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Police chiefs unite against hate crimes toward Asian Americans

Fifteen Silicon Valley law enforcement leaders have issued a statement against the rising incidents of hate crimes against...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by Cordelia, on Mar 18, 2021 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 3838 Views

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Could new rail project ease traffic gridlock on Dumbarton Bridge?

Interest is picking up in the Dumbarton Rail Corridor, a potential 18-mile public transit route that would connect Union...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 18, 2021 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 4202 Views

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13 line up to join Mountain View's new police advisory board

Activists calling for the defunding of police departments and current and former police personnel are among the candidates...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by JustAWorkingStiff, on Mar 18, 2021 at 2:04 am | 8 comments | 5445 Views

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Creativity and joy: Palo Alto hopes to combat the ongoing pandemic blahs with new public art

As the COVID-19 pandemic lumbers on, the Palo Alto Public Art Program is ready to spruce things up with some colorful, uplifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
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Guest opinion: The Texas power crisis: What happened, why it happened, and what it means for the future of energy policy

In a guest opinion, Portola Valley Town Council member Jeff Aalfs writes about the Texas power crisis and how the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by USA, on Mar 16, 2021 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 3353 Views

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'Hershey Felder, Puccini' premieres online

Writer, pianist and performer Hershey Felder is at it again, offering another world-premiere show about a musical icon via...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Judy Atterholt, on Mar 16, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2043 Views

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Public meeting on Dumbarton Rail Corridor project to be held Monday

SamTrans will host a virtual public meeting on Monday to discuss the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project, an effort local transit...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 16, 2021 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 3465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are the kids alright? Teens speak out about the emotional toll of a year in isolation

Normally motivated students have become withdrawn, and parents and health experts have been increasingly concerned about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2021
Last comment by R. Singh, on Mar 15, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 4570 Views

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Google's first mixed-use megaproject takes shape in Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members got a first look Tuesday at how Google plans to transform 40 acres of the city into high-density...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 14, 2021 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 20116 Views

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Santa Clara County, nonprofit leaders rebuke state's COVID-19 vaccine distribution program

Outraged that California's new COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan won't get them first dibs on doses meant for the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 14, 2021 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5650 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in connection to downtown stabbing

A Mountain View man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection to a downtown stabbing over the weekend...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 11, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 4127 Views

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Mountain View City Council expected to appoint new city clerk with $175k salary

After a monthslong search, Mountain View City Council members are expected Tuesday to hire Heather Glaser to be the new city...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 11, 2021 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 11456 Views

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State's vaccine rollout plan comes up short for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

California's new vaccine rollout program through Blue Shield is threatening to derail efforts to equitably distribute doses...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by LisaR, on Mar 11, 2021 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 6053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bill would give former California foster youth $1,000 universal basic income

A new California bill is proposing that young adults aging out of the foster youth system receive $1,000 no-strings-attached...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by robstar, on Mar 10, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 6391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to offer limited in-person instruction starting mid-April

Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District board leaders unveiled a hybrid schedule combining in-person and distance...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Santa Rita Mom, on Mar 10, 2021 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 4373 Views

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With 'mixed feelings,' Mountain View Whisman superintendent recommends reopening of schools

After nearly a year of school closures, Mountain View Whisman School District plans to start bringing back students to campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by Mountain View Parent , on Mar 9, 2021 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 9133 Views

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California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Mar 9, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 3377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos schools to reopen for hybrid learning in April

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District will allow students to return to campuses for social emotional activities...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Gerard Shonk, on Mar 8, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 5327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom signs $6.6 billion school reopening legislative package

Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tina, on Mar 8, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2213 Views

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Santa Clara County opens 'most fun' mass vaccination site at San Jose roller rink

The "most fun vaccine site in all of California" opened on Friday in San Jose at the Aloha Roller Rink. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by resident17, on Mar 6, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 7345 Views
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