and how, to reopen schools...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by AParent, on Oct 27, 2020 at 8:23 pm | 16 comments | 8752 Views

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Plans underway to restore iconic Hangar One starting next year

A massive effort by Google to restore one of Mountain View's iconic dirigible hangars is expected to begin next year, aimed...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by That MV guy, on Oct 27, 2020 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 20121 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah's fundraising tops $300K

Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah received a staggering $243,400 in contributions, primarily from charter...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 27, 2020 at 2:50 pm | 13 comments | 5026 Views

ELECTIONS

Supporters of Santa Clara Valley Water District clean water measure raise nearly $340K

A clean water and flood protection measure that would extend an existing Santa Clara Valley Water District program indefinitely...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by , on Oct 26, 2020 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 3505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Virus outbreaks unavoidable as school campuses reopen, experts warn

As schools inch closer to reopening campuses in some parts of California, medical experts are warning that the spread of...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Oct 26, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 3225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum's reopening exhibition invites visitors into a 'Cabinet of Curiosities'

The Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto reopened to the public recently with its first in-person, indoor exhibition...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Chris Lunt, on Oct 26, 2020 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

ELECTIONS

Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto plans to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 23, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 4209 Views

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Bay Area's new growth plan eyes massive housing influx in Silicon Valley

Mountain View would be required to plan for more than 11,000 new housing units under a proposal by the Association of Bay...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 23, 2020 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 4543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the 4 candidates for the Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees

Four candidates are in the race for three open seats on the Foothill-De Anza Community College board. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by JamesSweeney, on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 16015 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meet the two candidates for Santa Clara County Board of Education

Read profiles of Santa Clara County Board of Education incumbent Grace Mah and challenger Melissa Baten Caswell, who are...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:19 am | 8 comments | 9982 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves school fees on an already-dead housing project

After years of planning and careful consideration, Mountain View now has a clear strategy for charging developers fees to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 21, 2020 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 6727 Views

ELECTIONS

Bucking California's relaxed guidelines for large venues, Santa Clara County to keep stadiums, theme parks closed

Professional sporting events will not be allowed to have audiences and theme parks will not resume operation anytime soon...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm | 11 comments | 3946 Views
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